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Google Android Flexing Its Muscles

If you have been following the Android news lately, you might have seen important Android announcements published around the web. Despite having the full backing of a gigantic company like Google, Android has seen relatively mundane progress in terms of software releases as well as hardware adoption until now.

In the past Android devices popped-up here and there and a couple succeeded in making some buzz, but nothing outstanding like the “Jesus” phone (iphone), until just recently when Google CEO Eric Schmidt commented, and I quote, “Android adoption is about to explode”.

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Meet Alex The Google Android Based E-Reader

Spring Design let loose the latest e-reader today, a Google Android-based device called Alex. Spring Design gives a nice summary of its features, the most important being its combination of a color and an e-ink screen.

Alex, the first Google Android-based e-book device to provide full Internet browsing over Wi-Fi or mobile networks such as 3G, EVDO/CDMA and GSM. With its dual-screen, multi-access capability, it provides the entire Web universe as a handy reference library, prompting users to delve into its vast information base to complement, clarify or enhance what they are reading. Alex is the first truly mobile wireless e-book device that gives users their own personalized library on the go, whenever and wherever they need it.

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