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Daily Deal: Motorola Pro+ MB632 Unlocked Android Smartphone for $200

Maybe you're not a fan of signing lengthy contracts, but you also don't want to spend $500 or more on an unsubsidized smartphone. This deal on the Motorola MB632 could be just the ticket.

Android 4.0 On Its Way To Raspberry Pi

Despite its handicaps, there is support for a custom Raspbian Linux distro and Fedora Linux, and it's hard to complain when you are spending such low amounts of cash. If you really wanted to do more with the Pi though, you might finally have your chance; it seems that Android 4.0 is finally making its way to the Raspberry Pi through a custom ROM.

Wind Mobile Launches Huawei Ascend P1 Android ICS Smartphone

Huawei may not be quite the same kind of household name as Samsung or Motorola, but the Chinese company has quietly been increasingly its market share by approaching more affordable alternatives to its competitors.

NTFS And HFS+ Support Makes Its Way To Android Through The Help Of Paragon

The software company Paragon has launched a beta of its free NTFS and HFS+ support for Android today through the Play Store.

Android-style Market Flood Set For Windows 8 Tablets

When it comes to Android devices, there are tons of different vendors, power configurations, prices and features. This is both a blessing and a curse for the platform, and something that it seems that Microsoft will be repeating with Windows 8 devices.

The Verge Launches Mobile App for iOS and Android

Do you enjoy following Joshua Topolsky and the rest of his team as they make their adventures through the world of gadgets of tech? Now it's easier for you to do it on the go

Expect an XBMC Android port soon

According to the XBMC Team, the Android version of XBMC has all the features you'd expect to see on the standard desktop version and doesn't require any special hacks, mods or rooting to work on Android, instead it works just like any other app.

Ouya $100 Android Gaming Console Plays Free Games

You might even remember the frenzy surrounding the PS3 launch with systems going for up to $2,000 on eBay. The Ouya is not that kind of video game console. It's only $100.

New $99 Media Player Includes The Ability To Run Android Or Linux

The new MiniX TV Box is one of the smallest set-top boxes you will ever encounter, and it costs just $99- same price as an Apple TV.

Android 4.1 “Jellybean” Starts Rolling Out Today To Galaxy Nexus HSPA+

Today starts the official rollout of Android 4.1 "Jellybean", at least for lucky owners of Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ devices.

Archos 97 Carbon Android ICS Tablet Challenges Nexus 7

As its name implies, the 97 Carbon features a 9.7-inch 5X multitouch IPS screen. There's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich under the hood and, thankfully, there is full access to Google Play and the full suite of Google apps right out of the box.

Keymonk Android Keyboard Offers Two-Handed Swype-Like Experience

When it comes to after-market keyboard replacement apps, there are quite a few out there but, for the most part, the only one that really has made any major headway seems to be Swype.To be honest, I'd not a huge fan of Swype and prefer the default keyboard, but for many people it's a wonderful choice with just one major flaw- it's made for one-handed input, and some users would rather have a keyboard that works great with both hands.

Word Lens Finally Comes To Android

What if you could easily capture text in a foreign language using your Android device's video camera and instantly translate it into another language. That's exactly what the Word Lens translator app is all about, but since its release in 2010 it has only managed to make its way onto iOS devices- until now.

Amazon Kindle Smartphone Running Modified Android Too

Bloomberg was told by "two unnamed sources" that Amazon is working with Foxconn to build the upcoming Android smartphone. The so-called Kindle Phone would likely run the same modified version of Android as its larger Kindle Fire cousin.

Android Transporter + Raspberry Pi= A Nexus Q-like Streaming Player

Priced at $299, I personally felt that the recently announced Nexus Q seemed a little on the high side, considering it was mainly for sharing media between phones/tablets and the Q... something that could surely be achieved at a lower price point right? Apparently, I'm not the only one that felt something cheaper could be made, as ESR Labs has created a new project called Android Transporter which can essentially do many of the same things as the Q can.

Android Game System Concept In Works, Designed By Yves Béhar

Ouya is essentially a concept gaming system that uses Android as its operating system and costs just $99. The project is being backed by former Microsoft gaming publisher VP, Ed Fries, and famous designer, Yves Béhar.

Introducing Google Android 4.1 JellyBean

Recently Google confirmed that Android Jelly Bean is indeed on its way, adding new features and debuting alongside the new Nexus 7 tablet. The new OS version is set to arrive first with the Nexus 7, and will start to show up as an update on older handsets this July. So what exactly is different this time around?

