Archive for the ‘Android’ Category

Linux/Android mini-PC debuts HD-ready Marvell PXA510 SoC – News – Linux for Devices

May 14, 2011

Linux/Android mini-PC debuts HD-ready Marvell PXA510 SoC – News – Linux for Devices.

Customizable tablets and panel PCs run Linux, Android – News – Linux for Devices

March 28, 2011

Customizable tablets and panel PCs run Linux, Android – News – Linux for Devices.

Android tablets to lead iPad by 2014, says study – News – Linux for Devices

March 5, 2011

Android tablets to lead iPad by 2014, says study – News – Linux for Devices.

Android-based Cloud handsets focus on Facebook – News – Linux for Devices

February 11, 2011

Android-based Cloud handsets focus on Facebook – News – Linux for Devices.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied his company would ever produce a phone, but acknowledged it could work with hardware makers to get the Facebook experience right on handsets. This statement now appears to describe what took place with for the INQ Cloud Touch and Cloud Q smartphones.

Android 2.4 ships in April with dual-core support, report claims – News – Linux for Devices

February 9, 2011

Viewsonic’s upcoming 4.1-inch ViewPad 4 smartphone will run Android 2.4, says an industry report. Due in April, this operating system upgrade will add dual-core support, and will have the same Gingerbread” nickname as the apparently short-lived Android 2.3, according to the U.K. website Pocket Lint.

Android 2.4 ships in April with dual-core support, report claims – News – Linux for Devices.

Xoom stands out in a CES sea of Android tablet dreck – News – Linux for Devices

January 13, 2011

Between 51 and 75 tablets appeared at CES, depending on different reports, with most running Android, but few offering the tablet-optimized Android 3.0. Here, we sum up our tablet coverage and survey CES tablet analysis from the blogosphere, which tends to agree on two points: the Motorola Xoom stole the show, and most of the other Android tablets were DOA.

Xoom stands out in a CES sea of Android tablet dreck – News – Linux for Devices.

Dell unveils seven-inch tablet and unlocked Android phone – News – Linux for Devices

January 7, 2011

Dell unveils seven-inch tablet and unlocked Android phone – News – Linux for Devices.

Qualcomm expands reach with Atheros acquisition – News – Linux for Devices

January 6, 2011

Qualcomm expands reach with Atheros acquisition – News – Linux for Devices.

Low-cost TV maker tips Android tablet and phone – News – Linux for Devices

January 4, 2011

Low-cost TV maker tips Android tablet and phone – News – Linux for Devices.

Reference design for Snapdragon Android phone ships – News – Linux for Devices

December 22, 2010

Bsquare says it is now shipping a smartphone reference platform for developing Android applications using the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. The Snapdragon Mobile Development Platform (MDP) for Android is built around the 1GHz MSM8655 Snapdragon, and offers a 3.8-inch WVGA multitouch screen, a 12-megapixel camera, plus a full array of wireless radios and sensors, says the company.

Reference design for Snapdragon Android phone ships – News – Linux for Devices.