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ZTE Planning New High end Phones For Verizon WirelessAndroid 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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ZTE Planning New High-end Phones For Verizon Wireless

10/04/2010, When it comes to high-end smartphones, you’d normally think of devices manufactured by Motorola, Samsung, or HTC at the moment, but word is out that ZTE might want in on the game too, as the company is looking to produce some high-end...

HP Kills Off Android After Canning Windows Phone 7

10/04/2010, After announcing that the company won’t be launching any Windows Phone 7 devices that would utilize Microsoft’s mobile OS, HP today went on record to say that the company will also be killing off any Android ambitions from the company’s...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Gets Priced; More Expensive Than iPad

10/04/2010, According to DSG Group, the folks behind PC World, the suggested retail price for the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet, slated to launch on November 1st, will be £599.99 for a contract-free option in the UK. That price is a bit more than what Apple...

Vodafone to empower Vodafone 360 Android Shop with games

10/04/2010, It is said that Vodafone will be rolling out a new method to download as well as purchase Android games via its Vodafone 360 Android Shop, all for €5 monthly. This would open up the floodgames to select games from various mobile publishers including...

Altek Leo 3.5G runs on Android, has 14-megapixel camera

10/04/2010, The megapixel ante has just increased when it comes to Android-powered phones, with Altek’s Leo 3.5G being the latest model to hit the market. Boasting a 14-megapixel camera that can also do HD video recording, it will be accompanied by a 3.2-inch...

Modular Android-powered Modu T-Phone To Be Announced On Oct 10

10/04/2010, We previously caught wind of the modular Modu T-Phone and now word is out that Modu has scheduled a press conference on October 10th 2010 to announce its new Android-powered phone. Specific details on the phone weren’t mentioned, but it’s...

Ubuntu One Music App Streams Your Music To Android Devices

10/04/2010, Seems like even Ubuntu wants to get in on the Android fun as Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) has launched Ubuntu One Music for Android, an app that allows the streaming and playback of any MP3 stored in your Ubuntu One account, not just the ones...

LG To Wait For Newer Android Version Before Releasing Tablet

10/04/2010, We previously heard rumblings that Android 2.2 isn’t well suited for tablet devices and now word is out that an unnamed LG official has claimed that the company will not be producing an Android 2.2 tablet, as it wants the most suitable version of...

Samsung Captivate Gets Unofficial Android 2.2 Froyo Firmware

10/02/2010, Samsung Captivate owners might be itching to get hold of the Android 2.2 update for their device, and while AT&T hasn’t released the official update just yet, an unofficial Android 2.2 build for the Captivate has surfaced, and it seems to be...

BlindType Has Been Acquired By Google

10/02/2010, You might remember the BlindType virtual keyboard when it was demonstrated a while back, and it seems that Google has been impressed by it, as the search engine giant has snapped up the startup company, though terms of the deal were not disclosed. The...

Android Robot Comes to Life: Walks, Talks, and Moves

10/01/2010, It’s alive! Not really, but this Android robot looks like the adorably cute mascot for Google’s mobile operating system, and as fate would have it, the robot can be remotely controlled by an Android device. The franken-Google-bot is created by...

Android Market Supports More Countries For Buying And Selling Apps

10/01/2010, Android fans around the globe should be happy to hear that Google has announced that developers from 20 more countries will now be able to sell paid apps on the Android Market, and over the next two weeks, users in 18 additional countries will be able to...

Motorola Ciena to arrive on Verizon Wireless

10/01/2010, Verizon Wireless will be carrying the Motorola Ciena, where it used to be called the Citrus. While it isn’t exactly one of the higher tier handsets, it goes to prove that something which resides on the low end side of things can still run Android...