[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7pE9UTTfy4&w=560&h=315] A year after Google TV’s middling launch, Google is finally ready to take another stab at its ambitious smart TV platform.
We got our first glimpse yesterday of what could be AT&T’s first LTE 4G phone. Now its first LTE tablet, the HTC Puccini, has been uncovered by Engadget.
Nvidia showed off an eye-popping demo of its next-generation Tegra chip, a quad-core device code-named Project Kal-El.
Search giant Google, which dove into the mobile market just a few years ago, announced today that it has activated 100 million Android devices to date.
Joining a fight that Apple began in April 2010, Sony launched two tablet computers based on the Google Android 3.0 operating system today.
Sony has confirmed its plans to release a tablet running Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” — quite possibly the unique-looking S1 Playstation tablet — by the end of the year.
Google’s Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” update won’t be making its way to smaller developers anytime soon. The company has decided to delay the release of Android 3.0’s source code to the community, Bloomberg reported yesterday.
After all the hoopla surrounding Apple‘s iPad 2 launch has settled, Motorola announced that a Wi-Fi-only version its Android-based Xoom tablet will be available in stores on March 27.
Motorola’s latest entry into the tablet wars won’t have Adobe Flash for the first few weeks after it is released, according to Verizon’s landing page for the device.
Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie might have a soft spot for Android, but he has to go where the money is. So his company is unveiling a slew of new features for its iPad application today before it gets to work on pumping up its Android application.
Sony has been oddly quiet about its tablet plans, but now there’s word that it’s working on an intriguingly designed Android tablet that will be able to play games from its PlayStation Suite, Engadget reports.
With Google positioning Android 3.0, also known as Honeycomb, as a tablet-only operating system, it’s been unclear when similar upgrades will make their way to phones. Today while on stage at the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Google’s Eric Schmidt shed some light on the matter.
If you’re wondering why we’re not seeing more Android smartphones running version 2.3 of the OS like Samsung’s Nexus S, this may be why: Google is apparently prepping its Android 2.4 update for April. And it will likely serve as transition to the major Android 3.0 update, the news site Pocket Lint reports.
Here’s our roundup of the week’s tech business news. First, the most popular stories that VentureBeat published in the last seven days:
For the first time, Google has a chance at catching up with Apple in the hot tablet computer market. That’s one of the core points I took away from Google’s press event yesterday where it showed off Honeycomb, the next version of its Android software, specifically aimed at tablets. The ball is now in Apple’s court.
Apple has had some of the best 3D games on its iPhone and iPad devices, hands-down. But at Google’s press event today, we could see for ourselves that Android tablets are catching up in their ability to run fast-and-furious 3D games.
CNN showed off an Android tablet app today that will let users broadcast news directly. It debuted the app at Google’s event to show off Honeycomb, the latest version of the Android mobile operating system.
Google showed off more details of its Android 3.0 operating system for tablet computers today, code-named Honeycomb. We had a chance to get up close to see some of the new features such as a better way of presenting email, videos, music and home screen via rich graphics.
By fixing problems with earlier versions of Android, Google has a chance to win over loyal iPhone developers to its mobile operating system, which can now support tablet computers.
Google showed off its Android 3.0 operating system, code-named Honeycomb, today at a press conference at the company’s headquarters. And it promises much better support for 3D graphics on larger tablet-size screens.
Google showed a live demo of the Android 3.0 version of its mobile operating system today at the Verizon keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show. As you can see from the end of the video, you can now do live video conferencing via the new Motorola tablet using the Android 3.0 software.
Nvidia is reportedly racking up design wins for its Tegra 2 chip set for smartphones and tablets, with many of the devices expected to be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Lenovo, the giant Chinese-American PC maker, won’t be bringing its LePad Android tablet to the U.S. until summer 2011 and has ruled out a Windows 7-based tablet entirely, PC Magazine reports.