OnStar and Chevy Gives Android Users Mobile Control of Volt

One of the cooler software announcements to already come out of CES 2010 is from Chevy and OnStar regarding the upcoming 2011 Chevy Volt, their all electric vehicle.  The new Android-based application gives Volt owners added control over their vehicles with options like monitoring charging ...

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CES 2010: HP’s Concept Android-Powered Netbook

Fresh out of Vegas,  Engadget is reporting on an HP Mini Android Netbook. The unit is is powered by a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm and is running an active installation of Android (1.5 or 1.6) with a 10 inch touch responsive screen to interact with the platform.

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Android Book Review: Android Wireless Application Development

While in Indigo Book Store the other day I took a stroll through the Wireless Application Development for Dummies section. Surprisingly this is a growing section with many books on all of the different programming langauges available.

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Cooliris Develops Media Gallery for the Nexus One, Joins Open Handset Alliance

Cooliris, provider of photo and video software on multiple platforms, has added Android to the mix by providing the Media Gallery application for the Nexus One.  Google partnered with Cooliris to develop this new media gallery.

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LePhone From Lenovo, Set For China [VIDEO]

lOur friends over at Engadget have posted video and initial impressions of the newly announced LePhone, from Lenovo, that is headed for China’s WCDMA Market. The phone is very visually appealing and carries a mixed bag of specs. The LePhone comes with a 1GHz snapdragon processor, 3 ...

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Saygus Vphone Runs On Android, Claims it Can Make Video Calls Over CDMA or EDGE

Chances are you’ve never heard of Utah based manufacturer Saygus.  If you’re deeply involved in Android (like us),  you learned about them back in November when leaks of an FCC filing for an Android phone got the buzz rolling about them. Even with that, we know little of the ...

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Mini Sony Xperia X10 Spotted

The Xperia X10 was just announced for Canadian wireless carrier Rogers, but already we are being introduced to its smaller sibling, codenamed “Robyn”. Described as “compact and clever”, it looks similar to the X10 although little is known about physical specs. Like the ...

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Dell Officially Announces Android Handset for AT&T

After months of speculation, finally today at CES, No. 2 PC-maker Dell confirmed it’s launching an Android handset for the U.S. The not-so-surprising news is that the carrier behind this launch is the iPhone’s own home network: AT&T.

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Flip Video to release Android app

Flip Video–makers of those pocketable little video recorders–announced Flipshare Mobile apps for Android and other mobile platforms (to go with the iPhone app they already have out).

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Motorola at CES: Flash for Droid, 2.1 for Cliq, Backflip for AT&T?

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha’s press event at CES today lasted less than half an hour but he crammed some fairly big news into that short time. The highlights:

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Broadcom Company Enables Android To Run On Advanced Navigation Processor!

Broadcom Company, a global leader in wired and wireless communications, announced at the 2010 CES Wednesday that they have successfully ported Android to run on the company’s advanced navigation processor (the Broadcom® BCM4760).  The advanced processor integrates bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ...

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Canadians Complained, HTC Listened

So it would appear that the “IWantMyOnePointSix” (twitter:@IWMOPS) group has had their voices heard.  In the coming months, both HTC Dream and HTC Magic owners will be seeing upgrades to their current software. The updates that HTC has so far decided on are only minor for the Dream ...

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CES 2010: First Android Set-top Boxes

MIPS Technologies, one of the leading provider of the processor architecture and cores that power products from home entertainment, communications, networking to portable multimedia devices, has announced a line-up of demonstrations, partnerships and technologies aimed at making Android a ...

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Spring Design Teams Up With Google To Bring More Books To eReader

The developer of the  Android powered Alex eReader, Spring Design, are teaming up with the Big G to bring the more than one million Google Books to the device.  Set to debut its Alex eReader this week at CES, the eReader features full Web browsing capabilities, Wi-Fi, as well as audio and ...

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T-Mobile Completes HSPA 7.2 Network Upgrade

Those of you with an Android phone on T-Mobile will be pleased to know that your 3G connection is slightly quicker as of yesterday, thanks to T-Mobile’s completion of the 7.2 Mbps upgrade. HSPA 7.2 is network technology that allows for quicker data connections (up to 7.2Mbps) in every ...

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