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  • Following Froyo is Gingerbread, next Android version

    First there was Cupcake, then Donut,  Éclair, then Froyo.  And now hopes for “Gelatin” being the name of the next version of Android have been dashed, as Google’s “G” codename turns out to be “Gingerbread”.

    February 9, 2010 • Views: 415

  • Google opens Nexus One phone support line, (888) 48NEXUS (63987)

    It’s been ages (well, a month) since Google’s official release of the Nexus One smartphone, and the deluge of N1 issues have lead to another Google initiative, a dedicated phone support line to solve the many dilemmas

    February 9, 2010 • Views: 535

  • Google reveals history behind Nexus One, shows new docks [Video]

    Google’s getting all misty-eyed with their new Android smartphone –  the Nexus One’s conception and design is portrayed in a 4-minute long wrap-up video (first of an upcoming series of five), where we also get a

    February 5, 2010 • Views: 338

  • Motorola Milestone included in Telus lineup

    Telus, one of the leading Canadian telecom giants,  has made an official announcement that they will soon be including the Motorola Milestone in their mobile device lineup.  Looks like the Canucks will finally get their first

    February 3, 2010 • Views: 158

  • Full-fledged Firefox running on Android

    Fennec ‘s not out anytime soon yet, but it looks like they’re testing the full Firefox interface on Android at the moment, not any mobile version – but the real deal.

    February 3, 2010 • Views: 264

  • Guide to manually updating the Nexus One

    If you’re getting impatient waiting for the major Google update to be forwarded to your Nexus One smartphone, Android Forums have cooked up some directions letting you manually update the Nexus One, finally allowing you to play

    February 2, 2010 • Views: 318

  • Android lock screen copied by iPhone app devs

    Playing second fiddle at times to iPhone apps, Android apps sometimes get criticized for attempting to imitate features found in already existing iPhone functionalities as well as applications.  This iPhone app reverses that.

    February 2, 2010 • Views: 882

  • Firefox browser coming to Android in February?

    Not fond of the stock web browser on your Android-powered device?  We have some good news indeed – the first beta version of Firefox for Android (codename Fennec) may just be launching in February.  Firefox is currently one

    January 28, 2010 • Views: 377

  • 50 Android-powered games from Google & GDC 2010 [Video]

    I’m sure that most of you have iPhone-toting friends (or maybe you’re one too).  It’s getting hard to bear Apple users that have access to a wealth of games in the App Store, while we sit quietly and look over their

    January 28, 2010 • Views: 365

  • Plen, an Android-controlled android

    Plen is a “desktop hobby robot” released by Akazawa (think Japanese hacker whizzes), and has a name derived from the English word “Plain”. But this little android is anything but plain, as it’s a miniature bipedal

    January 27, 2010 • Views: 637