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Live HTC Event coverage starts tomorrow

You'll no doubt see quite a bit of mobile-related news this week. The World Of Nokia event is under way and this morning LG will announce two more Optimus devices. Tomorrow we're on our way to London for live coverage of the big HTC event. Our updates...

More official T-Mobile G2 shots available

We're expecting HTC to announce the HTC Desire Z next week and you'll have no doubt already seen a bit about the T-Mobile USA version last night. T-Mobile have now added a few more official shots of the phone including the new "pop-up and over" QWERTY...

Two new LG Android devices coming up

LG are to launch two new Android devices on Tuesday via a virtual press conference. The LG Optimus One (left) and the LG Optimus Chic (right) will be announced via a digital press event with streaming and a Twitter Q&A session. The two devices are sai...

HTC Launch rumours. We’ve no idea what this is

On Wednesday we'll be going First Class on a fast train (pah, who are we kidding?) to London for a rather large HTC launch event. Everything will be streamed, tweeted and posted here for your pleasure but there's already many rumours about what'll be ...

Google Maps updated again. Still brilliant

Google Maps has just been updated. If you're on Android just hop into the Android Market, whack "Downloads" and you can update it right now. New features include a new search bar at the top which will let you filter searches. Walking navigation is now...

Carphone Warehouse Reveal Christmas Lineup

Carphone Warehouse have revealed their christmas lineup of new devices (or at least some of them) and they include some pretty nice additions. The HTC Desire will be available in white as an exclusive as well as still offering the existing colour of ...

T-Mobile G2 (States) Featuring HSPA+

T-Mobile USA have taken the lid officially off the new G2 device (this will be the Desire Z over here so not to be confused with the UK G2 which was the HTC Hero). The main feature of the G2 is the mind blowing 4G like speeds using …

O2 Dell Streak gets updated to fix sync problems

Dell have posted a PC Suite update for Dell Streak owners on o2. It's said to fix issues with sync'ing that some people have experienced and is available to download on the link below. Let us know if you've had a similar issue with the Streak and how …

Stock HTC Desire gets updated

The HTC Desire looks to have received an update today. The unlocked direct-from-HTC version takes the phone up to 2.10.405.2 and adds.. 1 - An Android OS update patch 2 - Enhanced multi inbox Gmail support 3 - Improved Russia keyboard layout You can d...

Acer Stream – The review

We asked the lovely people at eXpansys whether we could borrow the Acer Stream a while ago. "It'll only take a week to review", we said. Then.. the server decided to go into melt-down. Unfortunately it's taken a lot longer than we'd anticipated. Apolo...

O2 Pull Desire Froyo Update

Recently we posted that O2 have released the Froyo update for HTC Desire customers allowing them to get the new 2.2 version of the Android OS.  However it now seems many people had an issue with their phone becoming 'bricked' and sticking on the ...

o2 Desires getting Android 2.2

Looks like the eagerly anticipated Android 2.2 update is now rolling onto o2-branded HTC Desire handsets. Ryan has just grabbed his 87.21MB update and has snapped this shot of it downloading. Let us know if you're getting your update and your experien...

Dell Streak 2.1 Update for o2

o2 have rolled out an update for Dell Streak owners. The 2.1 update is fairly chunky, so we'd advise downloading via WiFi. Adrian has been in touch on this one and tells us..“"There are a few issues, after upgrade you can now longer sync your Ph...

HTC Sliding QWERTY spotted on FCC

This HTC QWERTY device, emblazened with the Verizon logo, has just popped up on the FCC. At a guess this will no doubt be an Android device (no Windows flag in sight) and the keyboard, as you can see, is a lovely shade of red. Known as the …

Register At Vodafone For Galaxy Tab

Vodafone have updated their Coming Soon section of the website to include information on the Samsung Galaxy Tab which will be available on their network soon here in the UK. The Tab is an Android based tablet running 2.2 FroYo so you get the latest ve...

Angry Birds. Download. This. Now.

Angry Birds is now available in a Beta form on the Android Market. It's a highly addictive game which was only meant to be in "closed beta" this week but, due to massive demand, the developers have put it out today for everyone. I'd love to tell you …

Samsung Galaxy Tab and Toshiba Folio 100 handled

There's a good video on the BBC website which takes a look at the new 7" Samsung Galaxy Tab we covered yesterday. There's a hands-on and a wry smile from Carey McGregor (Senior Product Manager at Samsung) when BBC reporter Rory Cellan-Jones states, "I...

Samsung Galaxy Tab…. £679.99!

Today saw the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Tab which is their 7 inch tablet device which many will compare to the Apple iPad and more so than ever thanks to the rather expensive price point the Tab has been set. Online retailer eXpansys...

Samsung Galaxy Tab – Available on Vodafone in October

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy Tab launch comes a press release from Vodafone. They will be carrying the Samsung Galaxy Tab (aka GT-P1000) and it'll be on sale from October. There's no real info on pricing as yet but Patrick Chomet, Group Director of ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab launched. Want.

Details of the Samsung Galaxy Tab are now available following the launch at IFA. The dedicated site now contains a lovely video showing it being handled whilst someone walks around. The specs sheet contains HSUPA / HSDPA tri-band connectivity, quad-ba...

