Google: Android eclipses half billion activated devices

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Google has officially seen 500 million Android devices activated since the release of the G1 back in fall 2008.  According to Google’s own Hugo Barra, the monumental figure was achieved yesterday, September 11, 2012.  At a confirmed rate of 1.3 million devices per day, we figure it will ...

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Carphone Warehouse to carry the Google Nexus 7 in UK

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Yesterday Google Nexus 7 was officially announced during Google’s largest event of the year. All Android fans were delighted because it’s literally the cheapest yet the most powerful tablet available in the market, and just for $199. Now our readers and folks looking forward to the ...

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Android: More than 400 million devices activated so far – daily activation crosses 1 million

Android is now almost 4 years old and when it was launched, it faced a lot of criticism but Google never gave up. Today, they launched the latest version of Android, known as the Jelly Bean, the most advanced and well-crafted version of Android to date. Last year at Google I/O, Google told us ...

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Google celebrates 10 billion Android downloads with 10 days of 10¢ apps!

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The number of apps and games being downloaded in the Android Market continues to shoot skyward, growing at a rate of more than 1 billion per month.  Google, in celebrating ten billion Android downloads to date, have announced that they will be offering 10 apps per day at only 10¢ a piece. ...

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Verizon-branded Galaxy Nexus shows off Android 4.0 in official videos

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  Okay folks, it’s finally the time when Google finally posts official videos about their new Nexus device and they finally posted some useful “getting started” videos on Official Google Nexus YouTube channel. If you are new to Android and/or looking forward to buying a ...

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Google officially launches Google Offer App for Android

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If you are a person who loves saving money and doesn’t like to miss good deals, then there’s an app for that, and a good one. I’m sure you people are familiar with Google Offers, which is Google’s very own service similar to Groupon, which is one of the leaders in online ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich Widgets Revealed

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Bits and pieces of Ice Cream Sandwich continue to leak out, and this time it's a few of the widgets, including Gmail, Email, and Calendar.

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Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and “willy-nilly” customization doesn’t slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives spread across various players in the Android space, they have begun clamping down so much that Andy Rubin ...

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Gingerbread Ported to the Galaxy S [VIDEO]

It looks like the Nexus S isn't the only Gingerbread phone in town anymore. Supercurio, who was also the first to root the Nexus S, has ported the ROM from the new Google flagship device to the Galaxy S.

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Android Trended Higher Than Justin Bieber in 2010

Twitter has put together a list of the top trending topics over the last year, complete with a breakdown of they were calculated. We knew Android was growing in popularity, but we didn't realize it had reached Justin Bieber proportions. Yeah, that's right - our beloved green robot was hotter ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Reviewed

After reading about the Samsung Galaxy Tab for what seemed like years (JK, it was only two months) I never thought it would come to the carriers much less to my house. I have owned the Archos and Augen versions of the mythical Android tablet and for my money, I believe Samsung got it right and ...

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App Inventor for Android

Google just released App Inventor for Android, a web based application builder that will help aspiring young developers create Android applications with just few drags and drops and no need to learn Java or type one line of code. There are plenty of tutorials and samples to help set up your ...

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Is this a Sony Companion Box for Google TV?

Engadget had an article up last week about the white box pictured to the left.  FCC documents call Sony unit an “Internet TV Box, similar to the wording for Sony’s Internet TV announced at Google I/O.  Foxconn is the builder of the internet appliance with specs saying that the unit ...

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Google Acknowledges Market Issues, Says They’re Fixed

We were just talking this morning about Android Market issues, missing apps, and missing comments.  It turns out Google was all over this one but simply didn’t do a good enough job communicating it with developers.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Google Releases Updated Android Fragmentation Report

Google today has released on their developer site an updated chart showing the percentages of which flavor of Android are making up what is out in the wild on Android handsets.  This is for devs to be able to develop appropriately for the percentages of users out there. One has to feel for the ...

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