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Samsung Galaxy Tab Preview

09/17/2010, So, is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet an iPad killer? No, because I suspect each tablet will attract two different types of buyers. iPad is a large device, more portable than mobile. It’s copious screen real estate make it more appropriate...

Sony Ericsson has no good news for Android phone users

09/16/2010, Sony Ericsson might have just shot themselves in the foot here with a leaked roadmap update that points toward a couple of Android 2.1-based updates that will be heading towards the direction of the Xperia X10, Xperia X10 Mini, Xperia X10 Mini Pro and...

Viewsonic G Pad Flies Solo With Android 2.2

09/16/2010, After showing off its dual-booting ViewPad 100 tablet at IFA, Viewsonic is back again with the Viewsonic G Pad Android tablet. The G Pad, unlike the ViewPad 100 which can boot into Windows 7 and Android, runs only the Android 2.2 operating system and...

Motorola Android Tablet To Arrive In Early 2011?

09/16/2010, Motorola’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, is hoping that the big M will be ready to introduce its Android-powered tablet sometime early next year. While he credited Android with helping to boost the company’s position in the smartphone market, it was...

HTC Desire HD and Desire Z announced

09/15/2010, HTC’s on a roll lately with a string of winners, concentrating mostly on Android-powered smartphones. Well, the company has just unveiled two more handsets in the form of the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z, where both of them will have the HTC Sense...

Verizon Rolls Out Its V CAST Apps Android Store

09/14/2010, Could Android app stores be the next big thing? Verizon users who rock an Android-powered phone might have noticed a new tab within the Android Market, dubbed V CAST Apps. Word is going around that this store will soon be a standalone product that will be...

Swype beta for Android gets update

09/13/2010, Swype beta for Android has been around for some time already, but there is now an updated version which will deliver a range of bug fixes to make your user experience all the more enjoyable. Among the changes made would be the addition of German and...

Uber-Cheap Indian Tablet Debunked: Made in China

09/10/2010, The super cheap Indian tablet that the government of India is claiming to have been home grown by top university minds may not be in fact true. Indian website AndroidOS is saying that the tablet is actually a re-badged tablet that was actually made in...

Android Finger Race App Gives Your Fingers A Treadmill Workout

09/10/2010, With so many apps out there, you often bump into a really strange one, and the Finger Race would probably fall into that category. This app is designed to be a mini-treadmill to give your fingers a workout, letting your fingers race for the fastest times...

HTC Desire HD Render Surfaces With Windows Mobile 6.5

09/10/2010, Many folks out there are curious to find out more details on the upcoming HTC Desire HD and now a user (i.e. unofficial) render of the device has surfaced, and it looks pretty believable. The Desire HD is expected to be a European variant of the popular...

Acer Liquid Metal spotted, looks like T-1000 in disguise

09/09/2010, The upcoming Acer Liquid Metal has been spotted in the wild, where the entire body seems to be made out of some sort of metal (aluminum, perhaps?), but in all probability it will not be cut from a single block to have that unibody look which the iPhone 4...

HP Android-Powered Photosmart eStation C510

09/07/2010, Although HP has big plans for webOS on printers following its Palm acquisition, the company isn’t shy to show off an Android model of the integrated Zeus/Zeen Photosmart printer, which essentially is a printer with a dock for a tablet to provide...

T-Mobile USA To Offer The Android-powered Huawei Ideos

09/07/2010, We recently got some information on the Android 2.2-powered Huawei Ideos and now reports are in that T-Mobile USA is planning to bring the budget Android phone to the US by the end of the year. Pricing wasn’t mentioned just yet, but with the Ideos...