Froyo does a DeLorean, no plutonium needed

Froyo, Google's next-gen Android OS, was recently tested on a Nexus One smartphone and racked up an impressive 450% speed increase over version 2.1.


Report: GM eyes Android for in-vehicle telematics

General Motors (GM) is reportedly in talks with Google to develop in-vehicle telematics that could potentially challenge Ford's Sync platform.

Google Maps Android update adds location-sharing, bike routes

Google has just pushed out its latest update to the Android version of Google Maps, which adds a slew of new functionality including the ability to instantly post location info to social networking sites.

Nokia's mobile phone boss quits after just 6 months

Nokia's executive vice president at the helm of the company's Mobile Phones unit is resigning from the position, after only 6 months of holding the job.

Control your Android phone with a Wii Remote

You can't do this on the iPhone: a new app is available on the Android Market that allows users to sync up their Wii controller to play games on any device running Google's mobile OS.

Hacked Archos 5 Internet tablet runs Maemo

An intrepid team of hackers has deployed openAOS dualboot to run Nokia's Maemo on the Android-based Archos 5 Internet Tablet and Internet Media Tablet (IMT).

Apple says Android doesn't threaten the iPhone

Apple has disputed the accuracy of recent data published by the NPD Group which showed Android-based devices outselling the iPhone in the United States.

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

Motorola Flips Out with new Android smartphone

Motorola is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartphone with a "flip-around" display in June 2010.

Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

Quake 3 frags the Nexus One

Are you ready to frag? Yes? Well, so are we - with Quake 3 on the Nexus One!

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Archos touts $200 Android tablet

Archos has announced a $200 Android-powered tablet with a 7-inch (800x480) touch screen. 



LG details Ally smartphone specs

LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The  device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.

Real world translation arrives on Google’s Goggles

Google has updated its sophisticated text translation software for Android-based smartphones.

Android Lego bot solves Rubik's Cube in under 25 seconds

An ARM-powered Lego bot running Google's Android OS has managed to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube in just under 25 seconds.

Dropbox redefines mobile cloud computing

Dropbox has redefined mobile cloud computing with the latest iteration of Anywhere which allows users to seamlessly access and update files across a number of popular handheld devices. 


Flash lives...on Android!

Who says Flash is dead? Certainly not Adobe, which recently showcased an Android-based prototype tablet running both Flash and AIR at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.

Mobile Wars: Can Intel's Moorestown take on ARM?

The mobile market is currently dominated by ARM's nearly ubiquitous architecture. 

But Intel's Moorestown platform may herald the end of the beginning - rather than the beginning of the end - for ARM's mobile monopoly.

Intel launches Moorestown mobile platform

Intel has introduced its next-gen Moorestown Atom platform for smartphones and tablet devices.