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Android And iPhone Version Of Google Finance Launched

08/25/2010, There are folks who just can’t live without the latest financial information at their fingertips and with that in mind, Google has launched its mobile page for Google Finance, giving Android and iPhone users a unified experience across said...

Samsung Galaxy S Is The First DivX HD Certified Android Device

08/25/2010, Samsung’s Galaxy S is enjoying plenty of positive press recently, and after the device was confirmed to be using the durable Gorilla Glass for its display, DivX has now confirmed that Samsung’s flagship Android device earns the DivX HD...

SmartDevices SmartQ V3 Android-powered tablet

08/24/2010, SmartDevices aims to make a splash in the growing tablet market with the Android-powered SmartQ V3, where this model will be a whole lot smaller. After all, it has a display which might resemble a smartphone or a touch-based portable media player –...

ViewSonic To Introduce Tablet That Dual Boots Windows And Android

08/23/2010, Not everybody might want to have to make the decision of whether to run Windows 7 or Google’s Android OS when purchasing a device and the upcoming ViewSonic tablet might be a device that would satisfy folks from both camps. Word is that ViewSonic is...

T-Mobile G2 teaser site surfaces

08/18/2010, T-Mobile’s G1 was the first Android smartphone to hit the market in the US, and the mobile carrier decided that it will not stop there with a G2 model coming your way. In order to raise interest, T-Mobile has released a new teaser site for the...

PayPal Payments Coming To The Android Market

08/18/2010, We previously heard that eBay was working to integrate its payment service into Google’s Android Market, giving Android users an alternative means for payment to Google Checkout. Now it seems that we might be inching closer to such a situation as...

Stream TV Networks to roll out new eLocity A7 tablet

08/17/2010, Stream TV Networks has plans to introduce a spanking new mobile tablet to the world which is touted to optimize portability, connectivity and computing power in a solitary device known as the eLocity A7. Boasting a high resolution 7″ display packed...

Adobe AIR to hit Android smartphones this fall

08/17/2010, Looking for some Adobe AIR on your Android-powered smartphone? You don’t have to wait too long any more, as it will be available on the Android Market this fall. Apart from that, there will also be a bunch of initial apps being made available...

HTC Droid Incredible Back In Stock Again

08/17/2010, The phone has been rather elusive all the time, but if you’ve been holding back and waiting for it, you’ll be happy to know that the HTC Droid Incredible is back in stock at Verizon, though there’s no telling how long it’ll remain...

Modu W Tiny Android Phone Visits The FCC

08/16/2010, You might have heard of the modu T before this, which is touted as the smallest touchscreen phone in the world. Now the company, modu, has sent another phone to pay a visit to the FCC, namely the modu W, which is also a rather small device, though exact...

PhoneTell: Android App with “Hard-to-Find” Phone Numbers

08/16/2010, Launched in May, PhoneTell is an Android app that allows users to search phone numbers across multiple sources such as the personal address book, Gmail, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Yelp, Yellow Pages, White Pages, and Bing. It is easy to find a restaurant near...

HTC Bee, Spark And Lexikon Smartphone Specifications Leaked

08/13/2010, Details of three upcoming HTC smartphones have surfaced, giving us the technical specifications of the HTC Bee, Lexikon and Spark. The first two will be powered by Android 2.2 Froyo, while the HTC Spark will be a Windows Phone 7 device. According to the...