Wander into any electronics store and you'll soon come face-to-face with a wall of "Made for iPhone" accessories, especially earphones. Now, look around the store and find the "Made for Android" accessories area. No, go ahead. I'll wait. Hmmm, hmmmm, hmmm, la de da, tada ta da — Gee, wasn't Irving Berlin a great songwriter? — Do dodo do... Back? Find it? I didn't think so. Which is bizarre, isn't it? According to the latest figures, Android phones comprised 36.4 percent of the smartphone universe, iOS "just" 26 percent, RIM/BlackBerry a shrinking 25.7 percent. Yet there are about as many universal Android-specific accessories as there are happy Miami Heat fans. Here's why — and it's less obvious than you think.
Android users who are looking to upgrade to the most badass phone that OS has to offer should take a gander at the upcoming Google Nexus 4G, which is crammed to the gills with pretty much everything you could want in a phone.
Despite the iPhone's almost complete take over of Japan, there are still some holdouts still stubbornly holding on to their flip phones. For those diehards, Softbank has come up with a solution that is something of a compromise.
Several Japanese handset makers have tried, but it looks like this time one has finally gotten their would-be iPhone competitor right, and it's called the INFOBAR.
While folks with iPhones and iPads have been enjoying streaming video with the Netflix apps for a long time now, it's been conspicuously absent on Android. Until now!
Remember when gaming was analog, with games like Labyrinth where you had to steer a little ball around a wooden maze while avoiding the holes? Well even this simplest of games has gone high-tech thanks to this giant Android controlled version that uses a bowling ball, built for the Google I/O event in San Francisco.
DVICE is starting to feel the need, dear readers: the need for speed. We just released a shiny new version of the DVICE mobile app that's loads faster than the old one. What's more, at long last the DVICE app is calling Android home, too. Get it now for your Android device or iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Here's what looks to be some leaked shots of the Motorola Droid 3. So what's in store for Moto's next version of its flagship Android phone?
Who knew that this little green robot had a heart? But that's not all…there are at least 20 unique parts that make Android run. From a secret stash of donuts to his hydrochloric digestor, check out the image for more on everyone's favorite smartphone mascot.
Just days after it was revealed that Apple records the movements of iPad and iPhone users with a tracking file, Google has admitted that they are doing the same thing.