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Samsung and Google deliver the Nexus S

Samsung has unveiled today the new Nexus S, the first Android 2.3 smartphone. Built in collaboration with Google, the phone features a 4″ AMOLED touchscreen, a 1Ghz app processor, as well as NFC technology. It also has a 5 megapi[...]
Samsung and Google deliver the Nexus S
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Pre-announcement of Samsung’s Google TV

Here is another great collaboration to look forward to in the New Year. Announcement of an upcoming announcement scheduled for January was made by Samsung. Bloomberg reports that Korean electronics giant is creating their own internet [...]
Pre-announcement of Samsung’s Google TV
Pre-announcement of Samsung’s Google TV

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Skype, KDDI to Pull Same Sh*t As Skype, Verizon

While us iPhone users worldwide were using Skype – first on wifi, then on 3G – with little to no problems aside from the usual problems that crop up from the code obfuscations they place in all of their software, Skype prev[...]
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Rakuten Call Bull on Y!J-G Alliance

Rakuten Inc., the famous Japanese e-marketplace operator (along with credit cards, travel, and securities), announced today that it submitted a request to the Japanese Fair Trade Commission to investigate the agreement between Google a[...]
Rakuten Call Bull on Y!J-G Alliance

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Korean Android Figurines

Android aficionados in Korea have the pleasure of owning a box of three figures in the likeness of Google’s green Android mascot, branded ANDROSKI. One is just a standing figurine with movable arms and a spinny upper head, which [...]
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Sony launches world’s 1st Google HDTV

Sony is launching this week Sony Internet TV: a joint project with Google that combines Sony’s HDTVs with the new Google TV service. Four TV sets are concerned for now: with 24-inch ($599.99); 32-inch ($799.99); 40-inch ($999.99); and [...]
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Smurf powered LG Optimus One now available in Korea

You will have to wait a little bit longer to get your LG Optimus One in Europe, however and if you don’t mind flying to Korea you can get LG’s latest Android 2.2 Phone just right now! And on top of this you will even have the chance to[...]
Smurf powered LG Optimus One now available in Korea
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Sony brings Xplod in-Dash TomTom GPS to North America

Introduced at IFA 2010, Sony’s latest of Xplod In-Dash car GPS, are now flying from Europe to lend in North America. Available in three different versions with the XNV-770BT (7” Display) , XNV-660BT AVN2 and XNV-660BT (Both 6.1” [...]
Sony brings Xplod in-Dash TomTom GPS to North America
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RAMOS new T11AD MID runs on Android.

The Chinese DAP and MID manufacturer RAMOS has announced a new MID to its catalog with the T11, a 5” (800×480) android based “tablet” powered by a Rockship RK2818 chipset, capable of supporting Full HD 1080p video. Just announced [...]
RAMOS new T11AD MID runs on Android.

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[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

Residents and visitors of New York City will get free wifi access in their public parks soon, various online news outlets announced yesterday. Apparently it’s planned to be limited to only three ten-minute sessions per month before you[...]
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

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Sharp unleash 2 new Android (Tapas OS) Smartphones for the Chinese market.

Tapas OS, the Chinese-centric Android based OS for smartphones just announced last week, is now available on 2 new handsets, both from Sharp. The first model is the SH828U, a 3G phone that comes with a 3.5” WVGA screen, a 5Mpix Camera [...]
Sharp unleash 2 new Android (Tapas OS) Smartphones for the Chinese market.
Sharp unleash 2 new Android (Tapas OS) Smartphones for the Chinese market.Sharp unleash 2 new Android (Tapas OS) Smartphones for the Chinese market.

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Optimus One LF-P500, the Other Optimus.

Ok, now I am a bit confused, since both the Optimus Chic and Optimus One come virtually with the same specs, with however the exception of the One’s 170MB of memory and 3 megapixel camera against the Chic‘s 150MB and 5Mp. O[...]
Optimus One LF-P500, the Other Optimus.
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Optimus Chic LG-E720, LG’s answer to the iPhone 4? No… Not really.

LG’s answer to the iPhone 4? We may over-exaggerate this a little, but at least the Optimus Chic is LG’s latest flagship smartphone that will better place the company in this very competitive market. Offered in a simple “Bar Type” desi[...]
Optimus Chic LG-E720, LG’s answer to the iPhone 4? No… Not really.
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Sony new Xplod In-Car AV GPS now comes with TomTom Navigation.

Announced for IFA 2010, Sony’s latest rage of In-Car AV GPS, the XNV-L77BT/ 770BT and XNV-L66BT/ 660BT, comes in 2 different flavors with a 7 and 6.1” WVGA touchscreen, TomTom Navigation, DVD Video and even DviX playback via USB. Depen[...]
Sony new Xplod In-Car AV GPS now comes with TomTom Navigation.
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Sky Telecom new Android Vega phone now available.

Announced earlier in July, The Korean mobile operator Sky Telecom announced this morning the availability of their latest Android Smartphone, the Sky Vega, also known as IM-A650S from Pantech. Powered by an 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU[...]
Sky Telecom new Android Vega phone now available.
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Yahoo! Japan to drop Yahoo Search for Google Search by year end.

Yahoo! Japan announced today their plan to ditch their actual Yahoo! Search engine in favor to Google’s one as well as start using Google’s Adsense technology in Japan before the end of 2010. More information soon to come Yahoo! Japan & Google
Yahoo! Japan to drop Yahoo Search for Google Search by year end.

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Sky announced its Vega IM-A650S, a new Android 2.1 Smartphone from Pantech.

Launched in Korea in order to counter attack the iPhone 4 over there, the Vega IM-A650S made by Pantech and sold via Sky, comes with Android 2.1 (2.2 upgrade possible when available), a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, , the Usual Google Gizmos, a[...]
Sky announced its Vega IM-A650S, a new Android 2.1 Smartphone from Pantech.
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Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) to launch on AT&T on July 18

We saw T-Mobile’s version of Galaxy S Android smartphone with SamsungVibrant and now comes the AT & T version with the “Samsung Captivate”. It will be available from July 18 for $200 on-contract. It features a 4-i[...]
Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) to launch on AT&T on July 18
Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) to launch on AT&T on July 18

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LG debuts Optimus smartphone series

Short on details and specification, LG announced yesterday in both Korea and UK the availability of the LG Optimus Series including the LG Optimus One with Google™ and LG Optimus Chic. Both running on Froyo (Android 2.2), LG also annou[...]
LG debuts Optimus smartphone series
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LG to launch Android Tablet this year

LG’s plan to launch an Android-powered tablet is no secret as we have known about it for quite some time and now it is confirmed with the report of Wall Street Journal. You can expect the device in Q4 2010. No further details, yet.
LG to launch Android Tablet this year

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Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) Android Phone available in July in the US

Samsung Vibrant (a Galaxy S phone) will be available in the US from T-Mobile next month from July 21 for $199.99 on a two-year contract. It features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 5 megapixel camera with 720[...]
Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) Android Phone available in July in the US
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Exemode to sell a new Android Based Digital Picture Frame in Japan

Running Android 1.5, Exemode latest Digital Picture Frame, comes with 256MB of RAM, 2GB of flash memory, a 8″ 4:3 LCD with a 800×600 resolution, an unknown CPU Speed, several USB port, stereo Speaker, WIFi, LAN, and a nifty [...]
Exemode to sell a new Android Based Digital Picture Frame in Japan
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