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Motorola to create its own OS?

03/24/2011, Motorola has recently been on a hiring spree, adding experienced web engineers from Adobe and Apple to their payroll, reigniting old speculations of the company working on their own operating system. The rumors started last year when Motorola acquired...

Steam to show up on mobile devices?

03/23/2011, According to some rumors started by a steampowered.com forum member that met with Valve’s boss, Gabe Newell: Steam, the gaming marketplace by Valve; might be making its way to iOS and Android mobile devices in the future. This move will definitely...

Acer ICONIA tablets prices and availability dates revealed

03/23/2011, It looks like Acer’s ICONIA tablets that were revealed awhile ago finally get some price tags and arrival dates. The ICONIA TAB W500, a 10″ (1280 x 800) display toting tablet powered by an AMD Fusion C-50 dual-core processor, with an AMD...

New version of Samsung Kies signals arrival of Gingerbread?

03/23/2011, It was previously mentioned that the Samsung Romania Facebook page promised that Gingerbread will arrive on Galaxy S phones by the end of March. While that hasn’t happened yet, it has been reported that an update of Kies was being rolled out. Kies...

Nuance FlexT9 is one flexible keyboard

03/23/2011, The great thing about Android is its ability to pretty much customize every single aspect of the device and the operating system. From simple changes like the look of the device, to more complicated procedures like overclocking the processor and...

Nintendo 3DS AR cards available on the Android Market

03/23/2011, One of the fun things you can do with the 3DS is to take incredible pictures with the AR cards that ship with the device. But like all collectibles, there always is a chance for you to damage or lose them. Some folks have decided to take photographs or...

HTC EVO View 4G officially announced

03/22/2011, HTC’s debut entry into the tablet world the HTC Flyer, was shown off at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. And now, it looks like the tablet has found a carrier to sell it in the US. The HTC Flyer, rebranded as the HTC EVO View 4G has been...

HTC EVO 3D officially announced

03/22/2011, After all the speculations, rumors and leaks about the EVO 4G’s successor, it is now official. The EVO 3D was announced by Sprint today, confirming all the previous rumors and leaks about the device. Pretty much everything we’ve heard before...

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play to Drop on Verizon in Mid-April

03/22/2011, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone a.k.a. the Xperia Play is inbound – next month. A sony Ericsson product manager said the highly anticipated gaming smartphone would arrive on the Verizon network in “mid-April.” It’s not a...

Squeezebox Controller app for Android from Logitech

03/22/2011, Logitech did put their recently hired Android engineers to good use, having churned out a new Squeezebox Controller application for the Android platform. Basically, this app will play nice with an Android-powered tablet or smartphone, and being an...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 promo material spotted

03/22/2011, The folks over at Pocketnow attended the CTIA and managed to snap some photographs of the promo material for Samsung’s upcoming Honeycomb (Android 3.0) tablet, the Galaxy Tab 8.9. As its name suggests, the tablet features an 8.9″ screen that...

Amazon launches Appstore with Angry Birds Rio and gets sued by Apple

03/22/2011, Looks like previous reports about the Amazon Appstore launching today were right. The Amazon Appstore is now for folks in the US, and offers 3,800 apps at the moment. The latest version of the addictive pig-smashing game, Angry Birds Rio was also released...

T-Mobile G2X officially announced

03/22/2011, Wow, it looks like previous reports about the rumored LG Optimus 2x arriving in the US were spot on. Everything that was speculated for the device turned out to be the features of the dual-core Android phone that will be arriving on T-Mobile. The phone...