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Samsung Vibrant (T-Mobile) Unboxing

Magenta’s flavor of the Samsung Galaxy S, which is hitting AT&T as the Captivate, Verizon as the Fascinate, and Sprint as the Epic 4G (with hardware QWERTY), is called Vibrant. And if neither of the reflective battery covers pop enough for you, that 4″ Super AMOLED display will. Vibrant indeed. Vibrant comes with Swype, Kindle, and MobiTV apps… Read more

Samsung Intercept (Sprint) unboxing and hands on

I’m getting two Androids with hardware keyboards this week, and I’m kinda excited about it. The Nexus One finally gave me the screen I needed to make the switch completely to virtual keyboards, but it’s nice to type without looking once in a while. I can’t say for sure that this phone will or will not enable me to do that, but the Intercept is pretty slick… Read more

HTC EVO white unboxing

Check out this video by an owner of the new white flavor of HTCs EVO. You can see that a strip of white remains even when the battery cover is off, so this design is more just a simple snap-on accessory. Still sporting the red internals and kickstand backdrop, the white really makes the red bits pop in contrast. It seems like I have heard more negative… Read more

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini unboxing and hands on

Spend a few days with a 4-plus inch screen and every other mobile starts to look small. Grab Sony Ericsson’s X10 Mini, and it appears absolutely tiny. So tiny in fact, that this thing feels like a feature phone – no matter the operating system – simply because of the small screen. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a sleek, high-quality feature phone with a killer UX… Read more

EVO vs. iPhone: unboxing and hands on

With the launch of the iPhone 4, a lot of people are debating the benefits of Android over iOS and vice versa. Of course, there are a lot of public conversations underway regarding hardware as well, one of the most popular being the issue of the iPhone’s reception issues when held a certain way. Does that make Android the sensible way to go? The way I’ve… Read more

T-Mobile Garminfone unboxing and hands on

I’ve had the Garminfone in my posession for a little more than 24 hours, and so far, I am quite impressed. Sure, the specs are lower than the flagship Androids popping up this summer, and that’s evident when using the Garminfone’s laggy virtual keyboard. But the hardware is elegant – even luxurious – and the navigation has me forgetting all about my love… Read more

HTC myTouch 3G Slide (T-Mobile) unboxed

I finally get my hands on the myTouch 3G Slide. This isn’t a review, but several hours after opening the device I definitely have some opinions. Sense with Swype? A hardware QWERTY where alternate characters are the same size and color as the primary characters? T-Mo’s own UI customizations? Big win or total flop? I’m not prepared to answer that question… Read more

Noah’s myTouch 3G Slide unboxing

We’ve already seen one unboxing and review of this device, but Mr. Kravitz is always informative and entertaining so I’m posting again. Besides, there is some new information: the MT3G Slide, it is said by many sources, will receive Android 2.2, Froyo. When is another Story. The phone will launch on June 2nd with a 3.4″ HVGA display, 5 megapixel cam, and a… Read more

T-Mobile Garminfone unboxing from PhoneDog

After driving across the country relying almost exclusively on the Google Maps Navigation of a trusty Droid Incredible (I checked an atlas once or twice), I discovered that Charlotte, North Carolina is a Google Maps Twilight Zone. I’m constantly making unnecessary freeway exits, only to u-turn a mile later and enter the same freeway, or showing up at… Read more

Noah’s EVO 4G unboxing and hands on

Noah from PhoneDog covered this year’s Google I/O live from San Francisco, and the I/O gig includes…a free EVO 4G! Yes, that was the free device for 2010 attendees. Pretty nice swag, eh? Noah was kind enough to give all of us a good look and he covers the release, plan, specs and such in the vid, so there’s no need to rehash them in text here. He also… Read more