T-Mobile G2 (Desire Z) to have 800MHz CPU

If you're a regular reader then you'll have probably seen the photos and you'll know that the US T-Mobile G2 will be the HTC Desire Z here in Europe. The Desire Z was also known as the HTC Vision and we had specs posted online too. Now there's …

IFA – Invasion of the Android Tablets?

A raft of internet tablets, based on Android, look set to arrive at the IFA trade fair later this week. ZDNet are already reporting on a 10" unit from Hannspree with a 1024x600 16:9 screen and a 1GHz Tegra 2 NVIDIA processor and 16GB of built in stora...

Desire Z (T-Mobile G2) official images appear

Images of the US-bound T-Mobile G2 have now gone online after getting spotted on the T-Mobile servers. Although it's known as the G2 in the states it'll be available elsewhere as the Desire Z, presumably so it doesn't get confused with the T-Mobile G2...

HTC Peep gives up – Not OAuth compatible?

Morning all. Using HTC Peep? Got problems? You're not the only one. From what we're hearing it seems that the new Twitter authentication system (OAuth) has stopped Peep and Friendstream from logging in. People seem to be getting "Incorrect username / ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab on the way to Verizon USA

Samsung are definitely creating a lot of interest for their new Galaxy Tab. It's already been spotted on Vodafone but now there's concrete evidence that it's on the way to the US (after that CDMA version spotted yesterday) with this image was snapped ...

Is your location showing ?

I've had a strange problem with my HTC Desire for a couple of weeks now. For some reason I only ever get "United Kingdom" as my location in HTC weather apps and the main HTC clock widget. This is instead of "Birmingham" or "Manchester" etc. I've check...

Motorola Dext owners ignored in update schedules

Got a Motorola Android phone? You've probably followed news of Android 2.1 and 2.2 updates for HTC phones with a certain amount of envy because, according to official timelines, a lot of you are either still waiting for updates or don't have them sche...

New Android Market security features approaching

We've heard previously that Android is to make the Market a safer place. That's a good thing. Bits of information are already popping up in some apps, with TheNewShaft spotting this after installing Task Killer (Full). It states that the app has now h...

Galaxy Tab snapped again – coming to the US too ?

Snapped just yesterday, it now looks like the Samsung Galaxy Tab is coming to the USA too. Looking sexier by the day, more shots have now appeared online and this time there's a "CDMA" sticker on the front. Pictures have been posted on iandroid.co.il ...

Unknown HTC device snapped

Blimey, another day and another HTC device appears. No news on which OS this will be running but it is heading towards Verizon in the USA by the looks of it. Not much to say on this one as yet. It's got an 8 megapixel camera, dual LED …

HTC Desire 2.2 update for Orange users .. delayed

If you're waiting for the Android 2.2 update and you're an Orange customer, prepare to wait a little longer. Orange PR rep Conor Maples has stated in this tweet that .. “Android fans there has been a delay in receiving the 2.2 Froyo update from ...

Red Wildfire now available on Three

The HTC Wildfire has already impressed us and now Three are selling the shiny red one we snapped some months ago. It's available for no up-front cost on plans starting at just £19 per month, or you can go for the "One Plan" at £30 if you're after...

Samsung Galaxy Tab, now in video

Wehay. It's the Samsung Galaxy Tab again. This time in video the 7" device gets 3 minutes of video time.Not much to say here, just soak it up.. Update - If you're after a closer look, don't forget the funky preview we spotted earlier too. Link - Yo...

HTC Sync updated to version 2

Hey you lovely people. Who out there has a HTC Magic, HTC Hero or Tattoo ? Get the new version 2.0 of HTC Sync from the HTC support site. It's for anyone using Android 1.5 and 1.6 and, although we're not sure what extra functionality it brings, it's …

Huawei U8150 coming to UK on Orange?

Huawei are expected to launch this budget phone on 2nd September, and Orange are a possible partner in the UK to host it on its network.So what can you expect if this is the handset you want to spend your hard earned cash on?  Well, Froyo for sta...

Samsung Galaxy S Update…. Issue With Warranty?

In what is a strange situation for owners of the Samsung Galaxy S on Vodafone in the UK, it was reported that customers using the CD to install Kies which allows software updates once you plug the phone in it stated a software update was available. Ho...

T-Mobile Galaxy Portal Getting 2.1 Update

Over on the official T-Mobile UK forums the good news is that finally Samsung Galaxy Portal owners will be able to get the 2.1 Eclair update from September so just next month!. This has been a question bugging users of the Portal on T-Mobile for month...

3 (possibly) rolling out 2.1 to Hero users

Well, it looks like 3 in the UK have finally got round to updating Hero owners with some 2.1 (Eclair) goodness. My colleague showed me an update that has come OTA, a 78mb file no less and I think this may be it. We cant confirm this as …

Samsung Galaxy Tab…. 2nd September!

I have just come across a video from Samsung which promotes the new tablet device called the Samsung Galaxy Tab.  The features of the Galaxy Tab according to the video are: Android 2.2 7 Inch Screen Swype Text Entry Video Calling HD Movile Playb...

Vodafone Desire updates rolling…

The promised HTC Desire update for Desire owners now appears to be pretty much here. We spotted it last week and now you guys are starting to grab the Android 2.2 update, which this time contains less "useful extra software" from Vodafone. Let us kno...