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Sprint HTC Hero finally gets Android 2.1 update officiallyAndroid 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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Sprint HTC Hero finally gets Android 2.1 update officially

05/19/2010, At long last, the HTC Hero from Sprint will be getting its official Android 2.1 update, letting you be on par (with a greater peace of mind) with those who too the plunged with the leaked 2.1 firmware. Since the update is now available from Sprint, what...

Juicy Development unveils Police Scanner for Android

05/18/2010, Juicy Development has just revealed its latest application for the Android Market – Police Scanner for Android. Basically, this app enables listeners to tune in to police, fire, and EMS activities not just locally, but worldwide. It will be...

HTC HD2 One Step Closer To Running Google Android

05/18/2010, While we’ve seen Google’s Android OS ported to many mobile devices out there, one of the devices that folks really want Android to be running on is HTC’s powerful HD2. There have been various attempts before this, and now another person...

Kindle For Android To Arrive This Summer

05/18/2010, Looks like nowadays we don’t need an Amazon Kindle in order to read eBooks from the Kindle store anymore. Now Amazon has confirmed that Kindle for Android will be arriving this summer, giving us one less reason to buy a Kindle eBook reader. Aside...

Samsung i5500 could be first Corby with Android 2.1

05/17/2010, It seems that the Samsung i5500 could very well be the first Corby handset from the South Korean manufacturer that runs on the Android 2.1 operating system. Basically, we’ve more or less lost track of the number of Corby handsets that there are out...

Google to promote Flash heavily with Android 2.2 update

05/17/2010, If you happen to own the Nexus One, Motorola Droid (also known as the Milestone in other places) and soon, HTC EVO 4G, then you will be pleased to know that Google’s Android 2.2 update (aka FroYo) will see a whole lot of Flash 10.1 action going on...

HTC Wildfire Powered By Android 2.1

05/17/2010, HTC has introduced a new model to its entry-level smartphone lineup, the HTC Wildfire. One of the nicer improvements of the HTC Wildfire is its use of a capacitive touchscreen instead of the resistive touchscreens that are common on entry-level phones....

NVIDIA Focuses On Android For Tegra 2

05/17/2010, Seems like Apple is fast becoming the main competitor to everybody nowadays, and now NVIDIA’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, has identified Apple’s A4 SoC (system-on-chip) as Tegra 2’s primary competitor. Aside from that, we’re expected to...

Blue Sky offers BL10 Android-powered tablet

05/17/2010, It seems that Google’s Android is making some headway on a variety of platforms despite the cellphone/smartphone range being the primary mode of propogation – since it is open source, it has also seen action on tablet devices, with the Blue...

Verizon’s Droid Incredible Already Sold Out?

05/17/2010, Word is going around that there is a shortage of Verizon’s highly-anticipated Droid Incredible. Apparently the reason behind the shortage is due to the lack of key components such as the WVGA capacitive display that is manufactured by Samsung....

Pocket Verifier Professional for Android is now out

05/17/2010, We’ve seen wireless credit card payment systems being made via iPhones in the past, but here’s one for the Android camp – the Pocket Verifier Professional for Android that will work in tandem with Pocket Spectrum Plus, a complete payment...

FxCamera grants new powers to Android-powered phone camera

05/16/2010, Have an Android-powered smartphone that you think could do a whole lot better when it comes to its photo-taking capability? Well, you can now check out the FxCamera which offers features that one would have expected over Android natively, in particular...

LG Aloha Visits The FCC In The Form Of The LG-C710h?

05/15/2010, An LG phone has recently paid a visit to the FCC, bearing the model number LG-C710h, one of the rumored names of the LG Aloha, and since it supports the 1900/850 WCDMA bands, it’s most likely headed for AT&T. While there still hasn’t been...

Tweetdeck Planning To Churn Out An Android App

05/15/2010, When Twitter decided to release its official Twitter app for Google’s Android OS, many of the Twitter apps out there suddenly didn’t seem so important, but Tweetdeck has always been popular, and now they’re planning to churn out an...