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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...

HTC HD2 Sports Android On Rhapsody Email

01/17/2010, These kinds of things happen every now and then, but it’s still does make you wonder if it would ever become a reality. What are we talking about? Well, in an email that was sent out to selected individuals to be beta testers for the Rhapsody...

Motorola Android Powered Ruth Sniffed Out

01/16/2010, After the success of Motorola’s Android-powered Droid, it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to see that Motorola is working on another Android-powered device. Now, some folks have managed to dig up details of a Motorola “Ruth”...

Rogers Halts Sales Of HTC Dream

01/16/2010, It seems that there is a bit of bad news for HTC Dream owners who are on Rogers’ network. An internal memo that is circulating has instructed employees to halt all activations, upgrades and sales of the Dream, effective immediately. Why? Well, it...

Google Might Quit China In 2 Months

01/15/2010, It’s still unconfirmed at this moment, but sources indicate that Google could be departing from mainland China within 2 months from now. One of the trickier bits is the stake of its Android platform, and with that in mind, about 100 of the Android...