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EVO Shift 4G Review

01/24/2011, Evo Shift 4G Review - the HTC Evo Shift 4G is presented by Sprint as a smaller version of their EVO 4G handset. Is that so, and what does it fell to have a QWERTY EVO phone? Check this review.

Android Market coming to Google TV?

01/21/2011, While Google TV is facing plenty of challenges, Google isn’t giving up on the platform yet and now rumors are going around that Google is adding a filtration system into the Android Market that will prevent users of non-touchscreen devices (such as...

Android contains code copied from Java?

01/21/2011, The legal battle between Oracle’s Java and Google’s Android has been going on for a while and now it seems that it might actually have a case. It has been discovered that at least 43 Android source files appear to have been directly copied from Java....

LG Optimus Me P350 pictures and specs leaked

01/21/2011, A new LG Android phone has recently surfaced online and it looks like LG are targeting the budget crowd with this device. The entry-level Android phone called the LG Optimus Me P350 runs Android 2.2, packs a 3 megapixel camera, and will have Bluetooth,...

T-Mobile Dell Streak 7 Android tablet to cost $330?

01/20/2011, The Dell Streak 7 Android tablet that’s arriving on T-Mobile has had its price leaked on its product page. Apparently in the small print at the bottom of the product page, it states,”$82.50 down payment, plus 3 monthly payments of $82.50,...

Android Battery Life Easy Improvements

01/20/2011, This page will explain how you can improve the battery life of your Android device. It is the most important thing, after what we’re actually doing with it. Although it would be nice if we did not have to think about power-savings at all, the...

Dual-screen Android tablet to be unveiled by Sprint on Feb 7th?

01/19/2011, We recently caught wind that Sprint was notifying folks of a special event on February 7th that will introduce an industry first, though there wasn’t any mention of what will be unveiled. Now a rumor is going around that Sprint is actually gearing up...

Read newspapers and magazines using Kindle for Android

01/18/2011, While publishers have been reported still trying to work out a deal to get their magazines sold on iOS, Amazon has taken advantage of this fact and has introduced the newspaper and magazine subscription model in their Android app. Kindle users can easily...

Amazon to set their own prices on their own Android app store

01/17/2011, Bad news if you’re thinking of selling your apps on their upcoming Android app store – you don’t get the final say on what your app costs. According to a report online, you’ll be able to submit your app to Amazon with a suggested sales...

NASA releases Spinoff app for Android

01/17/2011, NASA has just released a new app for Android and it’s not the NASA HD App that’s been released on the iPad for awhile now. In case you didn’t know, NASA Spinoff is a publication that informs folks of all the latest technologies that have...

Disney to release smartphones

01/17/2011, When they said every Tom, Dick and Harry would have a smartphone in the future, they weren’t kidding. Disney Mobile has just announced that they will be unveiling a new range of Disney smartphones that will definitely be a hid with the kids and to...

T-Mobile puts up a page for its upcoming G-Slate Android tablet

01/16/2011, We recently caught wind of T-Mobile and LG’s G-Slate Android-powered tablet announcement and also saw the tablet pay a visit to the FCC. Now it’s likely that we’re moving slightly closer to the launch of the device as T-Mobile has put up an...

Music sync coming to Android devices?

01/16/2011, We’ve been hearing rumors of Google launching a music service of its own for some time and now a picture from an Android 2.3 device shows a “Sync Music” option in the device’s Google Account options. While there isn’t any official confirmation...

Telenav 6.2: AT&T Android Now, More Coming Soon

01/14/2011, Telenav has just announced the version 6.2 its navigation app that features improvements in many areas, but the most interesting ones are: Quick Search: this is a menu-less search that should make local searches faster. It looks more like a web search...