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Google Phone Gallery Introduces You To Android Phones

09/30/2010, With the influx of Android-powered phones in the market, it’s easy to get lost and find it hard to keep track of all the phones. With that in mind, Google has come up with the Google Phone Gallery to help you sort everything out, which is a showcase...

Amazon’s Android App Store Terms Get Leaked

09/29/2010, Though Amazon still hasn’t confirmed leaks about the book distributer’s plan on launching its own app store on Android devices alongside Google’s native Android Market, supposed terms for Amazon’s own app store on Android were...

Dell’s Upcoming Tablet Ambitions Unveiled

09/29/2010, Dell has unveiled some of its tablet roadmaps ahead of announcing specific devices. The first of which occurred when Michael Dell had shown off a 7-inch tablet on stage at a conference. Since then, Dell Greater China President Amit Midha has sat down with...

Sony Ericsson LiveView 1.3-inch Android Accessory

09/28/2010, Too lazy to whip out your Android-powered phone every time it buzzes in your pocket? Maybe the LiveView Android accessory from Sony Ericsson might be what you’ve been looking for. This tiny device sports a small 1.3-inch OLED display and can be worn...

Verizon HTC Android QWERTY Phone Pictured

09/27/2010, Verizon subscribers might be jumping for joy at this, as pictures of an Android-powered HTC device that looks destined for Verizon have surfaced. Unlike usual leaked pictures, these leaked pictures are surprisingly clear, and gives us a good look at...

MeeGo Gets Hacked to Work on Existing Android Hardware

09/27/2010, If you’ve been a patient little grasshopper waiting for MeeGo to get released on official hardware from Nokia and others in a smartphone, tablet, infotainment system, or any other gadget that Nokia and Intel can stuff MeeGo into, it turns out you...

Sony Ericsson will no longer deliver phones running on Symbian OS

09/27/2010, It is the end of the road where the Symbian operating system is concerned for Sony Ericsson handsets, as they will be rolling out Android only in the future. Truth be told, Symbian has been on the decline when it comes to groundbreaking and newer...

HTC Hero discontinued by Telus

09/27/2010, The HTC Hero comes in a different form factor as it has a curved bottom, something that makes it instantly recognizable at first glance. Well, Telus has just announced that they will be discontinuing this smartphone after being made available to the...

UMA Coming To Android On T-Mobile?

09/26/2010, The lack of UMA on Android devices might be an issue to some folks, but T-Mobile might be gearing up to solve that issue soon. Recent leaked pictures show that an Android Wi-Fi calling app will be arriving from T-Mobile, though it’s unlikely that it...

AT&T’s Motorola Flipout Shows Up On eBay

09/24/2010, While it may seem that AT&T have cancelled the Flipout, Motorola reps have subsequently gone on to say that the device will still see a launch date in time for the holiday season. If that’s not soon enough for you, and you’ve got $388.88...

Mozilla’s Android Seabird Concept Phone is Futuristic

09/23/2010, Mozilla is showing its concept phone which combines a number of emerging technologies to add a new dimension to the Android operating system. It includes a Bluetooth earpiece, which integrates an IR sensor so you can wave it around and pan around on the...

AlessiTab Launching in November in Italy

09/23/2010, The AlessiTab just got a release date and pricing for an Italian launch. The home-based tablet will launch in November for €399, and will feature 1GB of storage, DVB-T digital TV tuner, WiFi b/g and an HDMI output. The device’s 10-inch screen...