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  • Oops: Samsung Announces GPS Fix For Galaxy S Coming In September


    Don’t you just hate it when a company releases a product and it has problems right away? Samsung announced today that they are addressing the often discussed issue with the GPS on the Galaxy S, and that consumers should expect an update in September. This announcement came via Samsung’s Twitter stream, so we can only hope that Samsung is a little more accurate about their… Read More

  • Uh-oh: Early Droid 2 Units Having Signal Issues?

    Don’t fire up the Antennagate Alarm just yet, but we’re hearing a good number of reports within our geeky circle that Motorola’s brand new baby, the Verizon Droid 2, might not be so good with that whole maintaining-a-solid-signal thing. Read More

  • Manager Who Oversaw Evo 4G, Epic 4G Leaves Sprint


    The midwife who pulled the Evo 4G and the Epic 4G through the mobile birth canal, Kevin Packingham, is leaving Sprint effective Monday. He is starting a new, unnamed company. Read More

  • Yet another Windows Phone 7 prototype leaks out, this time from Samsung

    Ain’t no party like a Windows Phone 7 leak party, ‘cuz a Windows Phone 7 leak party don’t stop. This time around, the party bus is camped out in front of Samsung HQ, from the depths of which emerged a handset never before seen by the world. Read More

  • Unboxing the AT&T Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

    After five months of floating around in the UK, the Android-powered Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 will finally be hitting US shores in just two days. We had the opportunity to meet up with some of the folks from Sony Ericsson to nab a unit fresh off the production line early this morning. Of course, we couldn’t open up a shiny new toy without giving it the customary photoshoot — so join… Read More

  • Google Chrome To Phone, Soon With Phone To Chrome (TCTV)

    Like many projects in Silicon Valley (see: Twitter), Chrome To Phone started as a mere side project at Google. Dave Burke, Google’s Engineering Manager for Mobile and the chief architect for Chrome To Phone, was just tinkering around with Google’s third party developer tools in his free time. Fascinated by the divide between mobile and desktop, he stumbled upon Chrome To Phone. Read More

  • HTC Lexikon, Spark, And Bee Specs Leaked


    Nothing too exciting here, but it looks like a couple HTC phones have had their specs leaked: the Bee, Lexicon, and Spark. We’ve seen the Spark around but curiously haven’t written it up except in passing. Well, it’s a Windows Phone 7 handset, 3.7″, but there isn’t much else to say until we see more than the rumored leaked photo. The Bee and Lexicon are easier… Read More

  • India Issues Ultimatum To RIM: Open Up By August 31 Or Else

    The ongoing drama concerning government access to secure Blackberry communications is coming to a head in India, where RIM was given a final compliance date today. If a satisfactory agreement is not reached between the smartphone company and the Indian government, the latter will shut down the former’s email and messenger communications altogether, resulting in Blackberry users being… Read More

  • R2-D2 Edition Droid 2 coming on September 30th

    The poster says it all: if you’re waiting to nab a Droid 2 until it’s themed like everyone’s favorite intergalactic sidekick, you’ll have to sit it out for about a month and a half. Our buddies over at Android Central just got this snapshot from the floor of the Star Wars Celebration convention in Orlando, and it puts it in no uncertain terms: this thing is coming… Read More