Toshiba’s Android-Based Slate to Take on iPad, Others

Toshiba has officially thrown their hat into the tablet/slate ring.  In speaking with Reuters, Jeff Barney, GM of digital products for the US, hinted at several mobile devices or “slates” with both Android and Windows 7 operating system. The Android-based unit would have a lower ...

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Twitter Working on Official Android App

Not much to say here that isn’t already in the title.  Business Insider is reporting tonight that twitter CEO Evan Williams claims and Android app is on the way and “it’s going to be awesome”.  As to how this will impact Android apps like Seesmic and Twidroid remains to ...

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Droid Incredible Appears on Verizon Site, Quickly Hides

The HTC Incredible has been rumored for an April 29th launch on Verizon for quite some time now.  Today finds the carrier accidentally letting things slip out a quick moment before stepping back into the shadows.  A staging website went live a short time ago and abruptly went into password ...

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Assurant Releases ‘Benefit Tools’ App

Assurant, a provider of specialized insurance products and services, has announced the release of their new Android application, Benefit Tools. Designed to help find a local dentist, the app uses Google Maps and GPS to help hunt down a nearby dental office. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! ...

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Google Redesigns ‘Compose’ Page in Gmail for Mobile

Google is constantly tweaking their Gmail for mobile site, adding nifty little features here and there to improve the experience.  Last week saw some subtle changes to the page for composing new messages.  One of the new features is that the address field automatically expands, allowing users ...

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Android Fragmentation Dwindling

The device dashboard over at the official Android Developers site has been updated after months of inactivity.  With the Motorola Droid recently getting bumped up to Android 2.1 over the last couple of weeks, it’s no surprise that Android had dwindled down to 3 major builds (1.5, 1.6, and ...

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Introducing AndroidGals.com!

We’re very proud today to be able to introduce our new endeavor, AndroidGals.  We’ve put together a fantastic new site that we think will play well for both newbies and enthusiasts and alike. So what is AndroidGals? Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Slacker Radio Plus Giveaway!

We’re pleased to announce another giveaway of Slacker Radio Plus accounts!  If you’re not familiar with the streaming music service and Android application, it allows for personalized radio stations built around artists, songs, and genres.  The Radio Plus accounts give you all the ...

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Motorola Revises Android 2.1 Details for Handsets

Motorola has updated the timeline for rolling out Android 2.1 to their various handsets.  We now have details and a window of expectation for each of their phones, including the recent Cliq XT. Strangely, the latest T-Mobile handset is slated to get an update a full quarter before ...

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Camangi Tweaks Webstation, Still Has Long Road Ahead

Camangi is sending out emails today in an effort to let people know about their revised Android-based Webstation.  According to the hardware maker, the new version of their tablet features a firmware update as well as some preloaded applications.  We did some checking around and found that and ...

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Intel Ports Android to Atom-Based Smart Phones

After dominating the desktop market for years, Intel recognizes they have a long road ahead of them in terms of smart phones.  Android, as a platform, was initially designed to run on handsets powered by processors made with Arm technology.  Because of this, Arm has been enjoying a 98% mobile ...

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What is the ‘Genius Button’?

The recent images of the myTouch Slide have given us the best look at the phone to date.  There’s one thing we’ve not seen discussed elsewhere so we’re calling on you to help.  If you look to the bottom right of the physical buttons, you’ll see a lime green button with a ...

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HTC EVO 4G Arrives in Sprint Inventory System, Tons of Accessories Coming

If screen shots like the one above are any indication, Sprint is gearing up for for the release of their HTC EVO 4G handset.  Expected in the “summer” of 2010, the huge, sexy WiMAX-capable phone is being rumored with a June 6th/13th launch.  The picture at the top of this post shows ...

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T-Mobile myTouch Slide Features Android 2.1 [UPDATE]

The fine folks over at TmoNews have gotten their hands on another picture of the forthcoming myTouch Slide.  This time around, we’re treated to a screen of the firmware.  As it appears, this will be the first Android 2.1 handset to arrive at T-Mobile.  Yes, there is that one device called ...

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Google Gobbles Plink for Future Goggles Integration

Plink, one of the winners of the second Android Developers Challenge is only too pleased to announce today that they’ve been acquired by Google.  Their app works remarkably similar to Google Goggles – Snap a picture of some artwork or painting with your phone get back wikipedia-like ...

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