Galaxy Nexus Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Early

On a purely official basis, the only device that supposed to have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the newly announced Nexus 7 tablet, but it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone can get some Jelly Bean action too.

Chrome Browser for Android Exits Beta, Available Through Google Play

You can expect to get tabbed browsing, of course, but Chrome for Android also has incognito. There's also the ability to sync your open tabs with your desktop to read later and the ability to switch tabs "the way you would fan a deck of cards."

Flipboard Arrives On Android

Popular social news reader, Flipboard, has now made its way over to Android after a short beta period. The new app features Youtube and Google+ integration across platforms alongside the other standard features you'd expect from Flipboard. Back in May, Flipboard was first shown off running on Android via the Galaxy S III. Now Samsung and Flipboard will be working together to include the app and a homescreen widget.

VLC Player Finally Coming To Android Soon?

When it comes to playing video files, there is one tool that is up to the job even if all other media players have refused to play it, and that's VLC. On the mobile side though, VLC has been in active development since what seems like the beginning of time. From alpha builds and beyond, little has been said other than we know it is eventually coming to Android. While we still don't know much about when the media player is making its way to Android, we do have a hint in the form of a simple Twitter post from the developers.

ClamCase Announces Laptop Dock Connector For iOS and Android

As smartphones grow in power, the ability for them to truly be used as substitutes for traditional laptops is certainly an option. There have been a few solutions to that end already, such as the Motorola Atrix or even the ASUS Padfone, but now we get something new, something very “Apple Air” looking, the ClamBook.

Game Changer? Power-A Bringing Out MOGA Controller System for Android Devices

There have been dozens of controller accessories that add gamepad functionality to Android and iOS, but honestly, none of these have done much more than become simple novelties. Some of the more arcade style controllers have done okay, but again, none have become 'must have' accessories. Now, comes yet another accessory called Power A's Moga.

ZTE Android 4.0 Smartphones Will Have 3D UI and Homescreen

ZTE has now licensed the Rightware Kanzi UI solution, which offers a 3D homescreen that helps ZTE's new phones really stand out.

VIA Introduces $50 7-Inch Android Motherboard

Want a low-cost $50 Android PC? That's exactly what VIA is now offering with their Android PC System (APC), which comes in at just 7-inches, featuring an ARM board that comes with a customized Android install.

Sony Tablet P Finally Getting Android 4.0 ICS on May 24

That's changing, now that Sony is ready to push out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the dual screen Sony Tablet P. As with the Tablet S, the update will be pushed out automatically via the software update feature.

Lenovo Android Smart TVs Now Available in China

Decades ago, no one would have thought that the idiot box would evolve into something smarter. We are in the era of the smart TV, and companies like Apple and Samsung are already heavyweights in this segment. The latest machine to enter the market is from Lenovo, who have just launched their Android powered K91 smart TV in China.

Android ICS Shown Off On The Samsung Galaxy Note At CTIA

Hoping to get your hands on Android 4.0 for your Samsung Galaxy Note? Not too long ago a leaked build hit the net, but now at the CTIA in New Orleans we have real confirmation in the form of a Galaxy Note demonstration running 4.0.3.

Kindle Fire Now Has More Than 50% Of the Android Tablet Market

Today ComScore introduced a new version of its Device Essentials service that includes improved analysis of mobile devices and operating systems. The biggest take away from this though is that ComScore now reports that the Kindle Fire has managed to capture 54.4% of the Android tablet market, according to information gathered through February of 2012.

Sony Tablet S Gets Official Android 4.0 ICS Update

Personally, one of the highlights is the inclusion of a native screenshot capture. It used to be that you had to root the Sony Tablet S to get this feature, but now it's built-in; just press the power and reduce volume buttons at the same time.

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Coming to Samsung Galaxy Nexus First

Do you want to be among the first group of people to enjoy some sweet, tasty, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean? It seems the best way to do that is to pick up a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone, because apparently it'll be the first to get a taste of the newest Google Android iteration.

Android Facebook App Adds App Discovery To The Mix

A new version of Facebook has finally arrived, and with it comes a new way to for developers to better distribute their Android apps. The newest version adds social app discovery channels, similar to the iOS version. What this means is that clicking on shared links won't just bring you to web apps, but it can also fully launch inside many of Android's native apps as well.

Intel’s Atom-Powered Lava XOLO X900 Android Smartphone For India

As expected, Intel’s first Atom-powered Android smartphone, the Lava XOLO X900, has arrived. But the device is a mid-tier one and is just meant for the Indian market, although what is important is that Intel’s inside and the chip maker’s first major push is just the beginning.

