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Android 2.1 Eclair usage moves up to 50% as Android 1.5 slides down to 24.6%

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It looks like some new numbers on Android usage have shown up, and things are looking up for some of the more recent versions of the operating system. In fact, Android 2.1 usage has increased from 45.1% up to a nice…

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Image quality in Android 2.1 lower than 2.0

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Image quality in Android 2.1 lower than 2.0

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PCMag.com is reporting that Android’s image gallery in the 2.1 OS, you know the one that is so crazy cool, actually has lower image quality than the image gallery in 2.0. The company that PCMag uses to test…

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Vodafone confirms 2.0 is coming for the HTC Magic

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Vodafone confirms 2.0 is coming for the HTC Magic

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It looks like this is a case of ask and you shall receive. Twitter user @antoniodfr posted the simple question; @ Vodafone_es Good morning, I wanted to ask if there will be updated to android 2.0 on our magics. Tha…

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Android Apps Alert 14: Better get yourself a Droid or Nexus One edition

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Android Apps Alert 14: Better get yourself a Droid or Nexus One edition

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There’s a large contingent of people who refuse to part with their beloved G1′s. Whether its because they’re holding out for a particular phone or don’t want to change carriers, the…

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Motorola’s Motoroi Coming To U.S. In March

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Motorola’s Motoroi Coming To U.S. In March

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It looks like the Droid will soon be replaced as Motorola’s best Android phone because the feature-rich Motoroi is expected to hit the U.S. market in March. The handset is essentially a keyboard-less Dr…

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HTC Magic to get Android 2.0 update by April?

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HTC Magic to get Android 2.0 update by April?

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HTC Magic owners want an Android 2.0 update, but carriers have been vague about when that will happen. One carrier, Austria’s A1, is willing to go on record and say customers will receive Android 2.0 at so…

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Cellular South unveil HTC Hero upgrade plans, 2.1 is is coming in 2010

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Cellular South unveil HTC Hero upgrade plans, 2.1 is is coming in 2010

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It looks like Cellular South will also be rolling out an update for the HTC Hero, and similar to what we have heard with Sprint, they will also be giving the Hero OS 2.1, which is scheduled to arrive sometime in the f…

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Verizon promises to upgrade Droid Eris to 2.0, but not until next year

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Verizon promises to upgrade Droid Eris to 2.0, but not until next year

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The question everyone with an HTC Hero or Droid Eris wants answered is when their phone will be upgraded to Android 2.0. People want their Google Maps Navigator and they want it now! HTC has already confirmed tha…

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Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

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Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

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It was just a few weeks back when Google rolled out Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0. Now, in a little bit of good news, that navigation app is now available in the Market for anyone in the United States runni…

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Google Maps Navigator will offer turn-by-turn navigation to Android 2.0

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Google Maps Navigator will offer turn-by-turn navigation to Android 2.0

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Google Maps with turn-by-turn voice navigation is coming to Android devices. The most requested feature for Google Maps was confirmed through the announcement of Google Maps Navigation, a beta application…

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Verizon officially announces Droid phone for $199 after rebate

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Verizon officially announces Droid phone for $199 after rebate

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Verizon. Droid. Android 2.0. November 6, 2009. $200. We’ve seen this thing talked about to death and now we can say that it’s all official: The Verizon Droid is coming to shake up the smartphone wor…

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Android 2.0 offers multiple email account syncing & more, SDK available for download

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Android 2.0 offers multiple email account syncing & more, SDK available for download

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Earlier this morning, I posted about Android 2.0 being rumored to appear as early as next month yet developers still haven’t gotten the SDK. That post was premature as Google has today released the Andro…

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Google grants Android 2.0 access to select group of devs

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Google grants Android 2.0 access to select group of devs

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Android 2.0 is rumored to appear on a Motorola Droid phone as early as next month, but developers haven’t gotten much heads up about how it will affect their apps. We saw with the Cupcake (1.5) and Donut (1.…

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Android 2.0 (Eclair) spy shots leak onto the Internet

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Android 2.0 (Eclair) spy shots leak onto the Internet

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Android 2.0 may not be finished yet, but that hasn’t stopped the next major overhaul of the Android operating system from stepping out a little early. Boy Genius Report has acquired a Motorola Droid (Sholes) th…

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Sony Ericsson talks Android; looking towards first handset running Android 2.0 and coming in the “near future”

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Sony Ericsson talks Android; looking towards first handset running Android 2.0 and coming in the “near future”

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During a recent event in Taiwan, Peter Ang, the vice president of marketing for Sony Ericsson spoke and gave some nice details about upcoming plans for Android. According to statements made by Ang, Sony Ericss…

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