Vodafone Hinting at More Android, Less Google

In an interview with TechRadar, Vodafone suggests that future Android-based handsets are being evaluated and that some could come loaded with less Google and more Vodafone. “We’re looking at other Android devices, by joining the Open Handset Alliance it shows our commitment [to ...

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Samung i7500 Stands Still for a Few High-Res Pics

There’s no doubt that the Samsung i7500 is the Android phone getting the most buzz right now.  It’s a great looking phone with a lot under the hood too.  Take a look at a dozen high quality pictures of the phone from every angle imaginable. Have you seen today's Deal of the ...

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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 of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to ...

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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 the phone to get that honor. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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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 prep with a prototype due in June.  From there, a launch is expected 1-2 months later. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? ...

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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 a little video of an app for the G1 which turns it into a metal detector. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? ...

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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 open web technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through two days full of in-depth ...

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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 from the US carrier (cannot disclose who yet) that the release date for the HTC Hero (Android) is October 11th 2009.  ...

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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 future for the two operating systems.  Just how much love does a half-eaten fruit get outside of the US? ...

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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 always be better. The AP has an article up today which details the recent earnings for Mountain View-based Google.  ...

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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 reviews. With over one million reviews now at their fingertips, Radar v2 allows users to write their own ...

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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 entry.  Look through the specs and you’ll see that this is not your typical Android phone. ...

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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 rumor/report posted at JLM Pacific Epoch, China Mobile and Dell plan to jointly release two smartphone models, currently under ...

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You Tell Us: What is the Best Hardware Configuration for Android?

All the recent talk about where Android is headed has us wondering… are mobile phones the best hardware configurations for the platform? Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Lenovo’s OPhone Pours Some iPhone on Top of Android (VIDEO)

Check out the video below to see what the OPhone looks like so far. You’ll notice it has the Android backbone that our T-Mobile G1 has, but with quite a bit of modification on top. Sure there’s that most obvious change in the iPhone-like tiles, but look deeper. You’ll find ...

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