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  • Ice Cream Sandwich coming soon to LG phones

    LG has today confirmed that three of its current Android phones -- the Optimus 2X, the Optimus Black, and the Optimus 3D -- will be upgraded to the latest 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" version of Google's Android operating system in the near future.

  • HTC Sensation review

    The HTC Sensation is a high-end Android smartphone equipped with a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen.

  • Optus scores LG's 3D Android phone

    LG's high-end Optimus 3D smartphone will launch early next month on the Optus network. The LG Optimus 3D's key selling point is its 4.3-inch 3D screen.

  • LG releases super-slim Optimus Black smartphone

    LG has launched its Optimus Black Android smartphone through Optus and Vodafone, with the handset coming to Telstra next month. LG describes the Optimus Black as one of the world's thinnest phones — it's 9.2mm thick and weighs 109g.

  • Samsung Galaxy S II review

    Samsung's Galaxy S II is the best handset to run Google's Android operating system so far. It may even be the best smartphone on the market. In Australia, it will be sold by both Telstra and Optus.

  • Telstra to launch new HTC Android handsets next week

    Telstra's Next G network will become a home for HTC's Desire S and Wildfire S smartphones, with the telco holding a 25 May media launch for the handsets. Both the HTC Desire S and the HTC Wildfire S run Google's Android mobile operating system.

  • Motorola Atrix 4G gets the teardown treatment

    The masters of the teardown at iFixit got its hands on Motorola's new Atrix 4G Android smartphone to peek under the hood see what makes it tick. Most of the specs were already known such as the device's 1GHz NVIDIA dual-core processor, 16GB onboard storage, 1 micro HDMI, 1 micro USB and a 960-by-540 resolution display. Nevertheless, it's always fun to see what the latest smartphones look like without their fancy coverings, so here's a quick look at what iFixit's teardown found in the Atrix 4G.

  • Samsung unveils Galaxy S II smartphone

    Samsung has launched a new flagship smartphone: Galaxy S II. A successor to the Samsung Galaxy S, the Galaxy S II is an Android phone equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor. It has a 4.3in Super AMOLED touchscreen with a resolution of 480x800.