Though you may not have heard of Elan Microelectronics, a small company in Taiwan that focuses on touch surfaces, they were recently recognized for suing Apple for infringing upon their multi-touch... technologies.  The company has recently released a video of the technology working on an Android device.  The pinching for zooming amongst other things looks extremely smooth, with little to no lag...

The New York Times is reporting that T-mobile USA has plans to release an Android-based home phone, in addition to a tablet that will operate much like a laptop to “handle basic computing jobs”.... ¬†The home phone is described to have a dock system which will handle data synchronization and services. ¬†Hopefully these two devices will make efficient use of the versatility of the Android platform.

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Although we weren’t able to see this for ourselves at Mobile World Congress, EngadgetMobile has seen SIM Technology’s U1 concept, originally a Windows Mobile device, running Android. ¬†The... all touchscreen phone will feature quad-band EDGE, tri-band HSDPA, a 3 megapixel camera along with a secondary VGA camera, WiFi, A-GPS, TV-out, and as the title mentioned, a 2.6 inch VGA touchscreen....

Last night, BoyGeniusReport received a tip from one of its readers that paid apps were appearing in the Android Market.  You must be unnning the latest firmware update, and the timing of the arrival... of the apps seems random at best.

Have you noticed paid apps showing in your Android Market?  Have you bought any apps and tried to return one yet?  Drop us a comment below and lets us know.<...

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Ok everyone, we don’t know how we missed it. ¬†Maybe it’s the automatic association of T-Mobile and Android phones, or maybe it’s... that we didn’t really pay too much attention to the logos on the HTC Magic while amazing Gmail functionality was demonstrated. ¬†EngadgetMobile has brought to light that the HTC Magic, used to show of...

Engadget Mobile has gotten a first-look at the General Mobile DSTL1.  Earlier, we reported  that General Mobile had plans to release a dual-sim Android phone with a 5 megapixel camera.  The lack... of the five required hardware buttons for Android almost suggested that the device would never become a reality.  Now, a live demo have shown that the device is indeed a reality.

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Gizmodo has just published an article that explains how to connect your G1 to a computer for data tethering. ¬†The process requires a USB cable, the Tetherbot App, ¬†the Android SDK, a little... use of either Run (on Windows) or Terminal (on Mac), and it can only be used with Firefox. Carriers haven’t been too supportive of tethering, and you may want to either check with your own carrie...

TechRadar is reporting that Johnny Shih, the CEO of Asus, has mentioned that an EEE-series phone running Android has been something that the company has been looking into. ¬†He described a device that... could “[be] put in the pocket, play MP3s, offer GPS services, works like a PDA and offers Mobile TV altogether”.

Within the past few days or so, we’ve seenAndroid running on the...

Earlier today we reported on some pictures of the Kogan Agora running the Android  OS.  A video was recently released, showing a live Kogan Agora running and fully functional.  This video makes the... January release date seem totally legit.  Check out the video after the jump.

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The last time you may have seen or heard of Redfly, you might have thought that it was merely a Windows Mobile terminal.  However, the developers at Redfly have announced that they have been working... on a proof of concept of their Redfly mobile terminal working with an Android phone.

For those of you that are unfamiliar with Redfly, Redfly is a small netbook looking device that links with a...