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myTouch 3G Froyo 2.2 update works on the T-Mobile G1

11/09/2010, Here’s a pop quiz – which is the first Android-powered smartphone to hit the market? Well, no prizes for folks who blurted out the T-Mobile G1. This grand-daddy of them all might not have an official Android 2.2 Froyo update, but that has not...

Motorola CLIQ Gets Official Android 2.1 Update

11/09/2010, Motorola CLIQ owners who have been drooling over the Android 2.1 update that many other phones already have are in for a spot of good news. Following the leaked version of the Android 2.1 update a few weeks back, the official Android 2.1 update for the...

Toshiba Android-powered Regza T-01C Phone

11/08/2010, Toshiba has introduced its first Android-powered smartphone over in Japan, the T-01C, which will be arriving in said country this December or next January. The phone actually carries the company’s Regza branding, normally reserved for its TV sets....

Archos 101 Android Tablet Dissected

11/07/2010, Folks in the US might not be able to get hold of the Archos 101 Android-powered tablet just yet, but the folks over in Europe are and one French user has decided to put it under the knife and dissect it, showing us the juicy internals. The reason for the...

Binatone Android-based iDECT iHome Phone targets landlines

11/05/2010, Mention Android and most of you would be thinking about mobile devices. Well, here’s news for you – Binatone’s Android-based iDECT iHome Phone is meant for landlines, although it will come with features that are normally associated with...

Samsung Hints at Galaxy Tabs With Different Screen Sizes in 2011

11/04/2010, Samsung mobile head JK Shin said that Samsung will introduce more tablets in various sizes in 2011. Shin says that “Samsung is also preparing to introduce various models to cement our position as a market leader in the tablet market” and...

Twitter For Android Updated, Closer To iPhone Version

11/04/2010, Twitter-addicts who use an Android-powered device will be happy to hear that the social networking company has released an update to its Android app, offering functionality that’s closer to the iPhone version. The layout of the timeline has since...

Rumor: Verizon Cancels Android-powered LG enV Pro

11/02/2010, If you’ve been waiting to get hold of an Android-powered LG enV Pro phone, there’s a bit of bad news for you. Word is going around that Verizon has killed plans to release the phone as it’s been said to have left users unimpressed during...