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Boeings Android Powered Smartphone Arrives At The FCCAndroid 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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Boeing’s Android-Powered Smartphone Arrives At The FCC

02/26/2014, They say that good things come to those who wait. I would suppose that should you happen to be an industry watcher where smartphones are concerned, you might have come across news that Boeing, the aviation giant, intends to make the jump into the world of...

75% Of Android Apps Will Be Nokia X Compatible

02/25/2014, So at MWC 2014, Nokia unveiled a trio of Android handsets in the form of the Nokia X, Nokia X+, and the Nokia XL. This is an interesting move by Nokia, and some might say a smart one given how widespread and popular the Android operating system is. 

Nokia’s Move To Android, What Does It Mean?

02/24/2014, So it turns out that all the rumors are true and that Nokia does indeed have plans for Android. After all they have recently announced the Nokia X, the X+, and the Nokia XL. Now we’re sure many of you guys are wondering why would Nokia suddenly go with...

Sailfish OS 1.0 Announced, Will Begin Global Distribution Soon

02/21/2014, Back in 2013, Jolla announced their first smartphone that would run the Sailfish OS. With so many smartphone platforms in the market today, going head to head with the likes of Android and iOS does seem like a daunting task, which is why Jolla’s...

Yandex Wants To Encourage More Forked Versions Of Android

02/21/2014, While Android might be available for OEMs to install on their phones, if they are hoping to be able to use Google’s services, like access to the Play Store, for example, they will require permission from Google. Unless of course you were to run a forked...

Ideum Multitouch Coffee Table Runs On Android

02/20/2014, Not all coffee tables are created equal, and I am quite sure that many of you out there would have had some sort of experience with Ideum’s previous releases such as the MT-50 and the MT-55. Those were certainly high tech “coffee tables”, so to...

Amazon Coins Work On Android Devices Now

02/19/2014, Ever since Amazon Coins was introduced to the masses in May last year, the virtual currency had remained more or less within circulation on the Kindle Fire tablet from Amazon. Well, it seems that this particularly exclusive form of virtual currency has...

BBM For Gingerbread Now Available For Download

02/18/2014, Back in January, we had heard that BBM could soon be making its way onto older Android devices still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Towards the end of the month, we heard that its release would be soon and sure enough soon is correct as BlackBerry has...

Microsoft Lync App For Android Tablets Coming This June

02/18/2014, Its acquisition of Skype enabled it to offer a separate unified communications platform for average consumers, one that is different from what business users are offered, Microsoft has two of the most widely used platforms under its belt, Lync and Skype....

ZTE To Introduce New Android And Firefox Phones This MWC

02/18/2014, ZTE, the China-based device manufacturer that has had its fair share of device releases in the past (not to mention at the recently concluded CES 2014), does seem to be pretty excited about the upcoming Mobile World Congress that is happening in...

Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 Android 4.4.2 Update Leaked

02/17/2014, Android updates can often take a lot of time to reach end users. For quite a while now Galaxy S4 owners have been waiting for the Android 4.4.2 update, and even though KitKat has started to roll out for some, millions are still having to live without a...

Acer MWC 2014 Announcement May Unveil New Products

02/17/2014, MWC 2014 or Mobile World Congress 2014 is just around the corner. It kicks off on February 24th in Barcelona, Spain. One of the biggest industry conferences of the year, a lot of companies are expected to unveil new devices. The Korean juggernaut is...

Samsung Could Have Bought Android In 2004 But Chose Not To

02/16/2014, Technically speaking, smartphones have been around for a while. However it was probably until 2007 with the introduction of the iPhone that the smartphone race really kicked off. That being said it seems that at one point in time, Samsung could have...