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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...

Customize Your Own Android Phone From $410

10/20/2010, Unhappy with the phones that are currently offered by the common manufactures out there? Maybe you’d like something made to your specifications instead. A small startup company in Germany called Synapse is now offering to create Android 2.2 devices...

Hacked U-verse Android App For Non-AT&T Phones Surfaces

10/20/2010, It was good news for AT&T U-verse subscribers when AT&T announced that U-verse Mobile for Android was arriving, allowing users to manage all their DVR programming from their Android-powered phone. The bad news is that official support is...

Samsung Introduces Its SMT-i9100 Android Tablet For KDDI Japan

10/18/2010, While all the fuss has been about the freshly-announced Samsung Galaxy Tab recently, Japanese carrier KDDI is now offering a new Samsung Android tablet, though it’s not the Galaxy Tab. The SMT-i9100 looks and offers very different specifications,...

Angry Birds For Android Hits 1M Downloads In A Single Day

10/18/2010, By now mobile gamers should already know of the insanely addictive Angry Birds game, and the Android version was recently released. In case you’re wondering how the response was, the company has managed to generate a million downloads for the game...

Android 4.0 Will Apparently Be Dubbed Ice Cream

10/18/2010, By now you probably know that Google likes to name various versions of its Android OS after food, and we’ve already seen Android 1.5, 1.6, 2.0/2.1, and 2.2 being called Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, and Froyo (frozen yogurt) respectively. Aside from that,...

Angry Birds For Android Arrives!

10/15/2010, Android users have been waiting for it to arrive for a long time, and now Rovio has announced that the full Angry Birds game is up for download and did we mention that it’s free? While the game is currently going for free, the developers claim that...

Google On Track To Rake In $1 Billion This Year From Android

10/15/2010, Google has revealed its third-quarter earnings and has confirmed that it’s on track to bring in $1 billion this year in mobile revenue while expecting continued strong growth in the mobile scene. Considering that it doesn’t take into account...

Opera Mobile For Android To Arrive Within A Month

10/14/2010, If you think that the browsing experience on your Android-powered device is a little gimped, the good news is that Opera is planning to bring its Opera Mobile browser to Android within a month. The two main features of Opera Mobile that are currently...