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Yuhua X2 smartphone comes with dual OS boot upAndroid 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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Yuhua X2 smartphone comes with dual OS boot up

05/13/2010, The Yuhua X2 smartphone is a handset that offers dual OS capability, letting you toss between Linux 2.6 as well as the Android operating systems. Of course, its hardware specifications are nothing much to shout about with 256MB ROM and 128MB RAM, which...

Developer Version Of The Sharp IS01 Android Device Arrives In Japan

05/13/2010, A month back, Sharp introduced its IS01 to the world, which is a pretty nifty device, considering that it touts a full QWERTY keyboard, along with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and other goodies. While the consumer release of the Sharp IS01 should...

HTC Desire And Smart Reach O2 UK

05/13/2010, Looks like Vodafone UK isn’t the only carrier who is offering some pretty cool phones, as UK wireless carrier O2 has also announced that it has added the HTC Desire and HTC Smart phones to its lineup. The HTC Desire is more or less a Nexus One...

Google Android 2.2 aka FroYo introduces USB tethering

05/13/2010, Google seems to step off on the right footing with their upcoming Android 2.2 (FroYo) firmware update that will see the inclusion of USB tethering right from the get go, letting you share your data connection with your notebook or computer wherever you...

Android-powered $99 Cherrypal Asia Netbook

05/13/2010, You might have heard of the $99 netbook from Cherrypal before, and now the company has come up with its latest sub-$100 netbook, the Cherrypal Asia. The main difference between the Cherrypal Asia and its predecessor, the Cherrypal Africa, is the use of...

iOrgane Raptor F22 iPhone clone, but runs on Android OS

05/12/2010, Strange to see someone come up with an iPhone clone only to have it run on the Android operating system. Ah well, can’t blame them for trying to ride on Apple’s wave, especially with yuppies in developing countries seemingly going ga-ga over...

Has The Motorola Droid 2 Just Received Wi-Fi Certification?

05/12/2010, Details are still quite sketchy at the moment, but apparently a new Motorola device has just received Wi-Fi certification and based on its model number, it could be the successor to the Motorola Droid. If you recall, the Motorola Droid sports the model...

Archos 5 Internet tablet hacked, runs on Maemo operating system

05/12/2010, The Archos 5 Internet tablet seems to have had an “upgrade” (this word is relative depending on which camp you’re on as you read further) where its operating system is concerned thanks to a bunch of hackers who decided to have the device...

Verizon Working With Google On A Tablet

05/11/2010, In a recent interview, Verizon chief, Lowell McAdam, confirmed that the carrier is busy working on a tablet device with Google. Technical details of this tablet weren’t mentioned, but a Verizon spokesperson confirmed that the tablet will be powered...

T-Mobile Garminfone Going For $199 In June

05/11/2010, If you’ve been unable to stop dreaming of the upcoming Garminfone from T-Mobile, you’ll be happy to hear that the carrier will begin shipping the phone this June for $199 accompanied by a two-year contract. In case you aren’t too...

Google Maps For Mobile Gets Biking Directions

05/11/2010, Are you an avid cyclist who loves Google Maps? Google has decided to return some of that love by launching biking directions on Google Maps for mobile. This feature was already available on the desktop version, so if you’ve used it before, you...

Android 2.2 To Run Apps Many Times Faster

05/11/2010, We knew that Android 2.2 was going to integrate a faster Java virtual machine* but someone went through the effort of actually benchmarking it, and the raw extra speed is as high as 6X. To arrive to this conclusion, the AndroidPolice.com folks have run...