Tag "open handset alliance"

News and Rumors

Happy 6th anniversary to Android and AndroidGuys

Just a quick note to let everyone know about a little milestone that might be of interest. Today marks the 6th anniversary of the announcement of Android and the Open

Featured

Android turns 5 today!

We, too, celebrate our five year anniversary.

News and Rumors

Android announced four years ago today

Today is the 4 year anniversary of the announcement of Android, the Open Handset Alliance, and AndroidGuys.

News and Rumors

Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

News and Rumors

The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in early days. So, you can imagine my concern.

News and Rumors

VisualOn Joins the Open Handset Alliance Just in Time for Gingerbread

The Open Handset Alliance picks up another member today with the addition of VisualOn. The Silicon Valley-based company enable rich multimedia experiences on smart phones and will begin contributing to Android with the release of Gingerbread.

News and Rumors

Adobe AIR on the Android Platform

By Andy Rubin, Google VP of Engineering, Android Partnerships have been at the very heart of Android, the first truly open and comprehensive mobile platform, since we first introduced it

News and Rumors

The Astonishing Tribe’s ‘TAT Home’ Pours Flavor All Over Vanilla Android Experience

One of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, The Astonishing Tribe, has just announced their new TAT Home in Barcelona.    Touted as a “gesture-powered 3D Home screen” for

News and Rumors

Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains

News and Rumors

Motorola Zeppelin Looking Sexier as it Preps for Flight

The Motorola (XT800) Zeppelin is making its way to China Telecom come December 25th and will support both GSM and CDMA. In addition to dual connectivity, the latest specs (translated)

News and Rumors

Sharp Getting on the Android Bandwagon

According to a company executive, Sharp Corp. plans to offer Android-based handsets in Japan as early as the first half of 2010. Masami Ohbatake made the announcement during a report

News and Rumors

ARM Making It Easier to Develop, Deploy ‘droid Devices

Open Handset Alliance member ARM, has created the Android Solutions Center to help make it easier for other companies to build Android-based handsets and devices.  There over 35 members involved

News and Rumors

Newbtorial: Hi I’m Android, Pleased to Meet You! (Part 1)

Okay, so this probably should have been Newbtorial edition number one, but not unlike most people who are engrossed in fanaticism over their favorite game, band, book, or you name

News and Rumors

FixIt!: Android Devices

Yes, we are all very excited with the newly announced Android devices, but let’s step back for just a minute and take a look at what is obviously missing from

News and Rumors

Via con Google

I’ve been pondering the “with Google” (WG) branding found on the back of the G1.  Was this in initial marketing move by Google to get awareness out there for Android,