Have you ever wanted to sleep with your Android but never found a way how other than to sleep with your phone? Well now is what you have been waiting for! A 12-inch handcrafted DIY Android cushion! It’s covered in fleece and filled with polyester to feel “firm yet springy” as according to creator Craftsquatch. They’re made to order for $20 before shipping, so this won’t last the slightest.
According to BerryScoop, the upcoming HTC Incredible will launch on April 1st, the same day as the HTC Droid Eris will make its exit. What’s the strange connection here is that the Incredible would not simply be a new phone in Verizon’s system, but it would replace the Eris. Furthermore, Verizon is viewing the Incredible as their Nexus One that they would promote in stores. The upcoming CDMA Nexus One would have no place in a Verizon store the “source” claims, but instead would be sold online by Google. Sounds a little off to us, no?
As soon as the words WiMax, 4.3-inch screen, and Android (among other things) come together, you know something good is going to happen. That’s the HTC Supersonic, and that’s why this post is here. Above is a video that will surely be taken down soon enough, so watch it while you can.
Oh, and take a look at our Supersonic coverage here. You’re welcome.
As all of you might know, Google Android is a mobile phone operating system that is open-source. Meaning that developers can develop as much as they please, ideas can be shared, and everything is open. More specifically, by defualt all Android phones allow you to install non-Android market apps.
AT&T has removed that feature. So besides the Backflip looking weird, running Android 1.5, using Yahoo! search instead of Google, AT&T’s bloatware apps that are included in each handset, and now not being able to install non-Market apps is impossible. How much more can you cripple an Android? What’s worse is that other hardware — the Dell Mini 5 for example, and even the HTC Desire — might get the same treatment.
While there are very little to no details on the HP Slate, things are starting to come out. For one thing, since it runs Windows 7 it should support Flash, as well as AIR applications, and Flash games. All of the aforementioned was demonstrated in a video by Adobe, with an actual HP Slate in action. An unusual thing to know is that the Flash is hardware accelerated, probably meaning that there is more than a mere Intel Atom under the slate’s bonnet. HP has also created a promotional video, which bears some resembalance to the recent iPad commercial – but does that even matter? Both of them embedded for you after the jump. You know, by “jump” we mean the “Read More” link. “Get it”?
The HTC HD2 was taking its red carpet debut last night. Despite the doomed fate of Windows Mobile 6.5, the Sense UI looks magnificent on the gigantic 4.3-inch WVGA display, complimented by the Blockbuster movie app which allow users to download movies straight to their phone. And of course there’s the almost possible update to Windows Phone 7 series that the HD2 could make, but that’s not looking good right now. There isn’t a confirmed and official release date, somewhere around March 24th for $199 on contract/$449 off contract seems very realistic. One more shot after the break with the HD2 in T-Mobile branding; a series of shots are at the source link.
Above is the very first ad for the iPad which made its snazzy debut at the Oscars tonight. And that’s on top of Steve Jobs actually appearing on the red carpet. One thing that’s for sure is the media blitz that will appear after this ad.
It’s a boring Sunday here in the gadget world, so that’s where Panasonic brightens up your Sunday morning/afternoon. While Panasonic isn’t the brand name of cameras, they definitely have cameras that people can feel comfortable with. First up, the Lumix DMC-G2, which kinda looks like the G1, and includes a touchpanel to take pictures, a 12.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor, Venus Engine HD II technology, 3-inch rear LCD and a 720p (AVCHD Lite) movie mode. Second is the DMC-G10, which is purportedly, supposedly, optimistically the “world’s lightest” interchangeable lens camera with a viewfinder. It has the same 12.1 megapixel sensor and Venus Engine HD II as the G2, but lacks the tilt / swivel / touch LCD panel that the G2 has. Pricing and release dates are in the dark for these guys, but they do support the expensive SDXC memory cards. Yeah!
For you AT&T fans out there who have been missing on the Android craze, today marks the first Android phone making its way to your speedy network. Priced at a sweet $99 on rebate with a 2-year contract, the BACKFLIP includes GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), tri-band 7.2Mbps HSPA 3G (850/1900/2100 MHz), a 3.1″ HVGA touch-screen display, Android OS 1.5 (soon upgradeable to 2.1), 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD slot (up to 32GB), fully QWERTY “back flipping” keyboard, and all decorated by Motorola’s MOTOBLUR social networking UI. So, will you bite?