While all of the rumors were swirling if whether or not HP would do something right and release 14-inch and 17-inch versions of the HP Envy line, today the dudes at Packard have our answers. Starting with the HP Envy 14, which starts at $999 for a 14.5-inch panel, you’ll find a Core i5 processor, ATI Mobility Radeon discrete graphics, 7,200rpm hard drives, 8 hours of claimed battery life with discrete graphics off, and more ways to blow out your credit cards. The second option is the Envy 17, which has enough power to set your wallet and pants on fire. Coming May 19, you’ll have Core i5 and Core i7 CPU options, ATi discrete graphics that support Eyefinity tech, and up to 2TB of storage — yes two terabytes (2,000 GB). PR (press release, duh) is below.
HP Envy 14 & 17-inch Gallery
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Both the Microsoft KIN One and Two are headed to Verizon on May 6th; $50 for the One, $100 for the Two (pun intended). Both are going to be Verizon Wireless-only at this point, complete with $100 mail-n rebate and 2-year contract. As always, if you’re not a “teen” or “young adult” as Microsoft says, just grab a Droid Incredible on Verizon and be a happy man or woman.
So yeah, iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 got released to paying iPhone developers, then got pulled. And that’s pretty much the whole report right there; we don’t have any idea how this happened, and why, but we do know that something very interesting would be happening if that just pulled it off the server like that. And there’s the end of this not-so-professional post. Hope you like it, cheers.
That’s all I can pretty much vouch for that ugly label above that goes into the battery compartment of the phone. This Legend bears the ID number of PB76100, while the original Legend has the oh-so-close PB76110. Also in the unibody handset are the 3G bands of 850 and 1900MHz WCDMA, meaning that AT&T (oh nooo!) or Rogers, Bell and Telus (Canadian) could carry the Legend. Imagine an HTC Legend with restricted app downloading, no Google search, and AT&T’s network coverage? I need to go in a corner and weep right now.
Via: Engadget, FCC
In a recent minisite outing by LG, the full specs for the LG Ally has come into light. First off, the Ally uses a 3.2-inch screen at an unknown resolution, Android 2.1, Bluetooth, full slide-out QWERTY with a directional keypad, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3.2-megapixel camera with flash, a microSD card slot with 16GB of storage, and the ability to use the 3D apps dock that the Nexus One exclusively possesses, as well as the entire stock of official Google apps. The carrier availability is still in lingo, but after seeing the Verizon Wireless logo on the phone, you can pretty much say it’s headed there.
This is the AigoPad N700. It’s a sexy, red, black, and champagne gold tablet running Android 2.1, a Cortex A9 dual-core CPU, Tegra 2 graphics, 512MB DDR2 RAM at 667MHz, USB, HDMI, up to 32GB internal storage, and will come in 5-inch and 4-inch versions (rest of the specs are here). This of course completely floors the iPad in terms of sheer power, and they’ll be a lot of awesome Android tablets, like the Notion Ink Adam. So many, that I think the manufacturers and designers should chill out a little. I meant it, like how many awesome Android tablets can we get in a week?! Via: SlashGear
Well, well, well, Motorola CLIQ. Looks like you’ll be at the bottom of the Android QWERTY-slide out category in 3….2….1… The myTouch Slide will actually be called the myTouch 3G Slide — weird name, we know — and will pack in the heavily T-Mobile flavored “Espresso” Sense UI on Android 2.1, a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.4-inch HVGA display, and 5 megapixel camera. Not bad, T-Mo. It’ll be available “in June” in either black, white, or red for an unknown-as-of-yet price. To say we’re not excited is baloney; I’m very excited. Now to get my hands-on with a review unit, that’s another thing entirely. One more shot of the Slide and press release, After The Jump.
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Red Android phone alert! The Samsung Moment 2 is now in the hands of the ever-so-gadget-loving feds at the Federal Communications Commission. Probably complete with Android 2.1, the Touchwiz 3.0 UI, a QWERTY slide-out, and Sprint EV-DO, the Moment2 is now different than the original Moment in terms of aesthetics and design. Although we don’t know what the true specs are, it’s always nice to know that the Moment2 is actually real. Via: AndroidCentral, AndroidGuys
While LG wasn’t kind enough to give us release dates, pricing, and carrier availability (we think it’s Verizon), they did confirm the existence of their first U.S Android handset, the LG Ally. Since it is part of the Iron Man 2 marketing extravaganza, there will be lots of Iron Man 2 related content on the phone, and as well as when it’s purchased. There will also be an event held in New York on May 11th promoting the handset and other “Stark worthy” tech. Think of it much like the Stark Expo in the movie, except in real life. And no Iron Man suit of course. Source: LG
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