Note to phone manufacturers: want folks to write about your shiny new phone? Put an attractive person battling robotic gladiators (that are actually pretty decently rendered) in it.
RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android apps later this year after a software update. That much we do know. Now, Bloomberg reports that all QNX-based BlackBerry smartphones will run Android apps as well. Is it time for RIM to throw in the towel and build BlackBerries using the Android OS?
A 10-year-old hacker who goes by the handle CyFi has an "important lesson" that mobile phone app makers can "learn from a Girl Scout." She's found a way to cheat Android and iOS games on smartphones and tablets using a common console and PC video game exploit: the clock.
Touch screen devices are now a normal part of our computing environment, but now a new player seeks to add a bit more flair to what has until now been a relatively conservative design approach by putting the power of Android on your wrist.
Call me old-fashioned, but my big hang-up with the iPad is that it doesn't like to connect to things. Sure you can use Bluetooth, WiFi, or the ubiquitous Apple dock connector, but that leaves a lot of things that simply can't talk directly to the iPad. Lenovo's upcoming Honeycomb based ThinkPad tablet fixes that problem, by giving you a whole slew of actual ports.
Good news Nook Color owners, you can now buy a microSD card loaded up with special software that will transform that $250 e-reader into a multimedia playing, supercharged Android tablet beast. Only $35.
One in three Americans have waved goodbye to that old flip phone for an upgrade. And today, there are more options than ever for newbie smartphone subscribers. But which company is picking up the most shares? Check out the chart and prepare to be wowed by Android's steady rise to 38.1% of all U.S. smartphone owners.
What would make you pay $6,700 for a cellphone? The world's fastest mobile processor, or crispest screen? Well, this Tag Heuer phone has neither of those things, but it does have snakeskin on it, so that's something I suppose.
This prototype "2-in-1 smartpad" from Imerj and Frog is an Android phone that offers up twice the screen real estate as a standard phone by flipping out to connect two different screens. Neat!
It's funny how new gadgets often pop up unexpectedly long before the manufacturer has a chance to make a big splash. This time it's a new LG branded dual-screen slider Android phone, which showed up at a London press event held by UK carrier Orange.