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Motorola Backflip Already Available In China As The ME600

01/31/2010, Motorola should be launching its Motorola Backflip on AT&T sometime soon, but it seems like the folks over in China have managed to get this strangely-designed phone earlier. The Backflip is listed as the Motorola ME600 on Motorola’s China...

Google Launches Popular Image Search For Android And iPhone

01/30/2010, If you’re always searching for pictures on Google, or want something else to kill your time at the office, you’ll be happy to hear that Google has announced its Popular Images Search for Mobile, showing up on the Google main page. Once...

Samsung Galaxy 2 To Be Powered By Android

01/28/2010, A press image of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy 2 smartphone has been spotted, and from the picture, it’s quite obvious that the phone will be powered by Google’s Android OS, possibly Android 2.1. Its specifications should be fairly similar...

Motorola confirms Google phone

01/28/2010, Motorola has let the cat out of the bag – that they will join HTC in terms of status by being a company to develop a Google-branded smartphone (HTC already has the Nexus One). According to Motorola chief executive Sanjay Jha, Motorola aims to create...

Android OS controls robot

01/27/2010, Could Google be working on a robot control scheme in its Android OS secretly? After all, it can already control a $3,000 Japanese robot, which would mean other robots could fall under its digital hypnotic sway in due time, as though the Android mascot...

Nokia N900 Can Dual Boot Android And Maemo

01/24/2010, Nokia’s N900 is certainly a cool phone, but the Maemo 5 OS that it runs may not be for everybody. Considering that Google’s Android OS is one of the more popular operating systems out there at the moment, it’s really cool to find out...

Sungworld MID to run on Android

01/22/2010, Sungworld certainly has a nice surprise up their sleeves for everyone with a new Mobile Internet Device (MID) that has yet to be named. This model will be based on the ARM926 platform, where it will run on the Android operating system while boasting a...

ViewSonic VTablet 101 Android-powered tablet

01/21/2010, ViewSonic has just introduced its Android-powered VTablet 101 yesterday, where you will find a rather speedy 1Ghz ARM A9 SMP processor within alongside a NVIDIA Tegra T20 chipset which ought to provide more than sufficient graphical firepower wherever you...

HTC Tablet Suspended

01/19/2010, It seems that HTC has suspended the work on its tablet computer, which doesn’t seem like very good news to us. The folks over at Channel News have quoted Anthony Petts, HTC’s sales and marketing director, as saying that the company will be...

Gigabyte Android-powered smartphone spotted

01/19/2010, Gigabyte’s maiden attempt in the world of Android-powered smartphones has been pictured, where it will still remain within the GSmart series of devices that have all along boasted the bloodline of Windows Mobile. We would think that the slow but...

Motorola MOTOROI to hit US soon

01/19/2010, Motorola’s recently announced MOTOROI is set to hit Stateside this coming March, and we could probably see it be made available via Verizon Wireless. While the MOTOROI lacks a physical keyboard like the Droid (read our review), many people are...

Nexus One Review

01/18/2010, Nexus One Review - The Google Nexus One is the most anticipated Android phone ever. First, because Google was rumored to be "freeing people" from the the wireless carriers

LG Intouch Max GW620 announced

01/18/2010, LG has finally jumped aboard the Android bandwagon with its Intouch Max GW620 hitting the UK market in due time. Unlike the Nexus One, this model comes with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard in the same manner as the Motorola Droid, where you are able to...

Is The Motorola Mirage The Nexus Two?

01/17/2010, This is far (very far) from an official press photo of the Motorola Mirage, but it’s certainly a much nicer render of the phone than the one previously spotted. There still isn’t any official word on this device just yet, but various sources...