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AlphaUI shows back-typing hardware

06/09/2010, Most companies that are exploring back-typing use sensors very similar to what is found in modern touch screens. The caveat is that without a physical tactile feedback, it is very hard to get your fingers in the right spot, leading to typos and low...

Samsung Galaxy S To Hit T-Mobile On July 21st?

06/08/2010, With the promo packages for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S starting to arrive, we’re fairly sure that the phone should be hiding just around the corner. Now rumor is going around that the Samsung Galaxy S is slated to be launched on T-Mobile on July...

Eken M001 MID Hacked To Offer Better Specs

06/08/2010, Low cost tablet devices are easy on the wallet, but they always lack some killer feature here and there. Some folks aren’t going to be satisfied with that, and are perfectly happy to take the situation into their own hands, and one user did just...

No Porn Apps For Windows Phone 7 Devices

06/07/2010, You might remember that Steve Jobs didn’t want any porn-related content appearing on the App Store, a restriction that doesn’t exist on the Android Market. Now it seems that Microsoft has agreed with Apple’s take on the porn issue, as...

Android 2.2 FroYo ROM For Motorola Droid Leaked

06/06/2010, Can’t wait to see what it will be like to have Google’s latest Android 2.2 (FroYo) running on your Motorola Droid? As always, there are solutions for the impatient, and this time in comes in the form of a leaked FroYo ROM, complete with root...

Rdio Music Service Created By Kazaa Founders

06/04/2010, The founders of the Kazaa P2P program are back in the music download scene with the launch of Rdio, a legal music streaming service. The service offers per-track streaming from the web and on mobile devices for a fee. The iPhone and BlackBerry mobile apps...

Sprint’s Android Customizations Deemed To Compromise Security

06/03/2010, This certainly isn’t going to be the type of news that Sprint wants on the eve of its HTC EVO 4G launch, but what has happened has happened. A source who managed to gain root access to the HTC EVO 4G has had some rather unpleasant things to say...

Stream Your iTunes Music To Android Via HomePipe

06/03/2010, If you can’t seem to fit your bulging iTunes library into your Android device, you’ll be happy to hear that HomePipe Networks has announced that the latest version of its Android app allows you to stream your music directly from iTunes to your...

Hard Kernel ODROID-T Tablet Can Output 1080p Video

06/03/2010, Android-powered tablets seem to be popping up every other hour nowadays and next up is the ODROID-T from Hard Kernel. This 10-inch tablet device attempts to differentiate itself from the rest of the pack by offering 1080p video output capabilities, an...

Motorola FLIPOUT Goes Official

06/02/2010, You’ve seen the previous pictures of the Motorola FLIPOUT before this, and if you’re determined to get a cell phone that has a different form factor from everybody else, this is a phone you’d want to check out. The device has been...

Viliv X10 10-inch Android Tablet Sports A Nice Display

06/01/2010, It’s hard to differentiate between tablet devices nowadays, since they all more or less sport similar specifications. That being said, Viliv does seem to be making an effort to look slightly different with its X10, thanks to the use of a 10-inch...

Android 2.2 FroYo Ported To The Upcoming HTC EVO 4G

05/30/2010, Google’s latest version of Android, version 2.2 FroYo, is undoubtedly interesting, so you really can’t blame anyone for wanting to port the OS to whatever Android device they have on hand. In this case, we’re talking about the...

Sprint HTC EVO 4G Having Memory Card Issues?

05/30/2010, With the June 4th launch date of the HTC EVO 4G just around the corner, some worrying news has surfaced regarding this hotly anticipated device. As you probably know, Google handed out a bunch of these devices to attendees of this year’s Google...

Space InvadAR Augmented Reality Game For Android Devices

05/30/2010, Augmented Reality (AR) applications are cool, and the Space InvadAR game seems to sound quite familiar for some reason. This AR game by Zenitum is rather cool, and allows you to print out a large image of a planet (probably Earth) that will be used in the...