The Ride is Getting Bumpy

It was bound to happen. To date, Android has enjoyed a pretty smooth ride. Updates have been frequent, reviews have been positive and the Android world was rosy. But explosive growth is always fraught with casualties and drama. On the heels of Eclair’s release that drama is hitting ...

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Android Phone as a Navigation Device

Will Android phones become the default automotive navigation device for consumers? Personal navigation device (PND) use has sky-rocketed in the last few years. With the advent of color touch-screens, simple to use interfaces, advanced features–all at lower costs–these devices have ...

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Garmin-Asus’ Handset Due Q1 ’10 or Sooner

Garmin-Asus, a joint product venture between GPS maker Garmin and PC maker Asus(tek) plan to launch their first smartphone based on Android no later than the first quarter of next year (2010).  It’s possible it might even arrive earlier according to associate vice president of ...

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Garmin: Yeah, We Have an Android Phone Coming – No, It’s Not the Nuvifone

The much delayed and anticipated Nuvifone from Garmin is still on track for a 2009 release.  Unfortunately, it won’t be running Android as the OS.  It was rumored that the reason for all of the delays was that Garmin was taking second looks at the platform.  It might be easier to take ...

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