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  • Dell Streak 5 axed

    Dell has quietly killed the Streak 5, its 5-inch Android tablet/smartphone hybrid. Confirmed on the company's site - with the message "Goodbye, Streak 5. It's been a great ride" - the decision follows various discounting

    August 12, 2011 • Views: 280

  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus hands-on and benchmarks

    All eyes may be on the Samsung Galaxy S II right now, but the Korean company believes there's some life left in its best-selling predecessor. The Samsung Galaxy S Plus GT-I9001 was officially announced at the end of March, a

    August 11, 2011 • Views: 1141

  • Amazon ignores Android with new Kindle Cloud Reader web-app

    Amazon has launched a new web-based Kindle app,, using HTML5 to offer the ereading experience within the browser. However, while the app appears to be a workaround to avoid Apple's limitations on native

    August 10, 2011 • Views: 1056

  • My Vodafone app for Android released: Track use, WiFi hotspots & roaming

    Vodafone UK has released a new Android app, allowing subscribers to not only keep track of their accounts without ringing through to customer care, but also locate the nearest free WiFi hotspot. The My Vodafone app shows your

    August 9, 2011 • Views: 435

  • Samsung Conquer 4G offers WiMAX for under $100

    Samsung has outed its latest 4G smartphone, the CDMA/WiMAX Samsung Conquer 4G, and the first to land at under $100 from the get-go. Built around Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch 320 x 480 touchscreen and a 1GHz MSM8655

    August 5, 2011 • Views: 186

  • Motorola KORE tipped in domain buying spree: XOOM successor?

    Could Motorola's next tablet be the KORE? That's certainly one possibility, after the company was spotted going on a domain-buying spree earlier this week. Fusible caught five domains -,,

    August 5, 2011 • Views: 1338

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 update going OTA now

    Samsung's OTA update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has gone live, with the 188MB software now being offered to users of the Honeycomb slate. The new firmware brings with it Samsung's own TouchWiz UI for tablets, upgrading the home

    August 5, 2011 • Views: 332

  • Pandigital Planet, Nova and Star budget tablet trio revealed

    Pandigital has outed a trio of new Android tablets, as well as the promise of a high-end model by the end of the quarter. The Pandigital Planet, Nova and Star will all hit shelves this month, each toting a 7-inch touchscreen -

    August 4, 2011 • Views: 339

  • Samsung: Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales will go ahead

    Samsung has denied that the launch of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is on hold in Australia, clarifying that the company's agreement with Apple only covers the US version of the tablet. According to Samsung's official statement, given

    August 2, 2011 • Views: 606

  • HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update released

    HTC has released the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire, though because of limitations of the ROM thanks to HTC's efforts to squeeze it down to suit the storage space the smartphone has, it's being released via the

    August 1, 2011 • Views: 1063