Nokia delays next-gen E7 phone

Nokia's hope to regain some relevance in the post-iPhone, post-Android mobile world has just taken another blow as the company decided to push back the release of its coveted E7 smartphone to next year.

HTML5 brings Gmail to Apple, 44 new languages

If you live in South America, speak Brazilian Portugese, and use an iPad for all your Internet access, then you're in luck. Google has finally brought Gmail support your way.

Motorola Android tablet seems to be on Verizon

It could possibly be the most important Android tablet yet. With Motorola and Verizon becoming the winning team for Android phones, this speculated project could give the iPad a run for its money.

Android Market update gives 15-minute refund window

If you accidentally clicked to buy an app, the app was not as advertised, or you simply didn't like it, you've always had 24 hours to "return" anything you purchased on the Android Market. Not anymore.

Samsung unveils $1,000 "Luxury" Galaxy Tab

One of the main draws of Android-based tablets is that they offer a more affordable alternative to the iPad. However, Samsung doesn't see it that way as the company will soon be launching a version of its tablet computer for around $1,000.

Will Apple's iPhone be the last handheld standing?

A prominent Wall Street analyst believes that Microsoft (WP7) and Google (Android) will compete fiercely for smartphone market share - leaving Apple’s iPhone the "last man standing."

Google accused of inflating Android activation numbers

There was all sorts of buzz yesterday over Google's claim that it is activating new Android devices at a pace of 300,000 per day. But someone's calling shenanigans on that.

Android activations now a staggering 300K per day

The people behind the scenes at Google's mobile division certainly have their hands full right now as their system is now powering up 300,000 new devices each and every day.

Chrome OS: Why Google won't beat Microsoft Windows

Notice the key word in the title is won’t - not can’t. Sure, any vendor can be beaten but you have to first be willing to do what it takes to win.



Android Google Maps to get a whole lot cooler

If you're anything like me, when you load up Google Maps on your Android phone you're either frustrated or have just learned to live with its slow load times and lack of reliability. That's going to change.

Can Android withstand Verizon's iPhone onslaught?

Is Google's popular mobile Android OS capable of withstanding a Verizon-sponsored iPhone onslaught?

Google shows off Motorola tablet prototype

When it comes to Android, Motorola has become the king. Its family of Droid phones has come to define Google's mobile operating system. So when Motorola begins working on an Android tablet, it's a big deal.

Lo and behold, the Nexus S is real

It doesn't get any more official than this. Google has launched an official product page for the Nexus S, the successor to its widely-acclaimed-but-poor-selling Nexus One Android phone.

Woot! Most Android users now upgraded to 2.2

It took a while, but the most recent version of Android is now the most popular version, as upgrades have finally been doled out to a large fraction of the platform's user base.

Gameloft giving away 25 days of free stuff

Gameloft is feeling extra generous this holiday season. The mobile gaming publisher has found a lot of success since the introduction of the iPhone and Android, and is looking to spread the cheer around with a digital advent calendar of mobile games.

Apple and Android "most desired" but Blackberry "most used"

Despite the fact that there are twice as many people who want Android and iPhone as those who want Blackberry, the latter platform is pulling in more usage than any of its competitors.

Warning: LG Star puts your smartphone to shame

LG's upcoming Star smartphone features some pretty tricked-out specs that will put your current device to shame.

App Store rejects Android-centric magazine

The App Store censors have had no problems rejecting Pulitzer Prize-winning content because it was "offensive," or provocative apps that weren't really that provocative, so it should come as no surprise that the latest App Store reject is one that glamorizes Apple's biggest mobile rival, Android.

Sony Reader looks to Android, iPhone apps

Still trying to compete against a market dominated by the Kindle and Nook, Sony's e-reader platform is going mobile soon, with plans to unveil Sony Reader apps for the iPhone and Android.

"Intelligent stamps" bring snail mail to 21st century

Think snail mail is dead? Well, it's not going down without a fight, as one company is now working on stamps with special connectivity for Android and iPhone devices.