Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Pixel and Nexus devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. The latest update this month fixes several critical issues, including issues in Runtime, Framework, Libraries and more. Continue reading “Google rolls out July Android security update for Pixel and Nexus devices”
Google on Monday announced that it is working to bring Vulkan’s 3D graphics rendering support to future version of Android. Continue reading “Google plans to bring Vulkan 3D graphics rendering API to future Android versions”
This month, Google’s Android platform distribution numbers reveal that the total Lollipop adoption has now reached to 12.4 percent, which is an increase of 2.7 percent from last month’s almost 10 percent overall (9.7 percent). Continue reading “Android Lollipop now on 12.4% devices, KitKat still tops with 39.2%”
Google is reportedly developing a new OS named ‘Brillo’ to power any electronic device that can connect to the Internet aka Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Continue reading “Google reportedly set to unveil Android-based ‘Brillo’ OS for IoT devices next week”
The Motorola Defy+ is an updated version of the Motorola Defy, Motorola’s unique take on making rugged phones accessible to all. Externally the Defy+ looks identical to the Defy. In fact side by side it is impossible to tell the two apart. Which is a good thing as we like the same small cute design. Continue reading “Motorola DEFY+ hands-on and unboxing”
We recently told you that BestBuy will exclusively launch HTC Flyer in USA, which is HTC’s first ever Android powered tablet. HTC Flyer looks like an amazing tablet and it comes with a totally different experience. It’s running Android Gingerbread OS but we heard recently from HTC that the tablet will receive Honeycomb update shortly after launch. Continue reading “HTC Flyer now up for pre-order at BestBuy”
After Eclair, Froyo and Gingerbread, the next version of Android will be called as Honeycomb. The next Android version will be launched early next year, after the launch of Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) OS.
After Eclair, Froyo and Gingerbread, the next version of Android will be called as Honeycomb. The next Android version will be launched early next year, after the launch of Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) OS. The complete details of Honeycomb is not available yet, but it will have a few changes from Gingerbread.
Continue reading “Next Android Version To Be Called Honeycomb”
Motorola might be on the road to recovery with their new handset. The Motorola Droid which is the company’s first Google Android device and an Apple iPhone Competitor.
The device had tremendous hype even before its release starting with rumours, leaked pictures etc. Now a week has passed since it’s release and sources say that Motorola might have sold as many as 100,000 Motorola Droid phones over the weekend. Continue reading “Motorola Droid Enjoys Great Sales!”
The Android Team has just released its SDK for Android 1.6 codenamed “The Donut”.
So whats new in the “The Donut“:
- It now has support for both CDMA as well as GSM.
- It now supports more screen resolutions, which in return will allow Android apps to work on more devices.
- The new APIs include a gestures framework and text-to-speech engine.
- Donut now provides access to the new and improved Android Market.
- It now provides a Quick Search Box for Donut Users, which allows searching directly from the home screen with suggested results while a person is typing.
Devices with Android 1.6 running are expected to be out as early as October ’09. Apps developed for older versions of Android will continue to run on Android 1.6. However do test your existing apps on the Android 1.6 SDK to make sure they run as expected.
Android Team also added that over the next several weeks, they will publish a series of blog posts to help the developers get ready for the new developer technologies in Android 1.6. The topics on which posts will be covered are:
- How to adapt your applications to support different screen sizes
- Integrating with Quick Search Box
- Building gestures into your apps and
- Using the text-to-speech engine.
Download Android 1.6 SDK
In the meantime you can also check the official video of Android 1.6 along with its new features below:
HTC Magic is the successor the first Google Phone. Its a sleeker version of the G1 sans keyboard.
The second Google Android smart phone was unveiled at Barcelona this week jointly by HTC and Vodafone
Its the first touchscreen only android phone . yes its getting closer to the apple iphone .
Its got a great 3.2 inch 320×480 pixel touchscreen display .
It will feature the cupcake version of the android software and will have an onscreen keybord
Well all of you are curious when will the Google Phone a.k.a HTC G1 [specs] would arrive in India.
But the 2nd version of the G1 might come soon to India as the Magic is exclusive to Vodafone for now. Continue reading “HTC Magic G2 Google Android phone unveiled”
The T-Mobile G1 would be available for purchase to Android Developers in India but branded as the Android Dev Phone 1but carries the same specs as the G1
Android Developers in 18 countries including India can now purchase the Google Android Phone
Its both Network and Hardware unlocked and is mainly made available to android developers world over.
You don’t have to be on T-Mobile or inside USA to get this phone ..
Anyhow we managed to get the unlocked G1 to work on Airtel earlier Continue reading “Google G1 now available to Android developers in India”
We are going to see a lot more Android based phones in the coming days as more and more Companies are joining the OHA or the Open Handset Alliance
The latest news its that 14 members have joined including Sony Ericsson , Vodafone and Toshibha
The statement says “New members will either deploy compatible Android devices, contribute significant code to the Android Open Source Project, or support the ecosystem through products and services that will accelerate the availability of Android-based devices.”
For instance it does not necessarilly mean SE will work on a Android device but their options are open
Palm and Motorola are doing really bad with handset sales .. should they just adopt Android and cut costs ?
I recently got my hands on a T-Mobile G1 the first Google Android powered phone.
I brought it to India from USA. I unlocked the handset through T-Mobile and the phone now works perfectly fine on Airtel .
We are working on a in depth review of the phone which is the first phone based on the Google Android Operating System.
We have been telling you about gPhone since August 2007 Continue reading “T-Mobile G1 Unlocked works in India on Airtel”
As we had predicted before , the HTC G1 which we unboxed earlier is coming soon to India.
HTC might bundle the handset with an Airtel Connection like RIM does for BlackBerry. HTC also offers a few phones exclusively on Airtel. Univercell shows this phone as coming soon and its priced at Rs.25000 or 500 USD
This is an interesting price point as iPhone 3G , Omnia and Xperia are all more costly than G1
G1 is definitely not a phone you would buy for its looks .. But still these are the phones which are making the news these days .
Would you buy the G1 for 25000 ?
Continue reading “HTC G1 coming to India, shows up on Univercell’s site”
We bring you the unboxing of the device and we are proud to be the first indian website to present the exclusive coverage of the phone to you
Here is the package contents of the HTC G1 or the first google android powered phone ..
The phone (obvious one )
Battery and charger
MicroSD Card .. 2GB
Tips and Tricks and Terms&conditions
We have some closeup shots of the phone and package and also a Video of the unboxing
Continue reading “The FoneArena G1 unboxing”