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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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?

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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

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Google Keeps Your Secrets Safe on Your Android Phone

Google wants to make it possible for you to carry your most sensitive data with you without compromising its security.  Released yesterday, Secrets for Android, allows users to securely store

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Acer Working With Android Desktop Prototype

Earlier today at a press event, Acer dropped a little tidbit that perked up our ears -  They have a prototype desktop with Android on it.  We’ve heard of netbooks

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T-Mobile 3G Rollout for ’09 Sneaks Out

What good is a phone that relies heavily on internet and data usage if most of their customer base is stuck with EDGE speeds?  If T-Mobile want their G1 (and

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NBA Digital Launches “Game Time”

The first major sports league to launch an official app comes from the NBA in the form of their Game Time application. Available immediately in the Android Market, the app