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Skyhook Sues Google Over Android Geolocation Monopoly ClaimsAndroid 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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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...

Verizon Rolls Out Its V CAST Apps Android Store

09/14/2010, Could Android app stores be the next big thing? Verizon users who rock an Android-powered phone might have noticed a new tab within the Android Market, dubbed V CAST Apps. Word is going around that this store will soon be a standalone product that will be...

Swype beta for Android gets update

09/13/2010, Swype beta for Android has been around for some time already, but there is now an updated version which will deliver a range of bug fixes to make your user experience all the more enjoyable. Among the changes made would be the addition of German and...

Uber-Cheap Indian Tablet Debunked: Made in China

09/10/2010, The super cheap Indian tablet that the government of India is claiming to have been home grown by top university minds may not be in fact true. Indian website AndroidOS is saying that the tablet is actually a re-badged tablet that was actually made in...

Android Finger Race App Gives Your Fingers A Treadmill Workout

09/10/2010, With so many apps out there, you often bump into a really strange one, and the Finger Race would probably fall into that category. This app is designed to be a mini-treadmill to give your fingers a workout, letting your fingers race for the fastest times...

Google Says Android Froyo Isn’t Optimized For Tablets

09/10/2010, With Android 2.2 Froyo being the current and popular version of Android that is being used on many devices, it might seem a little worrying to some folks that Google’s director of products for mobile, Hugo Barra, claims that Froyo isn’t...

HTC Desire HD Render Surfaces With Windows Mobile 6.5

09/10/2010, Many folks out there are curious to find out more details on the upcoming HTC Desire HD and now a user (i.e. unofficial) render of the device has surfaced, and it looks pretty believable. The Desire HD is expected to be a European variant of the popular...