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Huawei MediaPad to run on Android Honeycomb

06/14/2011, After releasing the sneak peek video of the MediaPad last week, Huawei has launched an official Facebook page listing some details about the upcoming tablet. While they don’t reveal the complete specs of the device on the page, they do drop an...

Samsung Galaxy Tabs used to create Smart Schools in Korea

06/14/2011, While schools in America have decided to adopt the iPad for educational purposes, on the other side of the world, in South Korea, they prefer to use the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet instead. Samsung and Daegu high school have agreed to create a...

Windows Phone to Beat iOS by 2015, says IDC

06/13/2011, International Data Corporation, or IDC, predicts that by 2015, Android will be at the top with a 43.8% smartphone market share, while Windows Phone will stand at 20.3% and iOS at 16.9%. It’s a bold statement that might shock Apple fans, but...

Google swallows up Admeld

06/13/2011, Google has some cash to spare, which is why they decided to splash out a cool $400 million for Admeld, which is actually an advertising optimization platform for publishers. This acquisition was originally a rumor and speculation, but Google has finally...

Walmart selling the HTC Sensation 4G early

06/11/2011, Good news for those of you who can’t wait to get your hands on the HTC Sensation 4G. It has been tipped off by some readers at TmoNews that Walmart has already started to sell the Android superphone, before the official release date of the phone....

iBuildApp now lets you easily create Android apps

06/10/2011, If you’ve always wanted to build and Android app but didn’t have a clue where to begin, you’re in luck. iBuildApp (the folks behind the iPad magazine creator) has just launched a new Android app creator today called the Android Builder....

MOTOBLUR name is no more

06/09/2011, Unfortunately, it is still around. Confused yet? According to a recent comment from a Motorola spokesperson, the CEO’s statement about Motorola moving away from the name has been confirmed. But it’s not what most users have hoped it would be....

Gooapple phone combines the best of both worlds

06/09/2011, Every now and then we’ll come across a Shanzai device that proves interesting enough to write about and today the Gooapple 3G is that one device. At first glance, the phone looks just like an iPhone 4, with measurements and even the width of the...

Motorola TRIUMPH announced for Virgin Mobile

06/09/2011, In addition to the Motorola PHOTON 4G that made its debut today, Motorola also announced its first phone to be available exclusively to Virgin Mobile USA customers – the Motorola TRIUMPH. It is a feature rich Android handset that can be bought without a...

PHOTON 4G is Motorola’s first 4G phone for Sprint

06/09/2011, At the Sprint Motorola event today, the two companies announced the launch of a new high-end phone: the Motorola PHOTON 4G. Previously named the Droid X 2 before it was officially announced, the PHOTON 4G marks Motorola’s impressive 4G debut on...

Android apps put users’ information at risk

06/09/2011, Remember how awhile ago the Skype app for Android was said to be storing its users details on easily accessible files that weren’t encrypted? Well it looks like Skype isn’t the only company guilty of such practices. According to a recent...

Dell Streak 10 Pro now official

06/09/2011, If you thought the Dell Streak 7 wasn’t a large enough tablet, you’ll be glad to know that Dell has a larger tablet in the works. The company has confirmed the existence of its 10″ Honeycomb tablet dubbed the Streak 10 Pro in addition to...