Acer: Wait a Sec… We Might Have a Phone in ’09

There was a widely circulated rumor earlier this week that Acer was not going to be able to get their US handsets out until next year, bumming out quite a few people.  That may not be the case after all. PC Mag was contacted by Acer’s PR folks and said that they “misspoke.” ...

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FlightStats Releases Flight Tracking App for Android

FlightStats has announced the launch of their air travel app for Google Android phones. Called FlightStats for Android it provides flight status, delays, airport weather, and more. Users can find details on specific flights, check status by route and/or airport, track flight progress on a ...

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Rogers Wireless Preps for Exclusive Canadian Launch of HTC Dream and HTC Magic

Canadians to Get Android-Powered Smartphones: Rogers Wireless prepares for the Mobile Revolution with the exclusive Canadian launch of the HTC Dream and HTC Magic TORONTO, May 7 /CNW/ – Rogers Wireless today announced the exclusive Canadian launch in June 2009 of the HTC Dream(TM) and HTC ...

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T-Mobile USA Officially Announces Cupcake Rollout – For Real This Time

T-Mobile is delighted to announce the upcoming release of Android 1.5 with “Cupcake” coming soon to the T-Mobile G1! We plan to begin sending out the update starting the end of next week. As with previous software maintenance releases, the update will be randomly sent “over ...

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Android Around the World: Market Updates from Various Countries

Android and The Android Market are contiuing to spread across the world, stopping off at new countries all the time.  While some are fully operating with paid apps, others are only just now offering free titles.  Here’es a quick recap of recent updates from around the world.

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Fujitsu Siemens’ Amilo Mini Netbook With Android [VIDEO]

Android netbooks have been getting a lot of press lately and videos are starting to leak out with various form factors and designs.  More than a handful of companies have been rumored to be working with Android including HP, Acer, Asus, SkyTone, and more. 

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HTC Hero Shows Up

One of the HTC handsets leaked from early in the year has resurfaced.  The HTC Hero has shed the pink from the early look image and put on a more grown up black. We don’t think there was any doubt that this phone was going to be Android – the chin was a dead giveaway.... Read More

Samsung Houdini and G1 Bigfoot Due in the Fall for T-Mobile

A pair of new Android handsets headed for T-Mobile have just been uncovered.  At some point this fall, around back to school season, T-Mobile is apparently launching the Samsung Houdini.  Named after the famous magician, very little is known about this handset other than it appears to have a ...

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Hey Trent… Bring the App to Android!

I have to admit it – when Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails announced their nin: access app for iPhone, I was jealous. Here was one of my favorite, forward thinking people and bands putting out a mobile application that pushed the boundaries of fan and artist interaction. I wanted that for ...

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Google’s Android Lawsuit

If Erich Specht  gets his way, his company Android Data Corp.,  will receive nearly $100 million in damages from Google and the entire Open Handset Alliance over use of the term “Android.”  Google believes the claims don’t have any merit and claim they “will defend ...

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You Tell Us: Can Android Save Motorola?

There’s been steady talk for many months now about how poor Motorola is doing as a company.  Going from 23% worldwide market share down to 6% in 9 quarters has many thinking that we’re watching them die a slow death. What is going to keep them afloat?  Innovative product design?  ...

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Official Blog Talks Up Widget Design

Talk all you want about soft keyboard and video recording, but the biggest change in Android will be the implementation of widgets.  Starting with calendars, picture frames, and playlists, Google is offering up a few official widgets for your Android home screen.  It won’t be long until ...

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Motorola to Offer Multiple Android Devices by Holidays

Somewhere in the middle of the less-than-impressive figures from Motorola’s Q1 earnings, Motorola’s CEO made it known that they will have multiple devices out this year running Android.  Could we see the Calgary and IRONMAN appear over the next 5-6 months? In the quarter at Mobile ...

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App Review: Repligo Reader (PDF)

A no-frills PDF reader that gives you exactly what you'd expect. Tight Android integration make it easy to pull up files from emails and websites too.

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It Has Begun – Cupcake Rollout Starts in US and UK! [UPDATE]

Keep a close eye on your G1 over the next few days.  T-Mobile is apparently sending out the Cupcake/Android 1.5 update to owners living in the US and UK.  At least, according to what we’re finding across the internet. Finally, we can put to bed the rumors and speculation.  Is it us, or ...

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