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Samsung W899 Android Flip Phone

12/07/2010, Samsung has already launched quite a number of Android-powered phones to date but the Korean company has just introduced its first Android-powered flip phone, namely the Samsung W899. The phone will be available via China Telecom soon, though there...

Google Announces Nexus S Android Smartphone with Android 2.3

12/06/2010, After a string of leaks and rumors, Google has announced the Nexus S smartphone today. The device runs on a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, which is the same CPU as found on the Galaxy S, and features a contoured display. Along with WiFi, Bluetooth,...

Android 2.x On 83 Percent Of Android Devices

12/02/2010, Not every Android-powered device out there is blessed with the latest and greatest firmware update, sometimes due to carrier or hardware restrictions. Now the stats are in and according to the Android Market, Android 2.0 or higher is already on 83 percent...

Android for Men, iPhone for Women According to Recent Survey

12/01/2010, A recent survey published by Nielsen reveals that Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone are among the most popular phones in the U.S., with iPhone and BlackBerry leading the pack with 27 percent market share each and Android not too far off with 23 percent and...

LG LU3000 Is A Speedy Android 2.2 Phone

11/29/2010, LG has a rather juicy Android-powered phone that is designed for the South Korean market – the LG LU3000. The device can be considered as a higher-end Optimus Chic E720 and features a juicy 3.8-inch 800 x 480 pixel IPS display and is powered by a...

Find Your Android/BlackBerry Device For Free With iTag

11/29/2010, Apple might be offering the Find My iPhone for service for free now, but that doesn’t mean that Android and BlackBerry users have to be left out of the fun. The folks over at iTag are offering the Premium Membership for free for Cyber Monday. In...

Android 2.3 And 3.0 Show Up In Adobe AIR Performance Tests?

11/28/2010, We seem to be slowly but steadily inching closer towards the arrival of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and 3.0 Honeycomb. Both versions of the mobile operating have been spotted on Adobe’s AIR benchmark site, designed to test Adobe AIR performance on...

MD-701 Android Tablet Visits The FCC

11/24/2010, With Android tablets busy queuing up to get approval from the FCC, it’s no surprise to see another Android-powered tablet enter the fray, and we’re talking about the MD-701. The device is manufactured by Shenzhen Huaruian Technology and is...