Category: Android

HTC Hero to land on 3 too, with Spotify

UK network "3" have just announced that they will be carrying the HTC Hero too. It'll be the first ever Android handset to launch on 3 and it'll also come with Spotify Premium on-board. The phone, which costs £99 when bought with a 24-month £35 p/m ...

Mystery HTC device appears running Android

Oh come on, this is getting silly now. There's Android handsets appearing almost daily! :) This blurry shot is an unannounced HTC handset running Android. Rumours state that this is the "HTC Dragon" that's been kicking around and there's evidence that...

Xperia X3 Snapped – Coming in Jan ?

This one has been rumoured for a while and it's still difficult to seperate the fact from the fiction, however a picture of the new Sony Ericsson Xperia X3 has now appeared on 4pda.info. Sony Ericsson have already launched the X1 and X2 but both of th...

Moto Droid coming to Verizon

Over here in the UK the Motorola DEXT is already available on Orange. In the USA the same handset is selling as the Motorola CLIQ on T-Mobile but Verizon have managed to bag a second Motorola Android device called the Motorola “Droid”. Verizon are...

Acer Liquid brings 1Ghz power to Android

It looks like Acer have indeed shifted to Android, and in a big way. This is the Acer Liquid - a 1Ghz CPU and 800x480 WVGA capacative touchscreen being just some of the rather stunning specs. We already thought that the 528Mhz CPU in handsets like the...

Got a DEXT / CLIQ ? Let us know!

Hey you. Have you just been to the local Orange shop and got one of these ? The Motorola DEXT has been available from Orange for a few days now (hello Moto, any chance of a review unit) and we're already getting emails asking what it's like. To …

HTC Tattoo is here, review coming soon

We've had a stack-load of kit arriving at Coolsmartphone towers recently. I was in the middle of finishing off the Venn review (sorry o2, we still love you, please send a HTC HD2), when this popped through the door. The Android-powered HTC Tattoo will...

Tattoo now ready to buy – make it your own!

Well, we told you last month that the Tattoo was coming to Vodafone and now it's ready to buy. Available from absolutely nothing on any plan over £25 it's also got a new layer of customization in the form of "tattoomyhtc.com". The site, from HTC them...

T-Mobile G2 Touch – The update is here!

Would you believe it ? T-Mobile have finally posted the HTC Hero / G2 Touch ROM upgrade. It's arrived some time after the Orange update and the long delay has upset quite a few T-Mobile customers. The download, available here should at least go some w...

Motorola DEXT available tomorrow on Orange

See this? It's the Motorola DEXT sitting in the Orange shop, all ready to sell. The QWERTY-sliding Android phone had a 5 megapixel camera, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, WiFi 802.11 b/g, aGPS and a load more. If you're looking to get one of th...

Motorola DEXT handled and snapped

The Motorola DEXT should be arriving very soon here in the UK on Orange. If you're interested in this QWERTY-sliding Android phone then definitely check out these photos from mobile-review.com. The review doesn't include much of the software as, alas,...

HTC Tattoo on Orange too!

The HTC Tattoo is already about to arrive unlocked and on Vodafone but look, it's coming Orange too! Standing proud on the coming soon pages the Tattoo is the "HTC Android device for the masses" and will go head-to-head with it's Windows Mobile cousin...

T-Mobile G2 Touch Update – Delays continue

Oh dear. Things have got even more ugly in the T-Mobile forums since we reported on the Hero / G2 Touch update this morning. T-Mobile G2 Touch customers are getting even more angry about the situation now and T-Mobile have been forced to apologise but...

G2 Touch customers finally getting their update today?

The HTC Hero. It's great, but recently an update appeared to make it even greater (I'm declaring that a word). It's been available for generic Hero devices since September 15th and for Orange customers since September 20th. But what of those T-Mobile ...

HTC Hero wins gadget of the year

Gadget of the year? According to Stuff Magazine it's the HTC Hero. We reviewed this phone some months back and made the dangerous claim that it was "a true iPhone contender". Let's admit it, it is. Stuff states.. "No smartphone floored us in the way ...

T-Mobile Pulse now available to buy

The Android-powered Pulse is now showing on the T-Mobile website. It's free on the £20 per month package (although that's a 24-month contract).The device is made by Huawei and has a 3.2 megapixel cam, 480x320 3.5" screen and T-Mobile are thowing in a...

HTC Peep now fixed

OK, we've been following the "on again, off again" HTC Peep problems for some time now. If you've got the new HTC Hero then you'll probably have switched to another Twitter app by now but, according to HTC and our own tests it appears that yes, finall...

Scholes, now Tao, Blurry-Snapped

Well, it used to be the Scholes, now it's the Tao. Blurry pictures of Motorola's new Android phone have appeared on the web in all their blurry glory. The screen appears to take up most of the device, which is due to arrive later this month. The Tao …

Android – The official line on modding

Linux users may already be well aware of the old "what's open source and what's not" argument. Certain flavours of Linux will appear without certain parts you'd expect because they're not legally allowed to be distributed that way. Sure, you can downl...

Moto CLIQ / DEXT Previewed

The Boy Genius has managed to get his hands on the Motorola CLIQ - soon to be coming to our shores as the Motorola DEXT. It's an Android-powered device with a 4-row sliding QWERTY and 5-way directional pad. The CLIQ has a 3.1" capacitive display, 5 me...