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Samsung Galaxy Appeal slides into AT&T

If you're the type of customer that likes to follow the prepaid path rather then signing your life away for 2 years the folks from AT&T have just released what they hope will be an "appealing" phone. The new QWERTY slider smartphone called the Samsung Galaxy Appeal was just announced and is headed to their prepaid lineup.

Samsung Galaxy S has been rooted !!!

That’s right folks, the galaxy S has been rooted. It’s not freed from its stock shackles. Soon there will be custom ROM’s, kernels and other things being released. And dare I say it, Froyo? This process looks pretty straight forward but some users have been reporting issues with getting it to work.

HTC EVO 4G Now Has Wireless N Support

That’s right folks, the EVO can now take advantage of wireless N technologies. Thanks to the great development community the EVO now has this great new feature. Recently, there have been a few complaints that the EVO had problems keeping a strong Wi-Fi connection, hopefully this addition will sure that problem up a bit.

Nexus One + LEGO + Adobe AIR = Wireless Slot Car Gas Pedal

Things like this are just totally cool. Grant Skinner has figured out a way to allow his Nexus One to be used as a controller for these little race cars. By tilting the phone, the accelerometer in the phone is used to make the car accelerate at a predetermined speed. If you tilt it just a little, the car will go slow. Likewise, if you tilt it all the way down, the car will go faster.

Appresso, Android Coffee Maker

I’m not sure if this is cool or just plain weird. There is now an Android coffee maker with a built-in docking station. It looks pretty cool but I’m not sure if I would have something like this in my kitchen.

HTC EVO 4G Sold-Out Everywhere?

If you haven’t been lucky enough to get your hands on the EVO 4G you may have missed your opportunity. The HTC EVO 4G is now sold out in almost every location. After reports of record sales on this handset, this was imminent. There could be a long wait for more shipments to arrive.

Swype Beta Has Been Updated

A new version of Swype is now available to all of you lucky people that managed to get in on the beta testing. This keyboard has been preinstalled on a few phones and has yet to make its way onto the Android Market. This update includes a few bugs fixes and performance tweaks.

Fully Boot Android in One Second? – Video

This year’s Computex featured a lot of exciting new things in the world of Android. QuickBoot by Ubiquitous aims to shorten the time it takes to boot up Android to a fraction of the current time. It usually takes 30 seconds of more to for Android to boot up, this video has a device that does it in 1 second.

Samsung introduces the Corby i5500 Android 2.1

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.
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