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 […]

Google I/O 2012 Moved to June, Now Three Days Long


Normally, Google I/O takes place in April and it lasts for two days. Such was the case with this year’s conference. Next year though, Google will be changing things up a bit as it has announced that Google I/O 2012 will take place over the course of three days and that it will be moved […]

Dozens of NFC Android Phones Coming Later This Year


Android technical lead for NFC Nick Pelly of Google told developers at the Google I/O conference that “dozens of NFC phones” are coming later this year in 2011. News of Google’s and its partner’s aggressive push behind the near field communications technology confirms earlier rumors that we’ll be seeing between 40-100 million Android smartphones shipping […]

Adobe Updates Flash to Version 10.3 for Android


Adobe has just pushed out an update to its Adobe Flash Player plugin for the Android platform, bringing the version number to 10.3 and matching the available update on the PC and Mac platforms. The latest version of Adobe Flash 10.3 supports Android OS version 2.2 (Froyo), 2.3 (Gingerbread), 3.0 (Honeycomb), and the latest Android […]

Google I/O 2011 Day Two Announcement Roundup

Google I/O

The second day of Google I/O at the Moscone Center in San Francisco was a departure from the Android-centric day that took place yesterday. Today, Google’s focus was on Chrome. Chrome the operating system and Chrome the browser. And what conference wouldn’t be complete without some sort of Angry Birds announcement. Below, you’ll find the […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition on Craigslist for $1000

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

If you’ve got a deep bank account and can’t wait until June 8th, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, is currently available on Craigslist for a mere $1000 with a Verizon Mobile Hotspot thrown in for free for good measure. Now, we should say that this is not a normal Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet. In fact, […]

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi Android 3.1 Update Rolling Out Soon

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi

Motorola has announced that owners of the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi will be seeing the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update roll out at some point within the ‘next several weeks.’ Yesterday at Google I/O, Google introduced Android 3.1 Honeycomb and announced that it would start rolling out to the Motorola Xoom 3G version on Verizon that very […]

HTC Opens Up HTC Sense to Third-Party Apps


At a Google I/O 2011 after-party co-hosted by Sprint and HTC for the HTC EVO 3D, HTC PR reps announced that the company will release an SDK to the Android development community to open up HTC Sense 3.0. The newest version of HTC Sense was announced alongside the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC […]

Google I/O 2011 Day One Keynote Video Now Online

Google I/O 2011 Keynote

Google has posted the video of the entire keynote from day one of Google I/O 2011 just in case you wanted to see the announcements made by actual humans instead of reading about them in blocks of text. The keynote goes on for almost an hour and takes you through every announcement that Google made […]

Google I/O 2011 Day One Announcement Roundup

Android 3.4 Ice Cream Sandwich

In case you were unaware, Google has been extremely busy during the  first day of their Google I/O event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco announcing everything from a new cloud music service to the company’s latest software. Here is a  rundown of the major announcements that Google made today: Google Music Beta One […]

Google Confirms New Nexus Device Is Coming


Google’s Andy Rubin has confirmed that a new Nexus device will be announced at some point in the future with speculation pointing toward a launch alongside the freshly announced Android 3.4 Ice Cream Sandwich which will be the first version of Android that combines elements of the smartphone OS with Google’s tablet OS. Rubin didn’t […]

Google Music Beta Announced by Invite Only for Now (video)

Google Music Beta

Google is following on the heels of Amazon and beating Apple to the cloud music storage arena with its new Google Music Beta service. For now it is in closed beta requiring an invitation. Users can sign up for an invite now. When they finally get an invite, users can begin to sync their audio […]

Google Introduces Google Movies for Android

Google Movies

Google continued with the Google I/O announcements today and unveiled their movie service for Android devices called Google Movies. Google Movies will allow Android device owners to snag movies straight from the Android Market and prices of those movies will start as low as $1.99. Once downloaded, there is a 30-day rental period and once […]

Google Unveils Android 3.1 Honeycomb, Rolls Out Today to Verizon Xoom

Motorola Xoom

Today at Google I/O at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Google unveiled the newest version of their tablet operating system, Android 3.1 Honeycomb. Android 3.1 will be the first major upgrade to the Honeycomb operating system and it will include a bunch of new and welcomed features including the ability to resize widgets, USB […]

Can’t Make it to Google I/O 2011? Catch Up with Keynotes, Videos Via Google

Google IO

If you can’t make it to Google I/O this year and are interested in Android’s developments for Android smartphone, tablets, and Google TV, you can catch up with the latest news, sessions, and keynotes coming out of the official Google conference via Google. The Android software-maker will be live-streaming the Google I/O keynotes this year, […]

Android 2.3.4 Coming to Google I/O Conference with Video Chat?

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Android may soon get its own native video chat that integrates with Google Talk and Gmail according to a Twitter message. The feature may be announced come early May at Google’s I/O conference. The Twitter message was posted by a user who allegedly works with Samsung. Fortunately, though, the video chat feature will be part […]

HTC Pyramid Photos and Specs Leak Out, Android 2.4 Onboard

HTC Pyramid next to HTC Desire HD

T-Mobile has yet to make the upcoming HTC Pyramid official but that hasn’t stopped the device from leaking out in a set of photos paired with an exciting list of specifications that should lift the spirits of T-Mobile customers feeling down about the AT&T acquisition. Last week, the Pyramid leaked out in some renders that […]