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LG VX10000 VoyagerPC Magazine - 2 hours agoAdd PC Magazine: New Product Reviews RSS feed to your feed reader so that you don't miss another headline! By Sascha Segan With its gorgeous touch screen, ...



Get Smart: a Guide to Spiffy PhonesThe Associated Press - Nov 19, 2007Apple Inc.'s iphone has shaken up the "smart phone" business and set other manufacturers scrambling to add features and make it easier to get e-mail, ...



Verizon Wireless Tempts Shoppers With Voyager And VenusInformationWeek, NY - Nov 19, 2007The carrier hopes the handsets will shift the spotlight away from the iphone as people begin shopping for the holidays. By Elena Malykhina Verizon Wireless' ...



Touch-Sensors Making Smoother GadgetsKorea Times, South Korea - Nov 19, 2007By Cho Jin-seo From car navigators to rice cookers and from atms to iphone, buttons and dials on electronics appliances are being replaced by ...



lge's Touch-Screen Cell Phones to Compete With iphone in USKorea Times, South Korea - Nov 18, 2007By Kim Yoo-chul LG Electronics aims to expand its share of the North American market with new touch-screen phones. With attractive prices and distinctive ...



iphone Killers?Unstrung, NY - 5 hours agoNOON -- The Voyager and Venus phones from Verizon Wireless are the latest gizmos to be bestowed with the dubious honor of being called "iphone killers. ...



Review: lg's Voyager is a Multimedia MonsterMobile Burn, PA - 6 hours agoWhen people learned that Verizon Wireless turned down the original iphone, stating that they had something of their own already cooked up, a lot of folks ...



Verizon Wireless Unveils the Voyager and Venus PhonesTMCnet - 22 hours agoBy Brian Solomon, tmcnet Web Editor Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless has announced that the Voyager and Venus by LG will be made available this week in all ...



LG Enters Touch-Screen Cell Phone Market in the US with Venus and ...TMCnet - Nov 19, 2007Competition in the touch-screen cell phone market is bound to heat up in the US now that LG Electronics (News - Alert) has introduced two new models with ...




Verizon Dealer Encourages You to "Cancel Your iphone Here"Mobile Magazine - Nov 19, 2007With the launch of the LG Voyager, Verizon Wireless has a solid competitor for the Apple iphone. This particular Verizon authorized dealer is so confident ...



Verizon Ships LG Venus, Voyager to Ship on WednesdayMobile Burn, PA - Nov 19, 2007Verizon Wireless has begun offering the LG Venus in its online shop, with the LG Voyager expected to follow on Wednesday. Both handsets feature touchscreens ...



LG models twin-screen phonesReg Hardware, UK - Nov 19, 2007By Tony Smith [More by this author] LG has shown off Voyager - its take on the classic Nokia Communicator design - and Venus - a touchscreen-based, ...



The Verizon Voyager and Venus GirlsI4U - Nov 18, 2007LG announces in Korea that Verizon is shipping Voyager (LG-VX10000) and the Venus LG-VX8800) and attached a couple nice photos of two models presenting the ...



Tale of 2 phonesWorcester Telegram, MA - Nov 18, 2007By Peter Svensson THE NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK— If you reach too far, you can lose your balance and fall on your face. That’s what happened with the design ...

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Get Smart: a Guide to Spiffy PhonesThe Associated Press - Nov 19, 2007Apple Inc.'s iphone has shaken up the "smart phone" business and set other manufacturers scrambling to add features and make it easier to get e-mail, ...


Verizon Wireless Unveils the Voyager and Venus Phones TMCnetlge's Touch-Screen Cell Phones to Compete With iphone in US Korea TimesTouch-Sensors Making Smoother Gadgets Korea TimesReg Hardware - InformationWeekall 77 news articles » VZ - SEO:066570


Bush phones Saudi king ahead of Mideast meetAFP - 57 minutes agoRIYADH (AFP) — US President George W. Bush telephoned Saudi King Abdullah to discuss the Middle East on Tuesday, the state SPA news agency reported, ...


Nutter's help desk: Choosing the right voip phoneComputerworld, MA - 1 hour agoAssuming we want a phone in each home office, what full-feature desk phone do you recommend we obtain? The vendors appear to be Cisco, Siemens and 3Com. ...


