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Cruz Series Of Android Based Tablets From Velocity MicroAndroid is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

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Cruz Series Of Android Based Tablets From Velocity Micro

07/13/2010, Android-powered eBook readers are in season, and now Velocity Micro has just announced a series of Android-powered color eReader tablets that claim to be functional, multimedia friendly, and also affordable. These tablets will range from $149 to $299, and...

Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 update set for August

07/12/2010, Samsung has done pretty well to announce the dates for its Galaxy S Android 2.2 Froyo update, although the downer would be these updates being available only for the Korean version of Galaxy S (M110S), so folks over in the US (or elsewhere) will not be...

Google App Inventor Allows Anyone To Create Android Apps

07/12/2010, Google has unveiled its latest tool to help its Android platform get one over its competitors – the Google App Inventor. The goal of this tool is to allow almost anybody to create applications for Android phones, not just programmers. The app itself...

Fujitsu Gearing Up To Release An Android-powered Phone In Japan

07/12/2010, Reports are going around that Fujitsu is busy working on an Android-powered smartphone. Details are still quite scarce as the moment, but it seems that the phone should be arriving next year, and NTT DoCoMo will be the carrier offering it....

eBay internationalizes eBay for Android app

07/09/2010, eBay has plans for the world to participate in worldwide shopping, internationalizing its popular eBay application for Android which can be downloaded for free in the Android Market in Australia, Canada and the UK. This updated international Android...

AppBrain ready to rock your Android device with Fast Web Installer

07/08/2010, Google has announced its plans to introduce a web interface for the Android Market which enables one to discover new apps, followed by installing them on the smartphone using but a single button click. This is where the third-party app store AppBrain...

Android platform gains more market share

07/08/2010, The smartphone market in the US is slowly growing, and in the latest quarter, the Android platform actually gained market share, while all the other top 5 rivals conceded ground to Google’s open source operating system. For those who love trivia,...

MeeGo trounces Android 2.2 in JavaScript rendering

07/08/2010, While we know that Android 2.2 owns iOS4 where JavaScript is concerned, along goes the Aava MeeGo development platform which goes one up on Android 2.2, achieving compared to 5795 ms (lower is better). Of course, this could be partly due to the 1.5GHz...

AT&T Samsung Captivate Arriving On July 18th For $200

07/08/2010, Folks who are looking forward to getting hold of the Samsung Captivate on AT&T should take note that the device will be hitting stores on July 18th, and will set you back a good $200 on contract. While AT&T hasn’t really offered any...

Rumor: HTC Ace Android 3.0 Phone

07/07/2010, This is still very much a rumor at this point, but word is going around that HTC is coming up with the HTC Ace, which will look something like the HTC Droid Incredible. It wasn’t exactly mentioned when this phone will be arriving (if ever), but...

ezGear Surfboard 700 Android Tablet

07/07/2010, Folks who are in the market for a tablet device will probably check out ezGear’s newly released Surfboard 700 tablet. Pricing wasn’t mentioned, but you’re currently able to make a reservation on the device. Technical specifications of...

iOS4 vs Android 2.2 on JavaScript’s terms

07/07/2010, Don’t you just love shootouts between two giants? Well, the same applies to JavaScript performance between Apple’s iOS4 and Google’s Android 2.2 update, where some tests were run by the folks over at Ars Technica, and boy were the...