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LG Leaked Dual-Core 4" Screen Android Device

Interesting news tonight, after yesterday's public outing of the Nexus S from Google CEO at Web 2.0 Summit (although he did not confirm it was a Nexus S, only an Unannounced device) which happened to run 2.3 Gingerbread and look exactly like the Nexus...

X10 Mini & X10 Mini Pro PAYG Bargain At Vodafone

Vodafone have updated their UK shop and now started to allow pre-orders on the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini and Mini Pro on PAYG and offer them at some great prices. For starters the X10 Mini will only cost you £130 for what is the smallest Android ph...

Galaxy S On Vodafone Gets FroYo

Customers on Vodafone who have a Samsung Galaxy S can now install the Android 2.2 FroYo update to get the latest version of the OS on their device. Each network will be rolling out the update during November and it looks like Vodafone are first to rel...

Eric Schmidt Shows Off Nexus S (UPDATED)

Watching Web 2.0 Summit live online now Eric Schmidt has been seen using a device which is the same device rumoured to be the Samsung Nexus S Eric has also just commented" 'I said there was not a Nexus Two, I didn't say anything about a Nexus S' …

Day 1: Samsung Galaxy Tab

So slightly later than hoped due to a internet connection crash, here is the first video 'Day 1' with the Samsung Galaxy Tab. This video gives a view on unboxing the device, a tour around the Tab and some initial impressions after the first day in us...

Desire owners on Virgin Media get updated

Virgin Media customers can now enjoy FroYo on their HTC Desire handsets thanks to an update announced yesterday. The new software includes.. - Ability to save applications to the SD card - Facebook updates and birthday reminders on the call screen - O...

Samsung H1 Android Flagship Leaked

Over on the What Mobile Forums, a member has posted two photos of what is going to be the flagship Android phone from Samsung to replace the Galaxy S and is called the H1 and is due to be announced at Mobile World Congress in February. The image …

iRobot aPad Overview video

Keni Barwick bought himself one of those Chinese Android tablets recently. You'll usually find them called the "iRobot aPad" but they do sell under different names too. Instead of just telling us what he thought Keni has decided to film a video, and g...

Best Buy Site Showing Samsung Nexus S?

Leaked pictures of what is rumoured to be the Samsung Nexus S have started to appear online including a photo from a Best Buy brochure over in the States. However on checking the official website and clicking In Store at the top the banner still shows...

Motorola Defy Now At Vodafone

The Vodafone web site now has the Motorola Defy on sale starting from £20 a month giving you 100 Minutes 500 Texts and 250MB with the handset costing £99 up front. £25 gets the device free with 300 Minutes, Unlimited Texts, 500MB of ...

Sony Ericsson X12 ‘Anzu’ Leaked

Lots of images for a currently unannounced device appeared online today and is expected to be the Sony Ericsson X12 codenamed Anzu.  Expected specs are a 4.3 inch screen, HD camcorder which might even be at full 1080p resolution with a LED flash ...

HTC Legend FroYo Update – Coming soon

Sure, HTC Desire owners can now sit there, all smug with their Android 2.2 goodness. But what about HTC Legend owners? When is that Android 2.2 update ever going to arrive? The sexy metal handset is due to get the new OS "in the coming weeks" with unb...

T-Mobile G2, HTC Desire Z and HTC Desire HD permantly rooted.

Once again xda developers have cracked it. This afternoon user "thatruth132" posted that permanent root had been achieved. They have been testing various exploits for days now. The files are available on xda to push across to your device. It's still q...

HTC Desire HD – An update on HD Voice

Last week we said that the HTC Desire HD was showing in Orange stores as being HD Voice compatible. We've been in touch with the good people at Orange and it seems that some stores were displaying the wrong backing boards behind the HTC Desire HD. The...

Angry Birds updated. QVGA is go. Get this.

Angry Birds has been a colosal hit on Android devices but many have been disappointed to see that it didn't work on devices like the brilliant HTC Wildfire. Well, worry no more - Angry Birds has been updated and now there's QVGA graphics, optimization...

Samsung Galaxy Tab In The House

Yes folks thanks to the team at Vodafone we have a Samsung Galaxy Tab in the building and will be getting hands on time over the next week or so to give you all the ins and outs of this fantastic new tablet device. This will be a …

T-Mobile G2 one click root application

Paul O Brien from Modaco has been working on his visionary one click root app. It is available in the android market. Once installed you run the app and it will root your device. At the moment it works for the T-mobile G2 and the Desire HD. No …

Scale Applications Properly on the Galaxy Tab

User "clubtech" on xda developers has posted a way to make most apps scale properly on the galaxy tab. As the galaxy tab has a resolution of 1024x600 a few apps are not scaling properly. Engadget and some gameloft games are examples of this. The fix i...

Vodafone UK To Sell Desire Z

Vodafone in the UK have yet to 'officially' announce anything but after seeing a press image over on Phandroid it is safe to say the network will be stocking the new HTC phone and soon!. The deal quoted is for a business price plan but personal contra...

HTC Sync – Version 3 now ready

A new version of the HTC Sync application looks to be available on the HTC support site. Version 3.0 is for HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z, Legend, Desire, Wildfire and Aria handsets. It's also aimed at any HTC Hero running Android 2.1. The update brings...