Old phones are just a quick ring awayHouston Chronicle, United States - 15 hours agoWhen George Clooney makes a call in a movie, not many viewers notice the phone in his hand. Except for employees of a small company in this western ...


Uganda: Celtel Delivers Blackberry Phones for CHOGMAllAfrica.com, Washington - 15 hours agoCELTEL has supplied 254 Blackberry phones to be used during the Commonwealth (CHOGM) summit. Fred Kumakech, the projects manager in charge of sales and ...


Celtel Uganda ships Blackberry phones for Commonwealth meetTelecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands - 13 hours agoCeltel Uganda has delivered 254 Blackberry phones to be used during the Commonwealth (CHOGM) summit this month. According to Celtel Uganda project manager ...


Social networkers reach out more with cell phonesIndianapolis Star, United States - 22 hours agoInstead, she uploads pictures and taps into the celebrated social network from her Helio cell phone. Between photo shoots or on the set, the phone "is ...


Digicel launches Coral mobile phones in CaribbeanTelecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands - 13 hours agoThe Coral phones support the company's efforts to increase mobile penetration in key markets, and are among the least expensive on the market. ...


Ghana: Is Tax On Mobile Phone Use Justified?AllAfrica.com, Washington - 1 hour agoKwadwo Baah Wiredu stated that the government had decided to waive duties and VAT on all imported mobile phones and substitute them with excise duty on ...


Free Gifts with Mobile Phones: Making the Deal More CreamierPR-USA.net (press release), Bulgaria - 1 hour agoOne of the main factors which is responsible for the increase in the sale of the mobile phones is the free gifts which come as a part of the mobile phone ...Mobile Phones: A Friend or Foe PR-USA.net (press release)


Christmas Mobile Phone Offers with Free Gifts: It's Time to Cheer PR-USA.net (press release)



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Google's $10 million Android cell phone prizeSalon - Nov 12, 2007Nothing makes you want to run out and get an Android phone today. But come next year, when the first Android phones are expected to go on sale, ...


Video: Google Demos the Android Phone PlatformPC World - Nov 12, 2007Little by little, we're learning more about Android, the new operating system for cell phones that's being rolled out by Google and the other members of the ...GOOG


The Google Set-Top Box (Think Android For TV)TechCrunch, CA - 4 hours agoIn fact, Google may very well want to do to the set-top box what it is trying to do to the mobile phone with its Android operating system—create an ...


Google Phone FAQ: Android Platform for Mobile PhonesPC World - Nov 5, 2007What will I be able to customize on an Android phone? The Open Handset Alliance platform allows for customization down to the screen you see when you open ...GOOG


Analyst: Google Android phone OS seen complementing, not competing ...MacDailyNews - Nov 15, 2007... to Android is that it will splinter like Linux/Java where the consumer is unsure which version of the OS works with which features on which phone. ...GOOG - AAPL


Android could transform any cell phone into a computer or game deviceSan Francisco Chronicle, USA - Nov 6, 2007This Android phone will not be a "Gphone," one piece of iconic hardware. But you can guess what kind of devices we might see. The processor inside will need ...GOOG


A First Look at the Google PhoneNew York Times, United States - Nov 12, 2007While the project is called Android, everyone keeps calling it the gphone or Google Phone. For those curious about what the Android phones will look like, ...GOOG


Freedom-loving AndroidMinneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN - Nov 13, 2007So you could use their software to customize an Android phone, from simple changes like replacing ring tones to such upgrades as redoing its interface. ...GOOG


First Look: Google “Android” Mobile Phone SoftwareOSDir - Nov 19, 2007But he’s keeping a close eye on Google’s open source operating system for mobile phones, called Android. If Google plays its cards right, Android could be ...GOOG

Google Lures Mobile Developers with $10 Million Android Challenge!LBS-zone.com (press release), MD - 5 hours agoThis from the Google Blog... Today, the team is releasing an early look at the Android SDK for developers interested in building applications for Android. ...


Google Android Wants Developers but...WebProNews, KY - 5 hours agoSo, I’m watching the Android video and talking with my friends who are developers. Man, I thought my videos were boring, this one takes the cake. ...


Google Releases Android along with Android Software Development ...SymbianOne, Canada - 5 hours agoYes indeed, Google today has released programming tools for the Android mobile-phone alliance for download, giving developers the ability to start writing ...


