LG may be first to get third generation of Google TV

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Rumor has it that Google is looking for a partner for it’s third generation TV software based on Android, and that LG may be it. However, Google said on its blog that Samsung will also have 3rd generation models. With no clear decision on who the third gen partner will be, the new version ...

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Sprint officially announces LTE and Galaxy Nexus, as expected

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  We saw a leak in an ad last week about Sprint getting the Galaxy Nexus and giving it LTE, and now it’s all confirmed. Sprint has made the phone official with everything we expected… but no mention of the 1.5 GHz CPU we hoped for. What do we have? Android 4.0.3, Super AMOLED ...

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Breaking: Google to manufacture their own processor for Android devices?

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Here’s something we haven’t heard about. Apparently, the geniuses at Google are working on a Google-branded processor and GPU, perhaps to create some unity in Android devices. Rumor has it that this processor will be shown off in the next Nexus device. While this is sudden, it does ...

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Google adds 217 more patents to their arsenal, courtesy of IBM

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In the latest patent war news, Google has recently acquired 188 granted patents and 29 pending patents from IBM. The deal went through on Dec. 31, 2011, and the information comes straight from the US Patent Office, so we can rest assured its legit. This isn’t the first time we’ve ...

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All Things D interviews Motorola’s Christy Wyatt on their upcoming plans for Android

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Back in December, All Things D had the opportunity to sit down with Christy Wyatt, corporate vice president and general manager for mobile devices at Motorola. They discussed how Motorola plans to stand out from the rest of the manufacturers involved with Android in 2012 and beyond. Christy ...

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Is Google prepping a Nexus tablet?

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Might Google be preparing to enter the Android tablet game with an officially-backed tablet much like the Nexus handset series?  Depending on how much you read into the context and translation of the following, the answer is yes.  According to Google’s own Eric Schmidt, the company plans ...

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New Google+ feature lets users turn status updates into Hangout opportunities

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A new feature for Google+ has been announced today which makes it easy to convert a normal status update/conversation into a Hangout with video.  Let’s say you and your buddies are watching a bowl game this winter and each of you has a little bit to say, bragging your team up or talking ...

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Google introduces faster movie search for Android devices

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Google today announced a faster, more interactive movie search today for mobile browsers running on Android and iOS devices. Now when searching for a movie or theater on Google.com, the results come up in a swipeable ribbon with with movie posters, showtimes, summaries, ratings, and more.  The ...

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Androidwinterfy yourself with the latest Androidify update

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Google has a highly sophisticated weather balloon above their sunny Mountain View offices and it seems to be predicting chilly weather. So, like any responsible parent, they want to make sure their little Android children are prepared. That’s why they’ve gone ahead and updated their ...

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Spacetime Studios celebrates the arrival of their popular MMOs to the Chrome Web Store by giving away 3 Chromebooks

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Spacetime Studios completed a remarkable feat yesterday by becoming the first game publisher to unify their MMOs across multiple desktop and mobile device platforms. Part of that accomplishment came with the introduction of Pocket Legends and Star Legends to the Chrome Web Store. In keeping ...

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Google adds new image carousel for viewing large image results on tablets

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In part of Google’s effort to improve the Google search experience on tablets, they have updated many features to enhance your image search viewing. Today they have expanded on these features by including a new image carousel for viewing large image results. Now when you click on an image ...

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Google announces Google Currents for Android devices

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Google announces a new app that ties RSS, Reader, public Google+ accounts, and online magazines into one, gorgeous package.

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Google updates trio of their Android apps (Goggles, Maps, Google+)

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Google has updated three of their Android applications today with Maps, Google+, and Google Goggles each getting new features.  While Google Maps (6.0.1) is strictly made up of bug fixes and stability enhancements, Google Goggles and Google+ are a little more meaty. Google Goggles (1.7) now ...

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Google employees and their Nexus S phones are treated to Ice Cream Sandwich OTA over the weekend

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In a process called “eating your own dog food,” Google employees with a Nexus S began receiving the Ice Cream Sandwich OTA on Friday. “Dog fooding” is a process in which companies and their employees use the products they make. This not only ensures reliability, but ...

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Google I/O expands to three days, moves to June 27-29

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Citing an "unexpected opportunity" Google announces a third day for the annual developer conference.

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