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Motorola Android tablet to be called Xoom?

12/22/2010, We already know that Motorola is going to offer an Android-powered tablet sooner or later. What we don’t know is what the official name for it will be, though it was previously rumored to be Stingray. Now a trademark application by Motorola has been...

TuneLink Auto Bluetooth for Android devices

12/21/2010, Just last month, we saw that New Potato Technologies delivered their TuneLink Auto Bluetooth in-vehicle streaming device for iOS devices, and have followed up on that act with a version for Android-powered smartphones. Similar to the iDevice model, this...

Droid Incredible tastes Android 2.3 Gingerbread

12/21/2010, The Droid Incredible might not be the first device that you’d associate with Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but the folks over at XDA-developers have been busy working on it and now it’s ready for folks to test drive. They’ve...

ExoPC tweaked to run Android 2.2. Froyo

12/21/2010, That didn’t take long did it? No sooner did we post that the ExoPC Windows-powered tablet was up for pre-order, we’ve come across a posting that someone out there has managed to get Google’s Android OS to boot on the 11.6-inch tablet....

Pen Stylus the Next Chapter for Android Tablet Productivity

12/20/2010, You thought that with capacitive touchscreens, the world would be rid of pesky stylus pens for good, didn’t you? Well N-trig, a company whose tech has been used on a number of Windows computing products, is eyeing the Android tablet platform as the...

Google Nexus S experiences delay in the UK

12/20/2010, Folks who reside in the UK (and are reveling in a white winter wonderland at the moment) and are looking forward to getting their gloved hands wrapped around a Google Nexus S handset will be disappointed to know that both Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy...

Sprint’s Samsung Intercept to receive Android 2.2 Froyo update

12/20/2010, Looks like even entry-level smartphones which run on the Android operating system will not fall short when it comes to operating system updates, as evident by Sprint announcing the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Sprint Intercept in the form of the DL05...

Skype For Android Updated To Support Galaxy S And SD Card Installs

12/16/2010, Getting Skype installed on your Android-powered device might not be as simple as getting it installed on the iPhone, due to device support. The good news is that Galaxy S phones that are running Android 2.2 Froyo will now be able to install the popular...

PlayStation App coming to Android and iOS devices

12/16/2010, Is Sony serious about their PlayStation Phone? The reason we ask that is because we are left scratching our heads as to why the PlayStation App is now being developed for devices running on iOS and Android operating systems. Good thing Sony has cleared...

Trillian for Android – ’nuff said

12/16/2010, We do remember back in the day where Instant Messaging (IM) started to pick up, and there were a fair number of players in the market like Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Messenger (now Windows Live), ICQ, AOL Chat, mIRC, and Skype, opening up so many programs...