Google Launches Android SDK and Developer Challenge ContestDr. Dobb's Journal, CA - 5 hours agoGoogle released its Android mobile phone dev tools to support the Open Handset Alliance Project. It also announced the Android Developer Challenge contest ...


Google releases cellphone programming toolCBC Ottawa, Canada - 6 hours agoInternet giant Google Inc. released its Android open software programming tool for mobile phones on Monday. The free, downloadable software development kit ...


Google Releases Android Programming KitIT Business Edge, KY - 6 hours agoThough the phones won’t be out until next year, developers already can start writing software based on Google’s Android platform, reports News.com blogger ...


HTC Commits to Multiple Android Smartphones Next YearBrighthand, CA - 6 hours agoAfter years of a strong commitment to making Windows Mobile smartphones, HTC is clearly intent on broadening its product line with multiple models running ...


Google launches Android SDK and $10 million contestZDNet Blogs - 6 hours agoGoogle’s Android SDK was launched today — and along with it is a contest worth $10 million dollars that will be spread around to the winners. ...


Android Developer ChallengeClickZ News, NY - 6 hours agoGoogle made available the SDK for its Android open standard mobile operating system as part of the Open Handset Alliance. Details on the platform and the ...


Android SDK appears - with prizesiTWire, Australia - 7 hours agoBy Stephen Withers Google has begun previewing the software developer kit for the Open Handset Alliance's Android mobile phone platform, and if the thought ...


Google Android software development kit releasedTechWhack, India - 7 hours agoSearch engine giant Google has released a software development kit for their recently announced Android platform for mobile devices. ...


Gadgets Google Releases Android SDK, Offers $10M in Rewards for ...DailyTech, IL - 8 hours agoFor only having been announced one week ago, the Google Android handset operating system from Google and the Open Handset Alliance has been generating a lot ...


Google taps Java VM for Android gPhone SDKZDNet Blogs - 8 hours agoAs promised, Google released the Android SDK for gPhone-like devices today. Programmers can use it to immediately begin development of native programs that ...


Google Flashes $10M At Android DevelopersWebProNews, KY - 8 hours agoGoogle isn't looking for the next Commander Data, but mobile applications for the free, open platform they recently announced. The time-honored motivator, ...


Android SDK Released TodaySlashGear, AZ - 8 hours agoIt’s been a long week waiting around for more updates or really anything new regarding the Open Handset Alliance or Android. Alas, today is November 12th, ...



Google Posts Android SDK, $10 Mln ContestDigitaltrends.com, OR - 8 hours agoBy Geoff Duncan Google may only have announced its Android mobile phone platform last week, but the company has already posted an "early look" at its ...


Google Lets Loose Its Android Open handset alliance SDK, phone OS ...Dslreports - 9 hours agoGoogle has released their much ballyhooed "Android" mobile phone development kit and open source operating system, as well as this video that explains what ...


Google launches $10m dev challenge for best Android appDevelop, UK - 9 hours agoThe search company will award cash prizes ranging from $25000 to $275000 to developers whose apps are picked by a panel of judges. The challenge is designed ...


$10 million for the best Google "Android"Austin American-Statesman, TX - 9 hours agoBy David Ho Monday, November 12, 2007, 12:15 PM While it sounds like something out of an Asimov novel or a lost Star Trek episode, the “Android Developer ...


Google Android: First Look, Developer Kit, and CompetitionGoogle Blogoscoped - 9 hours agoGoogle created a video showcasing Android, the Google-initiated, Linux-based open source mobile operating system being backed by the recently announced ...


Google Announces $10 Million Android Developer ChallengeSYS-CON Media, NJ - 9 hours agoThe Android Developer Challenge will provide $10 million to developers who build mobile applications for Android, a complete, open, and free mobile platform ...


This is AndroidTelecoms.com (subscription), UK - 9 hours agoAs promised, the Google fronted Open Handset Alliance lifted the curtain on the Android platform on Monday, with the release of its Software Development Kit ...


Open Handset Alliance Releases Android SDK and $10 Million IncentiveMarketing Pilgrim, NC - 9 hours agoThe Open Handset Alliance released the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) today. The development kit will aid developers in building innovative mobile ...


Google announces $10 million contest for Android devs, "early look ...Ars Technica, MA - 9 hours agoBy Ken Fisher Published: November 12, 2007 - 11:15AM CT To coincide with today's launch of the Android SDK, Google has announced a $10 million contest to ...


