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2009-12-30 08:05:00

Google announced plans on Tuesday to hold a press event next month about its Android mobile phone operating system amid speculation the Internet giant plans to release its own smartphone. The "Android press gathering" is rumored to have something to do with the company's Nexus One, an Android phone that Google plans to sell on its own Web site and perhaps through T-Mobile as well. Google employees have been testing the device internally. Google invited reporters to attend the event on January...

2008-11-05 09:00:12

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than a year, Google has been touting its mobile phone operating system known as Android and how it would open up the platform to developers around the world, interested in developing Android applications. Two weeks ago, T-Mobile began selling its G1 handset, the world's first Android based cell phone. Now, millions of T-Mobile customers hold in their hands one of the smartest and most flexible mobile phones ever created. To help protect...

2008-10-23 15:00:14

Editors Note: Photos are included with this press release. T-Mobile today unveils the first applications that will be available to download to the T-Mobile G1 when it launches in the UK on 30 October. An initial shortlist of 50 applications will be downloadable for free from Android Market and promise to do everything from teaching you to play the guitar, mix the perfect cocktail and even measure the earth's movements. Exclusive to T-Mobile, the G1 is the first device to run on Android,...

2008-09-24 09:00:22

By Josie Clarke The first phone to use Google's Android software was launched yesterday. Designed to improve the speed and quality of using the internet on mobile handsets, the much-anticipated T-Mobile G1 (pictured left) will go head to head with Apple's iPhone, the Blackberry and other smartphones. The gadget has a keyboard behind a slide-out touchscreen to allow users easy navigation around the device and is being touted as a phone with the capability of a hand-held computer. It...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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