Apparently, the Android-powered HTC Magic might soon be available via the Italian carrier TIM. It is already featured on the company’s website and will be going for 449 Euro, most likely on May 4th. On May 5th the handset will be released on Vodafone.
Vodafone has notified its subscribers via email that the HTC Magic is now available for pre-order. Although most users already know about that, notifications are always useful if you don't keep track on the new and upcoming handsets.
Today Google has officially announced the the Android 1.5 SDK for developers. The kit will be based on the cupcake branch from the Android project, and will allow devs to get APIs for features such as soft keyboards, home screen widgets, live folders and even speech recognition.
The current Android 1.5 SDK buld can be downloaded here.
The Bluetooth SIG group hinted us today on an upcoming HTC device, which wasn’t listed in the previously leaked HTC 2009 lineup. It's labeled the HTC Fiesta, and will most likely be released next year. Today we can only presume it will be Android-powered, will have bluetooth support, and will be targeting Asian, European and North American markets.
As you can see below, the grandfather of all shooters DOOM has been ported to to the G1 and Android OS. It's still in an early BETA state, but is playable and is available on the Android Marketplace for G1 owners. Be sure to watch the attached video before installing the game on your handset.
According to the latest rumors an Android-powered Huawei handset will be coming to T-Mobile in Q3 2009 and is currently going through the testing phase. Details are very scarse at the moment, so we'll just name some of the phone's rumored features:
According to the Phillipine BusinessMirror, the first Android phone from Acer will be called the A1 and will launch in September. In case you're wondering, the mysterious white handset pictured above is the upcoming Acer C1, which should be released alongside the A1. There's no source for this news, so consider it a rumor.