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Samsung Galaxy 5 (GT I5500) caught in the wildAndroid 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 Galaxy 5 (GT-I5500) caught in the wild

05/21/2010, The Samsung Galaxy 5, also known as the GT-I5500 for those who are fond of model numbers, has been spotted running around in the wild, where it has been confirmed to run on the Android 2.1 operating system. We also know that it will feature a QVGA TFT...

Android port for iPhone 3G is now out

05/21/2010, Want to be a heretic in the Apple camp? Why not download the Android port for the iPhone 3G? It is now available for download, letting you do more or less everything an Android handset is capable of, although it is not recommended for day-to-day regular...

EviGroup Android-powered Wallet Is Now Shipping

05/20/2010, You might remember the eviGroup Wallet MID that was supposed to ship a little while ago. The bad news is that it was delayed, but the good news is that it’s shipping now. It’s currently priced at EUR199 ($253), so it shouldn’t make too...

Recent HTC Android Phones To Get Android 2.2 In 2010

05/20/2010, With the details of Android 2.2 FroYo still fresh in our minds, most folks are busy thinking whether the phone that they’re getting will be getting the update anytime soon. The good news is, according to reports, HTC has confirmed that HTC phones...

Archos Store Begins To Offer The Archos 7 Home Tablet For $200

05/20/2010, We already knew that the Archos 7 Home Tablet would be going for $199.99, but it looks like we’ve got some good news. While it was previously said to begin shipping in June, you may have noticed that the device is already up for sale at the Archos...

Android 2.2 (FroYo) at Google I/O 2010

05/20/2010, At long last, the awaiting and much anticipated Google Android OS 2.2 is now out, otherwise known as FroYo. Among the highlights that were shown off at Moscone West in San Francisco can be found right after the jump, and it ought to make geeks as well as...

Android 3.0 to be known as Gingerbread

05/20/2010, Google certainly loves delicious terms, as the next iteration of their Android OS which will be in version 3.0 has been dubbed Gingerbread, and is touted to land sometime in Q4. Don’t you think that this is too soon, considering FroYo (Android 2.2)...

Leak: T-Mobile Motorola Cliq Getting Android 2.1?

05/20/2010, While the authenticity of this image hasn’t been confirmed yet, it’s been making rounds on the Internet, and from the looks of it, it’s an MB200 (Motorola Cliq) running Android 2.1 on T-Mobile’s US network. It hasn’t been...

Android battery ought to last the day

05/19/2010, Out of all the folks who are rocking to Android-powered smartphones, there are bound to be a handful who suffer from a battery life which isn’t able to make it through the day – not something Google intended, according to Larry Page,...

Foxconn Tegra 2-powered Android prototype seems to work just fine

05/19/2010, Foxconn’s Tegra 2-equipped Android prototype tablet has gone through the paces with the folks over at Engadget, and they have come off pretty impressed with it. While they didn’t manage to catch it boot into standard Android, it was running a...

Sprint HTC Hero finally gets Android 2.1 update officially

05/19/2010, At long last, the HTC Hero from Sprint will be getting its official Android 2.1 update, letting you be on par (with a greater peace of mind) with those who too the plunged with the leaked 2.1 firmware. Since the update is now available from Sprint, what...

Juicy Development unveils Police Scanner for Android

05/18/2010, Juicy Development has just revealed its latest application for the Android Market – Police Scanner for Android. Basically, this app enables listeners to tune in to police, fire, and EMS activities not just locally, but worldwide. It will be...

HTC HD2 One Step Closer To Running Google Android

05/18/2010, While we’ve seen Google’s Android OS ported to many mobile devices out there, one of the devices that folks really want Android to be running on is HTC’s powerful HD2. There have been various attempts before this, and now another person...