New Leak Suggests There May Be More Than One “Prime” [OPINION] (Updated)

While everyone has undoubtedly seen the latest Nexus Prime leak this morning, many are too quick to assume this is the Google experience Nexus Prime that we’ve all been waiting for. Armed with Samsung’s own video teaser from earlier this week and the new video from today, I would ...

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Google and Samsung Pushing Back “Big” Announcement

Looks like we’ll be waiting a bit longer for Samsung and Google to unveil their big project.  Widely expected to be the announcement of the Galaxy Nexus, October 11th was the date we had circled on our calendar. Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product announcement at CTIA ...

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Google Books Now Officially Available in the UK

It’s been a long time coming, but with a recent update Google Books is now live in the UK. Meaning British users can now purchase published books to read on your phones and tablets rather than being limited to the free public domain books. Reflecting this change is an updated Market (both ...

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Google Shopper Updated to 2.2, +1 Your Favorite Products and More…

Google Shopper has been my shopping buddy for quite some time and is one of the most used apps on my phone. Yesterday Google released an update bringing it to 2.2 and adding a few new features worth noting. With this update you will now be able to: +1 your favorite products Save products to... ...

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Is This the Next Version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich?

Ok, so bear with us here.  The video you are about to see is alleged to be the first in-the-wild footage of the next release of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich.   The story goes like this: A guy buys a Nexus S on eBay.  Handset arrives, but looks a little different when booted up.  Once... Read More

Ice Cream Sandwich to be Unveiled on October 11?

Samsung begun sending out press invitations to their next “Unpacked” event, slated for October 11th.  Kicking off at the same time as CTIA, this is likely the day and event where we’ll get our first look at the next version of Android – Ice Cream Sandwich. Typically, ...

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Motorola Atrix 2 Leaked, Looks Promising

Earlier this year, AT&T released Motorola’s first ever dual-core device known as the Motorola Atrix. Then in July, some shots of a Motorola prototype device leaked and was soon labeled as the successor to the Atrix. Now our friends over at BGR have managed to get their hands on what ...

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Google+ Announces New Features for Mobile Apps

Google have just taken to their blog to announce some new features for their social networking site Google+. The majority of these new features are aimed at the mobile apps for the site, the biggest being mobile Hangouts for Android handsets running 2.3+ with a front facing camera. I’ve ...

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Google and Oracle Attempting Settlement Ahead of Trial

After spending more than one year of battling back and forth, Google and Oracle are in court, attempting to smooth things out. A quick primer – Oracle has accused Google of infringing on some of their Java software patents.  The CEO’s for both companies were in front of a magistrate ...

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Google Preps Android Developers for ICS

The official Android Developers blog has given us our first glimpse into how Android apps will operate when scaled across both phone and tablet displays and running Ice Cream Sandwich.  In a post written to help developers prepare their apps for the next release of Android, Google’s Scott ...

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing my last article and why Android is successful.  Is it still important that Android is an open source operating system?  It ...

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Google, Intel to Optimize Future Build of Android for Atom Processors

Get ready for even more innovation and choice in the Android universe.  Intel and Google announced today that future builds of the Android platform will be written with optimization for the Atom processor line. Combined, these two companies will see that more OEMs and wireless providers have ...

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Eric Schmidt Spills the Beans About Ice Cream Sandwich Launch

Android OS is no doubt the leader of all mobile operating systems and currently Google is working on Android 4.0 a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich, which was announced back at Google I/O. It’s actually going to be a one-size-fits-all OS for both mobile phones and tablets. We heard rumors that it ...

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Google+ App for Android now Allows Users to Reshare Posts Thanks to a Much Needed Update

User feedback continues to play a critical role in the development and evolution of Google+. The Google+ team has done an excellent job thus far and they continue to improve not only the web client but also the mobile application. Today we see the fruits of such labors in an update to the ...

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The NPD Group: Google Acquisition Has Potential to Revitalize Flagging Motorola

  According to leading market research company “The NPD Group,” Android continues to dominate US smartphone market share. They say Android accounts for a whopping 52% of units sold in Q2 2011, iOS also gained a slight quarterly rise to 29% but BBOS fell to 11% with Windows ...

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