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Nokia Netbook Will Use Google Android, Reports Say

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Are Nokia and Intel at work on a netbook? It's being reported that a Lazard Capital analyst told investors that Nokia is planning to launch an ARM-based netbook running Google's Android mobile operating system. Nokia, however, responded with fewer specifics.

HTC Hero Runs Google Android, Offers New User Environment

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T-Mobile G1 and Magic maker HTC has introduced a new Google Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. In addition to a 3.2-inch touch-screen and a fingerprint-resistant coating, the Hero mobile device features a user environment called Sense.

T-Mobile to Announce myTouch Android Smartphone

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T-Mobile is expected to introduce the myTouch 3G smartphone on June 22, its second Google Android smartphone. During a summer ripe with mobile options, including the Apple iPhone 3G S, Palm Pre, BlackBerry Tour and Nokia N97, T-Mobile's plan for standing out is intense customization.

New T-Mobile Android-Based Smartphone Coming this Summer?

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T-Mobile may have a new Google Android?ö?ç??based smartphone up its sleeve for this summer. The myTouch 3G would be T-Mobile's second Android phone from HTC and give it something to put up against AT&T's iPhone 3G S, Sprint's Palm Pre and the BlackBerry Tour coming from Verizon.

Microsoft Blocks Reimbursements for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Windows Mobile is now the only platform that Microsoft will reimburse employees for using. And although some think that's a real mistake on Microsoft's part, is it possible that it could be part of a broader strategy to make Microsoft more successful?

'Cupcake' Update Sweetens Android-Based G1 with Google

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REVIEW: The update code-named Cupcake provides an appealing but modest mix of fixes and feature enhancements for the already feature-packed Android-based G1 with Google smartphone. However, the mobile software upgrade leaves some glaring shortcomings unaddressed.

Acer Android Netbook Also Includes Windows, Report Says

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Acer's flying leap into Google's mobile operating system apparently comes with a reinforced safety net. The new Acer Android-based netbooks will run a Windows OS as well, Digitimes is reporting. If carrier and consumer demand for Android notebooks increases, reducing the risk, Acer says it...

Acer to Put Google Android on Netbooks

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Some Acer mininotebooks or netbooks will be running Google Android by the third quarter of 2009, according to reports. While Windows-equipped netbooks currently dominate the market, the high growth rate for ultracheap laptops gives Google an opportunity to seize additional market share if enough...

Google Serves Up -Donut' Preview of Android Mobile OS

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At its recent Google I/O developer conference, Google dished out a preview demo of "Donut," the 2.0 version of the Android mobile operating system with new features such as speech-to-text, integrated local and web search, and Google Translate, among other new features. In addition, Google...

Google Android Will Be on 18-20 Phones by End of 2009

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Google predicts that some 18 to 20 phones, from eight to nine manufacturers, will come with Android OS installed on them by the end of the year. Although Android is open-source, manufacturers will be able to sign distribution deals with Google in order to pre-install their phones with more...

HTC Google Android Smartphone Headed for China

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HTC is preparing a Google Android smartphone for the Chinese market, according to reports. The Android operating system news comes at a time when other smartphone makers, such as Panasonic and Sharp, are also considering expanding into new mobile and wireless markets. The first HTC Android-equipped...

BlackBerry LBS Apps 4 Times Pricier than iPhone, Android Apps

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A report comparing the RIM BlackBerry, Apple iPhone and Google Android application stores finds RIM offering the highest prices and least variety for BlackBerry location-based services. Apple offers the widest variety of LBS apps for the iPhone at substantially lower prices and Google Android...

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