July, 2009

  • Motorola promises cheaper Android phones are coming

    One thing is common with high-end smartphones like those running Android on the market now — they are expensive. None of the devices are cheap with most selling for about $200. With the poor economy, some consumers who are

    July 31, 2009 • Views: 186

  • Mentor Graphics enables Android on Freescale Power Architecture technology

    Android has proven to be a very popular operating system for Google. The first mobile phone running Android, the T-Mobile G1, had its share of teething problems but by most accounts, Android has now hit its stride. Mentor

    July 31, 2009 • Views: 244

  • iriver developing Android rival to iPod touch?

    iriver are reportedly considering using Android as the basis for an iPod touch rival, the iriver K2, which would use a 3.5-inch touchscreen, WiFi, Bluetooth and integrated digital TV tuner.  The news comes from an Australian

    July 31, 2009 • Views: 401

  • China Mobile releases OPhone Android-based SDK

    China Mobile has officially opened its own community for the OPhone OS developers. Those who register will get access to the OPhone SDK and API documents. The development of the open source OS is being led by China Mobile in

    July 30, 2009 • Views: 444

  • Android on track for Q3 Android netbook after all?

    There are often conflicting reports about devices that circulate in the technology world. Reports typically conflict the most on unannounced and unreleased products. The only thing you can really do is wait for the manufacturer

    July 30, 2009 • Views: 261

  • Facebook set for official Android app this week

    Rumors are swirling that Facebook may be announcing an official app for the Android platform. This is a rumor still as neither Google nor Facebook have made an official announcement. With the intense rivalry between Facebook and

    July 29, 2009 • Views: 249

  • Acer Android netbook not coming this year after all

    Over the last few months there have been several computer makers talking about possibly adding Android to the OS options for netbooks. Among the companies said to be doing Android netbooks were Acer and Asus. According to

    July 29, 2009 • Views: 250

  • Creative Zii Egg Plaszma PMP can run Android

    We already know Android will be showing up on other devices like PMPs and netbooks. We are still waiting for these other products to really hit the market though. Creative has announced a new PMP called the Zii Egg Plaszma that

    July 28, 2009 • Views: 244

  • Philips’ first Android handset spied

    When Android first hit the market on the G1 for T-Mobile most providers and manufacturers were playing a wait and see game. Now that the OS has hit its stride new devices running Android are popping up like weeds. Philips has an

    July 28, 2009 • Views: 304

  • Next mintpad may use Android

    Android has lots of potential for many different types of devices in the consumer electronics market. The OS is big on smartphones and is being eyed for use in netbooks as well as home automation devices and music players.

    July 27, 2009 • Views: 209