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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,

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Rumor: HTC Hero Due in October

According to a guy named Daniel (atomixpaintball) over at xda-developers, the HTC Hero is due October 11th. I work for a wireless developer firm and I have just received word

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Cupcake Spotted in the Wild

The folks who work at the Google Campus in Mountain View are being treated to Cupcake before everyone else.  Everyone out there gets an “early look”  at the update.  Well,

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Cupcake Appeals to More Than Just End Users

All the recent excitement surrounding Android 1.5  seems to be coming from those with G1’s looking for more from their phones.  Well, at least it appears that way on the

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Jeff Sharkey Talks Widgets for Android 1.5

Today, the official Android Developers blog was updated with an article from Jeff Sharkey with information on Android 1.5 and what to expect in the way of widgets.  Written for

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I-Buddie Android Netbook Prototype (VIDEO)

A rather unknown German company called I-Buddie is apparently working on Android with netbooks.  The video below shows a prototype with the OS running on an Intel Atom-based netbook.

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Ophone to Beat iPhone to China?

The Lenovo-built Ophone is rumored to be landing in China about 1 month before Apple’s iPhone does.  With virtually the same launch time, this summer could really help forecast the