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HTC HD2 gets Honeycomb

03/07/2011, If there’s one thing you can be sure of about the Android community, it’s their dedication to get things done especially when it comes to porting the latest versions of Android to different phones. The folks over at XDA-developers have done it...

N64oid: Nintendo 64 emulator released for Android

03/04/2011, Fans of the Nintendo 64 with Android phones – rejoice. Thanks to N64oid, a Nintendo 64 emulator, you’re now able to bring your favorite Nintendo 64 games with you wherever you go.  The app that’s been worked on for over a year has just been...

HTC Droid Eris receives new OTA update

03/04/2011, The HTC Droid Eris might have been long, gone, and forgotten by a lot of people, but it looks like Verizon hasn’t forgotten it. They have just released an over the air update for the phone and no, it doesn’t update the phone to Android 2.2....

Google Body available for download on the Android Market

03/02/2011, The Google Body app that was shown off during the Honeycomb presentation last month has finally made its way onto the Android Market. If you’ve ever wanted to know what your body looks like, in a layer by layer tour of your skin down to your bones,...

Qualcomm shows off the power of their new Snapdragon CPUs

03/02/2011, Qualcomm, the manufacturers of the popular Snapdragon processors that are used to run Android phones, has recently released a teaser video to show off their upcoming dual-core processors. Called Desert Winds, the game shows off the graphic processing...

Havok tools released for Android developers

03/02/2011, Great news for Android gamers. Sony Ericsson and Havok have just announced the release of Havok’s product suite to Android developers. In case you haven’t heard about Havok, they are the creators of tools that have been used to create Triple-A...

HTC ChaCha renamed to ChaChaCha in Spain

03/02/2011, It looks like HTC has gotten into some hot soup with their upcoming “Facebook phone”. The HTC ChaCha was recently sued by ChaCha Search Inc, a search engine, for infringement of the ChaCha trademark. Whilst the case still remains unsettled,...

Android Market pulls apps due to malware

03/02/2011, The world is a dangerous place – be it in the virtual or real setting. Take the Android Market for example – Google has already pulled dozens of apps from the Android Market simply because the plague that is malware has already infected them...

Sony to release an Android Walkman phone?

03/01/2011, Sony has recently posted up a teaser ad with the tagline “A smarter Walkman phone is coming soon” which hints towards an Android Walkman phone that was rumored about in the middle of last year. At the time it was an average Android 1.6 phone,...

T-Mobile G-Slate to cost $699.99?

03/01/2011, The T-Mobile LG G-Slate was unveiled early last month but was not given a price until today. MobileCity an online retailer has put the tablet up for pre-order on their website. The tablet will cost $699.99 from them. Interestingly enough, they listed the...

Sony Ericsson aims to be largest Android handset maker

03/01/2011, According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Sony Ericsson has plans to become the largest maker of Android handsets. The company will be shifting their focus out of Europe and into the rest of the world. For starters, Sony Ericsson will be releasing...

Will the HTC ThunderBolt ever be released?

02/28/2011, It is uncertain why the HTC ThunderBolt that was revealed at the same time as the Motorola Xoom at CES has yet to be released, but the Android phone that was rumored to be on sale in February has still yet to make an appearance in stores. It seems like...

Samsung Galaxy S i9000 to get Gingerbread in March?

02/25/2011, Samsung Galaxy S users in the states must be green with envy now – according to some reports online, somebody at Samsung Germany stated that the Samsung Galaxy S i9000 (the version of the Galaxy S that’s been sold everywhere except the states,...