Hands on with Android Jelly Bean

After a day of Google I/O announcements, I finally got my hands on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system. I found that there are a few things that

Published on: June 28th, 2012 Armando Rodriguez

Samsung Galaxy S III reviewed as

Samsung's Galaxy S III is the Android smartphone to beat, the first reviewers of the phones concluded, as the phone arrived in Canada on June 27.All major carriers (including Bell, Telus and Rogers) havesigned

Published on: June 21st, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Samsung pushes back Galaxy Tab 2 launch to end of April

Samsung's low-cost tablets, the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) and Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), have been delayed, and will now start shipping in the U.K at the end of April, the company said on

Published on: April 3rd, 2012

HTC unveils phones getting Android 4.0 upgrade

HTC is preparing an Android 4.0 upgrade for 16 of its existing smartphones, but the company still has few details on when users will get the upgrade, according to a blog posted on Tuesday.

Published on: March 14th, 2012

‘Key Lime Pie’ to be next Android OS: reports

Google Inc. has chosen the codename Key Lime Pie for the version of its Android operating system slated to follow Jelly Bean, new reports suggest today.The name, according to a story by CNET,

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Report of upcoming Android 5.0 (‘Jellybean’) draws doubts

If Google's Ice Cream Sandwich was supposed to unify Android devices, it may not stay unified for long. According to one report published on DigiTimes, device manufacturers are apparently already disappointed with the

Published on: February 16th, 2012 Brad Reed

Chrome browser for Android won’t support Flash, Adobe confirms

Chrome for Android will not run Flash Player, the popular software that Apple has famously banned, Adobe confirmed yesterday.The acknowledgment was no surprise: Last November, Adobe announced it was abandoning development of Flash

Published on: February 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Amazon’s Kindle Fire giving Android tablets a boost

Few may have envisioned that an ultra-cheap tablet sold by the most popular online retailer in the world would be successful. And yet Amazon's Kindle Fire finds itself in just such a situation, according to estimates

Published on: January 30th, 2012 Brad Reed

Ultra books live up to the hype at CES 2012; tablets Excite

Are the highly-hyped “ultrabooks” worth it? That was the question swirling many minds heading into the desert surrounding the Consumer Electronics Show. After viewing several models, this technology will be among the top

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Elliott Chun

Hands on with Toshiba Excite X10 tablet

There was no shortage of tablets debuted at last year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and this year's CES is proving no different. Described by Toshiba as the thinnest tablet in the

Published on: January 10th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google planning

You didn't really think Google was going to let Amazon hog all the Android tablet glory, did you?In an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sea today, Googleexecutive chairman Eric Schmidt said that

Published on: December 20th, 2011 Brad Reed

Six tasty changes make Ice Cream Sandwich right for work

Android phones now make up over half of all smartphone sales.This year's update to Android 4.0, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), containsnumerous changes to make Android friendlier than ever, and that mayeven make

Published on: November 29th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Google Galaxy Nexus could be the best Android phone yet

In the world of Android, we see a lot of new phones -- and inevitably, some of them are destined to be forgotten. Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus is not one of those devices.The

Published on: November 23rd, 2011 JR Raphael

‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ features come with security gaps

Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” is imminent with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Early reviews suggest that Android 4.0 is a cutting edge mobile OS with a variety of awesome

Published on: November 21st, 2011 Tony Bradley