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HTC Flyer now available for pre-order in the UK for £600

HTC Flyer now available for pre-order in the UK for £600

The HTC Flyer, HTC's first Android tablet is now available for pre-order in the UK through Carphone Warehouse. The version that is up for pre-order features 3G and 32GB of storage and will set you back a whopping £600. Before you go all crazy about the price, keep in mind that the price is unsubsidized and for an ...

CynogenMod 7 final release now available to download

CynogenMod 7 final release now available to download

The final release version of CyanogenMod 7, the popular Android custom rom, is now available to download. CM7 is a Gingerbread based rom that supports over 30 different devices, including some tablets. If you haven't tried any Cyanogen mod roms on your phone yet, I suggest you give it a shot; it's like getting a ...

Why would anyone ever buy an Android phone?

Why would anyone ever buy an Android phone?

Why would anyone ever buy an Android phone? That is the question that Business Insider is posing on their website. Just by looking at the title of the survey, you can guess what type of phone the people who are running the survey currently use; iPhone They should've just asked "Why aren't you using an iPhone ...

Toshiba Tablet ‘coming soon’ to Best Buy

Toshiba Tablet ‘coming soon’ to Best Buy

It looks like everyone is dropping a Honeycomb tablet. Toshiba is also working on releasing their Honeycomb tablet. At the moment, it doesn't have any crazy names like the Eee Pad Transformer, or Acer Iconia Tab A500, or Motorola Xoom. It is simply know as the Toshiba Tablet. Anyway, the Toshiba Tablet now has ...

Lookout Android app helps police catch car thieves

Lookout Android app helps police catch car thieves

The Lookout Mobile Security app for Android has helped nab some bad guys, again. This time it happened in Peoria, Arizona with a couple of car thieves. Alexis Rojas and James Jasso Jr. decided that they would carjack a young woman at knifepoint and jack her car. The young woman's Android powered cell phone, ...

Is Motorola getting ready to release a 16GB Xoom tablet?

Is Motorola getting ready to release a 16GB Xoom tablet?

According to a leaked screen shot, Motorola might be getting ready to release a 16GB version of the Motorola Xoom. According to the leaked image, the device could come with 3G and will be upgradeable to 4G just like the 32GB version. This news comes less than a month after Motorola released the Wi-Fi version of ...

HTC profits grow in Q1 thanks to Android popularity

HTC profits grow in Q1 thanks to Android popularity

HTC is having a good year, so far. The Taiwanese smartphone maker's profits for the first quarter of 2011 nearly tripled compared to Q1 2010. During Q1 of 2011, HTC's profits were at $511 million, $64 million more than what analyst had forecast. HTC's strong first quarter numbers are largely due to the demand ...

Verizon to discontinue one-year contracts starting on April 17

Verizon to discontinue one-year contracts starting on April 17

A newly leaked internal document from Verizon shows that the company is planning on discontinuing one-year contracts effective April 17. According to the document, Verizon is discontinuing the one-year contract policy because it's not a popular option amongst customers. The document also notes that it will simplify ...

Android to dominate worldwide smartphone OS market by end of 2012

Android to dominate worldwide smartphone OS market by end of 2012

According to Gartner Inc., an information technology research and advisory company, Android will become the most popular smartphone operating system by the end of 2011 with a 38% market share. Android's growth will continue to grow, and by end of 2012, that number should increase to a whopping 49%. By the end ...

Verizon Galaxy Tab to receive update

Verizon Galaxy Tab to receive update

Good news for you Galaxy Tab owners on Verizon's network. You will soon receive an OTA upgrade for your Galaxy Tab. The update is called EC02 and should resolve a few issues and make the Galaxy Tab slightly better. Here is what this update brings: Web browsing and data access Enhanced browser ...

Take a look at the HTC Incredible 2 for Verizon

Take a look at the HTC Incredible 2 for Verizon

It's no secret that HTC is working on an Incredible 2. The original Incredible has reached its end of life and Verizon is working hard to get rid of its stock in order to make room for its big brother, the HTC Incredible 2. The Incredible 2 is supposed to launch on April 28 according to a leaked roadmap. The ...

Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

The Wi-Fi version of the Motorola Xoom is now available for everyone to purchase in Canada. Motorola made the announcement today via press release. The Wi-Fi Xoom that was just released features the same specs as the 3G version, sans the Wi-Fi, of course. Pre-orders for the Xoom in Canada began a few weeks ago ...

Andy Rubin addresses recent concerns about Honeycomb

Andy Rubin addresses recent concerns about Honeycomb

Andy Rubin, VP of engineering at Google, decided to ease everyone's mind on the status and future of Android. As you may know, there have been some recent stories about Android that had some people worried. On March 24, Business Week published an article that stated that Google was going to lock Honeycomb down ...

Analyst claims Motorola only sold 100,000 Xoom tablets

Analyst claims Motorola only sold 100,000 Xoom tablets

According to an analyst at Deutsche Bank, the Motorola Xoom has only sold approximately 100,000 units since its release on February 24. Nobody knows for sure how many Xooms have been sold since its release; Motorola has not provided any figures as of today. Hopefully, we'll learn the true numbers during their next ...

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