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Android 4.0 ported to the Raspberry Pi

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been ported to the $25 Raspberry Pi, giving some users a long awaited taste of Android on the tiny device. The port allows the device, better known for running various versions of Linux, to act much like a smartphone or tablet, albeit at a …

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Android 4.0 is now on 10.9% of Android devices

The latest data on how many devices running each version of Google’s Android mobile operating system has just been released, and depending on how you look at it it can be perceived as both good and bad. Starting with the good news, 10.9% of devices are now running the latest …

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HTC announces Desire C budget Android smartphone

HTC’s successor to the highly grossing Wildfire S budget Android smartphone has been known about for a while now, with specifications leaking just the other day. Today it has been revealed (as rumoured) as the Desire C, keeping the Desire family of smartphones alive but barely breathing. Full specifications include… Android 4.0 …

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LG announces LTE smartphone for Europe and Asia

LG has just announced their Optimus True HD LTE Android smartphone will soon be available across new markets in Europe and Asia. Countries at this stage include Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Hong Kong and Singapore. As you might expect from the plethora of buzzwords in the phone’s title, it will be …

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Motorola brings the RAZR MAXX to UK shores

Motorola has enjoyed a varying degree of success over the years. It has managed to perform well in the USA thanks to its Droid series of phones but their international equivalents never quite caught on. Motorola has adapted the Droid RAZR MAXX for international users and in the process it lost the …

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Huawei announces global availability of the Ascend P1

Earlier in the year at CES, Huawei unveiled some of the most impressive Android smartphones we had seen to date. At the time no specific launch date information was made public but global availability information for the Ascend P1 has finally been revealed. The 7.69mm thin Ascend P1 is already available in …

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HTC Wildfire C Android smartphone leaks out

A new lower-end smartphone is soon to be heading our way courtesy of HTC and is destined to be known in retail channels as the Wildfire C. Currently codenamed as the HTC Golf, it will come running with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich combined with HTC’s Sense 4.0 skin and …

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Google CEO talks up importance of sub-$250 Android tablets

This week Google CEO Larry Page answered a question about Google’s strategy going forward regarding Android tablets. Naturally, this is a topic of high interest to many considering increased retail strength and importance tablets from the green machine are enduring. Page is excited by the current Android tablets already available …

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Lenovo teases IdeaPad S2109 9.7-inch ICS tablet

Lenovo has teased one of its upcoming tablets via a YouTube video, the IdeaPad S2109 which runs Android 4.0 ICS and sports a 9.7-inch display. The video gives a good look at the tablet which is just 8.9mm thick and uses an alluring gunmetal unibody case. The 9.7-inch display equals …

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Sony confirms Android 4.0 update for 11 phones

Sony's Xperia Ray will be getting its Android 4.0 update in April alongside the Xperia Arc S and

Last year, then Sony Ericsson and now Sony, confirmed that all 2011 Xperia smartphones will be getting an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This vital piece of information has yet to change but the update schedule for different devices has been changed up a bit. Sometime in the …

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