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REVIEW – $188 CherryPad 7-inch Android tablet

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CherryPal's claim to fame came when they released the world's first $99 laptop with a 7-inch screen back in 2009. The 400 MHz cpu with 256 GB RAM and 2GB of flash memory was by no means a workhorse, but it didn't need to be. CherryPal makes devices a couple generations behind the current markets offerings, this is because they target lower income families, educational institutions and "emerging markets."

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Exclusive: Next CherryPad 7-inch Android tablet will have GSM, capacitive touch, under $400

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CherryPal released the $188 Android tablet last year. It was a cheaper unit that catered to a specific lower income market and took much of its design queues from the iPad. We've been handed an exclusive tip of a new CherryPad Android tablet coming out in the next little while; it could even be before the end of the month.

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Nasa brings new app to the little green man

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This is one small step for the green robot... One giant leap for NASA. If you happen to be an Android smartphone owner and for some reason feel the need to keep tabs on NASA, the new NASA Spinoff app for your mobile device should keep things stellar.

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Sony Ericsson sticking with Android smartphones for now

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XPERIA X10. XPERIA Arc. XPERIA Play. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that Sony Ericsson is very much cozying up with Google Android, but now the company has made it official. I wouldn't go so far as to say SE is putting a ring on it, but they are sounding pretty committed.

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Analysis: Who gets the newest Android versions first?

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Donut. Eclair. Froyo. Gingerbread. Google Android is filled with all sorts of delectable treats, but not all phones are treated alike. Even when Google officially announces and releases a new version of its mobile operating system, you don't get to enjoy that new Android OS right away; you have to wait for the carrier and manufacturer to push it to you (unless you like unofficial ROMs). So, who reigns supreme in this regard?

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Android 2.4 in May? Don’t hold your breath.

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Pocket-lint is reporting that Google will release the 2.4 iteration of Android in June/July. According to “multiple sources familiar with the matter”, there will be an announcement to this end at the beginning of May during the company’s IO conference. Android 2.4 will reportedly be dubbed Ice Cream (or potentially Ice Cream Sandwich) following on the heels of the launch of Donut (D), Eclair (E), Froyo (F), Gingerbread (G) and Honeycomb (H).

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MSI unveils pair of Android and Windows “WindPad” tablets

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The 10.1" tablets both boast 10-point multitouch screens as opposed to the usual two-point, are only half and inch thick at their thinnest point, get eight to 10 hours of battery life and have an assortment of I/O ports, including USB and HDMI.

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Cydle M7 MultiPad is an affordable mash-up of tablet technologies

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Cydle's M7 MultiPad is a breath of fresh air into the raging waters of the now-fiery tablet market. And also an earth reference.

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LG Optimus Black is slimmer than all: even iPhone 4

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The technology pendulum never stops swinging. There was a time when the race was on to make the smallest phones possible and then manufacturers went off Atkins and they all blew up into today’s smartphones. LG is swinging back the other way with their latest and thinnest: the Optimus Black.

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Samsung’s Infuse 4G: Android infatuation

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First of all, that screen. That beautiful 4.5-inch display may as well be made of diamond we love it so much. Super AMOLED Plus means 50% more pixels, and that doesn't just mean we like it, we love it.

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Android-powered Recon goggles make snowboarding digital

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Don’t you hate it when you’re out snowboarding and it isn’t at all like playing a video game? All that hard work and none of the data like speed, altitude or temperature flashing in front of your face. Well, pick up your thermal socks because Recon Instruments has announced their next generation technology at CES 2011!

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Huawei’s IDEOS X5 targets lower-end smartphoners

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Operating on Android 2.2, the IDEOS X5 gives the option of a "fashionable variety of colours." So, despite having little more than the standard fare of smartphone functions, it's dressed to impress. With a 3.8" multi-touch screen, 5MP camera for 720p video, FM radio and Flash 10.1 support, it's will definitely get you through the day.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is a push for better smartphone photography

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Though it's only got one lens, no projector and isn't an all-around mind-blow like some of Sony's other announcements at this year's CES, their cellphone division is following the lead and pushing the envelope of just what in-phone cameras are capable of.

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Asus CES 2011 keynote transforms and slides with Eee tablets

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Going into this year's Consumer Electronics Show, we were absolutely certain that there would be more than a few tablets on display. During the Asus press conference a couple days before CES officially opened its doors, the Taiwanese juggernaut unleashed several such devices. Want a beefier processor? Slide-out keyboard? The best of both worlds? Asus might have you covered.

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Sprint launches EVO Shift at CES

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Running on the 4G network, EVO Shift and its predecessor are both lightning fast but HTC has sacrificed a few things to bring us this slimmed-down version. The 3.6” captive-touch screen display is still large enough but trimmed down from the original EVO’s 4.3”. This sacrifice may have been made in part to accommodate a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a feature not offered on the original EVO.

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