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AT&T throttling the Inspire 4G?

02/21/2011, In today’s uninspiring news, it has been recently discovered that AT&T have been disabling 4G upload speeds on their latest Android phone, the HTC Inspire 4G. Whether this was done intentionally or not it’s yet to be known. Apparently...

2 more Sony tablets leaked

02/21/2011, The folks over at Engadget managed to get some exclusive Sony info again. According to some tipsters, the Japanese electronics manufacturer known for their TVs and PlayStation console will be joining the tablet warzone with two more tablets – another...

Nexus One runs Honeycomb

02/21/2011, No, the title isn’t a typo and if you’re wondering – Gingerbread isn’t officially on the Nexus One yet, how can it get Honeycomb? Well, thanks to the folks over at XDA-developers, they have managed to port over the latest version of...

The world’s thinnest smartphone from NEC is only 7.7mm thick

02/21/2011, Some pictures of NEC’s upcoming Android phone have leaked, and boy it is skinny. Some photographs of the NEC Medias recently leaked online, and it lives up to its 7.7mm thickness by being that width all the way from the top to the bottom of the...

Motorola Xoom Honeycomb tablet now up for pre-order on Best Buy

02/21/2011, The highly anticipated and hyped up Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet from Motorola is finally available for pre-order and is slated to arrive in stores this Thursday. The folks over at Best Buy have started listing the Motorola Xoom on their site, and you...

Samsung Galaxy commercial shows who the phones are for

02/18/2011, Samsung has just released a 3 minute long promo video of their upcoming Galaxy phones (except the S 2) which basically shows the target demographic they are aiming for. The Ace is targeted at professionals who need their phones for doing work on the go,...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play looks beautiful in white

02/18/2011, Ever since Apple released the white iPod eons ago, white has pretty much set the standard for a device looking beautiful, and with Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play, it’s no exception. O2 has just announced that they will be selling an exclusive...

AC 310 turns your dollar note into a battlefield

02/18/2011, The folks over at Crunch Gear recently met up with Jeroen Mol, a developer at BeyondReality and shot a video demonstration of their upcoming Augmented Reality game – AC 130. Slated to arrive on Android phones later this month, this airplane shooter puts...

HTC Desire HD caught running on Android 3.0 Honeycomb

02/18/2011, We all know that Android 3.0 Honeycomb is the tablet-optimized version of Google’s mobile operating system, but that doesn’t mean someone smart and slick enough isn’t able to do wonders with it – check out said version of the OS...

QuickOffice suite for Android ready for Honeycomb

02/18/2011, If you love QuickOffice, then chances are you would have an app of it running on your Android-powered tablet. What happens, however, when current tablets start to upgrade to Android 3.0 Honeycomb down the road? Will your software become obsolete? Nay,...

Motorola Atrix 4G in stores next Tuesday

02/18/2011, AT&T has officially confirmed through a tweet that the Motorola Atrix 4G will be in stores next Tuesday, February 22. Great news for everybody who has been looking out for this Android phone/laptop. So if you’ve already pre-ordered the device,...

HTC Desire to get Gingerbread update in the near future

02/17/2011, Great news for HTC Desire family owners – it has been reported HTC will be releasing the Gingerbread (Android 2.3/2.4) update for the HTC Desire family after the new Desire S goes on sale. Wow it hasn’t been officially announced by HTC, the...

PlayOn now supports Android

02/17/2011, PlayOn, the video streaming service from MediaMall Technologies is now officially supported on Android devices. The service that lets you stream content from Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand, TBS, CBS, PBS, CNN, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, Adult...

Motorola Xoom Android tablet manual leaked online

02/17/2011, Wanted to know everything you ever wanted to know about Motorola’s upcoming Xoom Android tablet? Well almost everything, at least – the folks over at Droid-Life managed to get their hands on the user manual for the Motorola Xoom and were kind...