Android 2.2 outperforms iOS4 in JavaScript duel

Can Froyo-powered devices run JavaScript faster than Apple's iPhone 4?



Galaxy S thrashes Nexus One in Quake 3 duel

Samsung's tricked-out Galaxy S smartphone has thrashed Google's flagship Nexus One in a fast-paced Quake 3 duel.

Symbian fanboi converts to Android

The founder of Symbian-Guru.com is closing up shop and buying a Nexus One smartphone.

Nexus One becomes first to get Android 2.2

The latest version of Android is now being pushed to the Nexus One, giving some love to the loyal few that have actually bought Google's one and only in-house developed mobile phone.

Nexus One hits 720p with CyanogenMod patch

An XDA-Developers forum member known as Charnsingh_Online has coded a CyanogenMod patch that enables 720p recording on Google’s flagship Nexus One smartphone.

Nexus One is $120 more expensive at retail store

Google has landed its first retail deal in the US to sell its Nexus One phone, but there's a catch - the phone will cost $300 instead of the $180 that users were charged at Google's online store.

Nexus One FINALLY comes to actual stores

Google has finally admitted that its online-only availability of the Nexus One phone was a failure, and it will now bring the device to retail stores like it should have last year.

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.


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!

Mozilla runs Fennec Firefox on Android

Mozilla developer Vladimir Vukićević has successfully ported (Fennec) Firefox to Google's Android mobile operating system.

Google's Android triumphs over Apple's iPhone

Google's Android has finally managed to triumph over Apple's iPhone by capturing 46 percent of the US market share.
 Meanwhile, the iPhone's notoriously closed OS lost three percentage points as it dropped from 45 to 42 percent. 

Google preps Wi-Fi 802.11n for Nexus One 
smartphone

Google is reportedly preparing to enable Wi-Fi 802.11n on its flagship Android-based Nexus One smartphone.

Adobe ditches the iPhone and embraces Android

Adobe has halted Flash development for the iPhone after criticizing Apple for "tying developers down" to an unfriendly and rigid platform.

Report: Google prepping Android tablet for imminent launch

Google is reportedly poised to enter the crowded tablet marketplace with an Android-based e-reader that will "function like a computer."

Google touts AT&T compatible Nexus One

Google has announced an AT&T compatible version of its Nexus One smartphone.

Google introduces Gesture Search for Android phones

Google has released a new application that lets Android users search their phone by scrawling on the screen with a finger.

All Android devices to be upgradeable to 2.1

Hoping to quash concerns that the Android platform has been getting pulled apart and lacking consistency, Google is reportedly going to bring the next major update to all Android devices. The move will hopefully add uniformity to the operating system that is now available on nearly 20 handsets.

iPhone 3GS outperforms Nexus One in FPS drag race

Apple's iPhone 3GS recently outperformed Google's Nexus One smartphone in a graphic drag race conducted by Distinctive Developments (DD).

Google slashes Nexus One early termination fee


A recent FCC inquiry has apparently prompted Google to slash its Nexus One early termination fee (ETF) from $350 to $150. 

Meanwhile, a $250 fee for existing T-Mobile customers upgrading to the  smartphone was lowered to $50.