Limpag: Google phone to ship next year?Sun.Star, Philippines - 9 hours agoBy Max Limpag GPHONE. It wasn't the widely anticipated Gphone, but Google announced last week the coming release of a platform for mobile devices-a platform ...


Google releases Android SDK, $10 MM for DevelopersGigaOm, CA - 10 hours agoIn addition, Google also announced the Android Developer Challenge, which will provide $10 million to developers who build mobile applications for Android. ...


Google releases Android SDKGigaOm, CA - 10 hours agoGoogle-led Open Handset Alliance has released the Android Software Development Kit (SDK). The Android SDK needs an x86-based computer running Windows XP or ...



Google Calling: Inside Android, the gPhone SDKOnlamp - 10 hours agoby Brian DeLacey On November 5 th , Google executives introduced the Open Handset Alliance (OHA)—a multinational group of 34 companies. ...


Android has a Home and Everyone is Invited Over to Talk Android MobileClickPress (press release), UK - 12 hours agoThe Android mobile software development kit is released today and developers together with many other people are eagerly waiting to get a first glimpse of ...


What Android means for Apple, MS, open source, enterprisesComputerworld Australia, Australia - Nov 11, 2007What, no GPhone? That was the reaction from numerous commentators after Google unveiled its long-anticipated mobile phone plan on November 5. ...


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Google's Android aims at desktop-grade mobile appsInfoWorld, CA - 2 hours agoAndroid wants to put Linux and Java desktop power in mobile developers' hands. Virtually all mobile devices, from consumer cell phones to full-featured PDAs ...


Google's Android parts ways with Java industry group


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Android drops Microsoft into Google's pocketThe Age, Australia - 13 hours agoAnd now Google has Android, its attack on Windows Mobile. This fight to control the converged computer and communication-device market could be the ...


Google Android dev kit exposes Apple-inspired roots Apple InsiderGoogle’s Android SDK contains some Apple iPhone-like features

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Is Android Google's Key To The Mobile Ad Market?InformationWeek, NY - 3 hours agoWhile Google didn't mention anything about ads during its Android press call last week, that hasn't stopped everyone from guessing if the search giant will ...

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ComputerworldT-Mobile Looks Ready To Go All The Way With Google

InformationWeekT-Mobile Wagers Deal With Google Is Worth the Risk

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The Wired Gadget Lab Podcast #5: From Google's Android Alliance to ...Wired News - 5 hours ago... Dylan Tweney, Daniel Dumas, and Jose Fermoso discuss the potential impact that the Google Android Alliance will have on the mobile industry, ...GOOG


Google's Android Cellphone SDK ReleasedSlashdot - 7 hours agoAchiIIe writes "The android SDK has been released to the wild. As expected it features the Linux Kernel, low level libraries such as FreeType, OpenGL, ...GOOG


Two Or Three Android Handsets Coming From HTC In 2008InformationWeek, NY - 11 hours agoNot only has it released some innovative new Windows Mobile-based smartphones in recent months, it is also on track to deliver two or three Android-powered ...TPE:2498


Google releases Android SDKComputerworld New Zealand, New Zealand - 27 minutes agoLast week, Google unveiled the OHA and Android, ending months of speculation over the company's plans to simplify and reduce the cost of developing mobile ...GOOG


OHA Releases Android SDKBetaNews - 3 hours ago"Android" is built on the Linux 2.6 kernel, and is built to take advantage of the mobile internet. The OHA also said it wanted to make development for it ...

HTC readying 2-3 Android handsets in 2008

MobileGuerilla.comHTC Boss Says 2 to 3 Android Phones in 2008, New Touch Interface ...


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Android: the first videos and Google $10 million bountyGeekzone, New Zealand - 6 hours ago... posted: 13-NOV-2007 07:21 Google has setup a $10 fund to award developers who create the best applications for its new mobile platform, Android. ...


First Look at Google's Android Mobile PlatformMac Rumors, VA - 6 hours agoGoogle has released the software development kit for Android - a mobile platform announced by Google last week. Documentation and first look videos are ...GOOG



Google Offers $10M in Software PrizesThe Associated Press - 1 hour agoSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. is offering $10 million in prizes for people who build the best software to enhance the company's upcoming cell phone ...


Google heats up Microsoft battle with new gPhone prototypeinfoSync World, Norway - 2 hours agoBy Sindre Lia, 13 November 2007 Microsoft recently blew off the Android OS as just a press release, which tells us that the Redmond camp was either seeing a ...


