If you are the sort of user that loves your Android phone, but uses Microsoft Office for document editing frequently in the home or office a new app is heading to the Android Market soon that you might like. The app is coming from SoftMaker and is the firms Office suite. SoftMaker has announced that it is nearly ready to release the beta version of SoftMaker office for Android that will let you edit those Word documents on the go.
Wait, what? That doesn't make any sense. But why else would this commercial be using a parodied version of the song "Don't Cha" by the Pussycat Dolls? This BRAND NEW commercial posted by ShareMoto on YouTube just this past Friday (in the year 2010) touts the new DROID PRO by Motorola as a work phone you can take home, too. Sassy and sexy! They say it features Corporate Email, it's Built for Google Apps, and has a 1GHz processor, Global Connectivity (In Over 200 Countries), Personal Hotspot, Adobe Flash Player, and access to Android Market.
Rumor alert, Cisco may be entering the Android game. This rumored was pieced together during a recent CNET podcast. They received a tipped that said Cisco may be working on a 7 inch Android tablet that will be centered around audio, video and WebEx.
This offering from Dell is a bit toned down from the recent leaks but is still a great device. The Dell Aero will be released for AT&T sometime in the second quarter. It has a 624 MHZ processor and a few other tricks up its sleeve.
It's almost that time, this May Google is holding its annual I/O conference. Thousands of developers will learn of latest web and Google technologies. The Google ION was the surprise gift at last years conference, the attendees was not aware of this before they got there. This time around Google is sending the free gift ahead of time. Droid's and Nexus One's will be shipped out to everyone who pay in advance to attend.
Reports are coming in today that the Patent and Trademark Office has rejected Google's request to trademark the name "Nexus One". The "Nexus One" moniker was ruled too similar to Integra Telecom's own registered trademark for its Nexus fixed bandwidth integrated voice and internet T1 product.
This will be the first MID in a series of products from 1 Cross. It's Android based and is a mix between an e-reader and a tablet. 1 Cross will name this hybrid the ShuBook which is Chinese for book. When closed it looks like a traditional book, open it up and you will reveal dual screens. One e-reader and a smaller screen with a built in qwerty keyboard.
Eciting news from the makers of the Mini 5, Dell. Wired has the scoop straight from Neeraj Choubey, GM of Dell's tablet division, that there will be "a family of tablets" which will "scale up to a variety of sizes." So it seems the Mini5 will not be alone.
How would you like to sync your Android device's Google Voice to your current location? Well with there's a way for you to do this now. Google Voice locations use cell tower triangulation to switch your ringing Google Voice phones on the fly.
If you are from the UK this is great news for you. BBC has an Android app in the works and it should be available soon in the Android Market. This app will aim to delivery the full BBC news experience bringing not only news but sports as well and there is a chance that the iplayer, which is a video service that allows you to catch up on news you missed, will be included also.