Tag Archives: Android

Did The Behold 2 Get Left Out In The Cold?

Update: Engadget is now on the case as well! There is a story making the rounds that has a number of T-Mobile customers up in arms. Samsung, who, according to some buyers were sold the Behold 2 at launch under the premise it would later receive an updated version of Android is now the target of an online petition claiming that Samsung has failed to provide said update. While the facts of the issue … [read full article]

No Froyo for G1

Warning: if you are looking for good news, you should probably find a different post. It’s official, the G1 is basically dead, killed by Google themselves.  The first Android phone’s fate was decided during the fireside chat at Google IO today.  The Android team straight out said that the G1 will not see 2.2.  So, to all of those G1 users out there, you have two options.  Consider upgrading to the the[read full article]

HTC Says Your Soon To Be Purchased myTouch Slide Will Get Froyo

For those of you not following the Android train there have been some happenings in the Google world these past 24 hours over at Google IO. Of the many Google announcements, Froyo aka Android 2.2 aka the next iteration of the Android platform will be released in the coming weeks.  As expected in the Android world, there was instant uproar as to which devices would receive the update, which might and which certainly won’t. … [read full article]

Android UMA Phones Coming Soon?

We’ve long heard Android owners cries for a UMA enabled Android device, and it looks like those tears just might have paid off. According to the folks over at BoyGenius, Magenta will be testing UMA calling on Android device starting Q3 of this year (Its about time). For those that don’t know what UMA is, Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) is a technology that allows a UMA capable mobile phone to seamlessly switch back and forth … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Update Details

We can all let out a collective “sigh” of relief.  Feels good, right?  The MyTouch 3G has been around for a while, and it’s about time that we hear some real talk about a software update.  According to T-Mobile’s VP of Production Innovation Andrew Sherrard, T-mobile is currently testing the new update internally, which is good for all those MyTouch users out there.  What will the update entail exactly?  Well, he also said that … [read full article]

MyTouch 3G Slide Impressions

The first impressions of the latest MyTouch device are in, and positive.  If you have been doubting the MyTouch 3G Slide at all, you should reconsider, especially when full reviews come in. PhoneDog – “I got a chance to check the phone out over lunch with some T-Mo reps last week, and in a word I came away very, very impressed and excited for myTouch Slide to launch….I mean, c’mon: Finally an Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile MyTouch Slide Previewed

We’ve had the pleasure of showing off the upcoming MyTouch Slide in all 3 colors. We’ve seen and heard about a few of the specialized features this phone will be debuting. Of course, we also know this is T-Mobile’s first Android-powered 2.1 smartphone. How about what we don’t know? As we first discussed, the first T-Mobile based Android powered 2.1 device is expected to be available sometime in June at a TDB price. While a number of … [read full article]

CLIQ XT Software Update Rolling Out

Earlier this week, we informed you of a CLIQ XT trial update that was made available to 1,000 lucky CLIQ XT owners. As it turns out, it looks like everything seemed to have went well, and now the official update is rolling out. To receive the latest Motorola CLIQ XT software update (1.31.44), you can either wait for your on-screen notification or manually check for the update. The 1.31.44  software update includes … [read full article]

Cliq XT Update Coming?

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Almost identical to the previous original Motorola Cliq trial update that we saw a while back, this update will be seeded to a lucky few prior to a general release.  With some nice highlights, it might be worth heading over to the official T-Mobile forums and subscribing to this thread in order to try to partake and be a part of the trial period. With improved overall phone performance, visual voicemail enhancements, Bluetooth audio improvements, … [read full article]

This Is Just Cool!

There is little that needs to be said about this other than it’s the best of both fanboy camps.  iPhone packaging, Android software, what could possibly be better?  Watch and hope that this becomes the new jailbreak! Mobilecrunch