alessiTab Android tablet sits pretty next to the kitchen sink

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The Alessi’s Android tablet dubbed alessiTab, is finally getting closer to availability. Designer Stefano Giovannoni had recently held a press event at his own home in Italy showing the wonderful multi-purpose tablet device with built-in stand to members of the press.

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Neuros Control Tablet 1002: $130 Android slate with LINK controls

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It’s hard to differentiate yourself in this increasingly competitive tablet market, but it seems that the fine folks at Neuros have come up with something rather compelling. On the surface, this might look like any other Android-powered tablet device, but the Neuros Control Tablet 1002 comes with an added bonus.

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Nokia’s soon to be EX-VP takes bitter stab at Android for publicity

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While it is still the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world in terms of worldwide sales, Nokia is quickly losing market share to its competitors. Many people, myself included, have said that switching to Android would be a good way to turn things around, but the Finns don’t seem to agree.

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First Gmail app available from the Android Market

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As any hardcore email user can attest, Gmail is one of the best options out there for mail, and a Gmail app for Android would be hard to live without. Going forward with Android and Gmail individually, the Gmail team today released a new version for the Android Market.

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Passwords stored in plain text on rooted Android smartphones

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With great power comes great responsibility. Maybe you should have been listening to Uncle Ben all along, because it seems that with great freedom comes great security risks too. That’s because rooting your Android smartphone could reveal your “secure” passwords to just about anyone.

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Android to get Qik video calls like FaceTime

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Unlike FaceTime, which only (officially) works over a Wi-Fi connection, Qik says that you’ll be able to use its video call service over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi. The interface will be similar to FaceTime with a full screen of the person you’re talking to, shoving you into a smaller window in the corner.

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Android-powered Motorola tablet wont make it for the holidays

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You can stop holding your breath now. The Motorola Droid 2 and Droid X are pretty impressive smartphones that make good use of the Google Android platform, but you shouldn’t expect to have a Motorola Android tablet in your hands in time for the holidays.

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Viewsonic’s G Tablet runs Android 2.2 froyo, costs $529

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Don’t confuse Viewsonic’s recently revealed G Tablet with the ViewPad we saw at IFA. This is an entirely different unit running Nvidia’s Tegra 2 chipset with Android 2.2 Froyo on board. Froyo you say? Yes, even after Google specifically announced that Froyo is not optimized for tablets.

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HTC Desire Z is a 720p QWERTY slider with Android 2.2

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There’s nothing more exciting than an entirely new slider phone running Android, the only problem is, its just about the same as every other one on the market. Despite its Android appeal, the HTC Desire Z is a beautiful looking handset, but not much of a game changer.

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Google Android toting Acer Liquid E finally coming to Fido

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I’m not completely sure what Rogers is doing with the Fido brand these days, but it looks like the dog is becoming a mid-tier brand to fit between budget-minded Chatr and higher-end Rogers. This is further confirmed by the pending release of the Acer Liquid E smartphone with Fido.

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New HTC Android phones expected tomorrow

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The BlackBerry Torch is the newest device from RIM. The Galaxy S platform is highlighted at Samsung. So, what’s new with HTC? The Android leader has an event planned for bright and early tomorrow morning to show us exactly what they have in store for us.

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Famed $35 Android tablet from India is actually made in China

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It looks as though that super cheap Android tablet coming out of India isn’t actually coming from India after all. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it is a little misleading to refer to the $35 Android device as the “Indian tablet,” since it seems to be sourced from China.

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Gartner predicts Android to be number one by 2014

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Google Android has steadily been gaining market share since the initial introduction of the T-Mobile G1. With that said, the analysts at Gartner say this trend will continue for the next few years. And by 2013, Android could very well be the most popular smartphone OS in the world.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet to rock AMOLED display?

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The Apple iPad will soon be joined by more than a few competitors in the tablet market, one of the most compelling possibilities is Samsung’s Galaxy Tab. And that compelling possibility just got a lot more attractive, because we’re hearing that the Galaxy Tab could boast an impressive AMOLED display.

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