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  • T-Mobile's 15-inch Android tablet hitting UK kitchens in 2010
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    T-Mobile's 15-inch Android tablet hitting UK kitchens in 2010

    By 7 January 2010

    T-Mobile and Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) have unveiled a rival to O2's Joggler device for the UK market out at CES. A new Android-based "portable family hub tablet" due to be available in the UK later this year, it seems T-Mo has bought into ICD's...

  • HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device
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    HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

    By 5 January 2010

    At a press conference at its Californian headquarters Google has finally made the Nexus One Android phone officially official, having previously confirmed the mobile's existence. Google explains the launch of the device, which it says it worked very closely...

  • HTC Droid Eris review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    HTC Droid Eris review

    By 15 December 2009

    If you're looking to go Android, don't like the look of the robot-like Droid from Motorola, and want to stick to Verizon, you've currently got just the one other choice: the HTC Droid Eris, a reworking of the HTC Hero, an adaption also partaken by rivals...

  • Verizon offers Droid Eris deal
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    Verizon offers Droid Eris deal

    By 7 December 2009

    Verizon has announced a buy-one-get-one-free offer for the Droid Eris, the Android-equipped HTC handset which the network is pushing alongside the Motorola Droid. The offer will get you two Droid Eris phones if you buy one for £100. You'll need to sign...

  • Verizon confirms Android 2.0 coming to Droid Eris
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    Verizon confirms Android 2.0 coming to Droid Eris

    By 4 December 2009

    HTC has already confirmed they are working on bringing Android 2.0 to the HTC Hero, however Verizon has now supposedly stepped in and said that it will before April 2010.  According to Information Week, the US wireless carrier has said that the HTC Droid...

  • VIDEO: Moto Droid ad calls iPhone "pretty princess"
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    VIDEO: Moto Droid ad calls iPhone "pretty princess"

    By 4 December 2009

    The Motorola Droid's Verizon-backed advertising campaign in the States has returned to its iPhone bashing roots, after a quick detour to the land of Michael Bay. With more bon mots than a French dictionary, the punchy ad asks, with no bones about what...

  • AT&T stops suing Verizon over map ads
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    AT&T stops suing Verizon over map ads

    By 3 December 2009

    In what maybe a result of a little bit of early Christmas spirit, AT&T and Verizon have dropped their respective legal cases over their current advertising squabble. AT&T was suing Verizon over its current there's-a-map-for-that ad campaign that bashed...

  • HP Mini 311 notebook review
    Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    HP Mini 311 notebook review

    By 24 November 2009

    As netbooks continue to grow in popularity, so do the lines that define them. The HP Mini 311 spec sheet reads more like a traditional notebook rather than something only costs £349 in the UK and $399 in the US. But is it trying to punch above its weight? ...

  • VIDEO: New iPhone ads highlight AT&T's network after Verizon attacks
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    VIDEO: New iPhone ads highlight AT&T's network after Verizon attacks

    By 24 November 2009

    So far Apple has stayed out of the advertising spat between iPhone operator AT&T and rival network Verizon, but Apple's latest ads for its mobile makes a feature of the network in runs on - which can't be a coincidence considering the bashing Verizon...

  • Casio G'zOne Rock phone plays it tough
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    Casio G'zOne Rock phone plays it tough

    By 21 November 2009

    Casio has released its second rugged handset in the US on Verizon hoping to appeal to the more adventurous phone user. The Casio G'zOne Rock is a clamshell handset that looks like it could take a beating. On the inside there is a 2.1-inch colour screen,...

  • VIDEO: AT&T fires back at Verizon in ad war
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    VIDEO: AT&T fires back at Verizon in ad war

    By 19 November 2009

    American mobile phone operator AT&T has hit back at rival Verizon using the secret weapon of Luke Wilson. The new ad, which supposedly compares the two operators' 3G offerings side by side, is a direct response to Verizon's current map-themed campaign...

  • Apple to launch worldmode 2.8-inch iPhone nano
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    Apple to launch worldmode 2.8-inch iPhone nano

    By 9 November 2009

    That Apple will launch an iPhone nano, a smaller possibly less-featured version of its popular iPhone is a rumour that has not gone away, but new reports from sources in the Taiwan handset supply chain have recently reignited talk of such a device. In...

