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T Mobile UK pulls Android 2.1 for G2 TouchAndroid 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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T-Mobile UK pulls Android 2.1 for G2 Touch

06/25/2010, The G2 Touch, also known as the HTC Hero on T-Mobile UK, will not be getting their Android 2.1 update after all since a handful of users have reported some problems associated with their respective smartphones after attempting to install it, with some...

Google Exercises Its Android App Kill Switch

06/25/2010, We already knew that Google and Apple are capable of remotely removing apps from their mobile operating systems, but it’s still quite scary to see such power actually being exercised. It has been confirmed that Google has used its death ray kill...

Sony Ericsson Launches Mash-app Android Site

06/24/2010, Sony Ericsson looks like its doing its part to promote Google’s Android OS by introducing a new site called Mash-App.com. The site allows you to create a list of apps that fit into a category, essentially creating a bundle of apps that you can...

ZTE X850 Android-powered phone

06/24/2010, The ZTE X850 is the first Android-powered handset from the folks over at ZTE, where it will target the entry-level market instead of the high end side of things as with most of the recent Android phones we’ve seen to date. Despite targeting the...

Android hits activation milestone

06/24/2010, According to Andy Rubin, VP of Engineering at Google, 160,000 Android-powered devices are activated each day, which results in nearly a couple of devices each second. We guess the number of activations could rise further with more and more Android-powered...

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...