Google Android Gingerbread

We’re not 100% certain, but the word on the wire is that Gingerbread might come out of the oven today, and if so, we’ll be here... for the tasting. If the rumors are correct, we may very well see the next iteration of Google’s Android OS today, offering a whole bunch of new features including HTML5 support, Near Field Comm...

Google's Gingerbread

It would appear as though Google have been tasting Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread and Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb recently. Indeed, if you head on... over to AIRBenchmark you will be able to see an Android OS version of 2.3 and 3.0 listed, with their accompany AIRBenchmark scores. This website provides benchmarking facilities and score logged for...

Gizmodo mock up of Nexus S

We’re all wondering what exactly Android 2.3 will have in store for us other than another tasty title to use when talking about it. Thanks... to the Web 2.0 Summit, Google CEO Eric Schmidt found it timely to mention that that Android Gingerbread 2.3 will support ‘near-field-communications to read RFID tags as well as communicate with othe...

Lenovo Android Tablet

So if you live in China you might find the title of this post a little misleading because the plan’s afoot for a Chinese release sometime soon.... However, Big-L have apparently stated that they will not release an Android tablet in the US until Android 3.x aka Honeycomb. According to Techradar, Honeycomb is not due until Q1 2011. What is a little s...

Gingerbread on Android

Phandroid have written an exclusive on the forthcoming version of Android, Gingerbread. It’s a bit of an essay if I’m brutally honest... so I thought I would summarize it here.

The major points are the rumored Video Calling, and VoiP support. The other obvious thing to note, and something we have noted before, is that the user in...

Google Android

Android Police are supporting a rumor that is quite exciting. Apparently the Gingerbread SDK will be released soon, and with it a host of information about... what this latest release of Android is going to do.

The application inferface will reveal a lot of the new functionality afforded by this iteration of the OS, and furthermore we should have access...

HTC Update to Froyo explained

So why has Froyo not already landed on HTC’s Desire, Legend and Wildfire handsets? In an interview with Pocket-lint at the Qualcomm... Uplinq convention in San Diego, USA, HTC’s global PR and online community manager (Eric Lin) explains why.

In short, it is because every HTC application requires a port to Froyo. The savi...

Android Gallery via BriefMobile

Yesterday the rumor-mill went into overdrive and ground up so much finely processed rumour from which to feed the masses I think everyone... lost their way a little bit. Thankfully it is a new day and with that comes some perspective. It all started when Mobile-review.com’s Eldar Murtazin spilled all the Android 3.0 Gingerbread beans yest...

Rumors have been swirling about Google’s next update to the Android OS, 3.0 Gingerbread.  We have heard that the release would come in Q4 and now we have something even more specific, a mid-October... release date, possibly the 15th or 16th.

Other details from Rumor Czar Eldar Murtazin Russian podcast include a revamped UI (user interface), new 1280×760 resolution availability for devices wit...

Android UI from HTC

Android UI has been a major part of the strategy for HTC and Motorola. With more and more manufacturers adopting the green robot, the user interface... is really the only way to separate oneself from the pack. HTC have become particular famous for their Sense UI which also exists on WinMo devices. It is clean, compact, graphically interesting, but all...