eLocity Brings Dual-Core Tegra 2 Experience to U.S. Today

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For those who are holding out on purchasing an Android tablet for dual-core processing power, eLocity has announced that its A7 Android tablet with a 7-inch WVGA tablet is now shipping with Android 2.2 Froyo, not the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread, along with NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 processor which delivers gigahertz dual-core performance and NVIDIA’s ULP […]

Motorola Working on Successor to Original CLIQ

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The Motorola CLIQ was launched as Motorola’s first Android device and was seen as the device that marked the beginning of the company’s turn-around since declining sales since the days of the RAZR. Since the CLIQ, Motorola has launched devices on all four major U.S. carriers and has worked with Motorola to help create the […]

Dell U.S. Offering Android 2.2 Froyo Unlocked Streak for Slight Premium

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It looks like Dell is now offering a SIM-unlocked version of its Dell Streak pre-loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo, the most current version of the Android operating system, for a slight premium at $580 compared to $550 for the AT&T SIM-locked, non-contract version running Android 1.6. The SIM-unlocked version also runs the Dell Stage user […]

Acer Preps 7-Inch, 10-Inch Android Tablets for April 2011

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In addition to its 10-inch Windows 7 tablet, Acer will also be releasing a pair of Android tablets with screen sizes of 7 and 10 inches with a resolution of 1280 X 800, which is higher than Samsung’s Galaxy Tab’s 1024 X 600 7-inch display. The Android duo will be paired by a dual-core chip […]

Unlocked Dell Streak Coming to U.S.

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In a few weeks time, Dell will be making a version of its Dell Streak Internet tablet/smartphone hybrid available in unlocked form and pre-loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo for U.S. customers. The Dell Streak was launched, and locked to, with partner AT&T in the U.S. though the tablet device is not sold through AT&T nor […]

Why You Might Not Want To Buy a Tablet/Slate This Christmas

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The floodgates have opened. Everybody and their brother is releasing some form of Tablet this month and next in hopes to capture some of your Christmas dollars. Actually that’s not completely true. Some smart players are waiting until next year before getting into the game. But all are playing a very weird game of follow […]

Dell skipping Eclair on the Streak, going straight to Froyo

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So, you have a Dell Streak with a Donut on it? Yes, releasing a device in 2010 with an Android version that came out in September 2009 is unsatisfactory in my book, but it looks like Dell cares. Do they? Well, they care enough to skip Android 2.1 (Eclair) and they plan to take us […]

Voice Actions for Google Android Introduced

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Google’s introducing a new feature for Android devices called Voice Actions. With the press of a single button and a few spoken words, Android users can send messages, play songs, call contacts, send email, visit websites, create notes or navigate to a destination. The video demo below is pretty impressive, but your mileage will vary […]

Dell Streak Going on Sale This Weekend

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The Dell Streak is going on sale this weekend in Europe and will be available in the U.S. starting next month direct from Dell for $499.  In The U.K.,  O2 will be offering the Streak for £429 without a contract and for free with a mobile broadband contract. The Streak will roll out across Europe later […]

Google Draws Big Bold Line in Sand in War with Apple

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The Google I/O conference was destined to be full of news and it was/is. Google TV, the next version of the Android OS-Froyo, web based music, an app store for web apps, a new video codec for HTML5-VM8, and other things Google is promising for the future. And while the ongoing spats between Google and […]