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GiiNii Movit Tablets Slightly Delayed

One of our favorite things to come out of CES earlier this year was the GiiNii Movit tablets.  Based on Android (naturally), there are two form factors that were initially

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Motorola Clarifies KDDI “au BOX” based on KreaTV platform for set-top devices, not Android

Insert sound of brakes screeching to a halt. Just got this email passed to us from Maura over at Edelman.  It seems like the “au BOX” is not what we

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Google’s Schmidt: “Quite Significant” Announcements Involving Several New Pieces of Hardware This Year (Update)

With the first quarter numbers coming in for Google, the natural tendency is to look at what might help improve things.  It’s not like things are terrible, but they could

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Android Around the World: Qype Launches Radar v2 Android in London

Qype, the London-based site for user-generated reviews of restaurants, hotels and more, is bringing its Radar app to Android handsets.  This will allow users to post real time reactions and

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Android Users Receive Voicemails Instantly in Gmail Accounts Thanks to NowMessage.com

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Common Voices, a leader in IP voicemail systems, announces the immediate availability of enhanced voicemail for Android G1 phones using the T-Mobile® network. A free service, NowMessage.com removes the

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Microsoft adCenter Within Android Apps: A Cautionary Tale

It’s a tough decision for developers to make – Do you charge for your app or do you embed advertisements instead, hoping for clicks?  If you’re considering writing your own

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Comparing the Google and HTC Builds for the Magic

Nick Gray of HTCSource put together two very thorugh looks at the new Android builds coming from Google and HTC.  He rooted his G1 some time ago and has been

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First Pics of UI Changes in Android 1.5

While everyone is getting amped up about the new features set to debut in Android 1.5, we’re equally excited about the enhancements to current ones. As promised on Monday, the

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Samsung S8000 to Run Android, Play DivX, Knock Socks Off

More details have emerged on the first Samsung handset to run Android.  A yet-to-be announced phone called the S8000 is being reported (translated) as the South Korean handset maker’s first

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Early Look at Android 1.5 (Cupcake)

Developers are now able to get their hands on an early look of Android 1.5’s SDK, which is based off of the Cupcake development branch.  New features introduced into this

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Watch Live Streams on Your Android Handsets with Stickam

Stickam, an online video streaming service, has announced that all Java-enabled phones will be able to stream video over the web.   According to them, Stickam Mobile is available to over

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Dell, China Mobile Teaming up for Pair of Android Phones

The Dell rumor just won’t die. It looks like Dell might be working on some smart phones with Android, but not for release here in the states.  According to a

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Emtrace introduces Moxier Mail Pre-release for Android

Emtrace Technologies, Inc. who is known to launch the world’s first Exchange ActiveSync® push e-mail for Android has recently released free trial version of Moxier Mail Pre-release on April 13th,

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HTC News – Fiesta Outted, Magic Being Used in US

Mobile tech sites were buzzing this weekend over the Bluetooth Special Interest Group’s (SIG) outing of a new HTC device.  Called the “Fiesta”, the handset is expected to be available

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App Review: PdaNet

PdaNet provides an easy way to tether your Android phone as a modem for your Windows PC. It does not require root access, making it useful to the entire Android audience.