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  • Broadcom release combo WiFi/Bluetooth/FM chip drivers for Android

    Broadcom has announced Android compatibility for its multifunction wireless combo chip, that packages WiFi, Bluetooth and FM radio capabilities on a single component.  The company has added drivers for its BCM4325 combo chip to

    February 6, 2009 • Views: 781

  • 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

    February 4, 2009 • Views: 469

  • G1 gets Voice-Controlled Search with RC-33 update

    Google have added voice-controlled searching to the T-Mobile G1, part of the new feature set introduced in the latest firmware update.  The widget has been integrated into both the Android browser and the home screen search bar,

    February 4, 2009 • Views: 350

  • 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: 433

  • 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: 409

  • Android Community Week In Review – Week 5 2009

    This week saw a few big stories for the Android platform, the most anticipated being T-Mobile’s official announcement of offering more Android-based handsets in 2009. A specific number was not given, but HSPA capabilities

    February 2, 2009 • Views: 207

  • SlingPlayer Mobile’s Next Stop: Android?

    A few sources, including one of our very own, have come across an un-official confirmation that Sling Media’s mobile player will make its way to Android handsets. SlingPlayer is software that allows streaming of user

    February 1, 2009 • Views: 325

  • G1 Not Carrier Switch-Worthy?

    According to Q4 earnings reports, T-Mobile has reported just 621,000 new customers for the final 3 months of 2008, a 35 percent drop in new subscribers from the same period in 2007. That brings T-Mobile’s total subscriber

    January 31, 2009 • Views: 212

  • Fujitsu launch ‘Service Built for Android’ for bespoke device design

    Fujitsu Japan have announced a new project called “Service Built for Android”, in which they offer to assist any other company looking to deploy the Android OS.  The service is not limited to smartphones, either,

    January 30, 2009 • Views: 333

  • Android Bootcamp developer training: What’s the best way to learn?

    One of the key factors in Android’s favor is the fact that it’s open-source, meaning developers are free to code their own apps for the platform and go on to release them through the Android Market.  What, though, if

    January 29, 2009 • Views: 779