Malware Alert: Fake Instragram App On Android

While Google Play "Android market" has certainly become more accurate in weeding out malware apps, the Android platform as a whole is still quite plagued by these attacks. The newest malware nuisance comes to us as a fake version of “Instagram”. Recently the real version hit the market, to much anticipation, and shortly after this fake version showed up to seize the opportunity.

New SMS Malware Arrives On Android Disguised As A System Update

It seems that a new malware program, known as UpdtBot, has been discovered by NQ Mobile Security Research Center.

Amazon Android Appstore Adds In-App Purchases

There are many ways that you can make money from mobile apps, but it has been demonstrated that in-app purchases are among the most lucrative. And now, you can take advantage of that paradigm with the Amazon Appstore for Android.

Max Payne On Its Way For Android And iOS

Following on the success of “Grand Theft Auto” for Android and iOS, Rockstar has announced that “Max Payne” is now on its way.

Motorola’s Cordless Android Ice Cream Sandwich Home Phones

One of the best things about Android devices is that they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and what you see above is one of the two landline based DECT cordless Android powered phones from Motorola. The question is, what's the point? Everyone has cell phones these days and we're not sure where the market is for something like this.

HTC One X Camera Shootout With The Best Android Smartphones (Video)

Apart from Android ICS and the quad-core power, one of the biggest reasons for getting the HTC One X is certainly the device’s camera with ImageSense technology. Its shooter boasts improved lens, sensor, software, and there’s also a new custom HTC ImageChip. But seeing is believing, right? So we have a new video here which compares the camera capabilities of the One X with that of the Sony Xperia S and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Factory Resetting an Android Phone is not 100%

According to identity theft researcher Robert Siciliano, Android smartphones are considerably less secure than a BlackBerry or Apple device, even after you "follow protocol" and use the built-in data wipe function.

Neo Geo X Gaming Console to Cost More Than an iPad and Android Tablet...

Retro games often lose their lustre, you go back 5 or 10 years later with a hope of reigniting that once lost flame, only to be left thinking, meh. It was better before. We are pretty sure that the arrival of the Neo Geo X -- which will be shipping with classic Neo Geo titles on board -- is going to give you a similar unsatisfied feeling.

Instagram App Coming To Android

Now Instagram is taking things a step further by preparing an Android version of its app, as well.

Siine Android Keyboard Aims To Make Typing Faster And ‘Easier’

While there are plenty of different keyboards available on the market for Android, Siine attempts to make typing easier by giving you easier ways to input time, phrases, and notations into your messages with just a few simple swipes.

HP TouchPad Triple Boots Android, WebOS, and ArchLInux

The HP TouchPad is a curious device, to say the least. It is hard to call it anything other than a failure, but it has certainly managed a fairly successful life after death, in thanks to 2011 fire-sales of the unit by companies like Best Buy, combined with the flexibility of its hardware.

What the $399 iPad 2 Could Mean for Android Tablets

Part of the reason why the iPad and iPad 2 continued to dominate the tablet space was that most of the "good" Android tablets cost just as much as their iCounterparts and many people viewed Apple's tablet as a premium device. The original Eee Pad Transformer made some headway by launching at $399, digging under the cheapest iPad by a full $100, but even that was met with relatively limited success.

Google Assistant for Android to Challenge iPhone’s Siri

If you have an Android smartphone or tablet, then you'll know that voice search is already an integrated feature in Google's mobile OS. The Siri voice assistant in the iPhone 4S is stealing some serious thunder, so it looks like Google wants to fight back with something simply named Assistant.

Android Market Becomes Google Play, Offers 49 Cent Apps

Google made the official announcement today that, going forward, Android Market would be known as Google Play, integrating with other Google purchase platforms.

New App Brings ICS Camera To All Android Devices

The never-ending wait for your vendor to update your phone or tablet to ICS seems to take forever doesn't it? If you are looking for at least a small taste of ICS features, Camera ICS has you covered.

Android Jelly Bean Followed by Android Key Lime Pie

And the fun is continuing after Ice Cream Sandwich with Jelly Bean. And now we're learning that Key Lime Pie will be the Android that comes after Jelly Bean.

Google’s Rumored “Play” Android Tablet Takes Bite Out of BB PlayBook

There are all kinds of rumors swirling around that Google is preparing a self-branded Android tablet, but apparently it's not joining the Nexus family. Instead, it could be called the Google "Play" tablet.
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