The HTC Droid Eris is the least expensive Android OS phone released this fall, and now one retailer is selling it for even less: free for those are switching to Verizon Wireless. This device has an HVGA touchscreen, mobile broadband, and more.
Part of the debut of Android 2.0 was the launch of Google's new, free, navigation service. This is also now available for phones running Android 1.6, such as the T-Mobile myTouch 3G and the T-Mobile G1.
The Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has drawn a great deal of attention with its very large, high-resolution display and 1 GHz processor. TechnologyGuide Editor Jerry Jackson brings us his first thoughts on this upcoming model.
Sprint and HTC have released a system software update for the HTC Hero. However, they have done so without revealing any of the changes that are included.
Even though Google has settled into the role of making an operating system for others to use, rumors of a Google-branded phone still circulate on the Web. The latest of these insists that a gPhone will be released early next year.
T-Mobile USA has just begun offering its latest phone running Google's Android OS. The Samsung Behold II is this carrier's first with a large AM-OLED display, and the first Android phone with the TouchWiz user interface.
Evidence is mounting that HTC will soon release a new Android-based phone with a large touchscreen and a fast processor. According to unconfirmed reports, this model is headed for Verizon and will sport a wide array of high-end features.
Many users of the Motorola Droid are reporting that their smartphone's camera is working better today. Neither Verizon nor Motorola has said anything, but the software for this model has apparently been updated.
Thanks to an electronics retailer, both of Sprint's Android-powered smartphones are available for well below their suggested prices. Sprint is asking $180 each for the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment, but those who go to Best Buy will pay $80 less.
Mark/Space has introduced a beta version of its desktop synchronization software for most smartphones running Google's operating system. This can sync contacts and transfer music and video between Android 1.x phones and a computer running Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X.
The Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is scheduled to launch in February, meaning a relatively long wait for those interested in this device's very large, high-resolution display and 1 GHz processor.
Adobe Systems has promised users of phones running Google's Android and Palm's webOS that they will get a browser plug-in with Flash support in the first half of next year. This software is also coming to many other mobile devices, with one notable exception.
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