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Modu W Tiny Android Phone Visits The FCC

08/16/2010, You might have heard of the modu T before this, which is touted as the smallest touchscreen phone in the world. Now the company, modu, has sent another phone to pay a visit to the FCC, namely the modu W, which is also a rather small device, though exact...

PhoneTell: Android App with “Hard-to-Find” Phone Numbers

08/16/2010, Launched in May, PhoneTell is an Android app that allows users to search phone numbers across multiple sources such as the personal address book, Gmail, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Yelp, Yellow Pages, White Pages, and Bing. It is easy to find a restaurant near...

HTC Bee, Spark And Lexikon Smartphone Specifications Leaked

08/13/2010, Details of three upcoming HTC smartphones have surfaced, giving us the technical specifications of the HTC Bee, Lexikon and Spark. The first two will be powered by Android 2.2 Froyo, while the HTC Spark will be a Windows Phone 7 device. According to the...

Asus Gearing Up To Launch Android-powered Eee Pad On March

08/13/2010, Asus’ CEO has confirmed that the company is busy working on an Android version of the Eee Pad which is slated to arrive in March and will be priced at just $399. Details on the tablet weren’t abundant, but it was said that some of the Android...

Droid X Review

08/11/2010, Droid X Review - The Motorola Droid X has arrived to augment Motorola's high-end smartphone offering. With an enormous screen and a fast hardware platform

Motorola A1680 is first Android-powered Ming phone

08/11/2010, The Motorola A1680 holds the distinction of being the first Android-powered phone from the Ming series, where it will retain the classic clamshell form factor associated with the Ming family, complete with a transparent flip that doubles up as a screen...

Adobe Demos Flash 10.1 On Motorola Droid 2

08/10/2010, Now that the Motorola Droid 2 has finally gone official, Adobe has released a video (available after the jump) showcasing some of Flash 10.1′s capabilities, and has confirmed that the Droid 2 is the first phone to come with Flash 10.1 (final) out of...

Dell Streak sells for $299 on contract and $549.99 unlocked

08/10/2010, The Dell Streak will finally make its way to the US months after our friends living across the pond have had to privilege of playing with the Streak. Of course, while they also have a red colored model, we will have to make do with the charcoal shade for...

TweetDeck Android Beta App Arriving This Week

08/09/2010, Many folks out there can’t drop their Twitter addiction, and if you’re one of them, chances are that you’ve used TweetDeck, one of the more popular Twitter applications out there. The good news if you’re using an Android-powered...

Netflix looks into official Android app

08/09/2010, The Android platform could very well be where the next Netflix app appears on, enabling one to enjoy movies as well as TV shows straight on their Android-powered devices. Of course, there is the point to consider where the display size of your typical...

Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook Dual Boots Android And Windows XP

08/05/2010, We’ve previously checked out the Acer Aspire One D255 netbook before, but Acer currently has the device on show at the Taipei Computer Applications Show with a little twist. The netbook is configured to dual-boot Google’s Android OS and...

Lego NXT Bluetooth remote for Android-powered devices

08/04/2010, If you are on the lookout for a Bluetooth remote for your Lego NXT kit, your search ends here. We’re talking about a Lego NXT Bluetooth remote for Android-powered devices that while accompanied by a few wrinkles, it ought to be stable enough by the...

Nokia N8 Clone From China Runs Android 2.1

08/04/2010, While it might be really cool if Nokia’s N8 phone were to be powered by Google’s Android instead of Symbian^3, but obviously Nokia isn’t going to offer such a phone anytime soon. That being said, a Nokia N8 clone has surfaced that seems...

Viewsonic rolls out new Android-powered tablet

08/03/2010, Viewsonic isn’t just about monitors you know, as the company has outlined plans to deliver a tablet device which will run on the Android operating system. Needless to say, Viewsonic intends to remain at the cutting edge of things, running Android...