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Google officially shows off Honeycomb

02/02/2011, Today at the Android-themed Google event, Google proudly gave an in-depth demonstration of the latest version of the Android operating system. Android 3.0, or better known as Honeycomb, is the first version of Android that has been optimized for tablets,...

Android, you’re my only hope – Nokia

02/02/2011, You will definitely greet such news with a dose of skepticsm, after all, to have Nokia use Android as their operating system of choice would be somewhat akin to having Mac computers run on Windows. Wait a minute here, didn’t the latter happen...

T-Mobile officially announces the Samsung Galaxy S 4G

02/02/2011, The 4G Samsung Galaxy S phone that was rumored to hit T-Mobile isn’t exactly news, but we now have an official announcement from T-Mobile and Samsung about the phone’s release date. In case you’re not up to speed, the Galaxy S 4G is an...

Samsung Galaxy Tab has a sky-high return rate

02/01/2011, Samsung might have sold truckloads of their Galaxy Tab Android tablets, but how many of those tablets stay with their satisfied customers? Apparently not many, according to some reports. It has discovered that 15% of Galaxy Tabs sold are being returned...

LG Optimus 3D to debut at Mobile World Congress

02/01/2011, After being spotted in the wild, it looks like LG is ready to blow the cover on their upcoming 3D phone. The LG Optimus 3D has been officially announced to make its debut appearance at the Mobile World Congress in Spain, Barcelona in a couple of weeks....

New Samsung Galaxy S 2 teaser launched

02/01/2011, For those of you who’ve been waiting for a sneak peek at the upcoming Galaxy S phone from Samsung, you’re in for a treat. Samsung has just released a new teaser for the upcoming Galaxy S 2, and boy it sure looks slim. Besides a glimpse of what...

Galaxy Tab Review

01/31/2011, Galaxy Tab review - what does it do? What function does it create or improve upon? Here are the answers

LG Optimus 2X Review

01/31/2011, LG Optimus 2X Review - This in-depth review of the Optimus 2X (LG-P990) covers virtually most practical aspects of this dual-core smartphone

Pentel Airpen Mini will work with Android

01/31/2011, Pentel’s Airpen Mini, a multi-purpose pen that that automatically transfers what you write on paper to a computer will work with Android devices in the near future. All you have to do is activate the pen, start writing on a piece of paper, and all...

NOOKcolor hacked with Android 3.0 Honeycomb

01/30/2011, Developer/hacker “@deeper-blue” recently posted a video on how he managed to port over the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system which has been specially optimized for tablet use over to the NOOKcolor. So far, the port isn’t working all...

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...