Here's something depressing and slightly horrifying: roughly 1.2 million people are using Android 1.5—a three year old operating system that looks like a Chinese bootleg of itself. How? Why? It gets worse.
Android OS is so commonly found in cellphones and tablets that it's easy to forget its other uses. Like on a home phone?
The BeBook Live is set to be filed away as yet another Android tablet you probably won't use. It's handsome enough, but its middling specs and dated OS make it a downright throwaway.
Seems like Google accidentally released a developer build of their latest Music Player app update, which offers some strong indicators the much rumored cloud music service is coming soon. Tech from 10 is hosting downloads of the app here (the site is currently down, but Engadget says that Droid Life is also hosting…
As of today, Android users can now take advantage of Flash 10.2 beta on their Froyo, Gingerbread, and Honeycomb devices. Honeycomb users are getting a beta release, though, so full hardware acceleration is turned off until more development is done. But for all of you who went out and got the Xoom, you can watch clips…
Samsung is very big on promoting their 21mbps HSPA+ network as 4G, and as such, they've taken the Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant, given it HSPA+ guts and 2.2 Froyo, then rechristened it the Galaxy S 4G. Other than that, it's basically the same phone, except it comes with Inception preloaded, as well as DoubleTwist for media…
Worried that your Samsung Vibrant was going to be stuck with Android 2.1 forevermore? Worry not! T-Mobile's chief marketing officer Cole Brodman told PCMag that Vibrant users can expect to see the Froyo upgrade starting tomorrow, with all users getting bumped within a few weeks. Going forward, Brodman explained, T-Mo…
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Android device, there's a good chance you're expecting an update to the second-most-recent release of Android, version 2.2, aka Froyo. It has not arrived! A purported insider explains why. Short version: Money. Updated.
The 7-inch version of Dell's Streak tablet has been rumored and teased for months, but today it's officially official! And what it lacks in size it makes up for in sweet, speedy 4G goodness.
LG pulled the covers off their Android-powered Optimus 2X smartphone, revealing the first handset to pack a Tegra 2 chipset—featuring a 1 GHz dual-core processor—under its hood.
We like Google Android. A lot. But despite this summer's 2.2 solid Froyo update, we can't help but feel that there's something missing. Several things actually. But here's where they can go right.
Even though Google's Froyo 2.2 update for Android was released in the middle of 2010, phones have only just recently started shipping with it installed straight out of the box. Here's how to get the most from your Froyo experience.
Several Android phones started showing Google Instant early, but Google's made the addition official, writing on its blog that a beta version has hit (or is hitting) "most iPhone and Android devices in the US." Basically, that's Androids running Froyo, and iOS 4 devices.