Google reports 70 million Android tablet activations

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It seems like just 10 weeks ago that Google was reporting a total of 900 million Android activations. Well, now the company’s back, once again outdoing itself with some fresh figures. Today, we’re hearing that more than 70 million Android … Continue reading

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Google announces in-app subscriptions for Android apps

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Google today announced a new feature for Android applications offered through the Google Play store. Available immediately for Android developers, in-app subscriptions will allow users to pay for monthly or annual subscriptions directly inside of apps. And as detailed by … Continue reading

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Android doesn’t infringe Oracle’s patents, says jury

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A jury today unanimously decided that Google did not infringe on two of Oracle’s patents. In the decision at the U.S. District Court of Northern California, the jury in the trial said Google did not infringe on six claims in … Continue reading

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VIA outs tiny cheap Android PC

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If you’re a big fan of the Android operating system, mainboard and small form factor PC maker VIA has a new and very cheap computer designed to run Android that might pique your interest. The machine is simply called the … Continue reading

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Motorola Latest Android Manufacturer Facing Ban in U.S.

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Following HTC’s import bans on high profile Android handsets such as the HTC One X and the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE as a result of HTC’s ongoing patent dispute with Apple, the latest Android manufacturer to face an import … Continue reading

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Is Google+ gaining against Facebook on Android?

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Ahead of Facebook’s Friday IPO, NPD released usage data for Android smartphones. Unsurprisingly, user reach is quite high. In looking over the data, I honed in on Google+, which makes a surprising showing for a social network not even a … Continue reading

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Android Thumbstick MK802 – Cheap Candy

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Android on a stick anyone? The FXI Cotton Candy garnered a lot of attention and  is slowly starting to filter its way into the wild, but the Chinese market has just released a similar Android based thumb stick.  Not quite as highly … Continue reading

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ITC says Motorola violates a Microsoft patent on its Android devices

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The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Motorola violates one of Microsoft’s patents in some of its Android products and has prohibited the import of those products into the U.S. There will be little immediate effect, as there is … Continue reading

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Gartner: Samsung makes up 40% of Android smar

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For the moment, Samsung and Joss Whedon have something in common: they’re both on top of the world. After shipping more smartphones than any other company last quarter, a new report from Gartner says that four out of every ten … Continue reading

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Android 5.0 Will Launch this Fall with Five Nexus Devices: Report

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When Android 5.0 “Jelly Bean” launches this fall, it will appear first on several new mobile devices sold by Google itself as part of the “Nexus” line. That’s according to a Tuesday story in the Wall Street Journal, which reports … Continue reading

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Google’s grand Android plan: Finally, it all makes sense

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Get ready, gang: Android may be on the brink of its biggest change yet — a shift that could redefine the platform and send waves through the entire mobile market. Signs of something big have been brewing in AndroidLand for … Continue reading

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What’s Your Android Distribution Strategy?

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435,502. That’s how many Android apps were available on April 28, 2012. Depending on when you’re reading this, that number may have grown by at least 5,000. Those numbers are good news for Android developers because a broad, deep and … Continue reading

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How To Root Android Phones

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With hundreds of Android devices on the market, many users are curious about how they can root their phones to have full control of their phone.  If you’re thinking about rooting your phone, let’s see how you can benefit from … Continue reading

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Army stronger with Androids

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Android-powered smartphones will help soldiers of the future discover better trails, locate colleagues and build stronger defense – capability that just doesn’t exist today. They’ll be a permanent fixture in the United States Army, officials said. FoxNews.com traveled to White Sands … Continue reading

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Google brings local deals to Maps for Android

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Google released an updated version of its Maps for Android application that integrates location-specific daily deals offers. Maps for Android 6.7 presents both premium and free Google Offers from local restaurants and retailers along with corresponding mapping and navigation data. … Continue reading

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