Video: Google Nexus One orbits the Earth inside phonesat

Phonesat STRaND-1 -  a nanosatellite carrying a Google Nexus One smartphone - was launched into orbit from India earlier this week. 

F9 Android set-top box powered by Samsung's Exynos SoC

There are currently several Android devices on the market powered by Samsung's quad-core Exynos 4412 processor.

Samsung's HomeSync Android media server boasts a 1 TB HDD

There are plenty of Android-powered set-top boxes on the market today. Typically, these devices offer a few gigabytes of storage at best - which often forces users to resort to memory cards for additional storage space.

Intel vows to accelerate mobile computing initiative

Intel says it is accelerating its mobile computing push with new Atom chips for Android smartphones and tablets, along with a multimode-multiband LTE platform due to ship in the first half of 2013.

Asus debuts PadFone Infinity and FonePad in Barcelona

Asus pulled the wraps off of several new devices during Mobile World Congress 2013 this week in Barcelona, Spain. 

A trio of Lenovo tablets at MWC 2013

Lenovo has rolled out a trio of Android Jelly Bean tablets at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The devices range from the low-end to mid-range of the company's tablet lineup.

HP touts Android-powered Slate 7 tablet

For a while, industry heavyweight HP was pushing tablets powered by the old webOS and newer Windows 8, with Google's popular Android operating system conspicuously absent from the mix.

Coby MID4331 is an $83 4.3-inch Android tablet

Coby currently offer a number of Android-powered tablets for sale, including the 7-inch MID7065 which we discussed several months ago.

CoolShip Android keyboard computer reminds us of the 80's

When I was growing up back in the 80's, it seemed like all the cool computers were little more than a fat keyboard to be hooked up to a television.

Android-powered Jynxbox ships with XBMC

The Jynxbox is one of the few Android-powered set-top boxes that ships with XBMC preinstalled and ready to go right out-of-the-box.

YotoPhone to launch in the second half of 2013

The YotaPhone can best be described as a handset that features two displays: one E-ink  and the other a traditional LCD.

Report: Sony PS4 may support cross-platform interactivity

Rumors about the PlayStation 4 continue to swirl around the Internet ether and will do so until Sony officially unveils its next generation game console.

HTC launches the "One"

HTC has rolled out its new flagship "One" smartphone housed in a zero-gap aluminum unibody.

iRiver debuts the 7-inch WOWtab

The South Korean-based iRiver has debuted a 7-inch Android tablet powered by a 1.2 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Report: Google may open retail stores

It's not uncommon for companies in the highly competive tech world to open their own branded brick-and-mortar retail stores.

Linux-based Tizen hits 2.0 for mobile devices

The Linux-based Tizen operating system for mobile devices has officially hit version 2.0, with the relevant source code and SDK now available for devs.

LG's Optimus G Pro gets official

LG has officially announced its latest smartphone in Korea, but the long-awaited device will be coming to the United States as well.

A spell in the freezer unlocks Android RAM data

Just putting an Android phone in a freezer can be enough to make it vulnerable to attack, say researchers who have demonstrated the exploit.

Gamestick hits pre-order post Kickstarter

There are a number of Android-powered game consoles that have hit Kickstarter and other crowd-sourced funding websites over the last several months.

PengPod ships Linux-friendly tablets

PengPod is currently shipping its first Linux-friendly (7 and 10 inch) tablets to customers who pre-ordered the device.