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Fragments released to Android smartphone devs for tablet-friendly apps

Fragments released to Android smartphone devs for tablet-friendly apps

Google has enabled its Fragments API for non-Honeycomb versions of Android, allowing developers to code apps with layouts that work both on smartphones and tablets. The new Android Compatibility package is available through the SDK Updater, and works with Android 1.6 and above. Fragments basically allows developers to create panelled UI layouts that can be separated or combined depending on how much screen real-estate is on offer.

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7.7mm NEC MEDIAS E-04C Android smartphone bests chubby Arc and Galaxy S II

7.7mm NEC MEDIAS E-04C Android smartphone bests chubby Arc and Galaxy S II

How skinny is too skinny? NEC obviously reckons Android smartphones aren't quite slender enough, since the new NEC MEDIAS E-04C is a waifish 7.7mm at its slimmest point. Packing Android 2.2 Froyo and, according to Draft life with blog, headed to Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo later this month, the MEDIAS E-04C usurps Samsung's Galaxy S II, a comparatively tubby 8.49mm, and the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc, a bloated, corpulent 8.9mm.

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Broadcom outs new Android smartphone platform

Broadcom outs new Android smartphone platform

Broadcom has unveiled a new platform aimed at Android smartphones for the mass-market. The new platform is called the BCM2157 and it was revealed this week. The platform supports Android 2.2 and has high-end smartphone features for more affordable Android smartphones including things like hot-spot mobile function, multitouch screens and a lot more.

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Acer 4.8-inch Android smartphone boasts 1024 x 480 display

Acer 4.8-inch Android smartphone boasts 1024 x 480 display

Acer's smartphone may be the smallest Android device the company has announced today, but it also has a pretty huge display for a cellphone. The unnamed handset has a 4.8-inch 1024 x 480 touchscreen, which Acer reckons makes it "100-percent smartphone, 100-percent tablet"; poor math aside, there's a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, and a 2-megapixel camera up front for video calls.

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