Google I/O Registration Opens on March 27th

In November, Google announced that it was moving its annual Google I/O event from its usual April time slot to the end of June, running from June 27th through June 29th. And while we’re still a few months out from the start the of the event, registration is going to be opening very soon. Google […]

Key Lime Pie Next on the Android Alphabet Soup

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With murmurs of what Android 5.0 Jelly Bean may bring to the Android ecosystem, there’s already speculations on the version of the Google mobile operating system that will succeed Android 5.0. That version, the version to follow Jelly Bean, may be called Key Lime Pie. As per Google’s tradition of nicknaming its mobile releases after […]

Asus Hoping to Be First to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

Asus Hoping to Be First to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has only been out for a couple of months and already there is talk of the next version of Android, presumed to be called Android 5.0 Jelly Bean. Not one to waste any time, Asus, in a statement made to TechRadar, said that it hopes to be the one of, […]

HTC Wants to Make the Android 5.0 Nexus

HTC Lobbying to Make the Next Nexus Smartphone

HTC made the first “Google phone” dubbed the Nexus One. The next two, the Nexus S and the Galaxy Nexus, were both made by Samsung. And now, only two months after the release of the third Nexus device, we are already hearing about the next Nexus smartphone which will be running Google’s Android 5.0 Jelly […]

Android 5.0 Release Date Pegged for Fall 2012

Android 5.0 Release Date Pegged for Fall 2012

While we have heard a bit about Google’s upcoming successor to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, we hadn’t heard about when it would be releasing the software. That is, until today, when Hiroshi Lockheimer, vice president of engineering for mobile at Google, seemingly confirmed a fall launch date for […]

Google Trackpad Patent Hints at Lapdock Accessory for Android 5.0 Jelly Bean?

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Google had recently filed a patent for multitouch trackpad gestures, potentially bringing new functionality to Chrome OS and the company’s Android OS. However, another potential, rather than the merely using Android on a laptop or desktop system, would be the trackpad as an application for Google’s scalability feature that comes with the next-generation Android 5.0 […]

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Brings Native Lapdock Capabilities for Full Desktop Apps

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It looks like Google may be borrowing a page from Motorola Mobility’s playbook ahead of the completed acquisition of the smartphone-maker. With Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, it is now speculated that Google will be bringing Lapdock-like capabilities with the next iteration of Android with scalable, full-screen apps. In a prior report, there were speculations that […]

Why I’ll Always Think Twice About Buying an Android Phone

Why I'll Always Think Twice About Buying an Android Phone

I’m going to throw out the usual disclaimer that usually comes with a post like this. By no means am I an Android hater. In fact, I really like Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. I also own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. So now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, although I’m sure […]

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumors: Optimized for Tablet PCs?

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Our favorite rumor site is up to it again. This time Digitimes is getting everyone all excited about the next version of Android: 5.0 nicknamed Jelly Bean. However, as Android Central points out, neither the name nor the version number is even official. And a lot of the rumors on offer are pretty obvious or […]

Google to Target Larger Screens with Tablet-Centric Android 5.0 Jelly Bean

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According to leaks, Google is working on its next-generation version of the Android mobile operating system dubbed Android 5.0, code named Jelly Bean, that will succeed Ice Cream Sandwich. Jelly Bean may potentially see a debut mid-year at the Google I/O conference, and it’s unclear if Google intends on debuting Jelly Bean with a new […]