November, 2010

  • Darth Vader is Android spokesman in Japan…umm..k

    Star Wars has already tied up with Android in the past with R2-D2 on one of the Droid smartphones. That was a cool mash up of my childhood heroes and tech. A strange one has surfaced now in Japan.

    November 26, 2010 • Views: 847

  • Leak hints at Galaxy S 2 hardware

    Geeks are able to find out details of coming hardware a lot of the time by pouring through software updates that hit models already on the market. Often the software will have lines of code that are specifically for each handset

    November 26, 2010 • Views: 433

  • Woow Digital Android tablet coming soon

    Android tablets are coming to the market in force with new offerings coming all the time and a bunch more on the way. A new tablet running Android from a company called Woow Digital has surfaced and the thing may be one of the

    November 26, 2010 • Views: 388

  • NEC Smartia tablet is consumer version of Cloud Communicator [Video]

    NEC’s Cloud Communicator tablet has jumped over to the company’s consumer division, rebranded as the NEC Smartia and set to go on sale in Japan from December 6. The specifications for the 7-inch slate are unchanged,

    November 26, 2010 • Views: 363

  • Advent Vega hack adds Android Market, Gmail, Street View & more

    A custom ROM for the Advent Vega Tegra 2 tablet has been released, adding in Android Market support along with Car Home, Calendar, Contacts, Genie (News and Weather), Gmail, Maps with Street View, Market, Talk, Voice Search and

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 379

  • Samsung Stealth V SCH-i510 outed by DLNA

    A new Android handset has been outed by the DLNA, the Samsung Stealth V SCH-i510, complete with Android 2.2 Froyo. Hardware details on the Stealth V are scant, but the approval listing pdf link does confirm that it has a 4.3-inch

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 395

  • Android-Themed Bar Opens in Japan

    We have seen many examples of just how dedicated some Android fans can be. However, a fully themed bar complete with treats that resemble software releases is definitely a first, and of course – it’s in Japan.

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 341

  • Notion Ink starts mystery countdown ending December 9th, its meaning is unknown

    The Notion Ink Adam tablet has been a hit ever since we first saw it at CES last year, some even say it’s the only Android tablet in which they show any interest in purchasing. Here we are almost a year later, and sure

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 415

  • Sharp IS03 sees 450,000 Japanese pre-orders

    Sharp’s IS03 has reportedly set new pre-order records for Android devices in Japan, with over 250,000 bought online ahead of the smartphone’s launch on KDDI. Meanwhile, in-store pre-orders are believed to be in the

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 329

  • Google Nexus S running Android 2.3 Gingerbread caught in wild

    New photos of Google’s Nexus S and Android 2.3 Gingerbread have leaked, this time over at xda-developers. The shots are pretty blurry and heavily cropped, but there’s also a list of tentative specifications including

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 376