Android Cookin’ Up Some Coffee, Thanks to Yanko Design

Chalk this one up in the weird column, but the pic to the left is an Android based espresso machine.  If you notice, the cups of coffee have the barcodes that we have come to know and love in the Android world.  The espresso machine can scan those, then, when you plug your Android powered... ...

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Cellflare Android App Released

In a press release, Cellflare is announcing the release of their Android App.  Cellflare is a location based service, allowing you to see other friends locations, and interact with different landmarks based on your position as read by your handset. The app has been pretty successful on the ...

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$88 Android 5-Inch Tablet. Seriously.

The above video shows a brand new $88 5 inch Android tablet that was shown at the Computex 2010 show last week.  This is the Acorp 5″ Rockchip 600mhz ARM9 based Android tablet, not a bad looking little unit. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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“Solid” Motorola Droid X Stands Still for Photos

It’s not every day you get to see an unreleased phone stand still long enough to have some decent pictures taken.  The guys over at Gadget University were able to spend some time playing around with testing the not-yet-announced Motorola Droid X.  Also known as the Droid Xtreme, this ...

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Samsung Galaxy Apollo Headed for UK “Soon”

Head over to Samsung’s UK page for smartphones and you will see a model called the Galaxy Apollo.  Listed as coming soon with no specs or details, we think we know what is under the hood. The Apollo bears more than a passing resemblance to the Korean M100S (pictured below)  launched back ...

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HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder Spotted in AT&T Handset Testing Video

Check out the video below from AT&T which shows how they go about testing their handsets.  Of particular note is the fact that this clip shows the yet-to-be-announced HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder smart phone.  While the guy in the video acknowledges it is an Android device, he does not ...

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INQ Mobile: “We are Going all-Android”

We previously covered INQ Mobile here back in September of 2009 as the company announced they would be looking to bring their own Android phones to the United States.  Here were are, six months into 2010 and there’s yet to be any rumblings. After selling around 1.5 million of their INQ ...

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Rumor: Samsung Behold II to Recieve Android 1.6 Beginning June 28th

The word around the campfire today is that the Samsung Behold II handset from T-Mobile will be seeing an update on June 28th.  Sadly, this will be the only bump the phone ever receives as it’s just not capable of 2.0 or higher.  We never did learn how many Behold II units were sold ...

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M.A.S.H. by Iron

This is an inspirational story about four girls: Emilie Robert Wong, Emily Scharff, Lindsey Wang and Shreya Ramachandran, all students at Castilleja School in Palo Alto who were a part of 2010 Microsoft Technovation Challenge. The goal of this program is to help close the gap between the number ...

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HTC EVO 4G Afflicted by Framerate Issue?

Reports are surfacing from XDA-Developers and the Google Code forums that the HTC EVO 4G has major framerate issues.  It seems that the device is some how locked at 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes. Interestingly, the HTC Hero hits 54fps on average and has smoother ...

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First Photos of Motorola Droid 2 Surface

We have heard about the rumored sequel to the Motorola Droid for quite sometime.  Now, thanks to the blog Droid-Life, we have pictures! As you can see from the image above(more images can be found here), externally, the handset looks almost identical to the original Droid.  The one thing that ...

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Pre-Alpha Firefox Fennec Build Gains Multi-touch

Good news!  Fennec, Firefox’s mobile browser for Android, seems to be coming along quite nicely.  You will be happy to learn that the new pre-alpha build of Fennec now has multi-touch!  That’s right, you can now pinch to zoom as much as you want.  I don’t know about you, but I ...

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T-Mobile to Give Out 200-Page Android App Books to Qualified Customers

Starting June 16th, customers purchasing an Android device will be given a 200-page, full color book dedicated to Android apps.   For those of you who wish to pick one up on your own, you can buy one at Barnes & Noble retails stores nationwide for a rumored $20 each.  These books are yet ...

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Huawei Planning 7-Inch Tablet with 1GHz Processor

In an effort to gain a stronger foothold on the consumer and enterprise market, Chinese hardware marker Huawei is planning an Android tablet of their own.  Running a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it also features a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display (800X480 or 1024X600) and 3G support ...

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Another Korean Commercial Shows Android’s Personality [VIDEO]

Take a look at another Korean commercial for Android phones.  In the short clip we get to see various supermodels dressed as an HTC Desire, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, and Samsung Galaxy S.  The fashion designer comes out at the end to take a bow and he’s all too familiar.  And green. While ...

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