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Acer Aspire One Happy gets Android OS

10/11/2010, Looks like the Android operating system from Google is not limited to just smartphones, but netbooks would come under their “jurisdiction” as well if you take the Acer Aspire One Happy into consideration. At least, for those living across the...

Motorola might just out Gingerbread phone as flagship model

10/11/2010, Android 2.2 (Froyo) isn’t even out on all phones yet, and we already have whispers of Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread. Well, word on the street has it that Motorola’s upcoming NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered Android phone might be the first to roll out...

Imec unveils mobile and wearable ECG system on Android smartphone

10/08/2010, Imec has come up with a spanking new mobile and wearable ECG system that will run on an Android smartphone. Since Bluetooth connectivity does take a huge chunk out of a device’s battery life, Imec has managed to achieve what it set out to do using...

Firefox 4 Beta For Android And Maemo Is Now Available

10/07/2010, Maemo and Android users should take note that the Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo is now available for download, giving you a chance to check out the upcoming features from the popular browser. If you’re a developer, Firefox 4 Beta for Android...

Cricket to deliver cheap Android smartphone

10/06/2010, Cricket, a wireless provider in the US, has just announced that they will be rolling out the Huawei Ascend Android-powered handset which certainly won’t break the bank. Touted to be the first low-cost Android smartphone Stateside, it will feature a...

Motorola Citrus Touchscreen Android Phone Unveiled

10/05/2010, If you found the Motorola Droid X’s 4.3-inch display too large for your tastes, the Motorola Citrus might be more up your street, featuring a 3-inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen display. This Android-powered phone offers you multi-tasking...

Yahoo Finance App For Android Arrives

10/05/2010, Android users who can’t tear themselves away from financial information will be glad to hear that Yahoo has launched its new Yahoo Finance app for Android, making it easier to access the information on Yahoo’s finance site. At launch the app...

AT&T Announces Android Motorola Flipside

10/05/2010, We’ve heard of the Flipside name before from an AT&T leak, and now the carrier has gone on to announce the Motorola Flipside, which is an Android smartphone. Rather than the form factor employed by the Backflip with its backflipping keyboard,...

AT&T Announces Motorola Bravo

10/05/2010, In addition to announcing the Flipout today, AT&T will also be getting a higher-end Motorola Android smartphone in its lineup. The Motorola Bravo will feature a 3.7-inch FWVGA touchscreen display, putting it in the same class as Motorola’s...

Motorola Flipout Finally Gets Announced on AT&T

10/05/2010, After some initial drama and delays, the Motorola Flipout Android handset is finally making a debut on AT&T in the U.S. Though the handset is still not available yet, users can sign up to get notified when it will be offered at att.com/flipout....

Skype For Android Finally Arrives!

10/05/2010, Android users have been screaming for it for ages, and now Skype has finally complied and is offering Skype for a wide range of Android phones. Android users only need to point their mobile browser to skype.com/m and follow the instructions. Aside from...

Morgan Computers has cheapest Android tablet yet in the UK

10/04/2010, Morgan Computers has just announced what could very well be the cheapest Android-powered tablet in the UK – we’re looking at a £85 price point for 7 inches of touchscreen goodness. Granted, at that price point, you won’t be able to...

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...