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Verizon removes first month activation fee from the Motorola XoomAndroid is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Verizon removes first month activation fee from the Motorola Xoom

02/24/2011, Verizon has decided to remove the first month “hidden” activation fee for users purchasing the Motorola Xoom Honeycomb (Android 3.0) tablet off contract from them. It looks like all the complaining from customers who only wanted to use the...

HTC Flyer promo video released

02/24/2011, HTC has released a promotional video for their upcoming HTC Flyer tablet, and it’s interesting to say the least. The video shows off what the tablet can be used for, and ends with the slogan “a tablet for the whole family”. It looks like...

The Daily to launch on Android?

02/24/2011, According to some reports online, The Daily, an eNewspaper that launched on the iPad earlier this month might not be an iPad exclusive. According to an anonymous tip to the folks at All Things D, the News Corp owned newspaper will be making its way over...

Motorola Xoom Honeycomb tablet available today

02/24/2011, After more than a month since the tablet was introduced at this year’s CES, the highly anticipated Android tablet from Motorola is finally here. The Motorola Xoom is Google’s flagship Honeycomb (Android 3.0) device and will ship with the pure...

Gmail app for Android updated

02/23/2011, Good news, Gmail users with Android phones. Google has just updated their Gmail app on the Android operating system, bringing some new features and bug fixes to the app. Gingerbread devices will get the ability to copy text with a long press, and all...

MapQuest now available on Android

02/23/2011, MapQuest has just released their map and navigation app for the Android operating system. So for those of you who are looking for a free alternative to Google Maps – MapQuest is just for you. It makes use of OpenStreetMap – maps that can be edited and...

Froyo officially arrives for AT&T Samsung Captivate tomorrow

02/23/2011, After last week’s fiasco of posting up the Samsung Captivate Android 2.2 (Froyo) update and then retracting it, it looks like AT&T are now ready to serve to their customers a helping of Froyo again. According to an update posted on their...

Samsung Galaxy S 4G now available from T-Mobile

02/23/2011, T-Mobile’s first 42mbps capable phone is now available for purchase nationwide. Although their 42mbps HSPA+ network isn’t ready yet, users can still enjoy the 21mbps download speeds on their current 4G network. The Samsung Galaxy S 4G also...

2 new Archos Android tablets approved by the FCC

02/23/2011, Two new Archos tablets have recently passed through the offices of the FCC. Both tablets will run on Android, but differ in size and functionality. The first one, called the ARNOVA 8, is a tablet with an 8″ display that supports a resolution of 800...

NOOKcolor turned into an In-Car Entertainment device

02/23/2011, If there’s one thing about the NOOKcolor we love, it’s the fact that it is one heck of a versatile device that can be purchased for a low price. After people started rooting their NOOKcolor eBook readers to turn them into fully functional...

Google Gingerbread rolling out to Nexus One and Nexus S

02/23/2011, Great news for all Nexus One and Nexus S owners – Google has officially announced in a tweet that the Gingerbread (Android 3.0) update has started rolling out. The roll out will take a few weeks to complete so if it hasn’t reached you yet, have a...

8.9″ Samsung Galaxy Tab to arrive next month?

02/23/2011, According to some rumors online, the giant Korean electronics manufacturer is said to unveil a mid-sized Galaxy Tab next month. If the 7″ version is too small for you and the 10.1″ too big, you will be pleased to know that rumors put the...

Motorola Xoom will have an unlockable bootloader

02/23/2011, Motorola has just announced in a tweet that their upcoming Xoom Android 3.0 tablet will have an unlockable bootloader – just like the Nexus S and the Nexus One before it. What this means for most people isn’t much, but to developers and the folks...

Sharp Lynx SH-03C gets a hands-on video

02/23/2011, The folks over at Akihabara News recently got their hands on a Sharp Lynx SH-03C – the world’s first glasses-free 3D phone (no LG, the title does not belong to you) and posted a detailed first impression of the phone. Sharp Lynx SH-03C runs on a...