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Does Gingerbread Have Minimum Hardware Requirements After All? (UPDATE)

It was rumored as far back as June that Android 2.3/Gingerbread would require specific hardware.  If you recall, Eldar Murtazin was the one who first made reference to the idea

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Introducing the Gingerbread Tracker (UPDATE 2)

The most common question we’ve fielded in the 24 hours since Android 2.3 was announced is, “When is my phone getting Gingerbread?” With only the Nexus S launching with the latest build of Android, users of all other handsets are going to want to know if, and when, their respective phone will see 2.3 rolled out.

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Android 2.3: A Developers Perspective

Today is the big day. Android is growing up fast and Gingerbread brings a whole lot of juicy features for users, but what does this new platform mean for developers? Good question, let’s dig some.

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Hands on with the Gingerbread Keyboard!

I don’t think I can appropriately describe how much work it would take to pull me away from Swype. One handed, there is no better way to type. Period. I’m

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Beta ROM Has HTC EVO 4G Running Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’

Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.

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Gingerbread Guide to Answer Your Android 2.3 Questions

The official Gingerbread guide has been spotted online and it looks to be nearly 400 pages of “how-to” for Android 2.3. As mentioned early in the book (PDF), this does not cover the Nexus S, nor any other specific handsets.

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A Closer Look at Gingerbread’s Features [VIDEO]

t’s a huge day for Google and Android. The latest release of the platform has just been announced, timed with the unveiling of the Nexus S from Samsung. Hearing that Gingerbread (Andr0id 2.3) is available is one thing, but seeing how it works for phones is another. Let’s take a look at some the new features and enhancements to Android that come with today’s news, shall we?

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Nexus One Rumored to be Receiving Gingerbread RIGHT NOW (Update, No It Isn’t)

We cannot confirm this 100 percent on our end, but rumors are circulating that the Nexus One is already getting the Gingerbread update today.

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NotionInk Hinting at Gingerbread Announcement Next Week

In an effort to keep the hype needle moving forward, the NotionInk blog has been busy as of late, teasing things like the mail application and web browser for their Adam tablet.  The latest blog post, from today, provides hints as to a potential Android announcement for December 6th.  

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Google HK Video Tips Gingerbread Aesthetics [VIDEO]

A week old Google HK video on Google Voice Search provides our best look to date as to what the tweaked user experience from Gingerbread should be like.

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Pictures of Gingerbread and the Nexus S Leak… Finally [UPDATE]

Well if this ain’t the best gift to get Thanksgiving off on the right foot, I don’t know what is. Our buddies over at XDA have scored some legit shots

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In Case You Missed It – Eric Schmidt at Web 2.0 Summit [VIDEO]

Those of you upset that you missed yesterday’s Web 2.0 Summit where Eric Schmidt talked about the future of Google, Android, and other related topics, should worry no more. A YouTube version of the video has landed online where you can catch all 45 minutes.

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Eric Schmidt Shows Nexus S; Gingerbread Coming “In The Next Few Weeks”

It was rumored that Google CEO Eric Schmidt would bring us some Gingerbread news at his Web 2.0 Summit appearance today. Well, sure enough, Android 2.3 made an appearance. Not

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Something Gingerbread-Related in Google’s Oven

Okay so this one just hit us from left field and we’re still trying to wrap our heads around it as we type.

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‘Nexus Two’ Delayed over Hardware

According to TechCrunch, Samsung’s new, stock Android handset is being pushed back a bit due to “a serious hardware issue” found during the testing phase of the phone.