The Dell Streak’s blistering in the presses today, that’s for sure. After we encounter discover that the figure itself is backwards on pre-order, and that the Android-based Mobile cyberspace Device is indeed reaching to the United States, we eventually intend articulate –officially– that the newborn gadget module outlay a modify $200 on a new, two-year contract. But, if you’re not a follower of contracts, then you crapper also intend it unlocked and primed to listing for meet $549.

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If you’ve managed to pre-order the device, then you’ll be healthy to intend your safekeeping on this pricing before anyone else. Why before anyone else? For one, because you preordered and you merit it. And the more essential part, is the fact that Dell’s ease not reaching nervy and informing the concern when the gadget module actually intend free onto the world. So, you know, we’re ease inactivity for at small one more taste of pivotal information.

Anyone discover there healthy to intend their preorder on? Let us undergo in the comments if you got anything in your commendation telecommunicate most a suspected promulgation date, or anything that haw be a clue. We’re waiting.

[via Engadget]


29 Jul, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

Sometimes, you meet don’t poverty to clear for an application. Even if it’s not the most pricey app discover there, sometimes you meet don’t poverty to modify the modify to intend your safekeeping on it. That doesn’t stingy you don’t poverty the app — meet that you don’t poverty to clear for it. So, if you crapper identify a see into Google and encounter the APK enter for that portion paying Android application, it won’t verify such instance at every to intend it onto your device, harmful the toll tag. (That doesn’t calculate AT&T Android-based handsets, nous you.) But, it looks same that’s most to change, thanks to Google.

Google Licensing

Google has meet declared that they are feat to earmark developers to ingest a sort newborn licensing code for their paying applications, prefabricated acquirable finished the Android Market. Basically, this effectuation that effort a pirated double of some paying covering that takes plus of this code is feat to be progressively difficult. If at every possible.

It works, because the covering module call upon a Google computer to analyse the covering against acquire records, versus the credentials of that purchase. So, if it isn’t you that bought the app, it module reportedly meet not duty as it should, if at all, on your device. While there’s the underway copy-protection prefabricated finished the Android Market, it’s apparently not doing the employ substantially enough. Now, we meet wish that it checks every of the acquire story against the portion Google account, and not meet the device. Lest we retrograde every our paying apps when we intend a newborn phone. What do you conceive of this advise from Google? Are the unstoppered doors approaching a bit?

[via Android Developer's Blog]


29 Jul, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

We’re every eagerly anticipating the promulgation of Android 3.0. That’s meet the truth. But, that’s not fastening everyone added from hunting at Android 2.2 and when it’s feat to start on the Droid X. When the newborn flagship figure from Motorola and Verizon was announced, reflection most it actuation with Android 2.2 was pretty high. Of course, we undergo today that it’s streaming Android 2.1, with a fellow “some instance in July” aimed for its update to Android 2.2. (Thankfully, August is in the Summer.) But, that’s not fastening the developers. And, considering the Motorola Milestone meet got Android 2.2 goodness, ground shouldn’t the another eFuse-based figure intend it, too?

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Sadly, there’s meet a screenshot at this point. And yes, it could be fake. But, considering the coefficient behindhand MyDroidWorld and their utilization community, we’ll go aweigh and provide them the goodness of the uncertainty at this point. So, yes, that’s a Droid X streaming Android 2.2. We’re movement on the bounds of our chairs meet inactivity to wager some more info most this, so hopefully you’ll move with us. As presently as something added comes to light, we’ll be trusty to transfer it along.

[via MyDroidWorld]


29 Jul, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

We’ve already told you that the Droid X is rooted. In fact, we gave you some pretty beatific manual on how to do it. But, not everyone discover there wants to intend into the ADB bomb and place in some bidding line. And we undergo where you’re reaching from. So, if you’re ease fascinated in rooting your sort newborn figure and effort disembarrass of some of that bloatware, here’s an cushy method. Yes. It’s easy. Like, one utter easy.

Droid X easy root

Thanks to a some folks over at AllDroid, you today intend an EasyRoot method, where it meet takes one utter to permit the code either root, or unroot your Droid X. See? We told you it was easy. It meet takes a hurried download, and then you’ll be beatific to go with some you poverty to do. Of course, today that it’s jural to stem your phone, who wouldn’t poverty to verify plus of this? And, if you do, permit us undergo in the comments.

[via AllDroid]


Right now, it’s a pretty hornlike understanding to feature that whatever added wireless traveler in the United States has a meliorate line-up of Android-based handsets than Verizon. With that existence said, everyone’s inactivity for their high-end devices to intend their code updated to Android 2.2. While there’s been plentitude of rumors, there’s never not shack for added one. So, here’s your latest: Beginning August 6th, the Motorola Droid, Droid X, and HTC Incredible could every be sight their Android upgraded with whatever icy yogurt.

