With Froyo still frosty and yet to be released comes the announcement of Gingerbread, the next major update to the Google Android platform. Brian Swetland, Android’s Kernel guru, recently blogged to clear up some confusion surrounding the Android Kernel…
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The majority of Android phones are still running an outdated firmware, but that hasn’t slowed Google from advancing their mobile operating system. Froyo is on the way and we take a look at possible features.
With the pending release of Android 2.2 (FroYo), Google has pretty much addressed all the core features the community was asking for. So what is the main focus for the next version of Android? According to TechCrunch, the Android team is “laser focused” on improving the user experience for the next release ... Read More »
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Qualcomm announced the third generation of their Snapdragon platform late last year, but the chip supplier recently revealed they began sampling it this month and they have already shipped the chipsets to one of their hardware partners.
The new chipsets (MSM8260 and MSM8660) are significant because they are the first dual-CPU Snapdragons from Qualcomm. Each ... Read More »
I’m sure you’re all bored with Froyo by now, what with it having been officially available on one device for two days now, so its time to move on to Gingerbread and fortunately Eldar Murtazin of mobile-review.com just outed a whole slew of fun new details about the forthcoming Android OS update.
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Google hoped they could change the way customers buy smartphones when they launched their online phone store and began selling the Nexus One, but the carriers fought back hard and Google decided to close shop.
Initially, Google pitched the store as a place potential customers could come to shop for the device of their ... Read More »
Google released the source code for Android 2.2 last month and Nexus One owners have already been treated to the latest firmware via an over the air update. Outside of Google’s official Android phone, other customers could be waiting months.
The problem (or is it a feature?) with other Android phones is the multiple ... Read More »
The beauty of the Android OS is the fact that it’s completely open source and each core application can be tweaked or swapped out for another. This ability has allowed manufacturers to customize their devices with their own applications, giving their phones a unique feel and user experience.
Unfortunately, Android’s openness seems to be causing some ... Read More »
Motorola Co-CEO Dr. Sanjay K. Jha blurred the future of MOTOBLUR last week when he said his company would not focus on the custom user interface skin for Android going forward.
During Motorola’s Q2 2010 earnings call, an analyst noted that the company had stopped advertising and promoting the custom UI and asked what the ... Read More »
Looking for some new mobile features from Google? Apparently, Google is sending out invitations to the press to an event they are hosting tomorrow. Not much information has been provided, but we should be able to look forward to Google “unveiling a couple of cool new mobile features.”
I’m pretty confident that Google will not ... Read More »