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Android News

Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gingerbread… via Cyanogen 7

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After seeing the wonders of Honeycomb running on the Nook Color, this news probably comes as a bit of a disappointment for Galaxy Tab owners, but luckily Cyanogen knows how to build quality ROMs. The trouble is,…

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Android News

Sony Ericsson MT15i gets a proper name, Neo, and another hands-on preview

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You might remember that mobile insider Eldar Murtazin previewed a Sony Ericsson handset called MT15i a few weeks ago. It’s an upcoming Gingerbread device with a 4-inch FWVGA Reality Display touchscreen feat…

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HTC Tablets

HTC to buck trend of quality and release a Gingerbread tablet

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All right, admittedly, there’s no reason the device itself won’t be quality, but if people were looking for a tablet that was nothing but an oversized phone, the Galaxy Tab has been on the market fo…

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Sony Mobile

Eldar Murtazin gets his hands on the Sony Ericsson Vivaz 2 (MT15i), praises it

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I remember reading mobile insider Eldar Murtazin’s surprisingly early phone previews back when Android hadn’t even been announced yet and I was a fan of Symbian 3rd Edition. I’m curious how he ge…

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Android News

Gingerbread may finally be coming to the Nexus One

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We’ve all seen the rash of recent posts about how a month after Gingerbread’s launch it still is only in 0.4% of Android phones, but that number may be about to jump up a few tenths of a point. JR Raphae…

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Android Apps

Android NFC apps finally putting feature to use

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Google believes near field communication (NFC) is the future of mobile, but the present is very limited since only Android 2.3 supports it and the Samsung Nexus S is the only device that can read NFC information…

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Android Apps

Gingerbread keyboard pops-up in Android Market

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Google made some welcome changes to the default keyboard in the Android 2.3 update, including a facelift and improvements for accuracy and speed. So nobody was surprised that Android modders ripped the keybo…

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Android OS

Android 2.4 is Real, Might be Incremental, Might be Ice Cream, Might be Bunk

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Turns out the guys over at Sony Ericsson were sitting on some information that they just didn’t want to let out. The upcoming Sony Ericsson Arc, which we reported will be launching with Android 2.3, has be…

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Android News

The Target of the Nexus S

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As I wrote before, I find it hard to believe that Google ever expected or planned for the Nexus One to be a commercial success. The Nexus One was the pinnacle of a phone designed and distributed for the tech elite, e…

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Samsung Nexus S

Nexus S receives first OTA update — use a trick to update now

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All lucky official Gingerbread users out there will see an update to their shiny new Nexus S’s. Don’t expect too much though as the update is only a small 1.9MB. It looks like the update fixes a few bu…

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Android News

Nexus One to Get Gingerbread “in the coming weeks”

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I have been fairly vocal about my impatience with waiting for the Gingerbread update for my Nexus One. Every few weeks, Google seems to give another announcement that Gingerbread is coming “in a few week…

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Android

Why having the Google Experience may be better than having the latest hardware

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As a longtime T-Mobile subscriber, I found it impossible to pass up the Nexus S as a $199 upgrade. Like Michael, I will miss my Nexus One, but it already has a new owner that will cherish its awesomeness (someone up…

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Android Hacks

HTC Desire owners with root access: care for some Gingerbread?

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It was only two days ago Grandmaster G released Gingerbread’s source code, but Android 2.3 ROMs are already all over the place. The Nexus One got one very early, and then the Samsung Galaxy S received Gingerbrea…

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Android

Samsung Galaxy S gets quick Gingerbread port thanks to Nexus S

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Now that Google has released the Android 2.3 source code, we’ll in all probability see the first proper and fully functional Gingerbread ROMs for a wide range of devices before long. Numerous developers have a…

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Android News

Gingerbread Comes to the Nexus One… Unofficially… And without Google Apps

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Normally, you would think it reasonable to assume that when a new version of the Android OS drops, it would come to the blessed Google phones first, and quickly. It seems the Nexus One doesn’t fall into eit…

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