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Ubuntu One Music App Streams Your Music To Android Devices

10/04/2010, Seems like even Ubuntu wants to get in on the Android fun as Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) has launched Ubuntu One Music for Android, an app that allows the streaming and playback of any MP3 stored in your Ubuntu One account, not just the ones...

Samsung Captivate Gets Unofficial Android 2.2 Froyo Firmware

10/02/2010, Samsung Captivate owners might be itching to get hold of the Android 2.2 update for their device, and while AT&T hasn’t released the official update just yet, an unofficial Android 2.2 build for the Captivate has surfaced, and it seems to be...

Android Robot Comes to Life: Walks, Talks, and Moves

10/01/2010, It’s alive! Not really, but this Android robot looks like the adorably cute mascot for Google’s mobile operating system, and as fate would have it, the robot can be remotely controlled by an Android device. The franken-Google-bot is created by...

Android Market Supports More Countries For Buying And Selling Apps

10/01/2010, Android fans around the globe should be happy to hear that Google has announced that developers from 20 more countries will now be able to sell paid apps on the Android Market, and over the next two weeks, users in 18 additional countries will be able to...

Which Android browser is the fastest?

09/30/2010, Since Android is an open platform, it makes perfect sense to have a plethora of browsers available on it. This has resulted in the Android Market carrying a fair number of Web browsers, where each of them has their own strengths as well as individual set...

Next has own brand Android-powered tablet

09/30/2010, Next, a popular UK high street chain has just made it known to the world that they will be stocking up on an own-brand Android tablet, where it will obviously be called the the Next 10-inch tablet. You can check out the specifications of this new player...

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...