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Samsung Epic 4G Manual Update to Run Samsung Media HubAndroid 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.

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Samsung Epic 4G Manual Update to Run Samsung Media Hub

09/17/2010, If you’re the impatient type who can’t wait for Sprint and Samsung to roll out a firmware update over the air for the Epic 4G to hit, the update file’s been uploaded over at Android Central where there are instructions to manually...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Will Ship with Adobe Flash 10.1 Mobile

09/17/2010, Not only will the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab ship with Android 2.2, the device will also be shipping with Adobe Flash 10.1. Adobe has indicated that on its blog and the company has recently updated its Flash plug-in download from Android Market to...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Preview

09/17/2010, So, is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet an iPad killer? No, because I suspect each tablet will attract two different types of buyers. iPad is a large device, more portable than mobile. It’s copious screen real estate make it more appropriate...

Qik Video Calling Software Coming To Android

09/17/2010, After Apple introduced FaceTime video chat with its iPhone 4, video chatting suddenly was in demand again, and now Qik has demonstrated full-screen video calls between two Samsung Galaxy Tab tablets, showcasing a new version of Qik’s video-calling...

HTC Droid Eris to be Froyo-less

09/17/2010, Owners of the HTC Droid Eris from Verizon Wireless will be disappointed when they hear of this news – it will not see the Android 2.2 Froyo update anytime in the near future, or ever. While it might be hard to take, it isn’t too surprising...

T-Mobile Android Tablet On Its Way?

09/17/2010, T-Mobile subscribers might have something juicy to look forward to this holiday season aside from the T-Mobile G2. While it hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, word is going around that T-Mobile is planning to have an Android-powered tablet...

Sony Ericsson has no good news for Android phone users

09/16/2010, Sony Ericsson might have just shot themselves in the foot here with a leaked roadmap update that points toward a couple of Android 2.1-based updates that will be heading towards the direction of the Xperia X10, Xperia X10 Mini, Xperia X10 Mini Pro and...

Viewsonic G Pad Flies Solo With Android 2.2

09/16/2010, After showing off its dual-booting ViewPad 100 tablet at IFA, Viewsonic is back again with the Viewsonic G Pad Android tablet. The G Pad, unlike the ViewPad 100 which can boot into Windows 7 and Android, runs only the Android 2.2 operating system and...

Skyhook Sues Google Over Android Geolocation Monopoly Claims

09/16/2010, Lawsuits aren’t uncommon when it comes to technology and now Skyhook has sued Google for allegedly abusing its control over Android to exclude competitors for geolocation services. The lawsuit claims that Google prevented Android phone makers from...

Motorola Android Tablet To Arrive In Early 2011?

09/16/2010, Motorola’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, is hoping that the big M will be ready to introduce its Android-powered tablet sometime early next year. While he credited Android with helping to boost the company’s position in the smartphone market, it was...

Acer to release trio of Android tablets

09/15/2010, Acer is keen on making a name for itself in the Android-powered tablet game by rolling out three more models which will surprisingly (or not) run on Gingerbread (Android 3.0), coming in 5-, 7-, and 10-inches. Will Acer skin their tablets, or will it...

HTC Desire HD and Desire Z announced

09/15/2010, HTC’s on a roll lately with a string of winners, concentrating mostly on Android-powered smartphones. Well, the company has just unveiled two more handsets in the form of the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z, where both of them will have the HTC Sense...

HTC To Offer Android 3.0 Tablet In Q1 Of 2011?

09/14/2010, Digitimes is reporting that HTC is planning to launch its Android-powered tablet device in Q1 of 2011. If the report is accurate, HTC will have an advantage over its competitors thanks to strong ties with Google and established cooperation with mobile...

Android 2.2 Update For Verizon Droid X Ready?

09/14/2010, A hidden page on the mobile-optimized version of Verizon’s official Droid marketing page hints that the Android 2.2 update for the Droid X might be launching real soon. The site promotes the features of Android 2.2 and announces that the update...