Android 2.4, "Ice Cream," said to be coming in summer

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.

Android up to 200,000 apps already?

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.

Meet the world's biggest smartphone

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.

PlayStation App on the way to Android and iPhone

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.

Dual-screen Android tablet coming to CES

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?

Android "Honeycomb" tossing buttons like a bad habit

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.

Smartphone malware at an all-time high

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.

Android Market update gives 15-minute refund window

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.

Google accused of inflating Android activation numbers

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.

Android activations now a staggering 300K per day

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.

Google shows off Motorola tablet prototype

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.

Woot! Most Android users now upgraded to 2.2

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.

App Store rejects Android-centric magazine

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.

Changes coming to Android Market

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.

Google mysteriously teases Gingerbread update

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.

Samsung Galaxy S finally gets its turn with Android 2.2

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.

23% of Android phones are far outdated

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.

Nexus Two will be most powerful Android yet, first Android 2.3

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.

TweetDeck CEO tells Steve Jobs to flip off

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 hits a million Android downloads in 24 hours

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.