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Gingerbread’s Dark Tones are a Call for AMOLED

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As I’ve said before, Google likes its Nexus line of phones to be the pacecar for the Android ecosystem. The Nexus One pushed forward processor speed, camera quality, and internal memory capacity, but on…

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Google eBookstore Launches in the U.S.

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The Google eBookstore has launched along with apps for Android 2.1 or higher, and iOS 3.0 or higher, and support for browsers, Nook eReaders and Sony Readers. The site says that the books aren’t compatib…

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Introducing Gingerbread SDK! OTA Update in a few weeks.

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Google has announced the Gingerbread SDK and feature set along with their Nexus S announcement, although as yet, the OTA update doesn’t seem to have been pushed out. At least, my Nexus One is still waitin…

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Introducing the Nexus S! Coming Dec. 16th.

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Google quietly posted a blog today officially announcing the Nexus S, the Gingerbread SDK, and the full Gingerbread feature list! The Nexus S will be available Decmber 16th at Best Buy stores in the US and Decem…

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Video of PSP App Launching

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It’s an incredibly short video, just fifteen seconds, but it gives a bit of a look into how games will be organized on the coming PSP Phone (as it will likely be known, because no one will want to say Sony Play…

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NotionInk Adam Passes FCC and Outs Gingerbread for December 6th

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This weeks “Week-End Special” from Rohan Shravan, CEO and lead designer of Notion Ink, had some great news for those looking forward to the Notion Ink Adam and all of Android. In this week’s…

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Pocket God Now in Android Market, Huge and Buggy

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The popular Ngmoco iOS game Pocket God is now available in the Android market. I was a big fan of this game back when I had an iPhone, but so far the Android port is a bit of a mixed bag. Pocket God is basically an open-e…

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New Tokyo Bar Caters to the Android Crowd

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The Android love is worldwide; and, now Android fans in Tokyo have a place to go to meet with some like-minded individuals. It’s called Bar Android, located in Shibuya, about a 10 minute walk from the fam…

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Dual-core processors are the future; brief browser demo shows why.

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2011 is expected to be a major year for new mobile processors, including the dual-core Nvidia Tegra2 chip expected to debut. We’ve been discussing the upcoming promise of dual core with Nvidia and expec…

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Edit Google Docs in your browser

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Back in September, Google announced that they were going to bring Docs editing to the browser of your Android device. Well, they’ve finally made true on that promise! Spreadsheet editing has been arou…

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Opera Mobile coming to Android Nov. 9

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Opera Mobile was first distributed in December 2009, but only to phone makers and not general consumers. We’re now in November 2010 and Android users still don’t have access to Opera Mobile. That…

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ARCHOS 70 Android tablet on sale for $275. Is it better than the Galaxy Tab?

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The Archos 70 Internet Tablet is available for purchase at the online Archos Store. The 7-inch screen tablet sports Android 2.2, 8GB of internal memory, an ARM A8 1 GHz processor, and costs only $274.99. When co…

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Samsung to give FREE Galaxy Tab to 100 people

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Samsung is already running a contest on Twitter to put the Galaxy Tab in the hands of some lucky winners, and the Korean manufacturer has taken to YouTube to extend the love to even more people. From now until Nove…

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myTouch HD gets early benchmark scores, four color options

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In certain sectors of the Android world, benchmark scores are digital porn. They’re not always reliable ways of seeing the big picture on device performance, but they are typically a general indicator…

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Twitoc adds camera plug-in for quick photo-sharing and tweeting

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Twitoc debuted several months ago as a simple way to tweet without having to reach for the keyboard. The ability to talk your tweets through a convenient little widget is great, but what if you want to add a photo,…

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