Category Archives: Mobile

Despite Unproven Market, Facebook To Launch Custom Android OS Phone With HTC | TechCrunch

Over the past few years, Facebook has partnered with a variety of handset makers to release smartphones and feature phones that deeply integrate the social network into software and hardware. These phones have sold poorly, though. Meanwhile iOS and Android are claiming more and more of the market such that they endanger Facebook

Google pulls Gmail Blackberry app

Google pulls Gmail Blackberry app
Google will end support for the Blackberry version of its Gmail app, a decision that is yet another blow to the once dominant business-centric phone brand.
In a statement, Google said it will focus …..

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First Motorola Droid4 Photos Surface

First Motorola Droid4 Photos Surface [PICS]
The first photos of Motorola's next big Android 4G release, the Droid4, have appeared.

Android Software Fragmentation Visualized

Android Software Fragmentation Visualized – IGN
New infographic illustrates how multiple versions of Google's mobile OS have been stretched across multiple devices, leaving many users with generations old software.

Every Android device now infringes Apple patent: Slide to unlock

Every Android device now infringes Apple patent: Slide to unlock | ZDNet
Apple has received a confirmed patent for the “slide to unlock” control in use on every Android phone and tablet in existence.

Android Smartphone Round-Up: October Edition

TechCrunch | Android Smartphone Round-Up: October Edition
Even with Ice Cream Sandwich on the way, Android Gingerbread devices are still as hot as ever. That said, there are way too many Android handsets on the market to parse through each and every one, but…