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HTC Hero discontinued by Telus

09/27/2010, The HTC Hero comes in a different form factor as it has a curved bottom, something that makes it instantly recognizable at first glance. Well, Telus has just announced that they will be discontinuing this smartphone after being made available to the...

UMA Coming To Android On T-Mobile?

09/26/2010, The lack of UMA on Android devices might be an issue to some folks, but T-Mobile might be gearing up to solve that issue soon. Recent leaked pictures show that an Android Wi-Fi calling app will be arriving from T-Mobile, though it’s unlikely that it...

AT&T’s Motorola Flipout Shows Up On eBay

09/24/2010, While it may seem that AT&T have cancelled the Flipout, Motorola reps have subsequently gone on to say that the device will still see a launch date in time for the holiday season. If that’s not soon enough for you, and you’ve got $388.88...

Mozilla’s Android Seabird Concept Phone is Futuristic

09/23/2010, Mozilla is showing its concept phone which combines a number of emerging technologies to add a new dimension to the Android operating system. It includes a Bluetooth earpiece, which integrates an IR sensor so you can wave it around and pan around on the...

AlessiTab Launching in November in Italy

09/23/2010, The AlessiTab just got a release date and pricing for an Italian launch. The home-based tablet will launch in November for €399, and will feature 1GB of storage, DVB-T digital TV tuner, WiFi b/g and an HDMI output. The device’s 10-inch screen...

Kindle for Android gets new update, becomes better

09/23/2010, It makes perfect sense for a new software update to deliver better performance, although there have been times in the past where an update was pulled since it made the device run amok after being upgraded. Amazon made no such mistake with their latest...

Samsung Intercept Is Virgin Mobile’s First Android Phone

09/22/2010, Virgin Mobile users looking to get hold of an Android-powered device should be happy to hear that the carrier’s Facebook page has announced that it will be offering the Samsung Intercept soon, though an actual release date or pricing wasn’t...

Neofonie WeTab does Android apart from MeeGo Linux

09/21/2010, While we all know that the Neofonie WeTab 11.6-inch tablet is running on a custom version of MeeGo Linux, it also ain’t too shabby to know that Google’s Android operating system will also run just fine – as long as it is a virtual...

Archos 101 Android Tablet Visits The FCC

09/21/2010, The Archos 101 tablet that was unveiled earlier this month is moving one step closer to being available at a store near you as the device has paid a visit to the FCC, listed as the A10. The 8GB version should set you back $300, while the 16GB version will...

Droid X Android 2.2 Update To Arrive September 22nd ,12PM EST

09/21/2010, The Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Droid X has been ready to go for some time now, and new evidence has surfaced confirming that the Froyo update will be available at 12pm EST. You won’t even need to wait for Verizon to push the update to your...

Twitter for Android updated to version 1.04

09/21/2010, Can’t get enough of Twitter on your Android smartphone? Then you might want to check out the latest version update which has been bumped all the way to 1.04, where you can download it off the Android Market. There is no official update from the...