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Motorola’s Cordless Android Ice Cream Sandwich Home Phones

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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.

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Do You Want The New iPad Or The New $40 Aakash Tablet?

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It may not be coming jam-packed with features as the new iPad which becomes available today for the cost of an arm and leg, and it may not be as thin as the teased stainless steel Archos slate, but it certainly is unbeatable when it comes to its price tag. The ridiculously cheap Aakash 2 tablet, which is the successor to the $35 Aakash tablet designed for the students in India, will be launched in the country in the coming month with a price tag of just $40.

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NEC Android Tablet gets Dual Display

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A rose by any other name? NEC showed off its LT-W Cloud Communicator a few months ago at CES and now the dual-screen Android tablet is re-emerging with a new name. Behold the NEC LifeTouch W Tablet. The Acer Iconia is the only dual screen tablet in town.

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Motorola XPRT Smartphone is the Android Blackberry

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Attempting to slide into the enterprise world with an alternative to the ridiculous market grasping RIM Blackberry, Motorola has made the XPRT and Titanium Android smartphones available from Sprint. Yes, Motorola is resorting back to its old four-letter, all-caps naming scheme like the classic RAZR. I doubt this will be the game changer the RAZR was

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Forget the Phone with Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 and 5.0

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Apple has the iPhone and the iPod touch. Samsung tried that with the Galaxy Player and now it's updating the line with a couple new phone-less multimedia devices. The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 and Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 are exactly what you think they are.

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Nook Color Gets Official Android 2.2 Update

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The hacking and modding community has known about this little secret for a while: The Barnes & Noble Nook Color is one of the best and cheapest Android tablets you can get, assuming that you're willing to root it. Well, that last part no longer applies, because B&N has unleashed a true Android 2.2 update for its Nook Color.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 2.2 Tablet Review

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When the iPhone arrived on the scene it quickly rose to dominate the smartphone world. Then, Android came along and it has steadily increased its market share until it was king of the hill. In much the same way, the iPad is currently dominating the tablet world, but Android tablets are rising to the forefront too. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a prime example of that.

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Preorders Start for Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Android Smartphone from Sprint

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Early last month, we caught the official word about the Kyocera Echo. It's kind of like a Nintendo DS, except both displays are touchscreens and it just so happens to be an Android smartphone to boot. Now, you can preorder the device.

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Google Android Now Supports Adobe Flash 10.2

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Just about every manufacturer came out with an Android device at CES, they would quickly point out that their product offering could support Flash 10.1. Naturally, this is a direct pot shot at Apple and it seems that Google is stepping up its flashiness once more with support for Flash 10.2.

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REVIEW: Acer Liquid MT Android Smartphone

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You have a lot of choices when it comes to Android smartphones. There are some very appealing devices from the likes of Motorola, HTC, and Samsung, for example. Over at Rogers Wireless, they've recently released the Acer Liquid MT. As you can imagine, this is the follow-up to the Acer Liquid E.

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Samsung Galaxy Player in Four and Five-Inch Flavors for US Market

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Considering how much we use our smartphones these days, I'm totally less inclined to get a standalone media player. Then again, something like the iPod touch really is just an iPhone without the phone part. The Samsung Galaxy Player is much the same and it's almost ready for market.

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Froyo Update Could Make Motorola Milestone Slower?

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Do you have that old Motorola Milestone smartphone? Have you been anxiously waiting for Motorola to finally push out an Android 2.2 Froyo update for that thing? Well, it's finally here, but it may not be exactly what you want.

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Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 4G Extends Telus Android Line

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You know that whole kerfuffle in the United States over what it means to have a 4G network? It looks like that conversation has just crossed over into Canada, because Telus has just announced the newest addition to its collection: the Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 4G.

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Samsung Galaxy Pro Follows Motorola Droid Pro’s Example

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No, the aesthetic isn't quite the same, but it's obvious enough that the Samsung Galaxy Pro is very much following in the same footsteps as the Motorola Droid Pro that came out oh so long ago. It's an Android smartphone in bar form with a physical QWERTY keyboard and a small touchscreen display.

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Go Fastar! T-Mobile Launches Samsung Galaxy S 4G

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If you have been sitting on the fence about getting an Android phone from T-Mobile and are hell bent on getting said Android phone in the Samsung form rather than any other. And especially if you absolutely must have 4G -- even if it's not really 4G -- there's the Samsung Galaxy S 4G.

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