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INQ Cloud Touch shown off in video preview

02/09/2011, The folks over at Tech Crunch were paid a visit by INQ who had something they wanted to show off – the INQ Cloud Touch, or something that will be more commonly known as the “Facebook phone”. (Yes, we know it’s merely an Android phone...

Myriad Alien Dalvik allows Android apps to run on other platforms

02/08/2011, Google’s Android is a pretty popular platform and there are plenty of apps for it. Now the Myriad Group AG has announced the launch of the Myriad Alien Dalvik, which allows Android apps to run on non-Android platforms unmodified. All that is needed is...

Movie Studio video editor for Android Honeycomb

02/07/2011, Video editing on mobile devices seems to be increasingly important and after Apple introduced iMovie for iOS devices, folks have also discovered a Movie Studio app on the Motorola XOOM, which is powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb. If the name didn’t give...

Android 2.4 to arrive in April?

02/07/2011, Android fans that love complexity will love to hear the latest rumors that are going around. Apparently Viewsonic’s recently announced ViewPad 4 smartphone will be powered by Android 2.4 when it’s launched in April and the operating system is capable...

Android Market delivers malware now?

02/06/2011, The Android Market is now web-based, making it a whole lot convenient to install applications across all of your Android devices, whether it is from a PC or from any of the devices.With Google’s new web-based Android Market letting users select and buy...

LG Optimus Pad to make its debut at the Mobile World Congress

02/04/2011, In a Korean press release, LG has confirmed that they will be showing off their upcoming Optimus Pad at the Mobile World Congress 2011 in Spain, Barcelona in just over a week. The Android tablet that was first talked about in the middle of last year is...

LG Optimus Black spotted on T-Mobile UK’s website

02/03/2011, The LG Optimus Black that was first unveiled at CES 2011 this year is finally one step closer to making its way into consumers’ hands. Users can now register their interest in the phone on T-Mobile UK’s website. The Optimus Black is an...

Official blogger app released for Android

02/03/2011, It’s taken awhile, but it’s finally here. Google has just released the official Blogger app for the Android operating system. Using the app you can now post up entries on one of the world’s most popular blogging services. Here are some...

Android Market web store launched

02/02/2011, At the Android-themed event today, Google gave the world an in-depth look at Honeycomb (Android 3.0) and its features. After the Honeycomb presentation, they had something else in store for the crowd – the launching of the Android Market web store....

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...