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Tag: Android

Google Android Market Launches UK Movie Rentals

Google Android Market Launches UK Movie Rentals
Here in the U.S., Android fans may already be taking the ability to rent flicks from the Android Market for granted. It’s a slick little system Google has in place that lets you watch from multiple devices over a set period of time.

Genius Outs Thin LuxePad A9000 Keyboard for Android Tablets

Genius Outs Thin LuxePad A9000 Keyboard for Android Tablets
Tablets are fantastic little devices, and you can certainly replace your notebook with one if you want to for light word processing and general computer work. The fact is that for most of us, the on-screen keyboard really sucks.

Motorola Lapdock 100: Smartphone to Netbook Converter

Motorola Lapdock 100: Smartphone to Netbook Converter
So what’s  a Lapdock? It’s a dock that will work with Motorola’s “Webtop”-enabled smarpthones. This is the mode that Motorola smartphones go into when they are connected to a TV or a laptop dock. The phone turns into a mini Linux laptop with a full desktop browser and more features.

India’s $10 Laptop Finally Released, Turns Out to Be a $35 Tablet

India’s $10 Laptop Finally Released, Turns Out to Be a $35 Tablet
A couple of years ago the Indian government announced that they were working on a $10 (USD) laptop to help make technology and education accessible to their poor citizens. I didn’t take their plan seriously, but they sure did.

HP TouchPads Allegedly Shipped to Buyers with Android Already Installed

HP TouchPads Allegedly Shipped to Buyers with Android Already Installed
HP failed miserably with its TouchPad tablet making zero splash on the tablet market. The TouchPad quickly failed and the only thing that was good about the entire thing was that the fire sale that sold off the remaining TouchPad inventory saw people getting the tablets for under $100 – and those tablets are now being hacked to run Android.

TAXAN MeoTune Turns Your Smartphone into a TV

TAXAN MeoTune Turns Your Smartphone into a TV
I understand that some people want to watch TV while they are taking public transportation, but to me it makes no sense – especially with all the content freely accessible on the Internet. However, I guess that this is something that the Japanese really want and need.

Cut the Rope Gets Android Update, Free New Levels

Cut the Rope Gets Android Update, Free New Levels
I think that one of the coolest games you can get for Android smartphones is Cut the Rope. It’s right up there with Angry Birds for my kids and me. Om Nom is the main character in the game and not too long ago he went plush with toys to go with the game.

HTC Sensation Gets Twice the Run Time with Mugen Power Battery

HTC Sensation Gets Twice the Run Time with Mugen Power Battery
I recently changed from an iPhone over to an Android smartphone. I found pretty quickly that the short battery life that I got playing games isn’t only a problem with the iPhone; my Android smartphone has that problem as well.

Android MegaPad Concept: a Window to Future iMacs?

Android MegaPad Concept: a Window to Future iMacs?
With Apple slowly integrating touch-friendly icons and other functionality to their desktop operating system, I think it’s only a matter of time before we see touchscreen iMacs. But it looks like one man just beat them to it. 

Amazon Offers Droid Bionic Smartphone for a Steal

Amazon Offers Droid Bionic Smartphone for a Steal
If the mobile phone or smartphone you have right now really sucks and you want a new device, AmazonWireless has a killer deal you need to check out. The smartphone is the Motorola Droid Bionic, which is one of the latest offerings from Motorola.

Cable Jive dockBoss+ Cable Hooks Your Android Device to an iPod Dock

Cable Jive dockBoss+ Cable Hooks Your Android Device to an iPod Dock
I have been using an iPhone since they first came out. I recently moved to an Android smartphone to see how the other half live. So far the thing that irritates me the most is that I didn’t think about all the gadgets that my iPhone was designed to work with that I have around the house.

Wii Games Now on Android Devices Thanks to a Clever Hack

Wii Games Now on Android Devices Thanks to a Clever Hack
Want to play Wii games on your Android tablet? Well, one man has figured out how to play Wii games on his Android tablet. We aren’t sure why, but the deed is done.

Archos 80 and 101 G9 Android Tablets on the Way

Archos 80 and 101 G9 Android Tablets on the Way
Archos has been making media players for years and years. The company has recently been dabbling in the Android tablet market too, and has a couple cool looking devices that are coming soon. The tablets are the Archos G9 80 and G9 101.

Sony PlayStation Suite SDK to Deliver Games on Android and PS Vita

Sony PlayStation Suite SDK to Deliver Games on Android and PS Vita
If you are a gamer who has a Sony Android tablet, Xperia PLAY Smartphone, or plans to get the PS Vita when it lands this is some seriously fantastic news for you. Sony has announced that it has a new software developer’s kit (SDK) coming in November that will ensure any PS Certified device can get games developed using the software.

Android Mascot Mates With Bee and Makes Speaker

Android Mascot Mates With Bee and Makes Speaker
Ok, now that I’ve lured you into my web of curiosity with that headline, let me explain. What we have here is yet another unusual bastardized gadget from China – it’s a speaker that looks like the Android mascot – if it were a bee.

Gigbeat Uses Your Music Library to Find Nearby Concerts

Gigbeat Uses Your Music Library to Find Nearby Concerts
So, let’s say you want to find out when a band is playing a concert near you. You could check band websites constantly, do some Google searches, or you can relax and let Gigbeat (a new Android app) do the work for you.