A First Look at the Google PhoneNew York Times, United States - 5 hours agoBy Miguel Helft OK There is no Google Phone. As we wrote a while back, Google is not building a phone. Instead, the company has teamed up with others in the ...


Google's software developer kit for phones out todaySan Francisco Chronicle, USA - 7 hours agoSo the software development kit for Google's Android platform for mobile phones is available today for download here. The company also announced $10 million ...


Seeding the Google Phone With AppsNew York Times, United States - 10 hours agoBy Miguel Helft One of the big challenges for Google’s ambitious phone project is persuading software developers to write interesting applications. ...



Android drops Microsoft into Google's pocketThe Age, Australia - 13 hours agoHotmail is under siege from Gmail; Microsoft Office faces the Google Apps onslaught; Virtual Earth is nipping Google Earth. Google has teamed with IBM on ...


In Hindsight: No. 1 on the tech-stock 'ThreatDown': bears!Nuevo Mundo, CA - Nov 11, 2007By Frank Michael Russell Here's some news you may have missed last week, based on staff and wire reports. It was the day we all had been waiting for: ...


Google Android dev kit exposes Apple-inspired rootsApple Insider, VA - 3 hours agoBy Aidan Malley The release to developers of Google's Linux-based Android operating system for mobile phones reveals that the prototype software shares at ...


Google’s Android SDK contains some Apple iPhone-like featuresMacDailyNews - 4 hours ago"Google today released its promised software development kit for Android, the company's new Linux-based operating system for cellphones and handheld devices ...



Google Presents AndroideFluxMedia - 6 hours agoby Anne Shaw Google has proved to be an interesting company. Its original Internet business is still blooming and brings Google real money. ...


Video Demo of Google Android Mobile Phone Operating SystemMobile Magazine - 7 hours agoThe biggest news to hit the cell phone industry since the emergence of the Apple iPhone is the operating platform backed by the guys at Google. ...


Android UI Video Demo Shows off Promising FunctionalityGizmodo.com - 7 hours agoGoogle's Sergei Brin and Steve Horowitz show off multiple prototypes of the Android platform, one of which has a Palm smartphone form factor and one that ...


T-Mobile’s Shadow Cellphone Showcases Windows Mobile’s Adaptation ...Popular Mechanics - 8 hours agoFor years, Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system has been the bane of great phones, turning slick hardware creations into sluggish, freeze-prone ...



Peer Review: gPhone dreams smothered by Google's Android announcementSci Fi Tech, NY - Nov 11, 2007Not long ago, we posted a host of mockups by designers of the ideal Google phone or "gPhone." This week, our hopes for a gPhone were quashed (for now) as ...



Google’s Crucial Move For The Mobile Phones IndustryeFluxMedia - Nov 11, 2007by Anne Shaw Google has eventually made its highly expected announcement. This way the gPhone myth is officially dead, but a bright future seems to come for ...



Google Phone will be an open software platform implemented by ...High Tech Lounge, NY - Nov 10, 2007The Internet has been running rampant with all sorts of Google Phone rumors for some time now, so it's good to finally get a little bit of closure on the ...


Fast Google dubbed `late entrant`Zee News, India - Nov 10, 2007Frankfurt, Nov 10: Rivals of Google cast the Web search leader as a late entrant to the cell phone market, saying its planned mobile phone software may ...


Is Android Google's Key To The Mobile Ad Market?InformationWeek, NY - 3 hours agoWhile Google didn't mention anything about ads during its Android press call last week, that hasn't stopped everyone from guessing if the search giant will ...


T-Mobile Looks Ready To Go All The Way With GoogleInformationWeek, NY - 4 hours agoWhile Verizon Wireless and AT&T sit on the sidelines and watch Google's Android initiative, T-Mobile looks like its ready to go all the way with the search ...


Frankly Speaking: Game changerComputerworld, MA - 8 hours agoBy Frank Hayes on Mon, 11/12/2007 - 2:05pm Will the GooglePhone matter? Last week, Google officially unveiled its long-rumored mobile phone software. ...


T-Mobile Wagers Deal With Google Is Worth the RiskWall Street Journal - 16 hours agoBy AMOL SHARMA The smallest of the leading US cellphone operators, T-Mobile, appears to be the one making the biggest bets. Perhaps its most daring is its ...

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