Google has today ingrained itself in the ambulatory mart as a unmerciful competitor. Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, has condemned to the altruist Business Review to speech most the company’s plans for 2011, every of which are centralised on the combative ambulatory space.

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His highlights of initiatives were to pore on LTE, ambulatory money and inexpensive smartphones. In a excerpt from the piece, he states:

“To actualise that vision, Google needs to do whatever earnest spade impact on threesome fronts,” he suggests, move soured with LTE speeds for ambulatory devices. “8-to-10- mega taste networks, roughly 10 nowadays what we hit today … module take in newborn and fictive applications, mostly recreation and social, for these phone platforms.”

As farther as “mobile money” is concerend, we already undergo Google is actuation bounteous into the NFC space. With hold for the profession shapely into Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the Nexus S, the consort sees that as the incoming frontier in commercialism systems.

In cost of affordable smartphones for wider consumer base, solon seems to conceive nonindustrial countries are a amend sound for Android understanding devices. “We envisage literally a 1000000000 grouping effort inexpensive, browser-based touchscreen phones over the incoming some years” he suggests, “can you envisage how this module modify their cognisance of topical and orbicular aggregation and their idea of education? And that module be meet the start.”

[Via SlashGear]

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20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

When the SMS fault for some Android devices was discovered, the internet went crazy. Texts were existence dispatched to criminal people, and, if anything, it was a Brobdingnagian annoyance. Now users are effort a taste of a comfort with Samsung announcing that the OTA mend module be reaching soon.

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Samsung took to their Galaxy S Support Twitter statement and expressed that Nexus S owners should wait the OTA update reaching over the incoming some days.

Just same every updates, we wait this to be pushed in stages so if you haven’t conventional yours correct absent – it’s coming.

[Via Twitter]

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Google has reportedly chimed in, again, on the Nexus One + Gingerbread bike that we’ve been inactivity to see. “No unheralded hurdles,” says a allegoric of Google conversation to Computer World. They land a listing discover should be event soon. The difficulty is that we’ve heard this one before – when Gingerbread was announced, a pair of nowadays after the Nexus S was released, and so forth.

What gives, Google? I undergo the Nexus One was the exclusive developer phone discover when you declared Froyo, but it conventional an authorised OTA raise in inferior than a week. Why hasn’t the aforementioned been genuine for Gingerbread? The exclusive commonsensible account – as a intellectual – that I crapper become up with is that Google’s purposely retentive it backwards so that users module be enticed to acquire their stylish flagship – the S.

I know, I know: idle speculation. And it does good a aggregation same what folks were locution regarding Samsung and T-Mobile with the Vibrant 4G issue. But I can’t conceive of anything added that could logically vindicate the delay. As Cyanogen and his aggroup hit gotten builds up for innumerous devices already, how is it that Google can’t intend it unitedly for their prototypal authorised developer phone?

It’s not same the element can’t appendage the update – we center it’s questionable to be modify easier on resources despite diminutive touches of receptor candy. And wasn’t this edition of Android existence proven regular on a Nexus One? Come on, Google.

I’m ranting at this saucer – let’s wish the edition of “coming soon” this instance doesn’t verify added period for the OTA to become to form.


It’s blurred whether the mass program is actually officially related with Google or if it’s a recreation send finished by a fan, but what is country is that these ad symptom are awing and hilarious. This program follows the poem travelling of a Negro who gets caught underneath a vendition organisation at the duty he entireness at and has to move employed as Assistant Regional Manager despite the fact that he relic cragfast low the organisation the whole program of fivesome videos, and he wants to be titled El Vendor! Where does Android become in?

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Speech to Text Emails, Google Translate, whatever variety of porn app, and every of this on a Nexus S, though they never call it that by name. In fact, the exclusive abstract they feature is that the phone is an Android smartphone, null added named. Further grounds that these strength be summary to be seen in program 5 where the interviewee says a swearword. Harsh!

Director: Greg Bell
Editor: Julie Drazen

[Thanks for the tip, G!]

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20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

A Google allegoric was ostensibly fresh chatting with a man HR archangel of ComputerWorld today conversant the illustrator that not exclusive module Android 2.3 be actuation discover toward the Nexus One soon, there’ve been no unheralded hurdling in effort the update primed to go. Sounds beatific to me. This comes at a instance when the Nexus S already has much an raise (or rather, was shipped discover with it installed already,) and the concern is inactivity for both Gingerbread and Honeycomb on their devices.

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Image manner of The Gadgets

Of course, whatever grouping are still inactivity for Froyo, and modify others are meet inactivity for newborn devices. Fear not, every ye ladies and gentlemen, added bounteous mark is on it’s way. Mobile World legislature 2011 in metropolis shall be your salvation, and every beatific things shall line discover of it. And we’ll hit the baskets to getting them in, and we’ll be there in metropolis to provide it every to you the MOMENT we obtain it.

ALSO analyse discover this sound from backwards on Dec 20 of 2010 that said this update would be reaching in the reaching weeks. Reasonable claims every around.

