Ep. 86: Android Rachel Video
Bonnie finally reviews the Microsoft Kin phones and let's just say it isn't too positive. We also discuss the recently announced Android phones -- the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Slide and the LG Ally -- plus a few other cell phone news this week.
T-Mobile's latest MyTouch phone boasts video chat, 4G-like speeds, and Wi-Fi calling. How does it compare to the rest of the carrier's Android lineup? Find out in our First Look of the T-Mobile MyTouch 4G.
The T-Mobile myTouch 3G improves multifold on its G1 predecessor by offering a sleeker design and new features. Some sticking points remain,and users may bemoan the lack of a physical keyboard, but Android finally goes prime-time.
Finally, the Nexus One gets a new OS update that gives it multi-touch. The update also brings 3G connectivity improvements and access to Google Goggles. We also discuss the latest Android news like the Motorola Devour from Verizon Wireless, a possible new direct-from-Google phone from Motorola, an AT&T 3G version of the Nexus One, and a couple of new Android phones from HTC. Some non-Android news include the latest Sony Ericsson Aspen and the RIM BlackBerry Tour 9650. Then we go over our week's reviews and answer your questions.
At CTIA Fall 2010, Kent German takes a look at one of the first phones to have HSPA+ with Android 2.2, the T-Mobile MyTouch.
The $49.99 T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei offers the power of Android, a physical keyboard, and 4G data for a low entry price.
Though it runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the T-Mobile MyTouch from Huawei has a 5-megapixel camera, 4-inch display, and Genius Button for voice activation.
LG's myTouch on T-Mobile is a mid-tier 4G smartphone that's simple and easy to use, but lacks some key components.
It's been a slow week but we still have quite a bit of cell phone news for you. We hear that Nokia will be slowing down smartphone production, that Android updates are imminent, and that the FCC is asking Verizon some tough questions about ETF. We also chat about our latest reviews and answer your questions.
T-Mobile's MyTouch 3G finally goes on sale. To celebrate, T-Mobile sends skydivers to San Francisco.