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Ngmoco brings social gaming to Android, Dell announces second Streak

by Kristen Nicole

Your phonebook isn’t the only thing getting socialized on Android. Ngmoco is bringing its We Rule game to the Android Market sometime this fall.  Already popular on the iPhone, We Rule’s simulation game puts you in a medieval setting, where you must farm and build a town.  The popular game invites you to socialize with other citizen players through ngmoco’s Plus+Network.

Dell introduces smaller Streak

Looks like Dell has another Android tablet on the way, introducing a 5” sibling for the 7” Streak. Released earlier this year, the Streak was among the first Android tablets to be launched from a major manufacturer, giving hope to the possibilities of an iPad competitor.

Dell quietly announced the upcoming Streak tablet during Oracle OpenWorld this week, leaving out many of the details around the pint-sized device.  We can, however, expect that the new tablet will be on Best Buy’s store shelves this holiday season.  The ongoing support of Android’s mobile operating system is good for Google, even as there are still kinks to work out.

Sony Ericsson delays Xperia X10 OS update

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10 also has high expectations for an OS update, but those have been put on hold.  The Android smartphone was scheduled this month for an update from OS 1.6 to 2.1, but today brought news that the update has been delayed until October.  According to PCWorld, other feature upgrades included in the update will be HD video recording with continuous auto-focus, and an auto-sync social phonebook.