Android News & Reviews - Page 148

More Android News

Google Android Father Says Our Mobile Future Is Steeped in Sensors

|
Just days before the Dream smart phone unveiling by Google and T-Mobile, Android creator Andy Rubin offers some musings on what kinds of application development and Web services we might expect in the mobile and wireless space over the next decade. Sensors will propel location-based services,...

Google Android Dream Phone Faces Low Expectations from Readers

|
eWEEK readers refuse to believe that Google and T-Mobile's Android-based Dream smart phone will sell the 600,000 to 700,000 units HTC has said it expects to move when the device hits the mobile and wireless market in October. Pictures of the Linux-based device have failed to wow users so far,...

How Many Google Android-Based Dreams Will T-Mobile Sell This Year?

|
The Linux-based Dream smart phone, built by Google, T-Mobile and HTC, will go on sale in October. Apple sold 1 million iPhones in 74 days, so we're wondering how many Android Dreams T-Mobile will sell in roughly the same amount of time. Will T-Mobile sell fewer or more Android-based Dreams...

Google Android Team Comes Clean on Omitted Google Talk, Bluetooth APIs

|
In a nod to mobile and wireless security, Google Android advocates explain why the SDK for the forthcoming Android mobile operating system won't include Google Talk and Bluetooth wireless support. GTalkService just wasn't safe as a Remote Procedure Call, while the Bluetooth API just wasn't...

Google Launches Android SDK, Development Road Map

|
In a nod to application development, Google introduces an SDK for its Android mobile operating system and Android's first developers' road map. The SDK comes amid reports that an Android-based HTC Dream smart phone is in the works, along with a Nov. 10 release date for the device. Google has...

Google Android to Appear First on T-Mobile, Then the World?

|
The mobile and wireless space erupts with talk of T-Mobile's rumored first smart phone based on Google's Android mobile operating system. The FCC has cleared the gadget for a Nov. 10 release. Meanwhile, Venture Beat claims Android will appear first in mobile devices, then in other gadgets,...

T-Mobile to Offer Android-Based Phone

|
Report: T-Mobile's high-end smart phone will be based on Google's Android software. The T-Mobile phone is expected to compete with the Apple iPhone and be ready before Christmas.

New LiMo Phones Up the Mobile Linux Ante for Android

|
The LiMo Foundation reveals the next swath of its Linux-based smart phones, which are designed to help users access the Internet from anywhere on the go. The new phones apply additional pressure on Google's mobile and wireless plans to bring phones based on its Android mobile operating system...

Does Merging Android, Symbian into a Single OS Make Sense?

|
An analyst argues that a marriage between the open-source mobile operating systems of Symbian and Android would be good for both Google and Nokia. The analyst contends that Nokia and other users of Symbian, principally Motorola, DoCoMo and Sony Ericsson, don't want to compete in the mobile...

Google Issues Lame Response to Android SDK Gaffe

|
Google erred on the conservative side by offering its new Android SDK to only the 50 winners of the Android Developer Challenge. My guess is that Google's Android mission will now be full disclosure of the SDK and its overall open-source development practice.

Rumors Swirl Around T-Mobile Android Phone

|
Blogs light up over speculation that T-Mobile is prepping the HTC Dream for an Oct. 1 release.

Google Shows Off Android

|
New features include touch-screen and compass capabilities.

Enterprise Tech Videos