Rockchip Releasing New Platform to Support Tablets and Google TV

Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd, (Rockchip) is gearing up for the release of their new mobile internet platform. Expected at CES in Las Vegas, the RK29xx series solution is designed to support Android 2.2, tablets, and Google TV.

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HTC Wildfire Expected to see Froyo Rollout in Europe This Week, World Tour to Ensue

Our European friends will be happy to learn that their HTC Wildfire will be seeing Android 2.2 within the week.

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HTC Knight Spied as PG0610 in Best Buy System

We're still waiting to hear something official from Sprint about the sliding QWERTY handset, the HTC EVO Shift 4G due any day. Previously listed with a product number of A7373, the Knight/Speedy has recently been spotted in Best Buy's internal system with a designation of PG0610.

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Yahoo! IM Updated to Include Voice Calls, Still Only Works on Evo and MT4G

The Yahoo! Messenger app gets an update that brings voice calls and landscape video calling. Unfortunately, it doesn't add support for more devices.

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Gingerbread ported to HD2 Before Most Android Devices

Gingerbread has been ported to the Htc HD2, originally a Windows Mobile device. No word on other devices getting it, but this is a step in the right direction for Gingerbread ROMs.

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NookColor Gets Easier to Root with Auto-Nooter

Ahh, rooting. What was once a complicated and tedious process has become as simple as one-click rooting, or in this case, Auto-Nooter. Yeah, it's a funny name, but it's a useful tool if you've got a NookColor. Thanks to the guys over at XDA (mainly a user named Gabrial Destruir), Rooting your ...

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What Will You Ask Santa For?

Let’s have some fun this weekend, shall we?  We’re looking to see what you guys and gals want from Santa as it relates to Android.  Maybe you’re really asking your loved ones to get you a Galaxy Tab. Perhaps you’d like to see a specific phone/tablet released by the end ...

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Busy Week for CyanogenMod team; CM6.1.1 and WiMax!

It has been said that Google was intent on keeping everyone excited this December, and with their releases of Gingerbread, the Nexus S release, ChromeOS’ debut, and the CR-48 shipments it has become clear that they intended to deliver. It seemed that with the CyanogenMod 6.1 release ...

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Gingerbread Ported to the Galaxy S [VIDEO]

It looks like the Nexus S isn't the only Gingerbread phone in town anymore. Supercurio, who was also the first to root the Nexus S, has ported the ROM from the new Google flagship device to the Galaxy S.

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Android Gaming gets Unreal with Dungeon Defenders: First Wave

I have often scoffed at the idea of your phone being considered a gaming console. I'm not sure why, seeing as how I do everything else on it, but "serious" gaming has never really occurred to me. Angry Birds is awesome, but I play it for a minute or two and put it away. It's something I do when ...

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Loopt 4.0 arrives for Android

The popular location based social disovery app, Loopt, has released an update to the Android version bringing it to version 4.0.  The updates include: Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Rumor: Motorola Working on Another Pair of Ruggedized Android Phones for 2011

The word around the campfire is that Motorola is prepping two ruggedized handsets along the lines of the T-Mobile DEFY. Expected sometime in the middle of 2011, these phones are said to run less than the DEFY by as much as half.

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Doodle’s Online Scheduling Service Comes to Android

ave you ever tried to organize a dinner outting or company meeting with a bunch of people? It's a pain in the butt to find the day and time that works best for everyone. Doodle, a company who simplifies the process with online coordination, can now help you from your Android phone.

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Creative’s 7-Inch Tablet Arrives with $250 Sticker Price

Creative’s 7-Inch Android 2.1-based tablet, the ZiiO, is now available for purchase, dropping itself right in the middle of the pack.  While it might not be as powerful and feature-rich as the Galaxy Tab, it’s definitely worth a little extra money over the likes of an Augen or ...

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Gingerbread Push to AOSP Is Underway

Promised just two days ago, the Android 2.3 code is already being pushed into the Android Open Source Project. As we mentioned, this might not mean a hill of beans to Joe Schmoe types, but the hacking community is more than likely poppin' bottles already.

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