Android 2.2 for the Dell Streak – Not long now

Dell Home UK have just posted an update for Dell Streak owners on their Facebook page. The Android 2.2 update is still coming soon but this time they say that the "wait is almost over". There's already been a glimpse of what's to come, so let's hope i...

HTC Desire HD gets HD Voice?

Stephen Skelton has popped into an Orange store and there, next to the HTC Desire HD is a little sign saying "HD Voice enabled". We know that the Samsung Omnia 7 (Windows Phone 7) has the HD Voice capability, but it now looks like the Android-powered ...

Motorola DEFY available for £299.95

Dan has just spotted the Motorola DEFY in the Carphone Warehouse priced up at £299.95. He's sent in this snap which shows it also available free on the £25p/m plan with unlimited internet (over 24 months). The DEFY is dust and scratch proof, has a 3...

Samsung Galaxy S 2.2 Update Is A Go Go Go!!!!

Samsung have tweeted that Froyo (Android 2.2) is starting to roll out to the  Samsung Galaxy S device which has been a massive seller around the world and a device a lot of people are comparing to the Apple iPhone The Samsung UK Mobile Twitter ac...

LG Optimus One Launch – Available on Three next week

The LG Optimus One should be hitting Three stores early next week after Kelly Brook helped to launch the handset in London. LG gave out Haribo sweets in goody bags and celebs enjoyed cocktails during the event at One Leicester Square. Three are giving...

Facebook app updated for Android and iOS

Facebook have updated their apps for Android and iPhones. Both apps now have Groups - a feature lots of users have been waiting for. However, there does seem to be an issue with Groups - it doesn't seem to work! We'd love to know if anyone has got …

Twitter for Android updated – Now faster with extra features

Twitter have announced an update to their Android app. Bringing it in line with their iPhone app there's more speed and a host of extra features including.. Tweet details page - The timeline layout now has a "Tweet Details" page which pops up when ...

Commtiva N700 Android Tablet – This looks pretty good

Gah. You just can't move for Android Tablet devices at the moment. Sorting out the good ones can be a little tricky but this one looks like a possible diamond. Tesco, as we mentioned earlier in the week have the rather lovely Samsung Galaxy Tab and th...

Viewsonic announce two new Android tablets

You want even more Android Tablets ? You got it. Viewsonic have revealed two devices, a 10" and 7" Tablet. The 10" version will boot into either Windows 7 Home Premium or Android 1.6 via a dual-boot option. Powered by an Intel Atom 1.66GHz CPU it also...

Desire HD Update Available

HTC have released a software update for the Desire HD today, Version 1.32.403.3_R which is a 23.82MB update which can be downloaded over the air. The only information listed for the update is "screen control and photo message compatibility' which migh...

Galaxy Tab On T-Mobile PAYG For £529.99

T-Mobile UK have just now on Twitter confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Tab is going on sale 10th November for £529.99 on a PAYG Mobile Broadband price plan. The following message was posted on Twitter.. "Good news for Android lovers: The Samsung...

Sony LiveView available from November 19th

The Sony Ericsson LiveView device looks to be arriving very soon. Dave Samworth has just emailed in after play.com informed him of a November 19th release date. The official price is £59.99 but they'll be selling it for just £49.99. Describing the...

Android Elonex eTouch now in ToysRUs

Yesterday it was Asda, today it's ToysRUs and this time the Elonex eTouch Android Tablet is even cheaper - just £89.99 for the 7". It's showing as out of stock at the moment, as is the 10" version at £149.99 but they'll have more arriving soon. Alth...

Asda selling Elonex Android Tablet – £97

Android Tablets are spreading around the major supermarkets and now Asda are selling the Elonex 7" e-Touch Tablet for a mere £97. We've not had chance to review this one as yet, but we can tell you that it's got 128MB of RAM, microSD card expansion, ...

Motorola Defy. Just £20p/m at T-Mobile

The Motorola Defy is not a handset for everyone, it is large, heavy and not something everyone will like the look of. It does however feature a large screen made with Gorilla Glass for extra protection. This is water and dust proof, making it the toug...

Samsung Galaxy Tab £499.99 On Vodafone

Vodafone have now listed the Samsung Galaxy Tab as available to purchase on their website. It'll set you back £499.99 when purchased with either a PAYG SIM or a Mobile Broadband contract. On PAYG you'll pay £15 giving you 3GB over 30 days,...

Samsung Galaxy Tab heads to Orange

Orange have announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be heading to their shops today too. It's available on one month plans for £515 with a £10 Dolphin plan or 12 month plans for £499. The Galaxy Tab has a 7" screen and runs Android 2.2. It weig...

Tesco now stocking Android Tablets too

Tesco are getting in on the mobile Tablet action by adding the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Dell Streak to their line-up. The Galaxy Tab is available from today priced up at £529 and there's a "But Now Pay Later" deal giving you 6 months to pay a 0% …

HTC Desire HD Review

Even by just looking at the HTC Desire HD you can see it is a beast of a device size-wise. This is due to the large screen HTC managed to fit into the aluminium unibody design which was also used for the HTC Legend. For anyone in Europe …

Google Maps 4.6 now available with more features

Turning on your Android this morning you may have noticed a new update for Google Maps. It now has a Google Latitude real-time update option and a new "Place" page showing reviews of businesses and restaurants from the web with reviews posted directly...