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Archos 5 gets full Android Market at lastAndroid 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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Archos 5 gets full Android Market at last

04/27/2010, It has been a long time in coming, but Archos 5 users are finally able to gain access to the full Android Market, completing the tablet experience. This is in stark contrast to other Android-powered tablets that have limited access to free apps or even...

Android 2.2 confirmed to include full support for Adobe Flash

04/27/2010, Impressed with Quake II running on HTML5? Well, those who are on the opposite camp (read: Flash) will be pleased to know that Android 2.2, aka Froyo, will come with support for Adobe Flash. Unfortunately for us, there is no tentative release date for...

China Mobile To Get The Samsung GT-I7680

04/27/2010, Word is now going around that the Samsung GT-I7680 will be hitting China Mobile sometime soon. The phone will be powered by a special version of Google’s Android OS, which probably means some heavy customization. Pricing and release date...

Android phones to get NFC

04/27/2010, Android-powered smartphones will soon be able to engage the power of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Just what is NFC? Well, it is a short-range high-frequency wireless communication technology which lets devices exchange data between them, for...

Google Nexus One Goes Official On Vodafone UK

04/26/2010, If you’ve been waiting patiently for it, you’ll be happy to know that the Google Nexus One is now official on Vodafone UK, negating the need to import the Nexus One from somewhere else if you were looking to get hold of this phone in the UK....

PayPal To Become An Additional Payment Option On The Android Market

04/26/2010, You may love it or hate it, but the fact remains that Google Checkout is the payment option for the Android Market. But now it seems that there might be an alternative on its way in the form of PayPal. The company has apparently found a way to incorporate...

Cisco Preparing 7-inch Android-powered Tablet?

04/26/2010, There isn’t any official confirmation on this just yet, so we believe it should stay firmly in the rumor bin at the moment. It seems that in the latest episode of CNET’s Buzz Out Loud, it was said that Cisco is busy working on a 7-inch...

Android 2.2 To Offer Automatic App Updating?

04/26/2010, Updating your applications on Google’s Android is never a fun affair, and if you have multiple applications to update, you might feel like tearing your hair out, as you need to update each application individually. Now it seems that following the...

Steps To Get Android 1.6 On Your iPhone 2G Released

04/26/2010, When it rains it pours. Just last week we found someone who managed to get Google’s Android OS running on Apple’s iPhone, and now another site has posted instructions on how to do just that. It involves quite a few steps, so if you’re...

Android to get Sirius XM app

04/25/2010, Android users who used to cast jealous glances at iPod touch and iPhone users will be pleased to know that they will be getting the Sirius XM app sometime later this year, and it looks set to be more or less similar to the iPhone OS version, boasting 3G...

Samsung SHW-M110S is yet another Android phone for South Korea

04/25/2010, Folks in South Korea who are looking forward to another Android-powered handset might be interested to check out what the Samsung SHW-M110S offers, as this upcoming phone is tipped to replace the highly successful Android SHW-M100S. We do know that this...

Nexus One Arriving On Vodafone UK This Month

04/24/2010, Vodafone subscribers over in the UK have something to celebrate over as reports are filtering in that Google’s Nexus One phone should be hitting Vodafone UK by the end of this month. As it is with the US model, the Nexus One will be available...

The APad Is Another iPad Clone

04/23/2010, It’s fairly common to see clones of Apple’s products over in China, and we’ve caught sight of an iPad clone before. Now it seems that another Chinese company has taken the time and effort to come up with the APad, another iPad clone....

Android Market Passes The 50,000 App Mark

04/23/2010, While Apple is still tops when it comes to its App Store, there’s no denying that the Android Market is also growing at a very rapid pace. According to latest reports, the Android Market has crossed the 50,000 app mark, which is just about a week...