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I just spent a bit of time with the brand new Garmin-ASUS nuvifone A50 (specs here), the company’s first Android-powered smartphone.  I’ve posted the photos and video, along with some of my thoughts, on MobileBurn.com – but you can see the video and a few photos right here. But do…

Today Garmin-ASUS unveiled its first Android powered smartphone, the A50.  The A50 includes Garmin’s own navigation system, which offers voice guided turn-by-turn navigation for both drivers and pedestrians and ships with a car mount in the box. The company claims that location based features are tied into most every aspect…

In a recent webcast released by Garmin, the navigation company revealed their plans to expand their fledgling product range and include a new Android phone in 2010. This announcement has come very soon after the announcement of Google navigation for Android. The nuvifone lineup offered by Garmin-Asus is a collaborative…

From the Computex show in Taiwan, IDG’s Dan Nystedt is reporting that Garmin-ASUS has said that it should have its first Android powered smartphone on the market by the end of Q1, 2010.  It was also noted that an ASUS executive mentioned that the device could actually come out before…

Well well, it seems that two OHA members have announced that they will be working together on new phones.  Garmin and ASUS will be co-developing and marketing the nuvifone series that Garmin announced this time last year at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. Garmin says that ASUS was…

Oh the rumors, how they flow.  Here’s another gem from DigiTimes, the guys in Taiwan known for some of the most rumorific of news available on smartphones.  In a piece talking about Garmin’s plans to ship 18 million navigation devices in 2008, right after mentioning the company’s plans for shipping…

Yesterday, the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) announced a plethora of 14 brand new members to its clan of supporters. There are some pretty big names floating around in the list, including the world’s fifth largest personal computer manufacturer (Toshiba), and the world’s fourth largest mobile handset manufacturer (Sony Ericsson). Throw…