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Android’s Google Voice Search Gets Personal and Learns Your Voice

12/14/2010, Google has just announced an update to Google Voice Search for Android–the update requires Android 2.2 Froyo or higher and is now available as a free download or upgrade in Android Market. In the new Google Voice Search settings, there is an option...

Quantities Of Nexus S Units At Launch Leaked

12/14/2010, While it’s great news that you’ll be able to pick up the Nexus S on Thursday, we’re fairly sure that you won’t want to wait in line only to find out that it’s sold out. Some folks out there claim to have snagged the...

Rooted Nook Color gets Android Market access

12/13/2010, Now here’s something interesting for those of you who love to dabble with arcane knowledge of rooting – that is, opening up super user access to a device without the manufacturer’s permission. Nook Color owners who have rooted their...

Huawei S7 Android Tablet With Multi-touch On Its Way?

12/12/2010, The Huawei S7 is a 7-inch Android tablet with decent specifications such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 3G and Wi-Fi data connectivity. The disappointment for many folks is the discovery that the version of the phone available in the US and Europe...

Meizu M9 iPhone Clone Shipping Christmas Day

12/09/2010, Meizu, the iPhone clone-maker, will be shipping the Meizu M9 Android phone on December 25th to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenzhen and other Chinese provinces and countries at a later date. The M9 will also be upgradeable to Android 2.3 Gingerbread,...

Samsung Galaxy S confirmed to get Android 2.3 Gingerbread

12/09/2010, We guess that Samsung is no longer unsure of whether the Galaxy S will receive Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware or not, as it has more or less been confirmed as such by a Twitter post from Samsung’s Indian arm this week. Apart from that, we see no...

Nexus S To Get OTA Updates, No Need For Samsung Kies

12/09/2010, Mac users out there who are interested in the Nexus S will probably be happy to hear a confirmation from an Android developer that since the phone uses a stock Android build, it’ll support OTA updates all the way. This means that users won’t...

Samsung Won’t Confirm If Android 2.3 Will Arrive For Galaxy S

12/09/2010, Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S will be probably be itching to find out if their phones will be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. Despite the similarities between the Galaxy S and the Nexus S, the Korean company wouldn’t confirm if the...

Wyse PocketCloud 1.1 Now For Galaxy Tab

12/09/2010, Wyse PocketCloud allows user to remotely access their desktop computer from their Android and iOS mobile devices. Today, Wyse is releasing PocketCloud version 1.1, with enhanced performances , advanced Microsoft NLA security, and optimization for tablets...

Clearer Pictures Of Motorola Tablet Surface

12/08/2010, We recently caught a glimpse of Andy Rubin fiddling with an Android-powered Motorola tablet during the D:Dive Into Mobile conference, though the tablet was pictured from a distance. Now if you’re still drooling over the idea of a Motorola Android...

Samsung W899 Android Flip Phone

12/07/2010, Samsung has already launched quite a number of Android-powered phones to date but the Korean company has just introduced its first Android-powered flip phone, namely the Samsung W899. The phone will be available via China Telecom soon, though there...

Google Announces Nexus S Android Smartphone with Android 2.3

12/06/2010, After a string of leaks and rumors, Google has announced the Nexus S smartphone today. The device runs on a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, which is the same CPU as found on the Galaxy S, and features a contoured display. Along with WiFi, Bluetooth,...