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Android Helps Google Soar in Q3 Earnings

Google has announced their Q3 earnings, and rave about Android's part in making it such a successful quarter (helping to make them very rich). Android Marketplace now has over 90,000 applications and it doesn't appears that they'll be slowing down any time soon. However, Google isn't looking to make a ton money from the Android Market (they're doing pretty well with Google Search). They know it's a way for developers to get paid and that's just fine with them.

Samsung Acclaim for US Cellular Hitting Shelves on July 9th

The Samsung Acclaim, an Android slider phone will be released July the 9th. Not much information has been released by US Celluar on the specs or an Android version. The most info. floating about on the web is it has a 3.2 inch HVGA screen and a stock Eclair installation.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to get UXP upgrade in Q4 2010

This is good news for all you X10 owners, Sony has just confirmed Android 2.1 for the X10 in Q4. Not only will it get Android 2.1 but it will also receive a few other enhancements. This device is one of the best multimedia Android devices. The X10 Mini and Pro may receive the update shortly after the original.

Android DAB Radio?

The versatility of the Android OS has it capabilities once again. Android has been seen on kitchen appliances and many other things. It’s only fitting that a radio is in the works.

HTC Tattoo Getting 2.1

The lone Android device on Vodafone has now been confirmed to get Android 2.1 by HTC. This low end Android device features HTC's Sense UI and has the smallest screen on any Android device (and it is resistive).

Microsoft releases first app for Android platform

Things just keep on getting more interesting, as Microsoft has just announced the launch of its first-ever app for the Android platform.  Yes, that’s Google’s Android platform.  Dubbed Tag, it’s similar to the Microsoft’s iPhone app of the same name, and lets you use your handset as a mobile barcode reader.

Two Archos Android home-use tablets at CeBIT 2010

The Archos 7 look to a lock for this years CeBIT, but it might not show up alone. There has been an announcement of a second Android tablet by Archos. Both described as “good value Android Tablets that are specially designed for use in the home”.

Rumored HTC Scorpion will run Android 2.2 on 1.5GHz Snapdragon CPU?

Google’s Nexus One may be the speed king of the smartphone hill at the moment, but alleged leaks are showing that a newer and even more powerful HTC smartphone may already be in the works.  The rumored HTC Scorpion (may be codenamed “Olympian”), is supposedly equipped with a 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor running Android 2.2.
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