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Android-powered Roewe 350 enters production

03/18/2010, Are you a geek and would love to have an OS-powered vehicle? Look no further than the Roewe 350 from China which will be launched on April 23rd at the Beijing Auto Show. What makes the Roewe 350 so different from the rest? Well, it is powered by...

DroidSecurity Gets 10,500 New Users Within 24 Hours

03/17/2010, It seems that the recent incident, where a bunch of Vodafone HTC Magic smartphones were shipped with the Conficker and Mariposa viruses, has highlighted the issue of mobile device security to users. As a result, it seems that DroidSecurity managed to get...

Verizon Motorola Droid To Get Official Android 2.1 Update Soon

03/16/2010, If you’ve been dying to get Google’s latest version of Android, Android 2.1, on your Motorola Droid, but didn’t dare use any hacked firmware, it seems that you’re in luck. Verizon Wireless has officially confirmed that the Motorola...

Marvell Android tablet

03/16/2010, Marvell has come up with a brand new tablet which will run off the Google Android operating system. Currently at the prototype stage, this 10″ tablet relies on an ARM-based Armada processor for all its number crunching muscle, apart from 1080p video...

HTC Legend And HTC Desire To Hit Vodafone UK

03/15/2010, It looks like the Android scene over in the UK is going to get a lot more interesting. Aside from the recent news that Google will be introducing its Nexus One on Vodafone UK shortly, we’ve also got the announcement that the carrier will also be...

Amazon Kindle App For Android To Appear On Dell Streak?

03/14/2010, It seems that the upcoming Dell Streak (Mini 5) will have a few services from Amazon preinstalled, most notably, the Kindle app. A promo picture for the Streak shows “Kindle book reader applications” amongst the list of Amazon content, as well...

Vodafone Wayfinder Falls Victim To Free Smartphone Navigation

03/13/2010, With Google offering free turn-by-turn navigation for Android devices, and Nokia following suit with its Ovi Maps, it was only a matter of time before all these free navigation services claimed a victim, and it seems that the first victim to buckle under...

Google Now Allows You To Check If Stock Is Available Nearby

03/11/2010, Have you ever been in a scenario where you google for an item online, find it at a store nearby, fight through traffic to get there, only to find out that it’s out of stock? Well, Google is looking to help you tackle that issue, with its latest...

Is The Motorola Opus One The Motorola i1?

03/10/2010, Pictures of the upcoming Motorola Opus One for iDEN networks have been going around for a while now, but now a little update on the device seems to have surfaced. Apparently it could be called the i1, instead of the Opus One, and it will sport a...

KT To Offer The LG KH5200 Andro-1 In Korea

03/10/2010, If you think that the LG KH5200 Andro-1 phone looks rather familiar, you’re right, as it seems that this phone is a rebadged version of the LG GW620 that we’ve seen before. The KH5200 will be launching in Korea via KT as soon as next week, and...

Motorola Cliq XT Unboxed With Live Pictures

03/09/2010, With the Motorola Cliq XT hitting the news recently, it’s good to see a leak that shows the phone being unboxed and pictured live. According to the source, the Motorola Cliq XT is powered by Android 1.5, and sports Moto Blur, though there is a high...

4 Android-powered ZTE Phones Coming

03/07/2010, ZTE looks like it’s going to place quite a bit of emphasis on Google’s Android platform, as the company is planning to release four phones that will be powered by Google’s mobile operating system. Hopefully these phones will be available...