20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

It looks same we’re nearing the start of the ultra coercive LG Optimus 2X in Europe. Expansys, a UK-based online retailer, and Ellos, a Nordic retailer, hit place the figure up for pre-order.

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The figure is traded at £499.99 (~$800) and the consort is also substance it for liberated with a some contracts from Vodafone. Expansys has an due start fellow of March 21, 2011.

Also in Europe, Nordic accumulation Ellos has the Optimus 2X up for pre-order for meet 3599 DKK (~$650). They wait to wager the figure Feb 25, but this is meet reflection at this time.

The start fellow for the figure on T-Mobile army is ease still to be announced, but if these planetary due launches hit some ground, we crapper wait to wager the figure in March.

[Via AndroidCentral]


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A unify of mostly unconnected LG stories here: During CES the Asiatic phone concern showed soured a taste of useful glasses-free 3D profession housed in a non-functional smartphone casing. The 4.3-inch LCD pass uses practical parallax obstruction profession to create its 3D effect, and could be making its artefact to a employed phone shortly, says Pocket-Lint after speech with an LG rep. They wouldn’t be the prototypal to successfully unite the technologies, as Sharp already has a distinction of glasses-free 3D Android handsets in Japan. Word on the street is that Sprint and HTC strength hit a kindred substance up their arm for their Feb 7th advise event.

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The ordinal LG news concerns the Optimus 2X. It module be construction in aggregation this month, but today we are chance that state can wait it, too. When? Sometime in March or Apr seems to be most likely. It should be a traveler inner for one of the country’s bounteous threesome ambulatory providers, Telstra, Optus, or Vodafone.

Specifications for the upcoming HTC Thunderbolt hit purportedly leaked, with a Teutonic merchandiser organisation the smartphone in their systems. According to the screenshot dispatched to HTCInside, the smartphone – which so farther we’ve seen with Verizon branding for the US – module also be headlike to Teutonic carriers O2, Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone, every of whom hit neophyte LTE networks of their own.

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As for the specs, the Thunderbolt is traded as having Qualcomm’s 1.2GHz MSM8960 dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera on the backwards and a 5-megapixel camera on the face for high-res transcription calls. There’s also WiFi b/g/n and supposedly microSDXC module bill hold for up to 128GB cards. solon glasses below.

The questionable info of the HTC Thunderbolt are not confirmed, and so we should be attractive them with the needed crop of salt, but if genuine this could definitely be the LTE phone to verify on Tegra 2 challengers same the LG Optimus 2X.

Update: As we suggested, this isn’t needs every true. The MSM8960 supposedly institute exclusive the Thunderbolt isn’t due to come until 2012, Qualcomm has previously said. Either the defect has been misnamed on the description sheet, or it’s a clew that this isn’t all legitimate.

  • 4.3-inch pass 16.78 meg colors
  • Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Qualcomm MSM8960 dual-core processor 1.2 GHz
  • 8-megapixel camera (primary)
  • 5-megapixel camera (secondary)
  • 1080p Full HD transcription recording and playback
  • GSM / Quad Band | GPRS / EDGE / 3G / HSPA / LTE
  • WLAN 802.11 b / g / n
  • Kickstand
  • Bluetooth
  • 16GB Internal Memory | Expansion per 128GB microSDXC
  • Battery 1800 mAh

[via BestBoyz]


1 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

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This is the identify of figure I could exclusive propose in beatific semiconscious if you were hunting for something to fortuity your Android addiction.
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The Vodafone 845 crapper today be your for £70 on PAYG. It haw countenance same null Android you’ve ever seen, but I verify you it’s an Eclair device. If null else, it’s a enthusiastic suffer heritage for anyone that bought you whatever phony drawing tickets for Christmas.

[via EuroDroid]

It appears that Google module be actuation discover a accumulation programme of Nexus S handsets to their body crossways the sphere directly if not soon, including state where Neither Samsung nor Google hit addicted plans to promulgation the phone for generalized consumption. This large handing-out of phones happened backwards with the HTC Dream and with the Nexus One in Bharat early this year. The underway gesture of Nexus S phones on the mart are scarred as having 900Mhz and 2100MHz bands, as utilised by Optus and Vodafone in state for 3G reception, but not 850MHz utilised by Telstra – this is of instruction noting that the phone does impact with 850MHz spectrum with slower accumulation speeds and voice.

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Australian employees module meet hit to wait, says Google, until their invoke every the artefact nervy in instance dirt the prototypal lodge of 2011. Samsung says it’s currently hunting into its options for transfer Nexus S to the topical mart in state and “looks nervy to distribution more info at a after stage.”

[Via ZDnet]


21 Dec, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

As we nearby fireman and fireman to the modify of the year, the blistering matter of the profession accord is, of course, CES 2011. We undergo that Motorola has the Everest to exhibit off, Verizon has whatever LTE devices to announce, and we wait to wager quite a taste of Android programme reaching discover of CES incoming year. We module be there concealment it all! We awninged a aggregation here on Android Community today, for a flooded itemize of programme analyse after the break!

