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T-Mobile Rolling Out myTouch 3G Android 2.2 Upgrade This Week

10/12/2010, T-Mobile had committed to giving the myTouch 3G an upgrade to Android 2.2 Froyo, and the carrier is making good on its promise, with upgrades to begin rolling out tomorrow. However, not all devices will get the upgrade right away as the roll out will...

Lego Mindstorms robots controlled via Android app

10/12/2010, Who said that your Android-powered phone isn’t as versatile as its iOS-powered rival? Well, someone decided to come up with an Android app that allows you to control Lego Mindstorms robots, thanks to the free Mindstorms NXT app. Of course, you will...

Acer Aspire One Happy gets Android OS

10/11/2010, Looks like the Android operating system from Google is not limited to just smartphones, but netbooks would come under their “jurisdiction” as well if you take the Acer Aspire One Happy into consideration. At least, for those living across the...

Motorola might just out Gingerbread phone as flagship model

10/11/2010, Android 2.2 (Froyo) isn’t even out on all phones yet, and we already have whispers of Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread. Well, word on the street has it that Motorola’s upcoming NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered Android phone might be the first to roll out...

Imec unveils mobile and wearable ECG system on Android smartphone

10/08/2010, Imec has come up with a spanking new mobile and wearable ECG system that will run on an Android smartphone. Since Bluetooth connectivity does take a huge chunk out of a device’s battery life, Imec has managed to achieve what it set out to do using...

Firefox 4 Beta For Android And Maemo Is Now Available

10/07/2010, Maemo and Android users should take note that the Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo is now available for download, giving you a chance to check out the upcoming features from the popular browser. If you’re a developer, Firefox 4 Beta for Android...

Cricket to deliver cheap Android smartphone

10/06/2010, Cricket, a wireless provider in the US, has just announced that they will be rolling out the Huawei Ascend Android-powered handset which certainly won’t break the bank. Touted to be the first low-cost Android smartphone Stateside, it will feature a...

Motorola Citrus Touchscreen Android Phone Unveiled

10/05/2010, If you found the Motorola Droid X’s 4.3-inch display too large for your tastes, the Motorola Citrus might be more up your street, featuring a 3-inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen display. This Android-powered phone offers you multi-tasking...

Yahoo Finance App For Android Arrives

10/05/2010, Android users who can’t tear themselves away from financial information will be glad to hear that Yahoo has launched its new Yahoo Finance app for Android, making it easier to access the information on Yahoo’s finance site. At launch the app...

AT&T Announces Android Motorola Flipside

10/05/2010, We’ve heard of the Flipside name before from an AT&T leak, and now the carrier has gone on to announce the Motorola Flipside, which is an Android smartphone. Rather than the form factor employed by the Backflip with its backflipping keyboard,...

AT&T Announces Motorola Bravo

10/05/2010, In addition to announcing the Flipout today, AT&T will also be getting a higher-end Motorola Android smartphone in its lineup. The Motorola Bravo will feature a 3.7-inch FWVGA touchscreen display, putting it in the same class as Motorola’s...

Motorola Flipout Finally Gets Announced on AT&T

10/05/2010, After some initial drama and delays, the Motorola Flipout Android handset is finally making a debut on AT&T in the U.S. Though the handset is still not available yet, users can sign up to get notified when it will be offered at att.com/flipout....