  • VIDEO: Verizon stays on the offensive with new anti-iPhone ad
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    VIDEO: Verizon stays on the offensive with new anti-iPhone ad

    By 9 November 2009

    Despite a motion currently registered with the US courts that Verizon should stop "misleading" US consumers about AT&T's coverage, Verizon has released another advert slamming its rival's 3G network. Relegating the iPhone to the "island of misfit toys"...

  • Droid by Motorola goes on sale in the States
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    Droid by Motorola goes on sale in the States

    By 6 November 2009

    Today sees the sales kick off for the Droid by Motorola on the Verizon network in the States.  Those that signed up for more info have received the above mailer with the somewhat quirky message as follows: "The phone that makes you feel like a four star...

  • Who'll be selling the Motorola Droid in the UK?
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    Who'll be selling the Motorola Droid in the UK?

    By 5 November 2009

    We've been doing a little bit of digging to find out who, in the UK, will be offering Motorola's forthcoming Droid handset. The Android 2.0-sporting QWERTY slider scored a whopping 9/10 in its Pocket-lint review, but given that it's supposed to be due...

  • Casio G'zOne Brigade gets tough with Push To Talk
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    Casio G'zOne Brigade gets tough with Push To Talk

    By 5 November 2009

    Casio has gone tough in the US with Verizon, launching a new Push to Talk  (PTT) handset geared towards those who like to beat their handset while they work. Coming with "Military standard" ruggedness - a real term - the handset made by Casio will be...

  • LG Chocolate touch launches, forgets stylish heritage
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    LG Chocolate touch launches, forgets stylish heritage

    By 5 November 2009

    LG announced a new "Chocolate" handset on Thursday on the Verizon network in the US forgetting its stylish heritage for a brief moment. The rather gaudy looking handset will be offered for $79.99 and slip into the mid-tier range of handsets for those...

  • Verizon Droid Eris by HTC hands on
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    Verizon Droid Eris by HTC hands on

    By 5 November 2009

    HTC and Verizon have confirmed the rumours that the second "Droid" handset alongside the Motorola Droid will be called the Droid Eris and be created by HTC.  The new handset will offer a virtually identical feature set to the Sprint HTC Hero and...

  • HTC Hero becomes Verizon Droid Eris by HTC
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    HTC Hero becomes Verizon Droid Eris by HTC

    By 5 November 2009

    Verizon and HTC just dropped a bombshell on Sprint and its HTC Hero offering, marketing a virtually identical handset for $80 cheaper in the US, in what is sure to create a price war in the run up to the holidays. The new handset, The Droid Eris by HTC,...

  • Droid Eris by HTC - First Look review
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    Droid Eris by HTC - First Look review

    By 5 November 2009

    Another carrier, another handset, that is pretty much the story with the Droid Eris, now on its third iteration from the HTC Hero launched in Europe back in May. So what has Verizon brought to the table and for American's, should you opt for this...

  • HTC Droid Eris revealed in unboxing pics
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    HTC Droid Eris revealed in unboxing pics

    By 4 November 2009

    The HTC Droid Eris has been steadily leaked over recent times, but just-revealed unboxing shots from US blog Boy Genius Report propel this effort from the realm of rumours into the big time. We know Verizon is planning an entire family of Droid-branded...

  • AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads
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    AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads

    By 4 November 2009

    It seems Verizon's "there's a map for that" AT&T bashing campaign has not gone down well with the latter's legal department. AT&T is suing Verizon and has filed a motion to get the adverts pulled as it considers them "misleading". As those who've seen...

  • VIDEO: Motorola Droid gets big budget ad
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    VIDEO: Motorola Droid gets big budget ad

    By 4 November 2009

    In the States Motorola has revealed its latest advert for the coming soon Droid. Moving away from the iPhone-bashing Droid Does pre-launch campaign, this new effort is a big budget affair seeing Droids in pods fired to the earth from Stealth bombers,...

  • Motorola Droid review
    Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Motorola Droid review

    By 30 October 2009

    When Google released its first Google phone with T-Mobile in 2008 the industry had high hopes. Here was an open source platform that would change the face of the industry and give Microsoft, Apple and anyone else who happened to be interested, a run for...

  • HTC Droid Eris gets a little bit more leaked
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    HTC Droid Eris gets a little bit more leaked

    By 29 October 2009

    While Verizon has come clean about the Motorola Droid it's had lurking up its shirt sleeve, there's still the mystery of the HTC Droid Eris to clear up. We know that Verizon is planning a veritable family of Droid handsets and the Eris, also known as...