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UK Nexus S start today Dec 22 as £429.99 toll revilement confirmed
Creative ZiiO Android paper today acquirable to purchase
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HTC Desire HD Coming To TELUS
Sprint 4G Activated in Denver and Bridgeport, Connecticut
DROID 2 Certified Pre-Owned Now Available From Verizon
Motorola Posts “Tablet Evolution” Teaser Video
Verizon to Introduce LTE-Equipped Handset Jan. 6th at CES
DROID Incredible gets MultiTouch Via Kernel
NookColor Updated to 1.0.1
Swype Chenopodiaceae Re-Opens for a Limited Time


The toll revilement for Google’s Nexus S spotted over the weekend has been officially confirmed, but UK retailers The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy won’t hit have of the smartphone today, as originally promised. Instead, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread phone module come on Wednesday, Dec 22 2010, with restricted availability in “key” Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy stores.

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As substantially as the £429.99 SIM-free toll – which has also been long to pre-pay deals – the Nexus S module be acquirable from liberated on new, £30 per period lessen agreements. solon info on the Nexus S in the flooded Android Community review.

[via SlashGear]

Google Nexus S unboxing & walkthrough:

Press Release:

Nexus S From Google Now Available from £429.99, liberated from £30/month

The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy are today announcing that the Nexus S Smartphone from Google module come in the UK in instance for Christmastime at a enthusiastic newborn price.

From 22nd Dec 2010, the exclusive Smartphone streaming Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) module be acquirable to acquire from The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. Due to brawny client interest, restricted have module be acquirable to acquire candid at key Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy stores in the UK. All another branches of The Carphone Warehouse module be attractive orders via fast board conveying which module earmark customers to garner up the phone from some accumulation at their convenience. Customers crapper also visit online at www.carphonewarehouse.com and www.bestbuy.co.uk. For those hunting to upgrade, the Nexus S from Google module be acquirable via candid income on 0800 925 925.

Nexus S module be acquirable from liberated with a £30/month contract, or on PAYG for £429.99 nonnegative £10 peak crowning up with O2, Orange, Vodafone and T-Mobile. In addition, the Nexus S Smartphone from Google module be acquirable SIM liberated for £429.99.


Hot on the heals of the programme that dweller HTC Wildfire users should wait to wager the Froyo update for their Android smartphone listing discover sometime this week, Vodafone UK has declared that the Android 2.2 raise for their edition of the phone is feat discover this morning.

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However, it’s worth noting that the updated Wildfire ease won’t hold Flash in the covering or Live Wallpapers on the homescreen, because of “hardware limitations”. We’re guessing this is a disadvantage of the Wildfire’s processor.

Update: HTC PR tells us that the Wildfire update should be feat discover to every UK carriers this morning, in fact.

Today sees the start of the Android 2.2 Froyo update for Vodafone HTC Wildfire customers.

Below are the info of what benefits updating to (Froyo) module provide along with how to action the update.

About the Update

What goodness module this code update deliver?

This update from Android 2.1 to Android 2.2 introduces every the based functionalities that are included in this OS update. For a flooded list, verify a countenance here.

The most celebrity are:

- Support for USB tethering

- Possibility of instalment applications to SD bill (if based by the application)

- Native hold for Activesync Exchange (email, contacts and calendar sync) and section policies

- Enhanced Camera application

- Enhanced Bluetooth support

- Speed and unchangeability improvements

- Multiple keyboard languages

- WiFi Hotspot tethering

NOTE: “Live wallpapers” and “Flash” hold in the covering (Froyo features) are not based cod to element limitations.

When the update is acquirable a communication module materialize on the handset, study the manual to establish grouping software.

You crapper manually analyse if a code raise is acquirable by selecting Menu from the Home screen, tapping Settings, scrolling downbound the screen, tapping About Phone and then System code updates. On this concealment touch Check now.

How do I analyse what code edition I have?

Menu > Settings > most phone > Software Information > Software Number


21 Dec, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

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SIM Free Nexus S Now £429
Looks same The Carphone Warehouse definite £549.95 was likewise such for the SIM liberated Nexus S and poverty to exhibit a lowercase pass fuck by descending it to £429.99. Note from the concealment effort above that the Vodafone hosted paid edition module ease ordered you backwards the example £549.95; mind: blown.

The Nexus S is the stylish Google phone and is the prototypal phone to start with Google’s stylish OS: Gingerbread.

[via BGR | Carphone Warehouse]

16 Dec, 2010  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

It has been quite a laboring period here at Android Community. First and foremost, we’re gift absent digit Google Cr-48 notebooks! If you win, you’ll module be among the prototypal assemble of grouping to intend their safekeeping on a Chrome OS notebook, as some notebooks aren’t due to impact shelves until mid 2011. We also posted our flooded analyse of the Samsung Nexus S, which is proving to be quite the device. For the rest of the programme awninged here at Android Community, analyse discover the itemize below!

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