Google’s Android operating system is more vulnerable to hackers and viruses than Apple iPhone platform, according to antivirus-maker Trend Micro.
Qualcomm plans to release HSPA-enabled dual core Snapdragon processors for high-end smartphones this year.
The age of smartphones has dawned on India. Smartphone — an all-in-one device that can support e-mails, multi-tasking, social networking, gaming and much more — is the fastest growing category in the mobile phone market.
Photographs and a few details of LG’s upcoming smartphone, codenamed LG B, have been leaked on the Web by Phandroid, an Android-centric blog. Within a few hours of the leak, LG’s official Twitter account announced that the LG B phone would be shown at LG Bloggers Meet on Jan. 5.
Ripxx gadget for skiers and snowbladers is now available as a Google Android app. The gadget is meant to help people interested in winter sports to plan their trip, and can be used to keep records of ski runs etc. It costs $4.99 and can be downloaded from the Android Market.
Google Android 2.3 or Gingerbread was released on Dec. 6, but this is good news only for those who own Android Froyo phones that will get an upgrade to Gingerbread.
Google Maps for Mobile 5 will be released soon. This announcement was made by the founder of Android and vice president of engineering at Google, Andy Rubin, at the launch of the company’s latest mobile phone operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
LG Optimus U is scheduled for its launch on Dec. 13 and will be heading to U.S. Cellular for sale. LG Optimus U is targeted at first-time smartphone users who want to experience the power of Google’s Android 2.2 technology.
Motorola has launched three new Android smartphones from its Ming series - the A1680, MT810, and the XT806 - in China.