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Android Picture Gallery Image Quality Downgraded In Android 2.1

04/13/2010, This might not be a worry to you unless you have rather sharp eyes, but the folks over at DisplayMate Technology Corporation have discovered that the picture gallery in Android 2.1 offers lower image quality than that of the previous version. When using a...

HTC Incredible to retail for $199.99 from CostCo?

04/13/2010, This is just a rumor, but it could hold water. It seems that there is a whole lot of web traffic concerning the HTC Incredible (check out its specifications here), and someone spotted CostCo’s inventory system only to find that the company could be...

Android-powered Camangi WebStation gets software update

04/13/2010, While the Camangi WebStation blazed new paths by virtue of being one of the first tablets out there to arrive with the Android OS, it is restricted by Google as it cannot access the Android Market since that is meant for smartphones only, leaving you to...

HTC Incredible specifications unveiled

04/13/2010, Just when you thought that things could not get any more incredible, so to speak, for the HTC Incredible, along comes the whole specifications list, where this beast of a smartphone looks set to dominate the rest of the competition in terms of hardware,...

Verizon stocks up on HTC Incredible for launch day

04/12/2010, Verizon seems to have high hopes for the HTC Incredible as its launch day approaches, with the company stocking up on dummy in-store display units (PCD ADR6300 MOCK UP) as well as screen protectors for the same device (PCD ADR6300 SCREEN PROTE)....

Ezy Ebook 7-inch Android Reader

04/12/2010, If you’re looking for a low-cost eBook reader, check out the Ezy EBook, as it’s priced at just $199. With that price point, you can’t expect any iPad-crushing specifications; rather you’ll get a device with a 7-inch 800 x 480 color...

MDO Avatar G580 Android-powered handset

04/10/2010, The MDO Avatar G580 is yet another smartphone which is powered by the Android operating system, where it does resemble the HTC Hero although it is missing out on a chin. Measuring a mere 10.7mm thin, you will find a relatively slow 600MHz Qualcomm MSM...

Nexus One Shows Up On Bouygues Telecom Website

04/07/2010, Folks who are currently in France won’t have to worry too much about getting hold of a Nexus One as Bouygues Telecom has now listed Google’s Nexus One on its site, making it the first French carrier to do so. Apparently Bouygues will be...

LG Mini GD880 does Flash

04/07/2010, The LG Mini GD880 which we looked at at Mobile World Congress 2010 in February earlier this year will apparently ship with an HTML5 compliant, Webkit-based browser that will be able to handle Adobe Flash and get this – making room for up to 10...

Google To Remove Games From South Korean Android Market

04/06/2010, It looks like Google has decided to exclude all games from the Korean version of its Android Market. Apparently Google made this decision because it’s impossible to have all the games sold on Android rated by the local regulator, which is the Korean...

Google Android fonts now available on a netbook

04/05/2010, So the Android operating system seems to be catching on with many folks these days in a myriad of devices, so why not adorn your little netbook with fonts from the Google Android OS instead? Developed by Ascender Corporation’s Steve Matteson, this...

People Of Lava Android-powered TV

04/05/2010, Looks like the upcoming Google set top box might not be the only way to get a Google influence into your TV, as the People of Lava (yes, that’s the company name) are planning to come up with an Android-powered TV, with the first model being a...

HTC Hero to get Android 2.1 update

04/02/2010, Looks like the HTC Hero will also join the Android 2.1 club when April 16th rolls around, where it will hit handsets with the following ROMs: Nordic/Greek/RUS/UKR/SA. As for other handsets, fret not – they too will also obtain their upgrades...