Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to develop a prototype device that runs on the Android operating system. Before being deployed to the field, the Joint Battle Command-Platform ...

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so at your own risk we might add), there is a new method in testing to achieve root on Gingerbread powered devices. A new ...

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OpenFeint Purchased by GREE Inc. for $104M

Japanese social networking company Gree Inc. in an attempt to expand international business has agreed to purchase Openfeint for $104M. Openfeint is best known in the Android community for it’s integration into the popular game, Fruit Ninja. OpenFeint currently has an estimated 75 million ...

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Samsung Strikes Back!

Oh the joys of litigation!  It comes as no surprise I am sure to find out that Samsung has decided to strike back at Apple by suing them for copyright infringement in several countries overseas.  Samsung is saying that Apple stole some technology dealing with how power consumption is handled ...

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Bump 2.0 Adds New Features, Overhauls UI

Bump has been on Android for a while now, however we’ve always looked the our iOS counterpart with a little bit of jealousy.  Sure, it works on a fundamental level, but we know there are features missing.  Well, not any longer.  Bump 2.0 is out now and it adds a lot of the stuff ...

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Two More Images of CM7 on the G2X

Pictured to the left are pics of CM7 running on the G2X, courtesy of Chris Soyars.  Again, this is still very much a work in progress, but we figured you would want to see some more good news if you are the owner of a G2X. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's... Read More

More Rumblings About an Amazon Android Tablet

By now, if you have been reading the tea leaves about the advances that Amazon has made in the Android ecosystem, you should be under the assumption that Amazon is working on an Android powered tablet.  It seems it is the industry worst kept secret, or rather, most talked about secret anyway. ...

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CM7 Being Worked on for G2X

The word from the Cyanogenmod team is that CM7 is in active development right now, but the fact being that they have had the device for three days, there is a lot to be worked on before it is ready for public consumption. Excitement about CM coming to the G2X was stoked when Cyanogen tweeted... ...

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Telstra Wants in on Android, Launching Galaxy S II and XOOM Next Month?

Motorola is currently leading the Honeycomb race, thanks to their Motorola XOOM, and now it looks it’s landing in Australia, as Ausdroid is reporting that Telstra will be launching the Motorola XOOM in Australia next month. No word on the price at the moment, but I think the contract ...

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Rugged Casio Commando Leaked with Image and Specs

There are a lot of rugged phones available in market but when it comes to Android, there is only one phone you can call beautiful and rugged, and it’s known as the Motorola Defy. Now it looks like the Defy is not alone when it comes to rugged Android phones. Say hello to the  Casio ...

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RadioShack Bragging Up Tablet Offerings

RadioShack wants you to know that they’ve gotten pretty serious in the tablet game lately so they issued a press release.  If you’re in the market for a new tablet, they would love for you to consider them.  So what are they offering up? Well for starters, they recently added the ...

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Intel to Launch Honeycomb Powered Tablets Soon

Intel is the leading chip maker in the world, and they are always the first choice of a PC gamer or any other person who is looking forward to buy a new processor. While they have been a top name for PCs and laptops, they essentially have no presence in mobile.  Now, however,  it looks... Read More

Amazon Announces Library Lending for Kindle, Optimizes Android App for Honeycomb

Amazon has rolled out a new version of their Kindle application today, optimizing it for Honeycomb tablets.  Taking advantage of the fragments and split screen capabilities in Android3.0, the free reader app works much better on larger screens.  New details include enhanced work look-up, ...

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Seesmic 1.7 Released with A Host of Shortcuts and Customization Options

Popular Twitter and Facebook client Seesmic released an update into the Android Market yesterday, adding a variety of new options for users.  Centered around giving you what you need in as little time as possible, these new features include shortcuts for composing tweets/updates, saved Twitter ...

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Samsung and Verizon Tap Droid Charge with April 28 Launch, $299.99 Price Tag

Verizon and Samsung have issued a press release today, confirming the next handset in the Droid series.  The $299.99 (ouch!) Droid Charge arrives a week from today, April 28th, and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a rear-facing 8 megapixel camera, and front-facing 1.3 megapixel ...

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