Home News and Rumors

News and Rumors

1 Million G1’s Sold in First 6 Months

T-Mobile's 3G network might not have near the footprint that other companies have, but that isn't stopping the G1 from selling well. After 6...

Dan Morill Talks Future Proofing Apps on Eve of Google I/O

The biggest Android event of the year is coming in a matter of weeks.  Google I/O is a "gathering focused on pushing the boundaries...

Embedded Alley Brings Android to MIPS Architecture Devices

Embedded Alley Brings Android to MIPS Architecture Devices, Expanding Android Platform Application Space Enables Android on RMI Alchemy Processor Family for Personal Multimedia, Digital Video,...

$100 Android Netbooks Coming?

Skytone, a company predominantly known for low-cost children's laptops might be among the first to release and Android netbook.  Called the Alpha 680, it...

Dianne Hackborn Talks Soft Keyboards for Android 1.5

We have to be getting close to dropping the full Android 1.5 SDK on developers.  It's either that or we're going to see the...

Rumor: HTC Hero Due in October

According to a guy named Daniel (atomixpaintball) over at xda-developers, the HTC Hero is due October 11th. I work for a wireless developer firm and...

Cupcake Spotted in the Wild

The folks who work at the Google Campus in Mountain View are being treated to Cupcake before everyone else.  Everyone out there gets an...

Cupcake Appeals to More Than Just End Users

All the recent excitement surrounding Android 1.5  seems to be coming from those with G1's looking for more from their phones.  Well, at least...

Jeff Sharkey Talks Widgets for Android 1.5

Today, the official Android Developers blog was updated with an article from Jeff Sharkey with information on Android 1.5 and what to expect in...

I-Buddie Android Netbook Prototype (VIDEO)

A rather unknown German company called I-Buddie is apparently working on Android with netbooks.  The video below shows a prototype with the OS running...

Ophone to Beat iPhone to China?

The Lenovo-built Ophone is rumored to be landing in China about 1 month before Apple's iPhone does.  With virtually the same launch time, this...

Resource Roundup: Snips and Snails

Want to find bite-sized code samples of Android application development techniques? Learn more about AndroidSnippets.org in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

GiiNii Movit Tablets Slightly Delayed

One of our favorite things to come out of CES earlier this year was the GiiNii Movit tablets.  Based on Android (naturally), there are...

Motorola Clarifies KDDI “au BOX” based on KreaTV platform for set-top devices, not Android

Insert sound of brakes screeching to a halt. Just got this email passed to us from Maura over at Edelman.  It seems like the "au...

Google’s Schmidt: “Quite Significant” Announcements Involving Several New Pieces of Hardware This Year (Update)

With the first quarter numbers coming in for Google, the natural tendency is to look at what might help improve things.  It's not like...

Featured

Customize your Android with one of these six highly flexible apps

Let's shake things up and customize your Android. A few minutes with these apps and you'll have a totally different interface or set of features.

Pokemon Go friends, gifts, and trading goes live

Niantic changes the game by introducing Pokemon Go trading, friends, and gift features. Here's what you need to know about the new mechanics and options.

Learn Something New!