Interpad Tablet Features 10-inch Screen, Android 2.2, and Tegra 2 Chip

At this point it seems like there are more rumors about Android tablets than phones.  However, with dozens in the pipeline, none of them appear to be on the level of that forbidden fruit that is the iPad.  An unknown German manufacturer has stepped up with their own plans, aiming for the title ...

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Official Dell Streak Details Emerge on Eve of Release, No T-Mobile Support

Dell has taken to their company blog to shed light on their forthcoming Streak tablet/phone.  Among the details shared is the fact that there are no plans to support T-Mobile’s network.  Tough stuff for those of you holding out hope that we’d see a variant certified for their ...

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Motorola i1 – First Android Phone with Push-to-Talk Available via Sprint Online

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Sprint has released the first Touchscreen Android phone with integrated push-to-talk. The Motorola i1 is now available online through Sprint’s website.  The headline feature is the integrated push-to-talk, a first for touchscreen Android phones. Using Nextel’s Direct Connect and ...

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HTC Offering SLCD in Addition to AMOLED Displays for Handsets [UPDATE]

HTC has announced it will be abandoning the AMOLED screens currently used in the Nexus One and HTC Desire.  As a replacement, HTC will introduce SLCD screens to its manufacturing  process later this summer.  See the full press release below. UPDATE: HTC wrote in to clarify their statement.  ...

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CyanogenMod6 RC2 is out!

Cyanogen has released CM6 RC2 for the Dream (G1) and Sapphire (MyTouch 3G). This is the second experimental version of the ever-popular CM6 ROM. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, CM6 is a Froyo ROM built by Cyanogen and Team Douche for your enjoyment. Thanks ...

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Android 3.0 Test Build Unofficially Breaks Cover?

Interestingly, our friends over at Phandroid have received a picture of a Nexus One supposedly displaying a version of Android 3.0(Gingerbread?).   While I am extremely excited about the possibility of this, I am also very skeptical about a test version of Android  3.0 in the wild this early. ...

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Google Maps Updated! New Features, Places

Google is on a roll with 6 updates for Google Maps coming over the last 6 months. Version 4.4 released today, brings us Places. The Places Icon allows you to search for locations near you, restaurants, hotels, ATMs, gas stations and more. You can even add your own custom searches as well. ...

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Android Playstation Emulator Released!

One of the nice things about having one of the current gen Android handsets is the ability to run different video game emulators.  I have really enjoyed playing old school Zelda and Metroid along with some SNES goodness on my T-Mo Vibrant. Now it seems that some enterprising soul has decided to ...

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Samsung Galaxy Q Specs Leaked

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What could be coming on the heels of Samsung’s Galaxy S series of devices? It seems the answer to that is the Galaxy Q!  Major differences from the Galaxy S include a Qwerty keyboard 3″ Super AMOLED screen and a physical form factor a bit smaller than the Galaxy S.  It will feature ...

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Rooting your Android Phone No Longer a Crime!

On balance, the Register concludes that when one jailbreaks a smartphone in order to make the operating system on that phone interoperable with an independently created application that has not been approved by the maker of the smartphone or the maker of its operating system, the modifications ...

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7-Inch GENTOUCH78 Tablet Available at KMART for $150

Kmart just became another place to shop for Android tablets.  Yeah, that Kmart.  They are currently offering a 7-inch tablet from a company called Augen that features some impressive specs.  Dubbed the GENTOUCH78, this unit is said to run Android 2.1 and supposedly promises access to the full ...

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The Sprint Epic to Be Released on August 20th

Our friends over at Android Police are working on getting their Detective badges in a post about the possible release date of the Sprint Epic 4G.  Using their formidable policing skills, the boys in blue have figured that we can deduce a launch date on the Epic from the date that Samsung is ...

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How NOT to root a Droid X

One of our friends and listeners to our weekly podcast gave us a heads up on that it seems it is kid of easy to brick your shiny new Droid X during a root/re-flash process.  He gave us a link to the Droid X forums where it is talking about the things you simply don’t... Read More

Google Opens Door on Android’s Previously Closed Development

The Register reported this week that Google is taking a step in their development process to allow both OEM Manufacturers and the general public more access to the Android development process. This change is taking form in how public contributions are handled with the Native Development Kit, or ...

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Remove Bloatware from your Samsung Captivate

So you just bought yourself a brand new Samsung Captivate.  You are finding that you love just about everything except for say, fifteen preloaded AT&T titles.  Yeah.  There are a slew of apps that come installed on your phone, including AT&T Navigator, AT&T Radio, AT&T Maps, ...

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