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Remember when the DoD approved the Android-powered Dell Streak for military use? Well the DISA's latest list of approved gear now includes Dell's Venue and the custom version of Froyo that it runs. Sadly, there are some limitations: operatives won't have access to the Android market, all surfin...

December 28th 2011 at 3:06pm 0 Comments
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VIA is hardly the first hawker of x86-based chips to start bragging about its Android compatibility, but it certainly doesn't want to be left behind as the open source OS starts worming its way into more and more machines. The EITX-3002 is the first of its offerings to sport official support for...

December 16th 2011 at 4:12am 0 Comments
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Samsung's got a pair of QWERTY-sporting Android handsets heading to AT&T, targeting distinctly different different ends of the smartphone spectrum. Sure, both the Captivate Glide and the DoubleTime attempt to woo messaging addicts with their physical keyboards, but that's about where the simi...

November 14th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Remember the Kinzo, that mysterious Android smartphone from Verzo we teased you with this past summer? Well it looks like the Americano Czech company just launched its stylish, custom-skinned, FroYo-powered (?) device. Originally slated for a late-September release, the 12.3mm-thick handset -...

November 11th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Another month, another land-grab by Android's now-dominant Gingerbread iteration. According to the latest usage stats from its app market, the last smartphone-only version now lays claim to 44.4 percent of all Android phones. We'd put this down to continued efforts by the major phone manufactur...

November 8th 2011 at 9:39am 0 Comments
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Xperia arc S up for order on Sony's site, could ship this week Sony Ericsson Xperia Nozomi LT26i caught by Mr. Not-so-blurrycam Samsung Galaxy S II first with MHL port for dual-purpose USB or HDMI out (video) It seems like nearly all the phone makers are doing it. Take the latest...

November 6th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While everyone was in a tizzy about Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire price point, the Indian government was busily working to help bring out the $35 Aakash Android tablet. The tablet was developed with similarly good intentions as OLPC's XO laptop before it -- an attempt to get low-cost computing devices...

October 27th 2011 at 8:24pm 0 Comments