Android continued its triumphant march forward during the second quarter of 2010, overtaking Apple's iOS to become the third-most-popular operating system in the world.
The HTC Evo phone became the second device to get the Android 2.2 update earlier this month, but it turned out to be an accidental move from Sprint and was quickly pulled. Now, the official update is here.
Google's Android OS has continued its meteoric rise by displacing RIM's BlackBerry and claiming first place amongst operating systems in handsets sold to US consumers.
If the latest Internet leakage is anything to believe, a new Android phone with a processor as powerful as 1.5 GHz is in the works and would be the fastest Android device to date.
Spider Labs has released a root kit that could potentially allow hackers to access emails and text messages on Android-based smartphones.
Android smartphone shipments increased by a staggering 886% in Q2 2010, with companies such as HTC, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and LG offloading a record number of units.
The feature-laden update to Google's Android operating system is finally getting ready to make its way to Sprint's Evo 4G phone, becoming the second device to get the upgrade.
HTC will be equipping a number of its newly manufactured handsets - including the Desire and global Nexus One - with Super LCD display (SLCD) technology.
While there's still shockingly few details about the launch of the Windows Phone 7 platform, Microsoft has now at least revealed a list of manufacturers that will be producing the first set of Phone 7 handsets.
If Apple CEO Steve Jobs thought other phone companies would just sit idly by while he attacked them during Friday's press conference, he's got another thing coming.
Component shortages are holding back supplies of the HTC Evo, hampering Sprint's efforts to attract users to its 4G network.
NTP Inc, a company that has been labeled a "patent troll," has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Google, Microsoft, Motorola, Apple, HTC, and LG.
HTC's recent launch of its long-awaited Evo 4G smartphone has helped to accelerate the fast-paced Android revolution with a number of high-end features, including HDMI connectivity, WiFi hotspot capabilities, a 1 Ghz Snapdragon processor and a 720P HD video camera.
HTC, a company that most people had never even heard of just a couple years ago, has posted second quarter profits of 58% higher than the previous year.
A Missouri Best Buy employee has been suspended and is expected to be fired because of a video he posted to Youtube mocking iPhone fans.
Some of the early adopters who picked up the country's first 4G phone now have an unusable phone, just because they accepted a prompt to start a software update.
With Android "skins" like Motorola's Motoblur and HTC's Sense basically telling Google that the standard Android UI isn't good enough, Google will make the user experience a top priority in its next update.
Sprint "inadvertently" exaggerated the first-day sales of the HTC Evo 4G phone that went on sale last Friday, but it did still eclipse its own internal record for the most phones sold on launch day.
HTC's Evo 4G phone will officially launch this weekend, bringing with it an introduction to 4G data, exclusive HD video applications...and the inability to save anything to the packed-in MicroSD card.
Can Google's Android strategy be compared to Microsoft's tactical offensive against Apple in the late 1980s?