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Android 2.2

Google launches Cloud Print for Android, iOS

January 24th, 2011

Google announced a service called Cloud Print last year that enables users to print wirelessly and remotely from within Gmail and Google Docs. Though the service hasn’t garnered much media attention, it shows a great deal of potential and it removes some of the barriers associated with wireless printing. On Monday, Google announced that it is …

Froyo coming to Samsung Vibrant tomorrow

January 20th, 2011

Hey, Samsung Vibrant users… are you sitting down? We have one word for you, and it just so happens to be the made-up compound word you’ve been waiting for: Froyo. That’s right — the Froyo update countless U.S. Galaxy S owners have been kicking and screaming about for ages is finally coming to at least …

Google Translate for Android translates speech in real-time [video]

January 13th, 2011

This… is awesome. Google on Wednesday announced a new version of its Google Translate app for Android devices. There are several changes in the new build, but one in particular has the Internet buzzing — and rightfully so. The app now features a Conversation Mode that will record speech and quickly translate it into a …

Sprint lowers Galaxy Tab price to $299.99 on contract, $499.99 contract-free

January 12th, 2011

Sprint on Wednesday lowered the price of the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet to $299.99 with a new two-year contract or $499.99 with no contract. The new pricing represents a $100 reduction for both on-contract and contract-free purchases. It also lines up with Best Buy’s adjusted pricing for Sprint’s Galaxy Tab, which BGR reported …

Motorola ATRIX 4G second hands-on

January 9th, 2011

Following our encounter with the ATRIX 4G a couple of days ago, we got a chance to spend a bit more quality time with Motorola’s beast of an Android handset earlier. The ATRIX is a dual-core 4G handset running Android 2.2 (and fully upgradeable to 2.3). Sporting a 1GHz Tegra 2 chip, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of …

Acer frees two Froyo phones: liquidmini and beTouch E210

January 8th, 2011

Acer on Thursday announced a pair of budget-friendly Android phones set to launch in the U.K. later this year. Distant cousin of the Liquid Metal, the liquidmini touts a 3.2-inch 480 x 320-pixel touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel camera, a 600MHz processor and the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. The beTouch E210 features a full QWERTY …

Verizon unveils 10 4G LTE device; smartphones, tablets and more

January 6th, 2011

At a press conference moments ago, Verizon Wireless unveiled a host of upcoming devices built for its 4G LTE network. From smartphones, to tablets, to laptop computers and mobile hotspots — Verizon had all the bases covered at today’s event. Here’s a quick rundown of each 4G device covered by the Big Red event: HTC …

Dell Venue unveiled; Android 2.2, 8-megapixel camera, AMOLED display

January 6th, 2011

Following the announcement of Dell’s HSPA+ 4G-enabled Streak 7 tablet, the Texas-based company has just unveiled its latest Android handset — the Dell Venue. Distant cousin to the Windows Phone 7-powered Venue Pro, Dell’s new Venue smartphone runs version 2.2 of the Android OS. Additional styling cues come courtesy of Dell’s own UI overlay known …

Dell Streak 7 hands-on!

January 6th, 2011

We have to be up-front about our hands-on time with the newly announced Dell Streak 7… it was brief. We found ourselves with just a few minutes of time to spare between the T-Mobile event and Verizon’s upcoming event though, so we managed to check out Dell’s latest tablet offering. In a nutshell, it was a …