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Instagram photo sharing app headed to AndroidAndroid is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Instagram photo-sharing app headed to Android

12/23/2010, With the very popular iPhone app Instagram recently passing the 1 million mark, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to its users to hear that the app is now headed to Google’s Android platform. Instagram offers users an easy way to...

Google Nexus S receives first OTA update

12/23/2010, The Nexus S from Google isn’t even out for more than a week, and we are stoked to see Google release their first software update already. The latest build won’t clog up the data pipes since it is relatively lightweight at just 1.9MB (build...

Sprint first in the US to roll out Android 2.2 Froyo for Galaxy S

12/23/2010, If you happen to own a Galaxy S from Sprint, we bring you some good news. A new leak points toward Sprint delivering the Android 2.2 Froyo update to said handset (known as the Epic 4G) from December 26th onwards. So far, Sprint has been doing a pretty...

Graffiti for Android rolls back the years

12/23/2010, Remember the Palm OS that saw people pick up a new style of writing? Yeah, since Palm devices had touchscreens that recognized the Graffiti writing style, many people actually learned to scribble furiously on their little portable devices, sometimes...

Acer Tablet spotted but for a while on video leak

12/23/2010, We already know that Acer has at least one tablet that is on the way to the market which will run on Google’s Android operating system, and here we have a brief appearance of this yet unannounced tablet in a YouTube video that has apparently leaked....

Motorola Cliq XT Android 2.1 update delayed

12/22/2010, Motorola Cliq XT owners who have been patiently waiting for the Android 2.1 update are in for a slice of bad news. Turns out that you’ll need to wait a little longer as the Motorola android update release schedule now calls for additional testing to...

AT&T offers carrier billing for Android Market

12/22/2010, In what will definitely be welcome news to Android users on AT&T’s network, Google has announced that AT&T will finally support carrier billing for Android Market purchases. This move will eliminate the need for subscribers to manually enter...

HTC’s 4G Android LTE phone pictured

12/22/2010, With CES just around the corner, we’re expecting quite a number of cool gadgets to surface, but HTC is probably a tad impatient. Now a close up picture of what is probably the Incredible HD has surfaced, clearly showing the LTE connectivity on...

Navigon for Android Now at Version 3.5.3

12/22/2010, In addition to the recently available North American Navigon for iOS edition, the GPS software-maker had also launched an update to Navigon for Android, which brings the version for Android to 3.5.3. The Android version for Navigon USA is now on sale at...

Web-based Android Market is ready and raring to go

12/22/2010, The Android Market’s online version is tipped to be right around the corner as promised earlier in the year. According to developer René Hesse, Google recently updated its Market URL convention, which now points toward a...

Epic 4G To Get Android 2.2 Froyo Update On Dec 26th?

12/22/2010, Getting Android 2.2 Froyo on some of Samsung’s phones has been a rather tough task, but the good news is that Epic 4G owners might be in for a little Christmas treat. Leaked screenshots hint that Android 2.2.1 will be rolling out to the phone on...

Motorola Android tablet to be called Xoom?

12/22/2010, We already know that Motorola is going to offer an Android-powered tablet sooner or later. What we don’t know is what the official name for it will be, though it was previously rumored to be Stingray. Now a trademark application by Motorola has been...

Judge sides with Google in Android trademark suit

12/21/2010, You might remember that when Google’s Android operating system first kicked off, the name was challenged by a person who ran a company called Android Data from 1998 to 2002. Google was accused of trademark infringement and the person wanted a payout...