Android overtakes RIM and Apple

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.

Android 2.2 update becomes official for early Evo upgraders

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 triumphs over RIM's BlackBerry

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.

HTC Glacier aims to rock the boat with super fast speeds

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.

Android root kit steals smartphone data

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 jump 886%

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.

Android 2.2 comes to Evo 4G next week

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 swaps AMOLED for super LCD display

HTC will be equipping a number of its newly manufactured handsets - including the Desire and global Nexus One - with Super LCD display (SLCD) technology.

Dell, HTC, LG, Samsung: Welcome to Windows Phone 7

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.

RIM, HTC say Steve Jobs is full of it

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.

Screen shortages hold back Sprint 4G plans

Component shortages are holding back supplies of the HTC Evo, hampering Sprint's efforts to attract users to its 4G network.

No-name company sues pretty much every mobile phone maker

NTP Inc, a company that has been labeled a "patent troll," has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Google, Microsoft, Motorola, Apple, HTC, and LG.

Evo 4G leads the mobile Android revolution

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.

Thanks to Android, HTC sales go through the roof

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.

Best Buy employee fired for mocking iPhone fans

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.

Uhh...whoops! HTC Evo update accidentally breaks some phones

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.

"Gingerbread" update to actually change how Android looks

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 went a bit too far with Evo launch numbers

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.

Evo 4G launch hits snag with newly discovered glitch

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.

Will Android become the dominant mobile OS?

Can Google's Android strategy be compared to Microsoft's tactical offensive  against Apple in the late 1980s?