At this year’s Google I/O to much excitement in the crowd (and, no doubt, the thousands watching online), Google announced the Android Update Alliance. This partnership between Google, manufacturers and carriers set the noble goal of keeping Android devices updated in a timely manner for a duration of at least eighteen months.
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Roughly two months after its release, Google+ has become a serious competitor in the social space. Google’s version of what a social network should be reached 25 million unique visitors in just over a month, making it the fastest growing social networking service ever. As far as social products made by ... Read More »
The life of a smartphone manufacturer is not an easy one. In order to be successful, you need a laundry list of elements to fall in place at just the right times. You don’t just need a familiar name or killer hardware anymore. Manufacturers and developers should be able to create an entire ecosystem surrounding ... Read More »
Now that the dust has settled from the nuclear bomb that Google dropped on the tech world yesterday, it’s time to take a closer look at how Motorola could greatly improve some of Google’s products. Aside from having the ability to protect Android from patent trolls, Motorola is also a huge company with a ... Read More »
The tech world was rocked today by Google’s announcement of its intention to acquire Motorola Mobility. Even mainstream media channels like CNN, MSNBC and CBS News covered the news. As a result we’re seeing a lot of speculation about what will now happen to Motorola and how the company fits into Google’s mobile ... Read More »
It’s a tough time to be Nintendo lately, and a recent report by Bloomberg suggests Nintendo’s shareholders are angry about their business model. It’s no secret that sales of Nintendo’s Wii and 3DS gaming consoles are struggling as of late. And with the gaming industry less-than-impressed with the upcoming WiiU console, it appears shareholders want ... Read More »
UPDATE:The survey is now closed. Check back on Monday 8/14 to see the infographic and find out who the winner is!
Today we’re kicking off The Great Android Gaming Survey. Which is a fancy way of saying we’re giving away some rad prizes and all you’ve got to do to win is fill out ... Read More »
The next version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, is the company’s “most ambitious release to date,” according to Google’s Mike Cleron. We know that the Android team is “targeting a Q4 launch”, but there is little else we have learned about this major update to Google’s mobile OS. Here at Android and ... Read More »
When Amazon opened the doors to their Android Appstore some four months ago, no one knew exactly how the project would turn out. It was exciting because before Amazon, alternative app stores never made much of an impact. And if anyone could change that, it would have to be the company looking to sell everything ... Read More »
The Complaint Department is once again open after a brief hiatus! This week, targets are locked on mobile cloud computing. The quantity and variety of things being stored in the cloud is increasing, but carriers are continually decreasing the amount of bandwidth mobile users are able to consume. The end result will be a system ... Read More »