Google upgrades Car Home for Android

Google has updated its Car Home app for Android 2.2 (Froyo) with a highly-customizable UI and one-touch access to key software, including GPS navigation, voice-activated commands and contacts.

Greedy Microsoft wants a piece of lucrative Android pie

It seems as if Microsoft's overpaid patent troll team just can't wait to get its greedy hands on a lucrative piece of Droid pie.

Samsung axes Symbian support, Nokia closer to death

Okay, so maybe this won't exactly lead to the demise of the global giant Nokia, but it certainly isn't good news that Samsung will no longer support the Symbian operating system.

Is Froyo ready for tablets?

A high-ranking Google exec recently insisted that Android 2.2 (Froyo) was optimized for smartphones. But TouchDown Exchange developer NitroDesk believes Froyo is more than ready to support fully-functioning tablet applications.

Mainstream Android adoption accelerates

A recent survey conducted by ChangeWave indicates that Google's popular mobile Android OS is experiencing yet another surge in momentum.


Google Android drives a hacked NASA Sensetta rover

What do you get when you combine a hacked Sensetta rover platform, a Bluetooth-controlled Arduino "breakout" board and a custom scripted Google Android app?

TaintDroid tracks unauthorized phone data use

A new prototype Android extension automatically detects apps that are trsnsmitting private data - and finds that as many as half of popular applications do.

Ad traffic grows on Android as iPhone falls flat

One advertising firm has revealed that its reach on Android devices has only continued to grow while an iPhone plateau is causing Apple to take a backseat, suggesting the iPhone is losing ground in a very important market.

Sony Ericsson intros a 1.3-inch mobile phone "remote control"

For customers who think it's too much of a hassle to actually pull their phone out of their pocket, Sony Ericsson is bringing out a device that connects to a phone and provides a quick snapshot at important information.

Report: Developers prefer versatile Android for next-gen devices

A recent survey jointly conducted by Appcelerator and IDC indicates that (Titanium) developers favor Android over iOS for next-gen TVs and other embedded devices.

Sharp will bring two Android tablets in December

The Android tablet onslaught will continue this December as Sharp will launch two of them, including a massive 10.8-inch model that's even bigger than the iPad.

Sony Ericsson axes Symbian from smartphone lineup

Sony Ericsson has unceremoniously axed Symbian's rapidly declining OS from its future smartphone lineup.

Samsung may be eyeing a 10-inch Galaxy Tab

Samsung's Galaxy Tab is gaining a lot of attention as what could be the first true competitor to the iPad. With a 7-inch display it doesn't quite match up side-by-side to the iPad but apparently there's another model in the works that does.

Amazon pumps out Kindle Android app update

Amazon has rolled out the latest version of its Kindle software for Android phones, as the continuously changing platform gets more fragmented across different devices.

Dell working on a 7-inch Android tablet

After launching the confusing 5-inch Slate last month, which was too big for a phone but too small for a tablet, Dell is now reportedly set to debut an Android tablet that will actually have a screen big enough to give the iPad a run for its money.

Android enterprise adoption accelerates

Corporate America is enthusiastically embracing Google's popular mobile OS, with ChangeWave tracking an impressive five-fold increase in Android's (corporate) market share over the past nine months.

Would you replace your laptop with an Android tablet?

Would you be willing to replace your last-gen laptop with a sleek, Android-powered tablet?

Report: Pegatron to manufacture HTC Android tablet

Pegatron Technology has apparently clinched a lucrative deal to manufacture an Android-based tablet for HTC.

Nokia exec hella hates Android

Outgoing Nokia exec Anssi Vanjoki hella hates Android and doesn't plan on using the popular mobile OS anytime soon.

Droid X may be getting Android 2.2 tomorrow

Verizon originally promised that Droid X customers would be getting their upgrade to Android 2.2 this summer. Well, summer ends during the day tomorrow and it appears they might just barely meet that deadline.