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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...

RAmos W7 Android-powered Tablet Begins To Ship In China

05/28/2010, You might remember the RAmos W7 Android-powered MID that we brought to your attention some time back. If you’re over in China, the good news is that the device has started to ship over there and will set you back 999 Yuan ($146). While the...

Sirius XM Radio has free Android app for the masses

05/28/2010, Own an Android-powered smartphone? If that is the case, you can now enjoy Sirius XM radio on said smartphone for free (the app is free, but the subscription is not!) thanks to an Android application that lets you access more than 120 channels of exclusive...

Skype Mobile making its way to the Sprint HTC EVO 4G

05/28/2010, Do you think that Skype is the next best thing after sliced bread? Well, good news then – Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G looks set to be able to play nice with a Skype client before the year is over, where it will also be made available as an Android app...

Acer unveils Android-powered tablet in Beijing, China

05/27/2010, Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci (looks a wee bit like Danny DeVito, eh?) has just unveiled another iPad alternative to the masses in Beijing, China, with an Android-powered tablet which comes with a 7″ color display. This device is tipped to...

Dell Streak Goes Official On O2 UK

05/25/2010, You’ve been eagerly waiting for it, and now the Dell Streak has finally gone official and will be launched exclusively on O2 UK in June. In case you didn’t notice it the last time, the 5-inch Dell Streak is an Android powered tablet device...

Viliv P3 Prime Android PMP

05/25/2010, Viliv’s media players might not have the lure of Apple’s iPods, but the company is looking to get some support with its Prime P3 media player. While pricing and release date haven’t been mentioned, its specifications do seem to be rather...

Samsung Galaxy 5 (GT-I5500) caught in the wild

05/21/2010, The Samsung Galaxy 5, also known as the GT-I5500 for those who are fond of model numbers, has been spotted running around in the wild, where it has been confirmed to run on the Android 2.1 operating system. We also know that it will feature a QVGA TFT...

Android port for iPhone 3G is now out

05/21/2010, Want to be a heretic in the Apple camp? Why not download the Android port for the iPhone 3G? It is now available for download, letting you do more or less everything an Android handset is capable of, although it is not recommended for day-to-day regular...