News tagged ‘android’

Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010

Toshiba Announces Android-based Smartbooks - AS100 and AC100

Toshiba Announces Android-based Smartbooks - AS100 and AC100

Toshiba's Computer Systems Division today entered the Smartbook market with the new Toshiba AS100 and AC100, designed with a slate and traditional clamshell form format respectively.

Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010

LG Tweet about Early 2011 Release for LG Optimus Pad with Tegra 2 and Honeycomb Retracted

LG Tweet about Early 2011 Release for LG Optimus Pad with Tegra 2 and Honeycomb Retracted

Earlier on, a senior official from LG tweeted about the imminent launch of the LG Optimus Pad during early 2011, reporting it to come with NVIDIA Tegra 2 and Honeycomb, only to have the comment pulled off the web.

Friday, 29 Oct 2010

Google Nexus Two To Be Made By Samsung

Google Nexus Two To Be Made By Samsung

Rumors of a Google Nexus Two have been floating about, but Gizmodo has just stated that they got a hands on with the phone, which would mean it's real!

Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010

Skype Now Available On Android

Skype Now Available On Android

Skype announces the global availability of Skype for Android using either a WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G). The application is available for download from the Skype mobile browser or via the Android Market.

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2010

Huawei Introduces Mass Market Android 2.2 Smartphone

Huawei Introduces Mass Market Android 2.2 Smartphone

Huawei unveiles the IDEOS smartphone for the first time in Singapore. The new smartphone, which is the world's first mass market smartphone to be powered by Android 2.2, redefines the "Android for all" concept by combining full feature performance with high-quality hardware and software at a very competitive price.

Android Market Paid Apps Coming Soon to Singapore

Android Market Paid Apps Coming Soon to Singapore

It would seem that Google has finally brought paid apps to Singapore and 12 other countries though it seems access hasn't yet been enabled.

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010

LG Launches New Optimus Smartphones with  Latest Android OS for Universal Appeal

LG Launches New Optimus Smartphones with Latest Android OS for Universal Appeal

LG Electronics announced the launch of two smarphones in their Optimus lineup, the LG Optimus One and LG Optimus Chic. Both phones come powered with Android 2.2.

Friday, 13 Aug 2010

Google Injects More Voice Commands On Android 2.2

Google Injects More Voice Commands On Android 2.2

Google recently perked up their Voice Search feature on Android 2.2, now with a grand total of 12 voice commands in all. Another newly introduced application is the Chrome-to-Phone app, where users on the Chrome browser can send web pages or maps to their Android 2.2 phones.

Monday, 28 Jun 2010

Google Removes Two Android Apps

Google Removes Two Android Apps

Google were compelled to hit that remote "kill switch" recently on two free applications. The two apps were intentionally misrepresented by a security researcher in order to encourage user downloads from the Android Market, although they weren't outrightly malicious according to a security specialist with Google's Android team.

Friday, 21 May 2010

Flash for Android Works

Flash for Android Works

Flash will be coming for Android, but only if you have the latest version, codenamed "FroYo." A public version of the new Flash 10.1 software is being made available for FroYo today, but FroYo is still in development in Google and a release date hasn't been announced yet.

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