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At its myTouch 3G press event in New York, T-Mobile USA executives stated that the company had no plans to offer the HTC Hero that its European counterparts will offer.  That was a bit more direct of a statement than is typical, and is also a bit disheartening. The myTouch…

In an interesting move last night, Google announced the new Chrome OS for netbook computers, something that seems to counter some of what is happening in the Android community.  The new light weight Linux based OS, which is an extension of the Chrome browser Google has been working on,  is…

Forbes has posted a rather long article on how Motorola is courting Android developers in preparation for its own Android based smartphones coming out eventually.  The piece is rather wordy and doesn’t contain much in the way of specific information, though. It does describe the company’s MOTODEV online efforts, including…

The UK’s Guardian is reporting that Nokia is going to show its first Android powered smartphone at an event in September of this year.  The site quotes anonymous “industry insiders” as being the source for the information. Considering that Nokia developed S60, the most popular smartphone system on the planet,…

Mobil.nu claims to have received a few Sony Ericsson internal documents that show the company’s “Rachel” handset, an Android powered slab-shaped smartphone that sports an 8.1 megapixel autofocus camera.  According to Mobile.nu, the phone’s spec sheet includes a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU as well as a touchscreen display that is…

It appears as though EngadgetMobile has spotted a version of the HTC Hero with 850/1900MHz 3G support for AT&T’s network on the U.S. government’s FCC website.  This does not necessarily mean that we will see that version of the device sold in this country, though.  Often devices are approved by the FCC…

Love the Samsung Omnia, but hate Windows Mobile?  My friend, we’ve got just the thing for you, thanks to some hard working lads over at the Modaco forums.  It’s called Andromnia, and Android port for the Samsung SGH-i900 Omnia. While these guys have Android starting up properly on the Omnia,…

Ah yes, you’ve all been waiting for this, I’m sure.  Google has launched a beta test of its new Adsense advertising system for Android and iPhone.  This will allow app developers to place Adsense advertisiements into their applications that will earn them money when users click on them. I can…

It appears that Amazon UK has put the HTC Hero up for pre-order.  The phone is expected to be available on July 15, and the price is set at £429 for the unlocked version.  You can place an order yourself by visiting Amazon.co.uk. [via Phandroid]