This is great news for our European Android friends. Google Voice search has been updated to include French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Google has been real busy today, first Google maps received a big update now this update to Voice search.
There hasn’t been much coverage on this device since it’s not available here in the US. It may never make it over here but in Europe (mainly France) this is a very popular handset. It has been rooted by none other than Paul aka Modaco.
Besides releasing the highly anticipate Galaxy S all across the world, Samsung has a few other Android devices in the making. They have just introduced the Corby i5500. This is a mid-range handset that runs Android 2.1 and will be available shortly in Europe.
While most of us wait in anticipation for the 2.1 OTA, a low-end device emerges with it preinstalled. Movistar, in partnership with Huawei, has launched a low-cost Android-powered handset called the Ivy. The Movistar IVY comes with the usual Google apps and is expected to launch shortly in Europe.
While the larger X10 makes its way around the world, the X10 Mini has been patiently waiting on the sidelines. The X10 Mini has just received approval by the FCC and could make its way across Europe real soon. The keyboard version is expected to pass soon as well.
Today, Boxee and their partner Vindicia have announced plans to bring paid content to their set top box. They also have plans to bring this service to many of the leading mobile platforms including Android. These services are expected to debut this summer.
Looks like there are still a few people modding the good ole G1. This time, a user has modded a gamepad controller to work with the first Android device to hit the market. It looks like it works very well also, video after the break.
This isn’t the first time that we have heard news about HP’s Compaq AirLife 100. This is an Android powered netbook that we have known about since MWC. It has finally passed through the FCC and now the full specs are now available.
These ultra compact phones are slated to follow the original X10. They are among some of the smallest Android devices to date. AT&T has been the rumored US carrier of all three, but these prices reflects the European market only.
In a press release that was just sent to us, Samsung announced its plans to update the Galaxy Spica to Android 2.1. This update brings all the goodies that come with 2.1 and a few from Samsung themselves.