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Mini Samsung Galaxy S phone leaked?

01/13/2011, Pictures of a new Samsung device have just surfaced out of nowhere and from what we can see, it looks a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S, albeit smaller. It has been unofficially christened the Samsung Galaxy S Mini but we’re pretty sure Samsung will...

T-Mobile G-Slate/LG V-900 spotted at the FCC

01/13/2011, T-Mobile announced that they will be introducing some new tablets this year, and it looks like we’ll be seeing one of them pretty soon. The LG G-Slate which was introduced this year has just been approved by the FCC and it looks like it’s...

Spotify partner with Shazam to combine services

01/13/2011, Shazam, the music discovery service has just announced a partnership with Spotify, in a new deal that brings added functionality to Shazam. Ever since SoundHound became a free app, Shazam has had to step up their game to compete, and this new partnership...

Android robot toy plays music out of its butt

01/12/2011, This Android Robot Music Speaker is one cute toy that I’m pretty sure all Android fans would want to get their hands on. It looks like the official Android robot, except that this toy doesn’t have any legs – instead, it has a speaker...

Google Translate for Android gets Conversation Mode

01/12/2011, Google has updated and improved its Translate app for Android by giving it a new look and a Conversation Mode. The new mode allows two folks who are trying to talk to each other to speak into the phone, one at a time, and see the conversation translated...

myTouch 3G and Fender LE gets Froyo

01/10/2011, From January 12th onwards, T-Mobile will be introducing OTA updates for Android 2.2 FroYo to the myTouch 3G 3.5mm Jack and the MyTouch Fender LE. It will be released in staggered waves, but according to T-Mobile, everyone ought to have the update before...

NOX Audio Admiral Touch wireless headphones run Android

01/10/2011, Adding to the list of devices running on Android, we have the NOX wireless headphones. Revealed at CES last week, NOX Audio’s Admiral Touch wireless headphones run on Android and feature a 2.4″ gesture aware touchscreen. Probably the first...

Android 2.3 Gingerbread crammed into the iPhone 3G

01/10/2011, There are many devices out there eagerly waiting to get Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, but Apple’s iPhone 3G most likely isn’t the device that you’d expect to get the update. Of course, the update wasn’t given Google’s or Apple’s...

TCL brings Android-powered TV you can control without a remote

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] Since the explosion of the Kinect, it looks like getting everything in your house to work like the computers in Minority Report is but a step away. At least the folks at The Creative Life (TCL) seem to think so. At CES this year, TCL unveiled...

HTC EVO 4G saves a man’s life

01/08/2011, Who said phones can’t do everything? If you were a valet working at a nightclub in the middle of a shootout, you would disagree. This week, an HTC EVO 4G saved the life of a valet working at a nightclub in Atlanta. The man was caught in a shootout...

Samsung Galaxy Player YP-G50 Preview

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Apple might be a juggernaut in the “music player” business, but Samsung and other CE manufacturers now have a stable Android platform to work with. The Galaxy Player YP-G50 is an entry-level Android device that is basically a...

Panasonic Viera Connect Tablet and App Store

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Panasonic was demonstrating its app store that lets Viera TV users download games and play directly on the TV (from the Tablet). All it takes to play is to have a wireless game controller (from Panasonic?). This is a big deal for Panasonic as...

OpenPeak shows off 7″ Intel Atom Moorestown tablet

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] OpenPeak and Intel were showing a 7” Tablet that uses Moorestown, the next-generation uber-low power Intel Atom processor (CPU). This is relative to Intel’s previous generation of Atom CPUs, of course. The Tablet has a fun design, and did...

Android tops the iPhone in terms of total users for the first time

01/07/2011, We already knew that there was plenty of momentum behind Google’s Android mobile operating system and now the statistics are in, confirming that Android has passed the iPhone in terms of the total number of users for the first time, clinching the second...