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Garmin-Asus A10 Android smartphone targets pedestrians

Garmin-Asus A10 Android smartphone targets pedestrians

Garmin-Asus have announced their latest smartphone, the Garmin-Asus nuvifone A10, a new Android-based handset which is apparently optimized for pedestrian navigation.  The A10 has a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen supporting multitouch, 5-megapixel camera, GPS and comes preloaded with mapping data and - optionally - cityXplorer guides to public transit systems.

While the marketing for the A10 is being targeted at those traveling on foot, automobile users aren't left behind either.  In the box there's a powered audio mount for the A10, with a loudspeaker for more audible voice navigation prompts.  Meanwhile there's also the usual bevy of Android apps together with Microsoft Exchange support and access to the Android Market.

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Motorola i1 is World’s First Push-to-Talk Android Smartphone

Motorola i1 is World’s First Push-to-Talk Android Smartphone

Sprint is continuing to push ahead with their Android-powered handset revolution. This time around, they've got their hands on the world's first Android-powered Push-to-Talk handset. It's going to be utilizing Sprint's Nextel Direct Connect network, so if you're a fan of that kind of thing, this device should be right up your alley. Other than that, the features are just about as standard as they get.

It's got the 3.1-inch HVGA touchscreen display; the 5MP camera with flash; MicroSD card slot; WiFi; and EVDO Rev.A. It's also got Bluetooth for all your handset-free talking, and Motorola has taken it upon themselves to pre-load the Opera Mobile Mini web browser, and the Swype keyboard. It's got some means to protect itself from dust, drops, rain, and vibration, all up to par with military specifications.
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Guardian Project planning secure Android smartphones

Guardian Project planning secure Android smartphones

Cryptographically secure phones aren't new, but their usefulness up until now has been tempered by their generally high pricing and the lack of actual users with the handsets.  The Guardian Project plans to change all that, and they're intending to use Android to do it.  A Guardian Android device - which could be any Android-compatible handset, merely updated with a new firmware release - would add an anonymous browser, encrypted email, secure voice calls and secure data sync, among other things.

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Motorola XT701 (aka Sholes) plus MT710 and XT800 Android smartphones get official

Motorola XT701 (aka Sholes) plus MT710 and XT800 Android smartphones get official

Honestly, you sit around waiting for one Motorola tablet and a few drop into your lap at once. SlashGear reader Dion flagged up three new Motorola devices seemingly headed for the Chinese market, including one which looks to be the touchscreen handset formerly known as the Sholes: the Motorola XT701, the MT710 and finally the XT800. All three run Android and have sizeable 3.7-inch 854 x 480 displays like the Motorola DROID.

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