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MiKandi Adult App Market For Android

12/07/2009, Here’s something that parents around the world probably won’t be too happy about. Android now has an adult app market, dubbed MiKandi. While there isn’t anything stopping folks from browsing adult sites on Android’s browser, the...

HTC 1H 2010 Portfolio Leaked

12/07/2009, It looks like HTC is going to put a lot of effort into Android-powered phones in 2010. Considering that Google’s Android is riding a wave of popularity, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. A leaked list of what should be HTC’s...

PDAnet Offers Android Tethering

11/29/2009, Tethering your Android smartphone might have been a rather complex process before, but now it seems that June Fabrics, the folks behind PDAnet, have ported the handy app to Google’s Android. PDAnet is also available on Windows Mobile, PalmOS,...

N97 And SE Satio Pulled From Stores

11/24/2009, With the recent dominance of Apple’s iPhone OS and Google’s Android, Symbian certainly doesn’t want any setbacks, but it seems unfortunate that a setback is what has happened. Reports are filtering that Nokia’s N97 and Sony...

HTC Sync Updated For Magic, Hero And Tattoo

11/23/2009, For those of you owning HTC phones running Google’s Android, HTC has released an updated version of the HTC Sync software. The latest version (2.0.8) features minor upgrades such as media enhancements and synchronizing with your PC’s time. If...

Motorola To Fix Droid Camera Problem

11/21/2009, Motorola has confirmed that it will be sorting out the Droid camera problems via an automatic over-the-air (OTA) update. As we had noticed in our complete Droid Review, the phone’s current 5-megapixel camera often seems to have trouble focusing and...

Gameloft to slow down on Android games

11/20/2009, Gameloft is famous for their range of mobile games, but they have just revealed that they will be slowing down on Android game development due to a lack of potential revenue and slow adoption of the platform. According to Gameloft finance director...

Android-powered Moto MT710 For China

11/13/2009, Nobody can deny that Motorola’s Droid is riding an amazing wave of popularity, and we’re certainly happy for the big M. It seems that Motorola isn’t going to stop with just the Droid, as it’s planning to launch the Motorola MT710...

VIA MID does Windows XP and Android

11/13/2009, So we’ve seen a device that runs on Windows CE and Android just a couple of posts back, but here’s another one that does Windows XP and Android simultaneously. The VIA MID will be powered by a 500MHz VIA processor, boasting telephony and...

First Android Wireless Digital Photo Frame

11/11/2009, Want a cool and feature-rich digital photo frame? Well, the Grande Specchio by Martin Szekely might be just what you’re looking for, assuming you have a spare $650 to burn. To begin with, it’s powered by Google’s Android, making it the...

Photoshop For Android Is Here

11/07/2009, Hot on the heels of the popular Photoshop for iPhone app is the Photoshop for Android. In terms of features, it’s pretty much like its iPhone counterpart, allowing users to crop, rotate and flip images. Color adjustments such as exposure,...

Vobis Announces Highscreen Zeus

11/07/2009, You may not have heard of Vobis Computer, but they’ve released an Android-powered device back in July, called the PP5420. Now it has come up with its second attempt, dubbed the Highscreen Zeus, which certainly sounds a lot nicer. Retailing for about...

MOTO Android 2 MID

11/06/2009, The MOTO group has its very own Android 2.0 MID in development, where this 5″ device is now ready to rock developers’ worlds. Underneath the chassis, one will find a TI OMA3430 CPU alongside a nifty 5″ OLED capacitive touchscreen display...

Google Countersues In Android Battle

11/05/2009, Despite the Motorola Droid getting favorable reviews, there are other battles for Google’s Android to fight, as is the case with the Android trademark issue. Google has filed a countersuit against Illinois entrepreneur Erich Specht over the Android...