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  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 10 2009

    Big Android news this week was HTC's recently announced Magic handset getting official release windows on Vodafone UK and Orange France. Running Google's Android, the Magic will offer 3G internet, GPS, a slimmer form than the

    March 8, 2009 • Views: 26

  • Android OS To Trump OS X Touch?

    Analysts at Informa Telecoms & Media have calculated that sales of phones powered by Google's Android OS may overtake Apple's iPhone by 2012. A large part of this equation had to do with hardware developers depending on

    March 6, 2009 • Views: 54

  • Google Patent Application Influenced G1 Design?

    A patent application filed by Google was recently uncovered, showing design ideas for a device not too unfamiliar to the Android-devoted. The application, filed in August 2007, details out a device with a touch screen interface

    March 6, 2009 • Views: 71

  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 8 2009

    The Android platform finally got entrance of paid applications into the market this week, which many believe will finally give Android the edge it needs to compete with other smart phones. Purchase and payment takes place through

    February 22, 2009 • Views: 29

  • Improved T-Mobile Unlimited Voice Plans Live In SanFran

    Chalk one up to the rumor mill today, for long-term San Francisco T-Mobile customers are now eligible for the improved Unlimited Voice plans we got wind of earlier this week. Unlimited voice minutes including cell coverage across

    February 21, 2009 • Views: 31

  • Android Market Now Accepting Pay-For Applications

    According to an e-mail sent to registered Android developers, the Android market is now accepting submissions of paid-applications. Initially, the market will allow US buyers to purchase apps directly from their device "starting

    February 13, 2009 • Views: 79

  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 6 2009

    The Android platform saw quite a bit of noteworthy news this week. The most notable was the release of RC-33, the latest update to the Android OS, pushed over-the-air to G1 devices. This update adds a few new features, though

    February 8, 2009 • Views: 62

  • Android Handsets From Motorola in 2009

    According to their annual earnings call Tuesday morning, Motorola will be focusing their efforts in 2009 toward higher end devices on the Android platform. Sanjay Jha, Motorola's CEO, admitted that the company's mobile device

    February 4, 2009 • Views: 66

  • Intel Prepares For Android Netbooks

    Anticipating an influx of Android-powered netbooks to the market, Intel has begun preparations to supply manufacturers with chipsets that will support the platform. Traditionally a Windows and Linux-dominated market, netbooks

    February 2, 2009 • Views: 76

  • RC-33 Update On Its Way, No Cupcake Included

    Reports are trickling in that some users on the T-Mobile G1 official forums have received an OTA update to their phones, bringing the software version to RC-33. Confirmation has been released by a T-Mobile employee on the same

    February 2, 2009 • Views: 76