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ASUS announces 4 new tablets

01/04/2011, [CES 2011] It looks like ASUS will be releasing 4 new tablets over the course of the year – the Eee Slate, the Eee Pad Transformer, the Eee Pad Slider and the Eee Pad MeMO. After unveiling them today at CES, the Taiwanese company has revealed their...

Nexus S now overclocked to 1.3GHz

01/04/2011, It was just yesterday when we reported about the Google Nexus S phone being over clocked to 1.2GHz, now it looks like the developer is far from done and has managed to push another 100MHz out of the Hummingbird CPU, bringing it up to 1.3GHz. Makes me...

Samsung Galaxy Tab case with Bluetooth keyboard

01/03/2011, If you’re looking to keep your Samsung Galaxy Tab protected while on the move, and want to increase its functionality while you’re stationary, the Galaxy Tab case with Bluetooth Keyboard might be the solution for you. Available from Brando,...

AOC Breeze Sub-$200 8-inch Android Tablet

01/03/2011, [CES 2011] AOC, a company that usually makes displays is jumping into the Android Tablet market with a sub-$200 8″ Android Tablet. Sub-$200? Yes, that’s correct, but what’s inside for such a low price? Let’s take a closer look: The...

HSTi wireless media stick to support Android devices

01/03/2011, HSTi is set to unveil its Wireless Media Stick Android mobile app this week, an app that will allow the device to stream your stored movies, music and photos from any Android-powered smartphone or tablet to your media player. The Wireless Media Stick acts...

RunKeeper Pro going for free on iOS/Android

12/31/2010, Joggers out there who have been thinking about purchasing RunKeeper for iOS/Android but didn’t want to pay the $10 fee are in for a treat. The folks behind the app are offering the Pro version for free between now and the end of January. There is...

Russians claim ZTE phone can whoop iPhone 4’s ass

12/30/2010, According to Russian firm AFK Sistema, they have come up with a handset that on paper is capable of “beating” the iPhone 4 when it comes to GPS navigation – by that, we presume they’re saying that the iPhone 4’s GPS...

Nook: ‘Biggest bestseller ever’ for B&N

12/30/2010, Barnes & Noble has announced that the Nook has officially become their “Biggest Bestseller” – ever (B&N is a 40-year old company). B&N has announced that the Nook Color has been selling very well and is the number one selling...

HTC HD2 to get Android direct boot

12/30/2010, HTC’s HD2 Windows Mobile phone has always been a popular device for Android ports and now the Dark Forces Team’s MAGLDR 1.09 might make things easier for Android fans out there. The program allows Android builds to be flashed directly to the NAND ROM,...

Promotional videos on the way to the Android Market?

12/28/2010, Google has recently been asking developers to submit demo videos of their Android apps and now it seems to be coming together. About 500 apps have videos available through the Market’s API, allowing third-party app discovery sites to expose them for...

HTC Desire HD visits the FCC with support for North American 3G

12/28/2010, We’re still waiting to get our mittens on the HTC Desire HD and now it seems that we’re inching closer to doing so. A device bearing the model number PD98120 has paid a visit to the FCC and it supports the WCDMA bands II and V, making it compatible...

Vidtonic DIY Android TV to appear at CES

12/27/2010, We already know of Apple TV and Google TV, but what about Android TV? While it’s not an official product from Google, the folks over at Vidtonic are planning to showcase an interesting piece of kit at the upcoming CES. The kit promises to allow you to...