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Guardian Project To Secure Android Phones

03/01/2010, Are you very serious about your privacy and security? While there aren’t many (if any) cryptographically secure phones for you to buy off the shelves, but Android phones might just become able to fulfill that need for you sometime soon. The Guardian...

Cool A6161 clones HTC Magic

02/28/2010, Here is yet another clone of the HTC Magic, where this clone is known as the Cool A6161. Not exactly the most stunning name to grace the market, but it does seem to get the job done pretty well. Boasting multi-touch support as well as Android 1.6 running,...

Quake 3 runs on Android smoothly

02/25/2010, Who would’ve thought that the processing power of smartphones have finally caught up far enough to run an intense game like Quake 3 (back in its day, anyways) smoothly? Check out what the programmer had to say about his efforts of porting Quake 3...

Acer beTouch E110 approved by FCC

02/24/2010, The FCC has given their nod of approval for the Acer beTouch E110, where this Android-powered smartphone will play nice with AT&T’s 3G network (850/1900 MHz), albeit this is no guarantee that it will be launched by AT&T. The handset could...

Philips GoGear Connect is Android-powered

02/23/2010, The Philips GoGear Connect is a new portable media player that runs on the Android operating system, now how about that! After all, if Apple wants to sow their wild oat of an iPhone OS all over the place, we don’t see why Google shouldn’t have...

T-Mobile Pulse Mini to hit Europe

02/23/2010, T-Mobile will be rolling out the Pulse Mini in Europe sometime in the near future, where this budget-minded smartphone will come with Android 2.1 as the operating system of choice. Depending on your needs, the Pulse Mini will come on a pre-paid basis or...

Google Shopper for Android

02/19/2010, Google’s latest step in world domination comes in the form of Google Shopper for Android devices, allowing you to shop smarter. The application relies on your Android’ smartphone’s camera to scan majority of barcodes out there, alongside...

Archos has couple of Android-powered tablets in the pipeline

02/19/2010, Archos has two tablet devices that will run on the Android operating system, where they will see action in Germany at the CeBIT show, touting both models to be “good value Android Tablets that are specially designed for use in the home”....

Motorola BACKFLIP from AT&T

02/18/2010, AT&T will be selling the Android-powered Motorola BACKFLIP from March 7, 2010 onwards, making it the first device sold by AT&T which runs off the Google Android operating system. AT&T has slapped a $99.99 price point on the smartphone (after...

iWonder $100 Tablet Powered by Marvell

02/16/2010, [MWC 2010 Mobile Focus] Foxconn, a powerful Taiwanese contract manufacturer, is set to debut a $100 Android tablet in China. Of course, $100 is incredibly cheap and at that price you can’t expect to have a build quality comparable to an iPad: The...

LG GT540

02/15/2010, [MWC 2010] We have seen the LG GT540 when it was launched at CES in January, but no official pricing was disclosed at the time. Targeted to the first-time smartphone users, the Android-powered LG GT540 is optimized for entertainment and social web usage...

Huawei U8800 is first 3G/HSPA+ Android handset

02/15/2010, [MWC 2010] Huawei breaks new ground with their brand new U8800 which is touted to be the first 3G/HSPA+ Android handset in the market, capable of offering download speeds of up to 14Mbps – assuming your telco network supports it, of course. Expect...

HP Airlife 100 runs off Android OS

02/12/2010, HP’s latest effort in the world of mobile computing has resulted in the new Airlife 100 that is powered by Google’s Android operating system, where it has a Snapdragon processor (this is yet to be confirmed) running underneath the hood,...

HTC Bravo Hitting Orange In March?

02/10/2010, We’ve previously mentioned that the HTC Bravo might be available in March 2010, though it was speculated to be available on T-Mobile UK. Now a supposedly leaked picture showing the HTC Bravo being available on Orange has surfaced. Of course, it...