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Nexus S Review

01/28/2011, Nexus S Review - This in-depth review of the Google Nexus S (by Samsung) goes over the new features of Android 2.3 (aka gingerbread), the design, usability and battery life.

HTC’s next Android flagship phone pictured in Taiwan

01/27/2011, Looks like we don’t always have to wait until Mobile World Congress 2011 in order to get a glance at the latest phones. We previously caught wind of a button-less HTC phone and now it appears that the phone has been caught in the wild, courtesy of Mr....

Facebook phones to be built by HTC?

01/26/2011, We’ve all heard that the “official Facebook phone” was just rumor that has been dismissed by Mark Zuckerberg himself, but nobody has said that Facebook couldn’t license the brand out to phone manufacturers to make. In the latest...

Samsung adds 4 new devices to its Galaxy line up

01/26/2011, Samsung has 4 new additions to their Galaxy line up – the Samsung Galaxy Mini, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Fit and Samsung Galaxy Gio (aren’t you getting tired of the Galaxy prefix Samsung?). The Galaxy Ace, Fit (thought to be the Galaxy...

Google unhappy with slow Android app sales

01/26/2011, According to reports online, the platform manager of Android, Eric Chu has stated that Google are unhappy with how slow the Android Market app sales are moving. Apps haven’t exactly been flying off the market, and with iOS recently hitting their 10...

Notion Ink operating system ported to Viewsonic G-Tablet

01/25/2011, For those of you who are keen on trying out the modified version of Android (Eden) used in Notion Ink’s Adam tablet – good news, you can do it without having to purchase the tablet itself. The folks over at XDA-developers have managed to port the...

Notion Ink update bricks the Adam

01/25/2011, Sometimes it’s better not to rush out to get a product when it first launches, just like the early-adopters of Notion Ink Adam recently experienced. An over the air update for their Android tablet has been reported to brick the device, resulting in...

DIY: $10 Android wind-up charger

01/24/2011, Are you always cursing because  your Android-powered device is always running out of juice? Well, if you don’t mind getting your hands slightly dirty, the Ben Heck Show has come up with a simple guide to teach you how to create a kinetic wind-up...

Motorola Atrix 4G laptop dock to cost $150?

01/24/2011, A price tag has been finally been placed on the Motorola Atrix 4G’s accompanying laptop dock. According to some reports online, a Best Buy employee who spoke to an AT&T representative was informed that the laptop dock should retail for around...

HTC HD2 dual boots in Windows Phone 7 and Android

01/24/2011, The HTC HD2 has been caught running on both Windows Phone 7 and Android in the past, although having both running simultaneously has never been achieved – not until now. Of course, we don’t mean that the two mobile operating systems run at the...

Xperia Arc previewed on video

01/24/2011, The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc that made its first appearance at CES 2011 earlier this month is stunningly slim if you haven’t quite noticed already, and we are also stoked to know that it will ship with the latest Android operating system version...

EVO Shift 4G Review

01/24/2011, Evo Shift 4G Review - the HTC Evo Shift 4G is presented by Sprint as a smaller version of their EVO 4G handset. Is that so, and what does it fell to have a QWERTY EVO phone? Check this review.

Android Market coming to Google TV?

01/21/2011, While Google TV is facing plenty of challenges, Google isn’t giving up on the platform yet and now rumors are going around that Google is adding a filtration system into the Android Market that will prevent users of non-touchscreen devices (such as...