Android News Stream ▼

android screen 900 640x336Android is the mobile operating system from Google. The software was originally built by a company called Android Inc, that was purchased by Google in 2005. From its modest debuts, Android has become a powerhouse that powers not only smartphones and tablet, but a host of other less high-profile devices and gadgets. Although Android is not a community-driven project, Google does release the source code as open-source under the Apache license.

You can follow Ubergizmo on Android with Google Currents.

Popular Android topics

Popular Android Devices

 


Android TV Dev Kits Ships To Developers

07/29/2014, If you are remotely interested in developing apps for Google’s Android TV, then you will be pleased to hear that the first batch of dev kits for Google’s Android TV has already begun to arrive at the homes of developers. It was right after the...

XOLO Win Q900s Ordered, Wrong Models Sent Out

07/28/2014, XOLO of India has just introduced its first Windows Phone device, or so many would think that way, calling it the Win Q900s. The XOLO Win Q900s is proud to boast itself to be the lightest smartphone in the world, where it tips the scales at just 100...

New Lenovo Yoga 2 10 Tablet Rumored

07/27/2014, Lenovo offers two kinds of products under the Yoga brand. There are Yoga-branded Android tablets that have built-in kickstands and then there are full-fledged Windows notebooks that can also be used as tablets because the screen can be pushed back a full...

Wico6 Looks Like An iPhone, Runs On Android

07/25/2014, More than meets the eye – that should be the exact phrase that is connected to the Wico6, a smartphone that comes right from clone hell itself. After, what looks somewhat like an iPhone ought to operate in a manner that would feature even a fake iOS...

Google Adds Offline Games Subcategory To Google Play Store

07/25/2014, Let’s say you’re planning a trip overseas and you are looking to put some games on your phone so that during the downtimes you aren’t so bored. Now unfortunately there are some games that will require an internet connection, and unless you plan on...

Chrome Beta For Android Gets Material Design Makeover

07/24/2014, Google’s Android L update is set to be a pretty big one for Google, at least as far as aethetics are concerned. In some ways it is similar to how Apple redesigned iOS from iOS 6 to iOS 7. Material Design is the new design language that Google is going...

OnePlus One Smartphone Receives Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM

07/24/2014, The OnePlus One smartphone has remained pretty elusive so far, where it is even touted to arrive with a bamboo back plate that is set to ship next month. Most of us know that OnePlus One smartphones do run on a custom build of CyanogenMod 11, where this...

Skype For Android 5.0 Sniffs Out Your Friends Automatically

07/23/2014, Many online apps and services do seem to be interconnected these days – take a look at the apps on your smartphone or tablet, how many of them have access to your Facebook account, and with that, are on a certain leash when it comes to checking out...

Google Play Store Material Design Makeover Arrives In Part

07/22/2014, Good things come to those who wait, but for those of us out there who are tapping our fingers impatiently in the direction of Google as we heard whispers of a Material Design update for its entire range of products on the Android system, that day when...

Google Now Launcher To Be Preloaded On Upcoming ZTE Devices

07/18/2014, As you might have heard, earlier this year, Google placed their Google Now launcher in the Google Play Store, but unfortunately the download was pretty much only available to Nexus owners and those who have Google Play Edition devices. This meant that if...

Android’s Security Chief Thinks Anti-Virus Apps Are Unnecessary

07/14/2014, Malware on smartphones is a pretty common occurrence. This can take place when you download apps from third-party app stores that might not be verified, or if you simply click on links in emails and websites that could install malware on your device. So...

Google Play Store Could Be Getting A Visual Overhaul

07/13/2014, As it stands, the Google Play Store is very functional. It gives users access to the apps, music, and books that they are looking for. It is also easy to use and one can easily see the price, compatibility, and screenshots of the app that are listed....