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Amazon’s 8.9″ Kindle Fire could come in Q2 2012

11/21/2011, Amazon released their brand new 7” Kindle Fire tablet not too long ago, and we know that Amazon has more tablets in the works (and a smartphone too if the rumors are to be believed). These upcoming tablets will be larger than 7” and are supposedly in...

Adobe Flash Player not included with Ice Cream Sandwich

11/21/2011, One of the “perks” that Android has over iOS is its ability to run Flash, so much so that the inclusion of Adobe’s Flash Player is more or less expected on Android. Oddly enough that does not seem to be the case with Google’s latest Android build...

ASUS and Dell not exiting the tablet business

11/18/2011, On Thursday, the folks over at DigiTimes reported that companies like ASUS, Acer and Dell were looking to retreat from the tablet business due to the OEMs struggling to make a dent in Apple’s share of the tablet market and the arrival of low cost...

Ice Cream Sandwich ported to Samsung Galaxy S2 and LG Optimus 3D

11/18/2011, The source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was officially released not too long ago, and just as we predicted – the community has already started porting it over to current generation Android devices. The latest version of Android is now...

Google granted patent for pattern unlock screen

11/18/2011, While Apple may have patented the “slide to unlock” feature found on iOS devices and some non-iOS devices, it looks like Google may have been granted the patent for a pattern unlock screen, a feature we’re sure many Android users are familiar with.

FXI Cotton Candy is Android on a USB stick

11/18/2011, FXI Technologies, a hardware and software startup based in Norway has just demonstrated the world’s first “any screen, connected computing USB device.” Codenamed Cotton Candy, this USB stick allows users to run Android or Linux on just...

Lenovo LePad K2 NVIDIA Tegra 3 tablet gets benchmarked

11/18/2011, A few days ago we reported that Lenovo had plans to launch a 10.1” NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core tablet (dubbed the Lenovo LePad K2) and its specifications were a bit of a mystery back then, but thanks to a recent benchmark test that Lenovo conducted on GL...

Motorola shareholders vote in favor of “Googorola” deal

11/18/2011, We know that Google has announced their plans to purchase Motorola Mobility, and it seems that Motorola’s shareholders have given the company the green light to proceed with the acquisition deal with a 99% vote in favor of the deal. The shareholders at...

Sony Ericsson updates unlock bootloader website

11/18/2011, A few months ago Sony Ericsson put up an official website for Sony Ericsson users to unlock their Android phones. All they had to do was visit it, follow the instructions online and they could easily unlock their devices without worrying complicated...

Android website gets revamped

11/18/2011, Don’t you think it was not too long ago when Google first introduced their Android operating system, leading people to wonder whether it will ever be able to make a foothold in the industry that was dominated by the BlackBerry army as well as Nokia?...

Analysts believe an Amazon Android smartphone is in the works

11/17/2011, We know that Amazon has several Android tablets planned. They recently released the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet and they have larger models in the works, but if Citigroup’s analysts Mark Mahaney and Kevin Chang are correct, we could be looking at a...