CES 2010: HP’s Concept Android-Powered Netbook

Fresh out of Vegas,  Engadget is reporting on an HP Mini Android Netbook. The unit is is powered by a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm and is running an active installation of Android (1.5 or 1.6) with a 10 inch touch responsive screen to interact with the platform.

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Nexus One to Include Built-In Version of Spotify?

Spotify, the European music streaming startup which provides on-demand music streaming,  may be closer to reaching an agreement with U.S. record labels for a launch on our soil. TechCrunch has received word that Spotify may launch in the U.S. under a free model; however, it might be made ...

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Borders Partnering With Kobo To Deliver E-Books To Android Devices

Borders Group, Inc. announced recently that they will be partnering with Kobo, Inc. to bring eBooks to mobile devices-including Android. Kobo, Inc., a global eReading service, will power a Borders eBook store that will allow users to download eBooks to mobile devices of all platforms. Through ...

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XPERIA X10 Launching on T-Mobile USA?

Our friends over at Boy Genius Report are reporting some very exciting news.  According to the XPERIA X10 user manual which was leaked earlier this week through the FCC,  page 3 of the document(see photo above) details usage of 3G Bands 1, 4, and 8! In other words, these are the same 3G AWS ...

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Motorola Zeppelin Looking Sexier as it Preps for Flight

The Motorola (XT800) Zeppelin is making its way to China Telecom come December 25th and will support both GSM and CDMA. In addition to dual connectivity, the latest specs (translated) put have the phone running an ARM Cortex A8 processor.  Other details list a 3.7-inch screen, 720p support, ...

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Motorola Building Chip That Will Support Both T-Mobile and AT&T 3G

Motorola is currently developing a chip which will support the AT&T spectrum of 850 MHz, 1900 MHz, and the AWS spectrum utilized by T-Mobile:1700 MHz and 2100 MHz. Thats right folks, that means someday soon you might be able to use your Android handset on AT&T 3G and/or TMobile 3G. With ...

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Google Live Search on Android!

Right on the heels of the new Goggles photo search, Google has announced its latest search feature, Live Search, on their official blog: First, we’re introducing new features that bring your search results to life with a dynamic stream of real-time content from across the web. Now, ...

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Novosoft Releases Handy Backup V. 1.3 for Android

Novosoft, the international IT-consulting and software company has announced the release of Handy Backup v. 1.3 for Android. This version allows customers to back up their phones to a secure data storage system located in San Diego, California. The release of Handy Backup 1.3 is ...

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Google’s Nexus One Certified By FCC

According to ZDNet, Google’s Nexus One has been approved this morning by the FCC as model PB99100.  At this point, the filings tell us the device will support microSD expansion, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. The filings also indicate the device will support  quad-band ...

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ODROID On Its Way to Early-Bird Devs

The ODROID Developer Edition package is now available worldwide and has begun deployment to the 300 developers that pre-ordered back in September. Will the ODROID gain any traction in the gaming community and break into the market that the iPod Touch is dominating?

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Bada-Bing Bada-Boom. Another OS? There Ain’t No Room.

Or is there? On 8 December, Samsung unveiled a new mobile OS that they will begin placing on select phones. The name of the OS? You guessed it, Bada. In terms of the OS, Samsung states that Bada is an open platform, that aims to deliver an intuitive user experience through innovative visual ...

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First Thoughts on 2.0.1

About an hour ago I received an update to 2.0.1 on my Droid and I thought I’d go through a few of my first impressions on the update. First and foremost I need to praise the update procedure itself. Prior to the Droid I had an LG Dare which was, in nearly every way, a... Read More

Pocket-Lint: Dell Android Tablet Coming to CES

Tech blog Pocket-lint has inside information on a Dell Android tablet that is expected to be announced next year. The scarce details  indicate that an announcement is expected to come at CES 2010 in Las Vegas. For those who don’t know, CES happens to be one of the largest tradeshows for ...

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Android Facebook App ‘Bloo’ Updated, Now Free

Bloo, a highly popular Android Facebook application, was recently updated on the Android Market to version 1.4.3. This comes as a welcomed surprise for those who have been following the development of Bloo.  Not too long ago the future of the application was in question due to restrictions ...

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Garmin Looks to Android for Direction

With the recent announcement of Android 2.0 and the eagerly anticipated addition of Google Maps Navigation, it should come as no surprise that established navigation companies like Garmin weren’t as excited about it as us Android users were.  However, as part of their “Q3 Earnings ...

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