Monthly Archives: August 2010

SK Telecom & Samsung to organize Android App development festival

South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom and Samsung have planned to hold an Android Application Development Festival in September this year. Companies held a conference on 27 August in this regard, the Korea IT Times reported. The Festival will see participation of about 90 development teams and the companies will provide KRW 325 million in prize money. SK Telecom has ...

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Philips ‘GoGear Connect’ Android PMP official; coming in Oct for €249

Philips GoGear Connect Remember earlier reports about the upcoming Philips Android portable media player. Philips today made it official on its blog and would be announcing it at the upcoming IFA in Berlin. The new Philips GoGear Connect is powered by Android 2.1 and comes with a 3.2-inch touchscreen, camera and Wi-Fi support. Detailed specifications are not yet known. Philips ...

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LG to launch Optimus series phones in South Africa, starting with GT540

LG today announced that they will be launching Optimus series of Android phones in South Africa. First phone of the series, LG Optimus  aka GT540 will be available shortly. According to LG the recommended retail price for LG Optimus is R2,499. This is not all. “South Africa can expect another Android-powered smartphone before the end of the year,” LG said. ...

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Android 2.2 update hits ‘HTC Desire’ in Hong Hong

After Singapore, now it is the turn of Hong Kong users to get the Froyo sweetness on their HTC Desire Android phones. HTC just announced that it has started releasing Android 2.2 update for Desire in Hong Kong. HTC Desire phones across Hong Kong will receive a notification of FOTA update when it is available. Simply press OK to accept ...

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Sony Ericsson launches ‘A8i’ OPhone for China Mobile

Chinese Android lovers just got themselves an Xperia X10 lookalike with TD-SCDMA bands, the A8i. Sony Ericsson today announced the smartphone exclusively for China Mobile. Sony Ericsson A8i comes with 3.5-inch touch display, a 5-megapixel camera, and support for WiFi, Bluetooth A2DP, GPS, and the CMMB mobile TV standard. It runs on China specific Ophone version of Android and will ...

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T-Mobile G2 Official Looking Images spotted

Want to get a good look at the upcoming successor to first Android phone T-Mobile G1 -> G2. Here are the first official looking shots of the smartphone. Folks over Cellphone Signal got hold of these images. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid ...

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LG Android tab to be called “Optimus Pad”

We all know that LG is coming up with its own version of what is so common these days an “Android Tablet”. Now, we know that it will be called “Optimus Pad”, a part of its so called killer Android product series. Seriously, I still have to see a killer product in that lineup. Folks over multimediawereld.be spotted these presentation ...

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