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Telstra clearing out Galaxy Tab at superb low price

Galaxy Tab in landscape orientation.
image courtesy of Telstra

In an attempt to get rid of as much Android 2.2 Samsung Galaxy Tab stock before honeycomb tablets become the norm, Telstra have reduced their price to AUD$299. That's a damn good price for a great Android tablet, but will the masses wait for upcoming offerings such as the Motrola Xoom?...




Telstra finally come through with Android 2.2 update for HTC Wildfire

System update available.
image courtesy of Cellebellum

The solidly built phone should be great now with the measurably more usable and markedly feature rich Froyo version of the Android platform. The release was available to most of the world in Januarry 2011, with expectations that Telstra couldn't take as long as they did to dish out their own little version for anxious customers.




Hanspree Android 2.2 tablet released in Europe, more to come within the next financial year, including honeycomb tablet

HANNSpad
image courtesy of YouTube (LesNumeriques)

Although their honeycomb tablet is scheduled for a long-time-away January 2012.




Photoshop Touch SDK reaches out to Android and iOS devs

A shot from one ot the showcase examples.
image courtesy of Android Central

Adobe have just released their Photoshop Touch SDK, which will hopefully allow much more than showcase examples.




Manage Android devices via Google Apps: security and contacts

New My Devices UI in Google Apps webapp.
image courtesy of Google

Google have released new functionality within Google Apps for business and education, specifically the ability to locate and reset a devices PIN, should you ever need to, and a new corporate contacts app. On top of that, honeycomb devices, such as the Motorola Xoom and many more tablets and phones to come, can be required to utilise the encryption feature only available since Android 3.0 (honeycomb).




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