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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,...

Android 2.x On 83 Percent Of Android Devices

12/02/2010, Not every Android-powered device out there is blessed with the latest and greatest firmware update, sometimes due to carrier or hardware restrictions. Now the stats are in and according to the Android Market, Android 2.0 or higher is already on 83 percent...

Android for Men, iPhone for Women According to Recent Survey

12/01/2010, A recent survey published by Nielsen reveals that Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone are among the most popular phones in the U.S., with iPhone and BlackBerry leading the pack with 27 percent market share each and Android not too far off with 23 percent and...