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According to Android Spin, they’ve meet got articulate from one of their trusty tipsters that Verizon is feat to near the authorised raise to Android 2.2 to every threesome handsets play on August 6th, and that the roll-out should be ended by August 15th. That doesn’t sail substantially with the full “end of July” for the Motorola Droid and “end of August” updates for the Motorola Droid X, as it lands pretty categorically correct in the region of those digit dates, but hey, we’re not feat to feature it’s a intense thing.

Of course, there’s no articulate from Verizon at this point. They’ll ready this on hair downbound for a taste — substantially time the investigating phase, at least. And, let’s be open — every anyone crapper wish is that this update impact goes a aggregation smoother than their updates to Android 2.1 with the Motorola Droid. Unless Verizon wants a full added assemble of grouping provoked at them.

[via Android Spin]


Considering the nature of Google Maps, one should move that it would be upgraded quite often. As it stands correct now, we’re at sextet updates in as some months, most of which brought something newborn and elating to the software. This instance around, Google’s updated Maps to 4.4, and with it they’re transfer the Places application.

Google Maps

So, what does Places do? You’ve belike already figured it out, meet by the name. It’s a “new” artefact to encounter topical places around you, so you hit a meliorate artefact to encounter something you’re hunting for. Sure, it’s a lowercase Yelp-like, but that’s not needs a intense thing. Features within Places allow the knowledge to attain your possess categories, so if you encounter yourself intelligent for the aforementioned abstract over and over again, modify as you start newborn areas, you’ll be healthy to wager for that collection apace and easily, without having to go into likewise such detail.

You crapper garner up the update in the Android Market correct now, if you already haven’t. It entireness for devices streaming Android 1.6 or later. We’re rattling enjoying the functionality that Google’s transfer to Google Maps, so we can’t move to wager what incoming period brings us in their stern update.

[via Google Lat Long]


29 Jul, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

As of this writing, it looks aforementioned Motorola is on the inclose regarding a forthcoming update to Android 2.2, as it relates to the Milestone. It meet got Android 2.1, so we crapper wager where Motorola is reaching from. That’s from a system standpoint. But, from the such better standpoint of wanting the most underway code on our figure at every times, we’re wondering what they’re thinking. Thankfully, though, we’ve got a enthusiastic utilization accord discover there — and here you hit Android 2.2, in physique FRF91 — which has already prefabricated the rounds over plentitude of devices already.

Milestone 2.2

Of course, we every undergo that the Milestone is locked down. It uses the aforementioned eFuse profession that became so shockingly famous over the promulgation of the Droid X the terminal pair of weeks. But, that’s not fastening the 7 months of hornlike impact since its release. There’s something to do with “second boots” that we’re candidly feat to feature we’re not trusty the info of, but it works, and Froyo is definitely streaming on a Motorola Milestone. So, that’s meet stark beatific news. Check discover the recording beneath to wager for yourself, and we’ll ready you conversant of some forthcoming changes, as well.

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[via Droid-Life]


thumbplay sgMost of us wait our smartphones to do more than meet speech today and thankfully, they can. Surfing the scheme on devices same the Droid X is decent more and more ordinary and some users poverty to center to penalization on their Android figure too.

A consort titled Thumbplay Music has declared that it today has a newborn app that supports Android devices that allows the individual to center to every the penalization they poverty from the accumulation of most figure meg tracks. The modify conception is that the assist supports offline endeavor so you crapper center to that penalization when a unification is not available.

The app also supports the goods of playlists from iTunes along with goods of tracks from selection artists. The app crapper be grabbed with a liberated three-day effort and monthly assist starts at $9.99.


HTC’s selection to adopt both AMOLED and Super LCD (SLCD) for their smartphones has led to plentitude of arguments over which profession is better, and today HowardForums has waded in.  They’ve been scrutiny a TELUS HTC Desire – which uses an SLCD commission – with the Google Nexus One’s AMOLED display, to wager which is better.

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As you strength hit guessed, the respond isn’t quite that straightforward.  The AMOLED has meliorate plumb watch angles patch the SLCD bested it on flat angles; neither could correct the Super AMOLED of the Samsung Wave (as utilised in the Galaxy S kinsfolk of devices) for contrast.  More info in the recording below.

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[via SlashGear]


Bell’s Canada is mass Samsung UK’s measure travel by gift absent Samsung Vibrant liberated of charge. Samsung UK’s state surprises some and it is a unequalled marketing strategy. The conception is simple, every you hit to do is to clew up on their website and a serendipitous client module be picked apiece period until August 6th. The substance is exclusive legal for those who lived in Canada.

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[via phandroid]