CherryPad 7-inch Android tablet pops the $200 price point

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CherryPal is now shipping their $188 Android tablet. It’s less than half the price of an iPad, and the company says early user experiences of the CherryPad are “extremely positive.” With Android 2.1 on board, the CherryPad has full access to the Android Market. We’ve heard of other tablets not getting full access, so this is something substantial with all things considered.

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Motorola Flipside Android phone announced by AT&T for $99

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Motorola’s Flipside, an Android 2.1 smartphone skinned with MOTOBLUR is heading to AT&T. Confusingly due to Motorola’s naming conventions on mobile phones, the Flipside does not flip at all like we would expect it to. The Backflip flips its keyboard back and forth, while the Flipside offers a more traditional slideout keyboard.

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Skype for Android released, Wi-Fi only in the US

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The much-anticipated Skype app has been released for Android platforms today, and it may dissappoint some. Available for free download on the Android Marketplace, Skype’s app allows users to make calls to other Skype accounts, or to make calls over Wi-Fi and 3G depending on your geographic location.

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LG cancels Android 2.2 Froyo tablet slated for 2010 release

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When Google released the Android operating system it was never intended to be used on large screen tablet devices. Some companies went ahead regardless and manufactured tablets with Android in order to create some type of competition for Apple’s iPad, whether that competition really existed or not in terms of sales is another story, regardless, these companies are definitely getting attention in the media.

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Google helps you compare Android devices with phone gallery database

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Life was so much simpler when it really was the HTC Dream G1 (also sold as the T-Mobile G1) or nothing in the Android world, but I’m very happy that there is a lot more choice in Android devices these days. However, all this choice can be overwhelming. Helping you make the best buying decision, Google has now launched an online database and comparison site of just about every Android phone.

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Google Nexus one resurfaces on Canadian Mobilicity

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Canadian budget wireless carrier Mobilicity today announced they will be “carrying” the Android-based Google Nexus One phone. We know Google took the Nexus One off the distribution line for wireless carriers around the world a few weeks ago, and Mobilicity being an unlocked, outright purchase resale provider of mobile phones leads me to believe they’ve just bought a crapload of Nexus Ones from Google and are simply reselling them to their network of customers.

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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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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-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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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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