The Android Developer site today has released an updated fragmentation report, which they are calling a “platform report”. As you can see pictured to the left, the pie chart for this current report has 2.1 being the dominant Android flavor that people are running. 1.5 …
Despite statements to the contrary, Acer is in at least the concept phase for an eReader device, pictured to the left. Engadget is reporting that they have spotted the device at the Acer booth at Computex in Taiwan. Simply titled the “eBook”, the unit displayed …
There has been a great deal of hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming Droid Shadow/MB810 Droid Xtreme and its apparent speed and overall performance. A recent benchmark test indicated that the handset comes in just slightly under a Nexus One running Android 2.2 (Froyo). Great, …
Google VP Andy Rubin recently spent some time speaking with the Silicon Valley Mercury News where he shared a few details about the future of the mobile platform. Rubin acknowledged the rapid maturity of Android and how it has kept developers and OEMs up at …
According to Korean IT Times, the Samsung Galaxy S will be rolling out to 110 countries around the world later this summer. Among the carriers expected to offer the handset are Orange (France), SingTel (Singapore), and Deutsche Telecom (Germany). It has been previously reported that …
A PhoneArena source has passed along a screen shot from Verizon’s inventory system which shows quite a few accessories for the yet-to-be-announced Motorola MB810 handset. Expected to be called the Droid Xtreme, this is rumored to be one of two Verizon devices built by Motorola …
Motorola’s Owners’ Forum has posted a revised timeline for their Android-based handsets waiting for the coveted Android 2.1 update. Not much has changed since the last time we checked in. In fact, the Droid and Milestone are the only phones that differ – the Droid …
Gorilla Glass. That’s a buzz word you’ll likely be hearing much more of as time goes. As Snapdragon is to speed, Gorilla Glass is to durability. The upcoming Dell Streak has a 5-inch display made out of the chemically-strengthened, damage-resistant stuff and it’s designed to …
It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed. After last year’s 528MHz becoming the norm, the current benchmark is considerably faster. But what about later this year? What can …
Acer has announced the availability of a limited edition version of their Liquid e handset. Called the Liquid Ferrari, it’s a glossy, sexed up looking Liquid e with a few special features added in. With a shiny Ferrari F1 red finish, the smart phone includes …
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