Welcome to the first episode of Android Insiders – a series of conversations with the people behind the Android products we love and buy.
Most people with an Android phone remember the first time they used Shazam to tag a song they heard on the radio. It was one of the coolest apps in the early days of Android and probably one of the most used when people wanted to show off what their new smartphone could do.
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One of the Hulu executives joined the Samsung keynote this afternoon and announced that a Hulu Android application will be coming soon to the Android Market. Also announced was that you will need a Hulu Plus subscription to actually be able to stream content onto your Android phone. This is great news for those of ... Read More »
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At the Verizon Wireless press event, Samsung announced the unnamed 4G LTE Smartphone, which will be landing on Verizon’s 4G LTE network sometime in the first half of 2011. Samsung’s entry into the explosion of 4G LTE phones includes the following:
4.3″ Super Amoled Plus screen Android 2.2 Froyo (no word on possible Gingerbread upgrade) ... Read More »
One of the more low-key announcements that came out of the Verizon 4G LTE conference was that in the first half of 2011, Samsung and Verizon will be launching a new version of the Galaxy Tab.
The updated Galaxy Tab will feature 4G LTE connectivity, and a 1.2 GHz Hummingbird processor.
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At this morning’s CES keynote, Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha announced that the hotly-anticipated Motorola Xoom tablet will be released sometime in February, probably on or around the 14th.
Full specs for the Xoom tablet can be found on Motorola’s site. The highlights:
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Last night at the Pepcom event we were walking the floor when we spied the Samsung booth showing off the new Infuse 4G. Now, they wouldn’t let us touch the phone itself, see the back of the device, even leave the home screen, but we shot video anyway.
The Infuse 4G features Samsung’s new Super ... Read More »
At CES yesterday, Motorola and T-mobile announced the Cliq 2, a Froyo-toting QWERTY slider aimed at business/enterprise users. The Cliq 2 has a targeted release date of January 19th. No word yet on the pricing, but it will probably fall in the $150-$200 range.
The enhancements for business users include robust calendar capabilities, enhanced corporate ... Read More »
This week Samsung finally announced the availability of the long-awaited WiFi-only Galaxy Tab. Best Buy accidentally advertised a WiFi-only version of the Tab last year for $499, but then fessed up that it was a mistake and the release date had been pushed back.
Spec-wise, this is the exact same hardware as the ... Read More »
The night before last we got a chance to play with the LG Optimus 2X behind closed doors, these are the pictures and video from that session.
As most of you probably know, the LG Optimus 2X is one of the first dual core phones, sporting an NVIDIA Tegra 2. The dual core processor should ... Read More »