Attention dear Canadian readers, you might want to hold off on buying that Android superphone you want so badly. Because this Friday, Best Buy will be selling a handful of Android devices for the lowest price possible: free. The giant retailer will be giving out the following phones with a 3-year contract:
Ever since Chrome OS was announced, the excitement for the operating system seemed to be matched by the curiosity of its purpose. Shortly after the initial announcement, when the CR-48 devices were being shipped, I remember being asked repeatedly “If I have an Android phone and a tablet, do I really need a cloud computer?” ... Read More »
Google’s Nexus S isn’t officially scheduled to launch for a few more days, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping Carphone Warehouse from listing the handset on their website. While is may be nice that the phone is available a bit early it doesn’t offset the fact that UK customers will be paying ... Read More »
The Nexus One is sold out! Last week we learned that Google had received their last shipment of Nexus One handsets, but we certainly didn’t expect them to sell through so fast. We have known for a while that Google planned on shutting down their phone store, moving sales of the ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
As promised, Google is continuing their rollout of the Nexus One with service providers across the globe. Korea’s KT has just announced that the Nexus One will be available on their network, starting June 21. The initial handset launch will be limited to only 4,000 units, but KT is promising that they will ... Read More »
Though surprisingly close to Google I/O, Android doesn’t seem to be immune to deserters. TechCrunch is reporting that Cedric Beust, a senior software engineer for Android, is leaving the company to assume a position at LinkedIn.
The last two days have been particularly difficult for Android staff, as senior product manager Erick Tseng Read More »
When Google updated its search results page yesterday with a new sidebar, it also made similar additions to its mobile version. The official Google Mobile blog announced that if you’re in the United States and search for something on your phone’s browser via Google.com, you’ll now have a new blue arrow beside the ... Read More »
At this very moment San Francisco is playing host to the Web 2.0 Expo, which, as the name would suggest, is home to lot of discussion about where the web is heading, and the content of the web itself.
Two interesting videos that have cropped up, however, are of a prototype tablet running the Android ... Read More »
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is launching its own digital book distribution network, similar to Amazon or Apple iBooks. The service, called Google Editions, looks to launch as early as late June or July, and will break into an extremely tough market.
It will be interesting to see how Editions plays with ... Read More »