Intel's x86-powered Medfield to support Android

Intel senior VP Anand Chandrasekher has confirmed that the x86-based mobile processor known as "Medfield" will support Google's Android operating system. 

Sony Ericsson unveils Neo, details Play

Although its most recently announced phone is called Neo, it's not "the one" most people are paying attention to at this week's Mobile World Congress, as the unofficially-named "PlayStation phone" is on mass display for the first time.

Samsung unveils larger, 10-inch Galaxy Tab

After quite a successful run with its Android-based, 7-inch Galaxy Tab tablet, Samsung has revealed a new version of the device with a 10 inch display that will be more of a direct rival to the iPad.

New tablet can dual-boot Windows 7 and Android

LG has its glasses-free 3D tablet, the G-Slate, Samsung has its great-selling Galaxy Tab, and Motorola will be the first to have an Android 3.0 tablet, so tablet-making companies have to do something special to catch attention. ViewSonic appears to have done that.

Blackberry Playbook rumored to run Android apps

If there was ever any doubt of just how dominant Android has become in the mobile space, there's a new rumor circulating that should just about seal the lid on any such debate.

Twitter update hits Android

Android users can nod download a new version of everyone's favorite microblogging site, offering new feature seen for the first time in the mobile app.

Verizon iPhone will cost Google one million Android sales

The advent of a Verizon-specific iPhone is likely to cost Google and its partners approximately one million potential Android sales during the first fiscal quarter of 2011 - with Apple projected to offload approximately 1.5 million of the popular devices to Verizon customers.

INQ phone will be unofficial "Facebook phone"

So we know that Facebook doesn't want to print its name on any mobile phone, probably because it doesn't want to show favoritism and then discourage other manufacturers from implementing deep Facebook features. And that's exactly what INQ is now doing.

Android skyrockets while Blackberry tumbles

Some new numbers from mobile industry tracker Comscore are in, and the picture they paint is so extremely stark it's almost eye-popping.

How to run Android apps without Android

Myriad has debuted a platform dubbed "Alien Dalvik" that allows users to run Android apps on external operating systems.

Sprint reveals Kyocera Echo: a hands-on report

We've just gotten the first look at Sprint's newest 3G phone, the Echo from Kyocera. In place of a keypad, the screen slides out to reveal a second screen - and we really like it.

Sprint set to unveil dual-screen Android tabletphone

It's not quite a tablet, but it's not quite a phone either. With two 3.5-inch displays working side-by-side, this unique device by Sprint looks to be something unlike anything else, and it'll be revealed at an event later tonight.

PlayStation phone becomes official during Super Bowl

Now we know why Sony has been so cagey about confirming the so-called "PlayStation phone" and didn't even say anything about it at CES last month. It was planning a big reveal via a Super Bowl commercial.

Best Buy may have leaked price, launch date of Xoom

Unless someone went to the trouble of creating and leaking a fake Best Buy ad, it looks like Motorola's Xoom tablet will be available in the big box store on February 24 for $800.

Report: Android smartphones could get Honeycomb "lite"

Honeycomb - which Google coded from scratch (from the ground up) - has been designated a tablet-specific operating system. 

However, certain elements of the slick OS are likely to find their way into future smartphone-friendly versions of Android.

Flexible display concepts are cooler with Android

For years we have seen people toying with the idea of a digital display that can bend and fold like paper. Nothing has ever materialized into a mass market device, but we still like seeing the concepts, and this one with an Android interface looks pretty darn cool.

Samsung turns 'Galaxy' products into TV remote

If you just so happen to have a recent Samsung TV, a Samsung Galaxy Tab, and a Samsung Galaxy S phone...chances are you work for Samsung. But on the off chance that you don't, here's a neat little app for you.

Nokia now reportedly eying Windows Phone deal

It could be the beginning of the end for Nokia's first-party mobile operating system, as it looks like the company is ready to ditch Symbian in favor of Windows Phone 7 for future smartphones.

Android Market website finally offers easy way to find apps

Despite the fact that Android is the world's most popular smartphone platform and developers from all over the planet are eager to get apps running on it, the process of finding an Android app has remained a clunky and user-unfriendly process. Finally, that has changed.

Android tablets surprisingly taking large chunk of tablet pie

A new report says that in the final quarter of 2010, Android tablets took a surprisingly dent-worthy 22% of the multimedia tablet market, significantly knocking down the iPad which had previously commanded a 95% reign in the category.