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[Via ComputerWorld]

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We crapper speech most numbers, growth, projections, and every that another business mumbo-jumbo, but more than numbers, we’ve been enjoying a flourishing (over?)dose of facetious videos, songs, and photos most Android. The stylish is a program of videos titled El Vendór by administrator Greg Bell. It’s the news of a income trainer who – despite existence cragfast low a vendition organisation after disagreeable to stir his cragfast eat cakes discover – crapper ease do everything he needs with the Nexus S that meet happened to be in his safekeeping as the incident occurred. I’ve embedded the airman recording above, but the rest crapper be institute at this YouTube channel. They’re short, sweet, and for some, strength modify be informative. Check it discover as presently as you can. [Thanks, Hans!]

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There’s a Consumer Reports article discover today that suggests every would-be Verizon iPhone 4 customers should stop soured on purchase one – unless of instruction they poverty a “short-lived” device, that is. Consumer Reports goes on to state that iPhone 4 is first to “show its age” and module be replaced by mid-2011 by a newer model. What’s this stingy for Android? We can’t be sure, especially since this aforementioned entrepot warned consumers not to acquire the example ATT iPhone 4 because of it’s disreputable sensitiveness issue.

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Although the bad-mouthing (with beatific reason?) of one tent doesn’t ever stingy loyalty to another, we’ve definite that some intense programme for the iPhone is needs beatific programme for Android, especially when it’s intense programme most much a bigtime creation as Verizon’s iPhone 4.

Where module consumers go if they’re “waiting” for the newborn edition of iPhone?

Will they secure discover on their underway iPhone?

What if they intend displeased of having much an old, covered over device?

Wouldn’t they kinda hit a brand-spanking-new Nexus S?

Perhaps if they were conversant of the modding they could do, the modding they’ve never before experienced?

If you’ve got an instrument on the matter, see liberated to handle beneath or [in the forums], as we’ve got over 100,000 wily wacky Android loyalists there to either backwards you up or bout you to shreds. Believe it!

[Via SlashGear]

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And it seems to be pretty neato. Over at Ausdroid they’ve got this ikon that they feature is a Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro 2 existence benchmarked with Quadrant, and it appears to be doing pretty well. It’s definitely no LG Optimus 2X or overclocked Nexus S, but is same to, say, a CyanogenMod 7 Nexus S with no overclocking. What’s every that mean? It effectuation it’s not feat to vex the superest of the caretaker phones reaching discover soon, but it’ll sure be a top-tier device.

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All this is forward that this ikon actually is the X10 Mini Pro 2 from Sony Ericsson. If it is, it’s more than probable supercharged by 1GHz mainframe streaming a tiny 320 x 480 screen. So… fast speedy.

Also NOTE this is the ordinal instance this ikon has become up – we meet tracked it downbound to a place on IT168 that definitely points toward it existence an XPERIA machine, plus, I don’t undergo if you noticed, but we’ve had this ikon on our OWN journal correct HERE as well! That instance we were ease guessing it was the XPERIA Mini PRO.

Disregard! Found it! Also I poverty to state that there’s a line in the rattling modify right-hand crossway of the ikon that I can’t quite read. If anyone crapper feature it or if you hap to be the mortal who took the photo, gratify interpret beneath or occurrence me at chris (at) androidcommunity (dot) com.

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And it seems to be pretty neato. Over at Ausdroid they’ve got this ikon that they feature is a Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro 2 existence benchmarked with Quadrant, and it appears to be doing pretty well. It’s definitely no LG Optimus 2X or overclocked Nexus S, but is same to, say, a CyanogenMod 7 Nexus S with no overclocking. What’s every that mean? It effectuation it’s not feat to vex the superest of the caretaker phones reaching discover soon, but it’ll sure be a top-tier device.

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All this is forward that this ikon actually is the X10 Mini Pro 2 from Sony Ericsson. If it is, it’s more than probable supercharged by 1GHz mainframe streaming a tiny 320 x 480 screen. So… fast speedy.

Also NOTE this is the ordinal instance this ikon has become up – we meet tracked it downbound to a place on IT168 that definitely points toward it existence an XPERIA machine, plus, I don’t undergo if you noticed, but we’ve had this ikon on our OWN journal correct HERE as well! That instance we were ease guessing it was the XPERIA Mini PRO.

Disregard! Found it! Also I poverty to state that there’s a line in the rattling modify right-hand crossway of the ikon that I can’t quite read. If anyone crapper feature it or if you hap to be the mortal who took the photo, gratify interpret beneath or occurrence me at chris (at) androidcommunity (dot) com.

[Via AusDroid]

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18 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

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If you’re a “Google Experience” follower experience in South peninsula and you’ve been ending to intend the Nexus S in your hands, then I’ve got beatific programme for you: SKT is presently feat to be carrying this device. Sounds aforementioned Samsung and Google hit designed this every along – and it’s not aforementioned we didn’t wait them to as the Nexus One is ease a blistering artefact discover there. It’s the aforementioned Nexus S we hit here in the states and that module presently be free in Europe, but that’s every we undergo for today as no pricing or availability aggregation has been given. [via Samsung Hub]