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Google Android on Nokia smartphones? Can it be?

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I've been saying for quite some time that I'm a big fan of Nokia hardware. I think their cell phones are great, but the operating system can leave a lot to be desired. Well, it turns out that we just be able to address that with Google Android.

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T-Mobile G2: First live look at the Android smartphone

The T-Mobile G2 Android smartphone first photos appear

Earlier this week we were teased with the pending availability of the T-Mobile G2 smartphone, how it was going to boast the new HSPA+ network, and a sad excuse of a teaser pic. Now, we're getting a live photo of what this upcoming Android device is actually going to look like.

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It’s sweet, it’s a treat, it’s Android Honeycomb

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You've got to hand it to the crazy kooks at Google, particularly the guys and gals working on the Google Android team. They come up with the best codenames this side of HTC and it seems we know the name of Gingerbread's successor. The next Android will be called Honeycomb.

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T-Mobile teases at G2 HSPA + smartphone with Android

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Are you anxious to get your hands on the latest Google-fueled hotness? T-Mobile wants you to look its way, because a teaser site has been set up to promote the upcoming T-Mobile G2. They didn't get terribly creative with the name, but it is meant to be the official successor to the T-Mobile G1.

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Philips GoGear Connect PMP powered by Google Android

Philips introduces an Android-based PMP

They did say that Google Android would be one of the most versatile operating systems available today, and they weren't kidding. Not only is the platform being used for smartphones and tablets, it seems that it's good for music players too. You know, like the Philips GoGear Connect.

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Passwords can be forensically lifted off touchscreen phones

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Password protecting your mobile phone is quite a common act, you have private data, so you want to protect it. Unfortunately, it seems that the touchscreens on phones could effectively present a security risk.

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Dell Thunder Android smartphone prototype “leaked”

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Dell has already been pretty successful with the whole home computer business, capturing interest in netbooks, notebooks, and desktops alike. But that's not enough. They want more. That's why the Dell Thunder and the Dell Streak are so intriguing. They both represent monumental leaps in design over, say, the Dell Axim line of old.

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Multi-core slinging Adam Android tablet now set for 2011?

Adam Android tablet

Good news was announced by Notion Ink on their blog yesterday, the Adam tablet may finally be graduating from just an idea - to a real life physical product. Although, there is a small hitch, the rumored launch window has us waiting until early 2011.

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Where’s the killer Android messenger app?

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TechVibes brings up a very interesting point about some of the applications on various smartphone platforms. On the RIM front, you have exclusive access to the BlackBerry Messenger. On the iPhone 4, you have FaceTime. Where does that leave Google's Android?

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 finally landing on AT&T next week

Sony Ericsson Xperia x10 headed for AT&T

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 has been available in Canada for a few months already, so what's all the hold up with a U.S. release? AT&T has officially announced that customers will be able to get their hands on the Android phone starting August 15th. That's under a week away.

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Leaked: Verizon Wireless roadmap for 2010-2011 has Motorola Android tablet, Droid Pro

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Verizon is already becoming a preferred home for many Android smartphones, like the Droid Incredible and Droid X, but it seems that Motorola has another one bound for VZW called the Motorola DROID Pro. This'll rock a 1.3GHz processor, four-inch touchscreen, and global roaming, quite possibly putting the Droid X to shame. Expect to see this in November.

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Huawei U8100 is first Android phone from Wind Mobile

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So, you've been itching to get your hands on a new Google Android phone, but you don't want to break the bank in the process, nor do you want to sign a lengthy contract. Wind has you covered, because they've just released the Huawei U8100. This touchscreen smartphone is the first Google Android smartphone to be made available through Wind Mobile in Canada and you can get it for just $160.

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Confirmed: Android 2.2 Froyo enroute to Galaxy S in September

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If you're rocking one of those new Samsung Galaxy S smartphones, but feel like you're being a bit left behind in the latest Android update department. Not for much longer, Samsung is ready to push a frosty cup of Froyo your way.

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Samsung offering free Galaxy S for iPhone 4 haters

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This takes some real guts, and it's one of the more unconventional marketing tactics, but it just might work out in favor of the Korean smartphone maker. It seems that Samsung is reaching out to frustrated iPhone 4 owners on Twitter, offering them a free Galaxy S as a replacement.

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Android phones get Barnes & Noble nook app: Lend ebooks to friends

Barnes & Noble now offering Nook app to Android OS smartphones

When it comes to the Amazon Kindle, you don't necessarily have to buy the e-reader hardware in order to enjoy its library. There are all sorts of free mobile apps. The same thing is expanding with Barnes & Noble too with the introduction of the nook for Android app. As you can probably figure out, this Google Android app will grant you access to just about everything that the Barnes & Noble nook has to offer. You'll need to have Android 1.6 or higher, but it means that you can shop for over a million titles including new releases and free eBooks.

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