• News tagged "android"

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.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Android Still Chasing Apple All Over the Globe

Android Still Chasing Apple All Over the Globe

While recent news boasted that sales of Android handsets finally beat those of the iPhone, it turns out the statistic strictly applies in the U.S. only.

Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010

Android OS Adoption Continues Rapid Growth

Android OS Adoption Continues Rapid Growth

Competition has heated up as Android has pushed past iPhone OS in the US.

Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010

GPNC Announces Android-based LED-backlit TV

GPNC Announces Android-based LED-backlit TV

GPNC announces Android-based LED-backlit TV slated for 10 countries worldwide.

Monday, 12 Apr 2010

Square-Shaped Motorola Android Device Spotted

Square-Shaped Motorola Android Device Spotted

A square-shaped phone. Now that's something we haven't seen in a long while, and it would seem as though Motorola might be bringing such a phone in, with Android 2.1 and Motoblur.

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