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Panasonic looking to offer smartphones outside of Japan

11/17/2011, When it comes to smartphones, Panasonic has quite a few pretty interesting smartphones up their sleeves, which is great news for those living in Japan. However little to no Panasonic smartphones have found their way to the US, but that may soon change as...

Samsung Galaxy S2 officially confirmed for ICS 4.0 update

11/17/2011, This one was a given, but we can’t help but love it when it has been officially confirmed. The Samsung Galaxy S2 has been officially confirmed by Samsung UK to receive the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 update, although there was no dates mentioned,...

Acer Iconia Tab A700/A701 quad-core tablet leaked

11/17/2011, We know that Acer has plans to launch an NVIDIA Tegra-3 quad-core tablet with the Acer Iconia Tab A510/A511, but it seems that they have no plans to stop there. A profile posted on Acer’s servers revealed that Acer has plans for another quad-core tablet...

Android Market can be installed onto a rooted Kindle Fire

11/17/2011, A few days ago we reported that Amazon’s Kindle Fire would allow the sideloading of apps outside of Amazon’s own app store, but now it seems that for those who want the Android Market installed on their Kindle Fire will be able to do so, however the...

Parrot ASTEROID now available

11/16/2011, The Parrot ASTEROID Android-powered radio was unveiled earlier this year at CES 2011, and if you’ve been waiting patiently for its release we’ve got some good news for you. After quite a number of delays, the radio was supposed to be released...

Demand for the iPad slows down, causes worry for investors

11/16/2011, There have been many claims of iPad killers by tablet manufacturers in the past, but it appears that Amazon’s latest offering of the 7” Kindle Fire might actually do it. It seems that investors are worried about Apple’s iPad, claiming that demands...

Sharp unveils 7″ Galapagos tablet

11/16/2011, Sharp had originally announced three Galapagos tablets. They were meant to give Apple’s iPad and the other Android tablets in the market a run for their money (isn’t that always the case?), but unfortunately Sharp cancelled two of those three tablets,...

Archos Arnova 9 G2 tablet announced

11/16/2011, Archos has unveiled yet another budget tablet to the world. Called the Arnova 9 G2, it packs a 9.7″ (1024 x 768) IPS 5-point multitouch capacitive display, a 1GHz single core processor, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread (hopefully Ice Cream Sandwich...

Amazon Kindle Fire allows sideloaded apps

11/15/2011, It’s common knowledge that the Amazon Kindle Fire will only run apps approved by Amazon aka apps downloaded from the Appstore, but it looks like all that is about to change. Some folks have discovered that it’s possible to sideload apps onto...

Mirasol displays might extend Android phone battery life to days

11/15/2011, I have gone through a few Android-powered smartphones from the HTC Desire to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Live Walkman, Sony Ericsson Arc S, and now, the HTC Sensation, and have found one common denominator (no, if you answered the operating system...

Google Voice for Android supports mass texting

11/15/2011, Are you an avid user of Google Voice for Android? Well, if you answered in the affirmative, then you would be interested to hear that the latest version of Google Voice for Android will support the ability for you to send text messages to not just one,...

One in every two smartphones sold in the world run Android

11/15/2011, It took awhile, but Google’s domination of the mobile platform has finally occurred. According to the latest findings by Gartner, Android now has 52.5% market share worldwide – up from 43.4% last quarter and double the 25.3% from one year ago. And...