Weekly News In Review: Android coming to Sprint; i465 in graphite
much as we would love to), PhoneDog compiles various announcements and
press releases that have been published throughout the week and places
them in one easy to read article. Enjoy!
Android device coming to Sprint by the end of 2009
At Fortune's Brainstorm: Tech event in Pasadena on Friday, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse admitted that he was glad that the company held out for the second version of Google's operating system, claiming that "the reviews say now it's ready for prime time. It wasn't when it first came out." Hesse confirmed that Sprint will offer an Android device by the end of 2009. Via CNET
Sony Ericsson accepting submissions to PlayNow Arena
App stores are the way of the future, and Sony Ericsson is officially accepting submissions for their upcoming app store, dubbed PlayNow Arena. At present, the company is inviting developers for Java ME and Symbian, which will offer access to over 200 million Sony Ericsson devices. As a part of the company's strategy, expansion to other platforms will come later in the year.
Boost Mobile launching Motorola i465 in graphite
As a result of the popularity of the maroon i465 on Boost Mobile, the company plans offer a new color: graphite. The handset will be available for $129.99 without a contract on Tuesday, July 28th.
Via Engadget Mobile