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android-screen-900Android 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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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...

Acer E110 And P300 Cell Phones Discovered

02/10/2010, With HTC bombarding the market with Android phones, sometimes it’s easy to forget that there are other players in the market too. It seems that Acer is gearing up to release its E110 and P300 phones sometime soon, both of which will be manufactured...

More HTC Legend Pictures And Specs

02/09/2010, It seems that more pictures of the upcoming HTC Legend have surfaced, with the latest showing the phone’s love for aluminum, though there seems to be a black plastic at the bottom, probably for the antenna to get a better signal. Specifications of...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G To Get 3.5mm Audio Jack Soon?

02/07/2010, 3.5mm audio jacks are something important that manufacturers always like to skimp on, fortunately, HTC looks like it’s going to offer a 3.5mm audio jack on the upcoming myTouch 3G for T-Mobile. This phone should be available in limited quantities...

Fingerprint identification coming to Android smartphones

02/05/2010, Sagem Wireless have teamed up with UPEK to bring Android-powered smartphones sometime later this year which will feature fingerprint identification capabilities, although this function will also be extended to other devices from Sagem Wireless apart from...

First Samsung Bada OS Phone Due In March

02/04/2010, Details of Samsung’s upcoming Bada OS aren’t as abundant as Google’s Android or Symbian, but Samsung is busy working on its previously mentioned Bada OS, and the company certainly seems confident about it. In a recent update,...

Bluebird AutoID PDA runs on Android

02/04/2010, We haven’t seen the name Bluebird grace our pages since 2008 (gee, has it been that long already?) where they rolled out a Windows Mobile 6 Pro-powered device, but fast forward a couple of years and you get the AutoID PDA which no longer favors...