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dsPIC (Digital Signal Controller) for signal processing. After the signal is processed, an LMX9838 Bluetooth module broadcasts the data to the phone so a waveform is displayed. According to reports, when you port Python code used over a set of Java and XML files you can get the device to run on Android.
Galaxy Tab with Android 2.2. Beginning Monday, October 18, for a period of two weeks, Samsung will be letting commuters in the London tube stations borrow a Galaxy Tab for 48 hours. This is such an ingenious idea to collect and analyze real user feedback before they debut the product on November 1.
T-Mobile G2 has been given temporary root access relief. The relief is a VISIONary app (named after HTC's Vision/G2). VISIONary was created by a member on MoDaCo, which creates temporary root access on the G2 at the touch of a button. This is a huge help for G2 users, considering the device's root access was lost every time the handset restarted.
Desire Z. This is great news if you're a ROM developer since legitimate custom ROMs can now be created and released for phones. Developers, are you excited yet?
Comet with Android 2.2 on November 3. It's going to be the first entry-level smartphone with Android OS that will be available to both prepaid and postpaid customers. Not only will this device feature Android 2.2 OS, but it will have access to thousands of apps through Android Market.
Droid X, the update from Android 2.1 to 2.2 has created concerns (and problems) for Motorola forum users. Some of the recently addressed concerns with the new Android OS are random rebooting, WiFi connection and stability issues, battery manager "force close" errors, and media not playing properly.
Reports back in May showed that the majority of users then used older Android 1.6 compared to the then-current 2.1 OS. However, the pie chart (above) was based on data collected on 14 days of Android Market access, ending on October 1. This new data clearly shows that the shift has been made from the majority of Android OS users previously running on 1.6 and older to now running on 2.1 and later OS versions. Android is improving their OS and rumor has it that they are getting ready to launch another update next week. Are you excited for the new (rumored) launch? [via Electronista]
LTE 4G network, in 38 mobile markets across the U.S, it's easy to see why Android is trying to take the wireless world by storm. Android OS and the handsets it runs on make it more appealing to both consumers and to enterprise managers. On the enterprise front, Verizon's Motorola Droid Pro is among the first Android devices to offer Cisco IPsec VPN connectivity.