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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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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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$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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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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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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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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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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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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TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago,

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WSJ Report Claims HP Eyeing Android for Netbooks

According to unnamed sources who have been briefed on the matter, HP is looking at Android as a possible OS for their netbook line.  If this pans out, it could