Nothing beats the summer heat like a big bowl of soft-serve goodness, and Android's taking a cue as I scream, you scream, we all scream for a new version of the mobile operating system.
It seems just yesterday we were talking about Google's mobile operating system boasting about reaching 100,000 apps on the Android Market. Now, according to a new report, there are already more than 200,000.
If you want to see a real legitimate record breaker, head to the Best Buy in San Carlos, California. That's where you'll find a working, 42-inch Nexus S Android phone.
Tens of thousands of early Windows Phone 7 adopters are enjoying connectivity with their Xbox Live account, but that's going to seem like small potatoes when Sony delivers PlayStation integration to millions of existing smartphone owners.
To compete in the market that has already been defined by the iPad, Android tablets need something special and unique to differentiate them. How about a tablet with two screens?
Whether it's the iPhone, Xbox 360 Kinect, or now the latest version of Android, it looks like the concept of having to press buttons is becoming a thing of the past.
PC and Mac users are more educated than ever about viruses and phishing attacks, so what's a hacker to do? Turn his attention to smartphones, of course.
If you accidentally clicked to buy an app, the app was not as advertised, or you simply didn't like it, you've always had 24 hours to "return" anything you purchased on the Android Market. Not anymore.
There was all sorts of buzz yesterday over Google's claim that it is activating new Android devices at a pace of 300,000 per day. But someone's calling shenanigans on that.
The people behind the scenes at Google's mobile division certainly have their hands full right now as their system is now powering up 300,000 new devices each and every day.
When it comes to Android, Motorola has become the king. Its family of Droid phones has come to define Google's mobile operating system. So when Motorola begins working on an Android tablet, it's a big deal.
It took a while, but the most recent version of Android is now the most popular version, as upgrades have finally been doled out to a large fraction of the platform's user base.
The App Store censors have had no problems rejecting Pulitzer Prize-winning content because it was "offensive," or provocative apps that weren't really that provocative, so it should come as no surprise that the latest App Store reject is one that glamorizes Apple's biggest mobile rival, Android.
If you think searching through the Android Market is the least elegant Google process there is, you're not alone. And now Google is promising significant changes to the way app information is displayed.
We're all waiting for details about Android's next major update, known as "Gingerbread" which will bring the operating system to version 2.3. After waiting through last week with no new info, Google is now teasing us with a new Twitter message.
Owners of Samsung's Galaxy S line of phones have been patiently waiting for the Android 2.2 update that many other Android owners have had for months, and now it looks like the wait may finally be over.
According to the latest statistics released by Google, only 36.2% of Android phones are running the most current version of the operating system, and 23% are running versions that are over a year old.
Although Google will not be internally designing the successor to its well-reviewed-but-never-sold Nexus One, it will still be as noteworthy - maybe more.
Is it just us or is Steve Jobs starting to act a little bit senile? He makes these big speeches and throws out company names not even thinking about the fact that those companies are actually listening to what he says.
Angry Birds has become a runaway success on the iPhone, and is now gaining unrivaled success on Android as well. That's because developer Rovio decided to make it available on Google's operating system for free.