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A brief history of Android releases

With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the

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Android Upgrades: Who To Trust

Of course the past won’t tell us the future, but it will give us expectations. Some manufacturers showed that they failed at upgrading their phones to a newer platform version. This article shows how much.

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2010: Android Revamped

2010 was definately the year of significant UI changes for Android. Dragging an arrow up to see your apps may seem fancy at the first glance, but after a year or so, you’ll probably want some more eye-candy, and so did Google.

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FCC Leaks Creative ZiiO Android Tablet

The FCC leaks yet another Android device. It’s the Creative ZiiO tablet, with Android 2.1 and a 7-inch resistive touch screen.

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Xperia X10 To Get Pinch-to-zoom in Q1 2011

Multitouch is on the way, but it will take some time and it will be pinch-to-zoom only. You see, when the two fingers cross each other on the X- or Y-axis, the phone starts to behave weird. But it’s still brilliant anyway.

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Kmart Offering Sylvania 7-inch Tablet at $180

Yes folks, there’s yet another Android tablet coming. This one is interesting in that it appears to be a Galaxy Tab knock-off. Although the hardware isn’t exactly low-end stuff, the $180 price is enough to garner second looks.

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Samsung Continuum Hands-on [VIDEO]

Could someone please fix Samsungs roof? They’ve been leaking so much about the new Samsung Continuum, that there weren’t actually many surprises at the announcement tonight. Well, there were a few of them.

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Xperia gets Android 2.1!

One of the few devices still in the dark age is the Xperia. Not very much longer. The Xperia X10 and X10 mini and X10pro all will soon be running

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NF300i Nikon3D Android 2.1 3D Digital Photo Frame

Nikon recently revealed a new 2D/3D Digital Picture Frame which will be running the Android 2.1 OS out of the box. The NF300i features a 7.2-inch screen , WiFi (802.11 b/g),

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“NOOKcolor” Revealed by Barnes & Noble

The fog has finally lifted around the new E-reader of Barnes & Noble, of which Cnet had the first picture a couple of days ago. There was a little doubt at Cnet wether it sported an E-Ink or LCD-screen, but it turned out to be an “boring” LCD-screen.

And could somebody please explain why B&N doesn’t call it an Android tablet instead of E-reader?

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24 Hours with the Cliq 2.1 Update

I think the chief complaint behind companies who insist on having the own software overtop Android, be it Blur, Sense, or TouchWiz, is the delay in updates. Here I am,

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Rejoice! Android 2.1 Comes to Motorola Cliq

Less than a day after we reported that Motorola was looking for Cliq owners to test out Android 2.1, we’ve learned that the update is available for all.

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T-Mobile, Motorola Seeking Cliq Users to Test Android 2.1

Motorola is currently seeking 2,000 T-Mobile Cliq owners who would like to volunteer for some Eclair testing. A posting on the Motorola support forum says they are are rolling out a trial release of Android 2.1 ahead of the official update in order to get feedback and help ensure users get the best experience.

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Motorola CLIQ to See Android 2.1 Next Month?

Those of you who have stood by your Motorola Cliq, watching other phones pass by, get ready.  Your day is coming!  Android 2.1 is rumored to arrive at some point

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Cricket Announces $149 Huawei Ascend for October 27 (No Contract)

Last fall, we were shocked to hear Samsung say that 2010 would see Android phones going for less than $100 on contract. Flash forward a year and we’re getting close to seeing sub-$100 phones without contract!