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Sony Ericsson: No more updates for the X10

When it comes to being the king of delayed pushed back completely botched updates, Sony Ericsson and Samsung have been duking it out for some time now. Samsung says they are working very hard to bring Froyo to their Galaxy S series devices, and considering today’s newest revelation on Sony Ericsson’s update schedule, I think we have a winner…. Read more

Video: Skype acquires Qik

As video capture has been rapidly evolving in the last year, one major player in the industry has quietly sat by, watching from the sidelines. Today, that major player – Skype – is looking to jump into the game. Not only will the company be rolling out a video calling solution for Android devices in the immediate future, but they’re also acquired Qik… Read more

LG’s Optimus 2X and G-Slate release window, 3D secret?

Our friend David over at TMoNews has received some information on Magenta’s plans for a few months from now, and while it can only be considered rumor at the moment, David does have a knack for getting accurate information before T-Mobile employees have it. The leak is as follows: LG’s Optimus 2X dual-core smartphone and their G-Slate Android tablet… Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc running Gingerbread 2.4

Any confusion about whether Android 2.4 or Android 3.0 would be the tablet made-over Honeycomb was eliminated yesterday by product announcements from multiple OEMs and by an official Honeycomb teaser video. 2.3 is Gingerbread, and 3.0 is Honeycomb. But what we see above is an image from revealing Android 2.4 running on Sony Ericsson’s new… Read more

LG Optimus 2X promotional video

The world’s first dual-core smartphone, the LG Optimus 2X P990, is fast. It enjoys the performance enhancements of Android 2.2 (it will see 2.3), captures and plays back video at 1080p, and rocks a 4″ display. Though this gadget has no release window for the United States, it’s the first of a long line of Tegra 2 powered smart phones, many of which will… Read more

CES 2011 round-up: Wednesday, January 5th

What a day. Here we are just halfway through CES 2011 and the mobile landscape has been seriously altered, especially in the realm of Android. AT&T is now a serious Android contender provided they play their cards right with software, T-Mobile is getting a powerful new tablets, LG and SE are rallying, and Verizon is ready to rock our worlds with high… Read more

CES: Hands on with the Vizio Phone and Vizio Tablet

Not more than a couple days ago, electronics manufacturer Vizio announced a partnership with Google in which they discussed plans for Google TV enabled Vizio products. Right around the same time, Vizio announced they’d soon be releasing a phone and tablet both running Android under a custom UI. Josh Topolsky from Engadget got to spend some time with both… Read more

T-Mobile posts a handful of videos on Honeycomb

Shortly after T-Mobile posted a quick video teasing the existence of their newest tablet, the LG G-Slate, they started posting individual “first look” videos on all of Honeycomb’s features. So far, they’ve posted videos for the browser, books, GTalk, GMail, and maps as well as another general look at the entire UI. As you’ve already seen from the… Read more