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Google CEO says Android ecosystem has to be about more than tablets

In an earnings call today, Google CEO Larry Page noted that the company needs to work on making sure Android is a strong ecosystem for all devices, not just tablets. The earnings call made note of a few of the recent developments in the Android ecosystem, as ZDNet reports, and Page seemed to acknow ... Full Article »

April 13, 2012 1:29pm

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich gains market share

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich may have been released last year, but it’s taking its sweet time making its rounds across the gamut of Android devices on the market. It’s become standard operating procedure for Android OS releases, which tend to start out slow as manufacturers and carriers shift ... Full Article »

April 3, 2012 9:11am

Google tablet must consolidate efforts to compete with iPad

While Android tablets are expected to exceed iPad sales by 2016, Google’s mobile camp still has a long road ahead. One way Google hopes to expedite its tablet efforts is to release one of its own. The self-promoted device strategy worked with smartphones, as the G1 introduced Android to the world. ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 9:30am

AT&T bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to 11 more devices

Get excited, AT&T-using Android owners. You may be on the list of lucky individuals getting an upgrade to the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, pointing out that AT&T intends to bring 11 devices up-to-date with th ... Full Article »

March 23, 2012 1:57pm

Samsung, Motorola roll out Android ICS upgrades worldwide

It looks like Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is finally rolling out on the devices we’d expect, including the Samsung Galaxy S II and a handful of Motorola handsets. Samsung’s already begun upgrading its Galaxy S II smartphone with ICS, starting with European customers in Poland, Hungary and Swe ... Full Article »

March 13, 2012 9:27am

Key Lime Pie? Jelly Bean? Just give us Ice Cream Sandwich already!

Over the weekend, a story emerged about yet another future version of Android called Key Lime Pie. Wait a second. Jelly Bean (Ice Cream Sandwich's expected successor for 2012), hasn't even been officially announced yet! So, perhaps this was a somewhat frivolous ‘leak’, but as Appolicious Advisor ... Full Article »

March 6, 2012 6:30am

Google exec hints at Android 5.0’s release this year

It’s enough to confuse Android fans. The rumors continue to swirl regarding Android 5.0, the as-yet-unreleased but apparently in-the-works version of Google’s mobile operating platform. This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Vice President of Engineering for Mobile Hiroshi Lock ... Full Article »

February 28, 2012 12:55pm

Android 5.0: connecting the mobile-desktop dots

The main goal behind Android 4.0 was to combine the best of the smartphone and tablet. With Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, Google may be looking to combine the best of mobile and desktops. Speculation on Jelly Bean is running high, but with each emerging rumor it appears Android’s next version has a very ... Full Article »

February 21, 2012 9:30am

Amid rumors of Android 5.0, Motorola cuts back on Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Rumor has it that Google is planning to announce a new version of Android in the second quarter of 2012, but that will likely leave a lot of Android users wondering, “Hey – what about Android 4.0?” Google first announced its latest and greatest version of the Android mobile platform, code nam ... Full Article »

February 16, 2012 2:13pm

Android’s internal rivalry caused HTC’s downfall

It doesn’t always pay to be a first mover. When Android first hit the market, it was HTC that had enough faith in Google’s initial OS to manufacture handsets, but two year’s later the inaugural Android device maker has fallen to increasing competition within the Android community. Today HTC re ... Full Article »

February 6, 2012 9:19am


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