Nexus 1 Owners to Get Gingerbread First

And rightly so!  All you Nexus One owners out there paid for the privilege of being the first to get the latest and greatest updates to our favorite mobile OS, and it looks like Google is again going to make you first out of the gate.  Android Central is reporting today that Open Handset ...

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‘Nexus Two’ Delayed over Hardware

According to TechCrunch, Samsung's new, stock Android handset is being pushed back a bit due to "a serious hardware issue" found during the testing phase of the phone.

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First Tastes of Gingerbread in Latest Google Maps?

As many of you know, Google Maps was updated to v4.60 last week.  What only a few eagle-eyed folks noticed, however, was that the app had some subtle hints at what might be in store for Gingerbread-based applications.  Freenode IRC member canadiancow noticed a folder contained inside the 4.60 ...

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Recent market problems actually a good sign?

Alternate Market huggers the world over were cheering their cause recently as the Android Market was down for a few hours recently for many people. Apps would neither install nor update, and pandemonium ensued. Combined with reports of minor errors in a few regions around the world, the good ...

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Google Announcing a Gingerbread Nexus Two Soon?

To be honest, we don't know much about the new Google Phone, only the way it will be sold and a few rumors. Let's start with the facts: Google has learned from its first phone, the Nexus One. The phone was just fine, but the sales continued to disappoint. Of course the Big G wants to do it ...

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Massive Gingerbread Man Invades Googleplex!

Lookie here!  I wonder what this could mean.  A giant gingerbread man has been spotted at the Googleplex, hanging out near donuts, eclairs, frozen yogurt, and cupcakes.  If any of you has any ideas as to what this means, we’d love to hear it. (Insert double rainbow guy saying, “What ...

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DigiTimes: Android 3.0 Tablet Samples Ready by December

DigiTimes is reporting on Android tablets yet again. According to their sources, Google recently notified their partners that Android 3.0 will be completed and tablet samples will start arriving in December.

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Rumoured Gingerbread Details

Phandroid posted this article last night, it’s quite lengthy but you’ll want to read all of it. They are giving early details of whats coming with Gingerbread, as well as an incredibly blurry snapshot of the home screen. Surely all these blurry photos of new software/hardware are done on ...

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Rumor: Gingerbread SDK Arrives Next Week

A source close to Android Police is claiming that the next release of Android is slated to arrive next week. Codenamed Gingerbread, we don't know whether this is 2.3, 2.5, or 3.0 in terms of naming convention. However, that could change soon enough!

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HTC Rumored to Drop Android 3.0 Tablet in Q1 ’11

There’s not a great deal to go on at this point, but a recent Digitimes article tells us that HTC plans to throw their hat in the tablet ring.  According to Taiwanese component makers, HTC is looking to take on the likes of LG, Samung, and Toshiba with an Android 3.0-powered device comes ...

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Android 3.0 Test Build Unofficially Breaks Cover?

Interestingly, our friends over at Phandroid have received a picture of a Nexus One supposedly displaying a version of Android 3.0(Gingerbread?).   While I am extremely excited about the possibility of this, I am also very skeptical about a test version of Android  3.0 in the wild this early. ...

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Android 3.0 Launch to Coincide with Google’s Music Service

It looks as though last week Android product manager Gaurav Jain has confirmed that the availability of Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) will coincide with the launch of Google’s music service this holiday season.  In an interview with top Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist, Jain said the ...

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Shooting Holes in Rumors: Gingerbread Edition

Apparently we need to pump the breaks on the Android 3.0 and/or Gingerbread rumors.  All that good stuff we reported earlier this week regarding the fall release and minimum hardware expectations?  It’s all probably a buncha hooey.  Take a look at some of Dan Morrill’s recent tweets ...

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Rumor: 2GHz HTC “Sabor” to Arrive with Gingerbread Late 2010 [UPDATE]

I love juicy rumors like these.  According to Oxford-Zeiss Content & Research Guide (OZCARGuide), HTC is working on a 2GHz “Sabor” device for Sprint, expected later this year or early next year.  Not only that, but the handset maker is developing their own screen technology said ...

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Rumor: Android 3.0 “Gingerbread” to Have Minimum Hardware Requirements

According to rumors currently hitting the internet, the Android team will be imposing specific hardware requirements on handsets if they expect to run Android 3.0.  Rumored to be the Gingerbread release, this could go a long way to ensuring handsets don’t quickly fall by the wayside.  ...

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