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ICD Ultra 7-inch Tegra T20 Android Tablet Announced

01/08/2010, It seems that the Vega tablet wasn’t the only device up ICD’s sleeve, as the company also has a 7-inch touchscreen device that will be powered by Nvidia’s Tegra T20 chipset. The device is the ICD Ultra, and will sport features such as...

Sony Ericsson Robyn To Be Available In Different Colors?

01/08/2010, We showed you a leaked picture of the Sony Ericsson Robyn, essentially a mini XPERIA X10, a few days ago, and now more pictures of the device have surfaced. The most notable thing you’ll see from the latest pictures is that it seems to have multiple...

Google Introduces Local Search For Mobile

01/08/2010, Want to find a coffee store near you? Well, if it’s related to search, you can be sure that Google wants a piece of the pie, and now Google has introduced local search for the iPhone and Android phones. When you’re at Google’s page on...

Motorola Backflip, first impressions

01/07/2010, Yesterday I played a little with the Motorola Backflip. It’s not enough to write a meaningful review, but I did write a review of the Motorola Cliq, so here’s my first impression: This is a very close cousin of the Cliq. They share the same...

Weird Looking Motorola HS1001 Is Android Powered

01/07/2010, This is certainly a weird looking Android device, but once you take a 2nd look at it, you’ll notice that the Motorola HS1001 is really a cordless home phone that has been updated to support Google’s Android, making it one of the first...

Nexus One Coming To Vodafone In A Few Weeks

01/07/2010, While all the news is about T-Mobile getting Google’s Nexus One phone, let’s not forget that Vodafone will also be getting the phone. A Vodafone spokeswoman has also confirmed that the carrier will be offering the phone in Europe, starting...

Nexus One Domains Not Registered By Google?

01/06/2010, With all the focus and attention that Google’s Nexus One phone has been getting, it really is surprising to see that all the domains such as nexusone.com, nexusone.co.uk, and others all didn’t redirect to anything remotely resembling to...

Google Nexus One Officially Announced

01/05/2010, By now most of you already know everything about Google’s Nexus One phone, but it has also gone official today, so it’d be wrong of us not to mention it, right? It looks like the previously mentioned Jan 5th announcement was spot on, and the...

Spotify USA To Launch Together With Nexus One?

01/04/2010, Word is going around that Spotify could be launching its anticipated US edition of its service on the 5th of January, which would jive with the (supposedly) announcement of Google’s Nexus One. To further add credibility to this bit of news, the...

Nexus One Gets Hands On Treatment

01/03/2010, It looks like the folks over at Engadget have managed to get their hands on Google’s Nexus One a few days before the official announcement. With the phone in hand, high quality pictures of the device are now going around, and that’s always a...

General Mobile Coming Up With Android Powered COSMOS

01/03/2010, General Mobile will be coming up with its second Android-powered mobile phone after the DSTL1, dubbed the COSMOS. Powered by Google’s Android 2.0, it will be General Mobile’s first phone with Android 2.0. There aren’t any pricing details...

Palm App Catalog Hits The 1000 App Mark

01/02/2010, It probably hasn’t done so at the pace that Google and Apple have set for their App Stores, but it’s still good to see that Palm has started off 2010 with the news that the App Catalog breached the 1000-app landmark, which is certainly...

Android 2.1 Gallery App For Motorola DROID

12/31/2009, You might be happy to leave your recently updated Motorola DROID on Android 2.0.1, but if you’re the type of person who likes to be on the cutting edge and want something closer to Android 2.1, you might want to try out the new Gallery app that was...

Samsung i899 Goes Official In China

12/31/2009, Samsung’s i899 has gone official in China, and will be offered by China Telecom, the country’s third largest mobile carrier). Keeping in line with the Android trend all over the world, the Samsung i899 will also be powered by Google’s...