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Android 4+ now running on more devices than any other flavor

For very long time the most common flavor of Android running on mobile devices was the rather old and outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread. While...

Java portion of Android ported to C#

Here's yet another Android project that leaves the question of "why" hanging while retorting with a resounding "why not?" A team of independent developers...

Latest Linux kernel release adds Android code

It's often forgotten these days, but at its heart Android is a Linux-based operating system (with a healthy dose of C and Java thrown...

Android x86 adds Ethernet and VirtualBox support

There's been a lot of talk about desktop modes i Android this week, but many don't realize that you can install an experimental build...

Ubuntu for Android gets a hands-on video

Canonical's brand-spanking new combination of Android and the Ubuntu Linux distribution is easily the most exciting software development for Android since Ice Cream Sandwich. Basically it...

Canonical brings Android and Ubuntu together in perfect Unity

Yesterday we spoke briefly about a rumored feature in Android Jelly Bean that could turn any Android smartphone into a dockable desktop computer. Turns...

Android Community App of the Week: Android 4.0 web browser

In my tenure here at Android Community, I haven't been shy about my love for Dolphin Browser HD. It's one of those apps that...

Cotton Candy is a tiny Android desktop computer… on a stick

People have been building integrated Linux thin clients that can fit in the palm of your hand for years, but now there's a more...

Samsung may also be seeking their own OS alternative to Android

Samsung has a lot on their plates. With the recent failings of HP's WebOS many have speculated the possibilities of Samsung or even HTC...

HTC considering the purchase of its own Android OS alternative

While HTC has been extremely successful in both Android and Windows Mobile OS platforms we have been hearing a bit of chatter about the...

Lenovo Creates Official Smartphone and Tablet Division

We all know the entire computing market is shying away from big desktop and laptop devices and shifting to smartphones and tablets, and it...

Android OS Outgrows Competitors 2 to 1 Through 2011 Says Canalys

Research firm Canalys has released a press release predicting "Android will grow more than twice the rate of major competitors in 2011." Powerhouse! Canalys...

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