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Android 2.3 Gingerbread crammed into the iPhone 3G

01/10/2011, There are many devices out there eagerly waiting to get Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, but Apple’s iPhone 3G most likely isn’t the device that you’d expect to get the update. Of course, the update wasn’t given Google’s or Apple’s...

TCL brings Android-powered TV you can control without a remote

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] Since the explosion of the Kinect, it looks like getting everything in your house to work like the computers in Minority Report is but a step away. At least the folks at The Creative Life (TCL) seem to think so. At CES this year, TCL unveiled...

HTC EVO 4G saves a man’s life

01/08/2011, Who said phones can’t do everything? If you were a valet working at a nightclub in the middle of a shootout, you would disagree. This week, an HTC EVO 4G saved the life of a valet working at a nightclub in Atlanta. The man was caught in a shootout...

Samsung Galaxy Player YP-G50 Preview

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Apple might be a juggernaut in the “music player” business, but Samsung and other CE manufacturers now have a stable Android platform to work with. The Galaxy Player YP-G50 is an entry-level Android device that is basically a...

Panasonic Viera Connect Tablet and App Store

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Panasonic was demonstrating its app store that lets Viera TV users download games and play directly on the TV (from the Tablet). All it takes to play is to have a wireless game controller (from Panasonic?). This is a big deal for Panasonic as...

OpenPeak shows off 7″ Intel Atom Moorestown tablet

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] OpenPeak and Intel were showing a 7” Tablet that uses Moorestown, the next-generation uber-low power Intel Atom processor (CPU). This is relative to Intel’s previous generation of Atom CPUs, of course. The Tablet has a fun design, and did...

Android tops the iPhone in terms of total users for the first time

01/07/2011, We already knew that there was plenty of momentum behind Google’s Android mobile operating system and now the statistics are in, confirming that Android has passed the iPhone in terms of the total number of users for the first time, clinching the second...

Acer liquidmini Android phone unveiled

01/07/2011, Aside from the beTouch E210, Acer has also announced the liquidmini, another Android 2.2 Froyo-powered phone. If the name didn’t give it away, this small phone features a 3.2-inch 480 x 320 pixel display and is powered by a 600MHz Qualcomm processor....

Marvell 600 series tablet has interesting implications

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Is 2011 the year of the tablets? Marvell, who has their chips and processors embedded into a wide range of devices and even vehicles, aren’t going to lose out on the tablet market either with the introduction of the Marvell 100 series and 600...

Dell Streak 10 shown at CES

01/06/2011, [CES 2010] During its CES Press conference, Dell has announced the development of a 10” Tablet, the Dell Streak 10. At the moment, it is a “lab” product, but Dell has a history of bringing products out of the lab once they have been shown in public....

More pictures of the Parrot Asteroid Android powered car stereo

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] The Asteroid by Parrot is one unique device – who would’ve thought we’d see Android powering a car stereo? Well, we’ve spotted the device that was recently unveiled at CES and have got more pictures of the device for you....

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is one slim Android phone

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] Sony Ericsson have just unveiled the new Xperia arc Android smartphone today. This Android phone will be running Gingerbread (Android 2.3) on an extra wide 4.2″ multi-touch screen. According to the official press release, “The best...

Motorola unveils 4 new Android devices at CES 2011

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] The first Android device to be revealed is the Atrix 4G. Motorola have branded it as “the world’s most powerful smartphone” and it’s for a good reason. It packs a dual-core processor and a whopping 1GB of RAM, but...

Motorola Atrix Hands-On

01/05/2011, We’ve uploaded some real-world pic of the Motorola Atrix, and we’re going back to fish some more, but this looks very interesting. At first glance, the phone design is good, but we’ll get back to you in a few moment… Update: More...