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Andy Rubin Is Not Leaving Google, Says 900,000 Android Activations Happening Per Day

Andy Rubin Is Not Leaving Google, Says 900,000 Android Activations Happening Per Day

Rumors have been doing their rounds on the web that one of Google’s chiefs on Android, Andy Rubin, has plans of leaving Android. As it is, rumors have a way of making their presence known even if the reality is contrary to them. Now, Rubin has chimed in with the official word, stating that he has absolutely no plans of leaving Google.

By On June 11, 2012 Respond
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HP’s Core WebOS Enyo Team Leaves, Joins Google

HP’s Core WebOS Enyo Team Leaves, Joins Google

If you are an excellent programmer with some great ideas in your head, rest assured that the tech companies will be vying for you and would want you to be a part of their team. This, too, is apparently what hit HP’s Core WebOS Enyo team. The team was working on webOS’s HTML5-based application framework and was responsible for most of the coding behind it.

By On May 29, 2012 Respond
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Google Finally Seals The Motorola Deal Raking In $12.5 Billion

Google Finally Seals The Motorola Deal Raking In $12.5 Billion

Google has long been pursuing its ambition to acquire Motorola Mobility. Both companies agreed to the acquisition, raking in a whopping $12.5 billion. However, they needed clearance from regulatory authorities in Europe, America as well as China to go ahead with the deal. While American and European authorities had already cleared the deal, Google now has received the go-ahead from Chinese authorities too and has finalized the deal.

By On May 23, 2012 Respond
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Google Changes Nexus Marketing Strategy, Gets More Partners

Google Changes Nexus Marketing Strategy, Gets More Partners

Google’s flagship device, Galaxy Nexus and other devices in the Nexus lineup have been quite a hit with the world of Android users. While Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S were initially through carriers or non-Google retailers, Google has been selling the Nexus One device directly through its site. The device was sold as unlocked. Now, it seems that Google plans to expand on this strategy.

By On May 17, 2012 1 Response
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Settlement Talks Between Apple And Samsung Will Happen In May

Settlement Talks Between Apple And Samsung Will Happen In May

Many have been rather sceptical of the attempts at settlement talks between the two tech giants, Apple and Samsung. However, Apple’s chief, Tim Cook seems determined to go forward with the talks. He seems to have taken a clear departure from Steve Jobs’ stance in a recent statement he gave regarding the settlement talks.

By On April 29, 2012 Respond
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Sun’s Former CEO, Jonathan Schwartz Speaks In Favor Of Google

Sun’s Former CEO, Jonathan Schwartz Speaks In Favor Of Google

The trial of the ongoing legal case between Google and Oracle over Java APIs’ infringement has taken a rather interesting twist. Oracle acquired Java when it acquired Sun since Sun created Java. But now, former CEO of Sun, Jonathan Schwartz, has appeared in the trial and spoken in favor of Google, stating that Java, and its APIs, were meant to be free.

By On April 27, 2012 Respond
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Oracle Bought Sun Solely For Java, Oracle Executive Says

Oracle Bought Sun Solely For Java, Oracle Executive Says

The legal battle between Google and Oracle continues and the latter continues to maintain that Java, although a free language, is still very valuable and that Google failed to pay the price of using it. Now, an Oracle executive has re-iterated during court proceedings that the value of Java APIs is what made Sun a very valuable acquisition for Oracle.

By On April 19, 2012 Respond
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Android IP Trial: Larry Page Leads As First Witness

Android IP Trial: Larry Page Leads As First Witness

Oracle has been quite critical of Google’s Android platform, alleging that Google didn’t respect the ownership of a number of Java-related patents owned by Oracle. Google, in turn, denies having done so. The failure of both to reach a settlement has now kick-started a court proceeding where Google’s CEO, Larry Page, was announced the first witness.

By On April 18, 2012 Respond
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Larry Page Says Android Is About More Than Just Tablets

Larry Page Says Android Is About More Than Just Tablets

There have been a lot of rumors that Google may launch an Android tablet of its own some time soon. Whereas that remains a possibility, Google’s CEO Larry Page is of the view that the Android platform is not just about tablets, but about the entire ecosystem that surrounds this platform. This essentially means that Google will continue focusing on key features of this ecosystem such as Google Play and Android apps.

By On April 14, 2012 2 Responses
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Skyhook CEO Says Major Non-Google Android Device On Its Way

Skyhook CEO Says Major Non-Google Android Device On Its Way

Google currently has the primary control over Android platform. It decides what goes or doesn’t go into the platform and actual vendors of Android devices have little sway. This, according to the CEO of Skyhook, is leading to a kind of ‘mutinying’ where a major, non-Google vendor wants to launch an Android device independent of Google. This would also mean that such a vendor wouldn’t have an access to Google Play.

By On April 6, 2012 Respond
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Skype Video Calling Coming Soon To Android and iPhone

Skype Video Calling Coming Soon To Android and iPhone

If you are nokia N900 user you can make video calls over Skype.But if you are iPhone, Android or any other smartphone user, you are unfortunately out of luck since Skype video calling is still not available on these devices.

By On December 10, 2010 3 Responses
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Download Dungeon Hunter for Android

Download Dungeon Hunter for Android

Gameloft have made Android game Dungeon Hunter free for one day only, offering a handy way to bypass the pre-weekend boredom. Available as part of the game studio’s Advent Twitter promotion, the game was released back in May 2010.With gameplay set over the land of Gothicus, Dungeon Hunter is a 3D epic quest set in a dark fantasy world. Dungeon Hunter is available for iPhone, iPod touch, Windows Phone 7 and Android platform.

By On December 6, 2010 Respond
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Monsoon Multimedia Announced New Android Streaming App

Monsoon Multimedia Announced New Android Streaming App

Monsoon Multimedia has announced a new app for the Android platform that allows streaming and mobile video recording using the Vulkano Deluxe and Vulkano Deluxe Pro set top boxes.

By On October 30, 2010 Respond
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Aava Introduced X86 SDK for Android developers

Aava Introduced X86 SDK for Android developers

Just in time for Computex 2010, Aava Mobile has announced the Virta Android, a hardware-enhanced software developer kit (h-SDK) for Android developers wishing to write applications for smartphones and tablets running the newest Intel Atom Z6xx Series processors (previously codenamed “Moorestown”).

By On June 3, 2010 Respond
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Acer’s New Android 2.1 Éclair based smartphone-Acer Stream

Acer’s New Android 2.1 Éclair based smartphone-Acer Stream

Acer has officially announced its latest Android 2.1 Éclair based smartphone which is aimed to the users who look for the best entertainment, named as Acer Stream.

By On May 29, 2010 3 Responses
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