Taiwanese computer manufacturer, Asustek,  has unveiled plans to build an Android-powered educational robot called the EeeBot. The goal of the government-sponsored project is to promote the Android... OS by building a low-cost robot that will interact with children. Asustek will build the hardware and the software for the robot and will subsidize a portion of the cost to keep it affordable for fami...

According to Digitimes, Taiwanese network hardware manufacturer Netronix is partnering with Texas Instruments to move their line of e-book readers to an Android-based OS in 2010. Company chairman Arthur... Lu said that Netronix will adopt the Android platform in order to increase the interoperability of their e-books with other Android devices. Presumably, owners of a Netronix e-book reader will be able to...

We reported last week that Acer’s head of mobile phones, Aymar de Lencquesaing, said that his company was working on Android based smartphones.  This week we have the IDG News Service reporting... that Acer’s CEO, Gianfranco Lanci, has confirmed this at Acer’s Q1 investor’s conference in Taiwan today.

“We are working on an Android solution for the smartphone.  I th...

This little nugget from DigiTimes doesn’t seem to be based on pure rumor and speculation – for once.  DigiTimes is quoting Tatung’s chairman, Weishan Lin, as saying that his company... is developing an Android powered handset.

Of course what DigiTimes piece would be complate without a large does of unattributed random speculation?  Fear not, because it is also reporting that T...

DigiTimes is quoting “market sources” that tell it that it is likely that Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom will offer HTC’s second Android based phone to its customers in the second... quarter of this year.

For most of us, that device seems likely to be the HTC Sapphire that we’ve spotted on the net a few times.

We expect to see the device officially announced in...