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Elonex eTouch Android tablet hitting Toys R Us for £90

10/28/2010, Just how much do you think an Android tablet is worth these days? Well, Toys R Us will be delivering the Elonex eTouch tablet for £90, now how about that? This means it will be the cheapest model on the block, being a whole lot more affordable...

Novatech nTablet Dual Boots Windows 7 And Android

10/28/2010, If you can’t decide between Google Android and Windows 7, you might want to check out the Novatech nTablet which is capable of dual booting either OS. It might look a little familiar to you, as it sports the same design as the ViewSonic Viewpad 100...

Navigon Brings Mobile Navigator GPS Software to U.S. Android Phones

10/27/2010, U.S. owners of Android phones who need turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation and would rather not rely on the network-based Google Maps with Navigation feature will be happy to know that Navigon will be bringing its Mobile Navigator software to the...

PayPal Accidentally Announces Support For The Android Market

10/27/2010, Seems like PayPal should be supporting the Android Market soon as the company posted a short announcement on it on its corporate blog, only to pull it seconds later. Fortunately Google cache means that the information can still be found, and it confirms...

Sprint Releases Galaxy Tab Pricing Information

10/25/2010, Sprint today has announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing plan, which will cost $399 with a two year contract. The data-only U.S. version of Samsung’s Android tablet will be available beginning November 14th and will be available with the following...

LG Android Phone For Verizon Sports LTE

10/25/2010, A picture of what will apparently be a future high-end LG Android phone for Verizon has surfaced. Specific details on the phone weren’t mentioned but detective work on the picture shows that there is a LTE logo nearby the lower half of the back...

Android 2.3 could be Gingerbread

10/22/2010, Could Google be leaving trails to the wrong place all this while? We thought that Gingerbread would be Android 3.0, but it seems that another version has cropped up recently – and we’re referring to a more realistic Android 2.3. The image...

All Carriers To Get Android 2.2 Update For Galaxy S This November

10/21/2010, The Android 2.2 Froyo update situation must be irritating Galaxy S owners all around, since it has taken quite a bit of time to arrive. Some users over in Nordic countries already have managed to get hold of it, and reports were in that UK users will be...

Opad N3 runs off Android operating system as well

10/21/2010, There doesn’t seem to be any shortage of Android-powered tablets around in the market, as evident by yet another model from ONN with the OPad N3. This device will come with a 7-inch display at 800 x 480 resolution, sporting a capacitive screen which...

Pantech Android phone ready to hit South Korea

10/21/2010, The Android entourage in South Korea has received yet another addition to the family in the form of the Pantech IM-A690S. While it hasn’t been made official just yet, we do know that it will arrive in that part of the world next week via Sky....

Lenovo holds off Android tablets until summer next year

10/20/2010, Lenovo does not have any plans to roll out an Android powered tablet in the mean time, at least not until summer 2011. According to CEO Rory Read, Lenovo intends to wait until Google releases its latest version of the Android OS, where Read does drop...

DIY: Bluetooth Wireless Oscilloscope For Android Phones

10/20/2010, You might not be familiar with an oscilloscope, but it’s a device that can display visual images of varying electrical voltages over time. Now the Android oscilloscope Bluetooth project is a device that can be hooked up to an Android device via...