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Android Around the World: T-Mobile Netherlands Getting 1.5

After getting to be the first country in the world to carry an Android handset, it sure seems like the US is going to be the last to get the

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Android Dev Phones Get 1.5 Update

If you happen to own one of the Dev Phone 1’s from Google, you’ll be pleased to know that Android 1.5 is now available for your handset.  That’s right, you

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Verizon Looking For “Android Devices Expert”

According to a recent job posting on the Verizon Careers board, the nation’s largest carrier is looking for an Android Device Expert.  This is the first indication that the provider might be

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Getting to Know the Samsung i7500 (PHOTOS)

It didn’t take long to go from rumor to press release – the Samsung i7500 is officially headed to Europe this June.  It’s a beautiful looking phone that has a

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Samsung Launches I7500, The Company’s First Android-Powered Mobile Phone

Seoul (Korea Newswire) April 27, 2009 05:08 PM — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today unveiled the I7500, its first Android-powered mobile phone. With a launch

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Rumor: i7500 to Be First Samsung Android Handset

A few weeks back we reported that the first Samsung handset to run Android was going to be the S8000. Today we’re hearing that the i7500 is said to be

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Skytone A680 Netbook to Sell for $250

The race for the first Android netbook to hit the streets looks to be Skytone‘s to lose right now.  The Alpha 680 is expected to go into final stages of

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Use Your G1 As… A Metal Detector? (VIDEO)

Here’s a case of an app that we won’t believe really works until we try it for ourselves.  The guys over at the Italian Android site HDblog.it have put together

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Talking Live Folders and GLSurfaceView

Romain Guy and Jack Palevich have dropped by the official Android Developers blog to talk new features in Android 1.5.  As part of the recent series of tips and tutorials,

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Android Around the World: T-Mobile Germany Says Cupcake in May

We’re so ready for our cupcake we can’t take it anymore.  That, and we’re tired of hearing about it too.  Just drop it on us, why dontcha? According to T-Mobile

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Electric Pocket Puts a Fresh Face on Android, Offering PhoneFace Speed “Photo-Dialing”

Electric Pocket Puts a Fresh Face on Android, Offering PhoneFace Speed “Photo-Dialing” for Android-based Smartphones Wye Valley, UK (MobilityNewswire) April 23, 2009 – Electric Pocket is today announcing a new

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1 Million G1’s Sold in First 6 Months

T-Mobile’s 3G network might not have near the footprint that other companies have, but that isn’t stopping the G1 from selling well. After 6 months on the streets, the G1

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Dan Morill Talks Future Proofing Apps on Eve of Google I/O

The biggest Android event of the year is coming in a matter of weeks.  Google I/O is a “gathering focused on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google and

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Embedded Alley Brings Android to MIPS Architecture Devices

Embedded Alley Brings Android to MIPS Architecture Devices, Expanding Android Platform Application Space Enables Android on RMI Alchemy Processor Family for Personal Multimedia, Digital Video, Automotive Infotainment San Jose, CA

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$100 Android Netbooks Coming?

Skytone, a company predominantly known for low-cost children’s laptops might be among the first to release and Android netbook.  Called the Alpha 680, it will offer a 7″ LCD screen,