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Intel Working On Porting Android To x86 For Notebooks And TabletsAndroid 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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Intel Working On Porting Android To x86 For Notebooks And Tablets

06/24/2010, Google’s Android is generally used on ARM-based processors, but we do know that Intel has had an interest in bringing Google’s popular mobile OS to x86 processors. There are already such projects, such as the independent Androidx86 project,...

Nexus One Gets Final Android 2.2 FroYo Build

06/24/2010, Many Android users out there are busy dreaming when their phone will be getting the Android 2.2 FroYo update, but Nexus One owners have already had it for some time now, and Google has just released the latest build, labeled FRF83, which appears to be the...

Android 2.2 FroYo Source Code Now Open To Developers

06/23/2010, If you’re an Android developer, you’ll be happy to hear that Andy Rubin, VP of engineering at Google and one of the main guys behind Android, has confirmed that the Android 2.2 (FroYo) source will be available from today. So if you’re a...

Huawei Android-powered S7 Tablet Up For Sale

06/23/2010, You might have checked out the Huawei S7 Android-powered table a while back during Computex, and now the device has appeared on Expansys and is up for pre-order. It’s priced at £299 ($445) and is expected to ship in 10 days. In case...

RockPlayer Media Player Beta For Android

06/23/2010, Google’s Android does have a media player to playback videos, but if you want something a little more powerful, you might want to check out an app called RockPlayer, which is now available for download as a public beta. In case you’re...

Droid Eris no longer loved by Verizon

06/23/2010, Verizon Wireless seems to have finally put the Droid Eris out of its misery as the mobile carrier is not offering this smartphone any more. Even if you look hard enough all over their site for the Droid Eris, you will find only past support documents and...

Google Maps for Android 4.3 introduced

06/23/2010, Google Maps for Android 4.3 has just been rolled out recently, where it will boast a few new features that ought to help you get up and about easier when it comes to grabbing a bite, catching the next train or simply to locate your friends in Latitude....

Toshiba AC100 Android-powered netbook to hit the UK

06/21/2010, Toshiba UK has just rolled out its first Android-powered netbook, where it comes in the form of the AC100. What makes the AC100 different from all the others would be the obvious use of Google’s hot mobile operating system, where it supposedly makes...

Toshiba Dynabook AZ Series netbook runs on Android 2.1

06/21/2010, By now, most of us would have gotten immune to new netbook releases, since they more or less are limited to selected hardware specifications, with nothing really new surprising anyone anymore. Well, Toshiba pulls a rabbit out of the proverbial hat with...

FroYo FRF72 build leaked

06/21/2010, Are you the type who cannot wait for all things official? Then chances are you would find the leaked FroYo FRF72 build to be extremely enticing, especially when it comes in downloadable form instead of waiting for an Over-The-Air (OTA) update. Weighing in...

HTC Aria arrives earlier than expected

06/20/2010, Do companies honor release dates these days? Maybe so, but not for some fortunate few folks who managed to get their hands on the HTC Aria from AT&T earlier than the expected June 20th release date. Of course, this could just be one store or an...

DIY: Build Your Own Tablet For $400

06/18/2010, If you think that Apple and other tablet manufacturers out there aren’t coming up with the tablet device of your dreams, maybe you might want to take a crack at it, and show them who is the boss? Liquidware, an open source hardware company, is...

Pictures: HTC Wildfire Unboxed

06/18/2010, Keen to find out what the HTC Wildfire looks like when it’s taken out from the box? This Nexus One-like device has been unboxed recently, and pictures of it have been posted online. Granted, it won’t be challenging the HTC EVO 4G and Droid...

Motorola Reveals Android 2.1 Update Roadmap

06/17/2010, With many Android updates being pushed to various devices, it can sometimes be frustrating if you’re waiting (and praying) for the Android 2.1 update to reach your mobile phone, especially if there isn’t a timeline given by the carrier or...