Tag: Google Android

  • Google Brings Android to Cars in a New Innovative Way

    Millions of people already bring Android phones and tablets into their cars, but it's not yet a driving-optimised experience," said Patrick Brady, director of Android engineering. "Wouldn't it be great if you could bring your favourite apps and music with you and use them safely with your car's built-in controls and in-dash display?" he added. […]

  • Android Market on track to surpass Apple App Store

    Google’s efforts to market the Android OS platform to software developers appears to be working.  A strong open source community combined with developer events and free developer phones have lead to droves of applications popping up in the official android marketplace.  It’s no wonder Steve Jobs and Apple have recently been in the news seemingly […]

  • Official: Android 2.1 Update Now Available

    The first phone to be officially upgraded to the Android 2.1 operating system is the Samsung Galaxy Spica (also known as the Galaxy Portal). The upgrade is available in Germany and Samsung has detailed that it will be gradually rolled out to other European markets, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Asia, Africa and rest of the world (Antarctica and Americas.)

  • Telus Milestone: Rooted.

    The developer team over at alldroid.org has  managed to gain root access to the version of the Motorola Milestone which was recently released by Telus Mobility in Canada.  At first glance this doesn’t seem like news; both the Droid and Milestone were rooted months ago.  The difference is the Telus version was released with the […]

  • Google Shopper: Android for Frugal

    Google Shopper is the recently unleashed shopping application from Google Mobile Labs for Android-powered phones. It promises to easily lookup specifications, find reviews and compare prices based on product searches.