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Samsung Galaxy S2 used in Ford e-bike concept

09/13/2011, Electric bikes are handy, especially for those who prefer not pedaling all the way to work and reach all sweaty in the process. Now, if you weren’t a fan of e-bikes back then, perhaps this e-bike concept by Ford may cool enough to convert you.

Vizio Tablet Video Chat With ooVoo

09/13/2011, Vizio has announced that its 8″ Vizio Tablet now supports the ooVoo video chat application that lets up to six participants communicate with audio and video over WiFi. ooVoo is an application that has been out there for a while, but it is not...

LG Enlighten surfaces again

09/12/2011, The LG Enlighten, an entry-level Android phone from LG, was slated for an August 25th release but that has yet to happen. For those of you who were looking forward to the phone – fret not, it hasn’t been cancelled; it’s just been delayed....

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray user manual up for download

09/12/2011, The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray phone has started to ship in some territories, but for those of you who want to get a closer look at the phone and can’t wait, we’ve got something for your fix. The phone’s user manual has been made available...

TouchDroid project dead, long live TouchPad Android port

09/11/2011, I must say that this piece of news is rather disappointing – in fact, I was pretty much looking forward to it, but to heard that the TouchDroid project is dead? Time to move on in life, I guess. Good thing that the disbanding of the project team...

Next version of Android to be called Jelly Bean?

09/09/2011, We all know that Google gives different names of desserts to each new major version of Android, and the next version of Android that will be released after Ice Cream Sandwich (which is slated to arrive later this year) is going to be called Jelly Bean,...

“Acne cure” smartphone app developers fined

09/09/2011, If you have an app on your smartphone that supposedly cures your skin problems, we’ve got some bad news for you: you’ve been duped. The FTC has recently fined two developers for creating “acne cure” apps for Android and iOS. Called...

Motorola Droid Bionic receives teardown

09/09/2011, Whenever a new gadget is released, like clockwork, you can expect the iFixit gang to get their paws on it for their trademark disassemblies. This time it’s Motorola’s long-awaited Android superphone – the DROID Bionic. As usual, iFixit...

DROID Bionic extended battery doesn’t look too bad

09/09/2011, As we all know, 4G LTE technology is still in its pretty early stages, and at the moment it doesn’t play too well with today’s phones. Manufacturers are slowly improving how much battery radios use, but they’re still a long way off from...

Sharp introduces Aquos SH8298U 3D Android handset

09/09/2011, Heads up Japan, if 3D phones are your thing and the LG Optimus 3D and HTC EVO 3D just don’t cut it for you, it looks like another Sharp Aquos Android handset is headed your way, and this time it will be in the 3D variety with the Sharp Aquos SH8298U.

Sony shows off Honeycomb Google TV

09/09/2011, It looks like we’re going to get Honeycomb on our Google TV set-top boxes pretty soon. Over at the CEDIA event, Sony was demonstrating its Google TV hardware that has been updated with a near-release upgrade to Honeycomb. Judging by the pictures and...

Google Maps for Android updated

09/09/2011, Great news for people who love taking photographs and reviewing places they’ve been on Google Places. Google has announced a new update to Google Maps for Android that lets users attach photographs to their reviews in Places. The update which brings...