Articles tagged with: Open Handset Alliance and Google

Google Epects 18 Android Phones by Year-End

Google anticipates that there will be at least 18 new Android based smartphones by the end of this year. Google's senior director for mobile platforms, Andy Rubin told a conference that the number might creep up to twenty handsets, more

Related Tags: android, htc, andy-rubin, os, planning, gmail


Sony Ericsson Inches Closer to Android Smartphone Launch

Sony Ericsson is reported to be closer to launching a smartphone running the Google backed Android OS, according to Peter Ang, vice president of marketing, Asia Pacific at Sony Ericsson. more

Related Tags: sony-ericsson, android, sony, symbian, testing


Google Sues Over Android Brandname

Google is involved in a lawsuit over the name of the Android OS which the firm is backing as part of the Open Handset Alliance. more

Related Tags: android, illinois, os, lawsuit,


Samsung Shows off its First Android Phone

Samsung Electronics has shown off its first Android-powered mobile phone, the I7500. With a launch of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to unveil an Android-powered phone. more

Related Tags: samsung, android, ovi, iden, gps, tim, o2, itu, eu, smartphone, battery, memory, amoled, hsdpa, life, maps


Vodafone, Sony Ericsson Join Google Phone Alliance

The Open Handset Alliance - which develops the Google backed Android operating system for smartphones - has announced fourteen new members, including Sony Ericsson and Vodafone. more

Related Tags: android, sony-ericsson, windows-mobile, semiconductor, smartphone, huawei, vodafone, smartphones, wind, ericsson, toshiba, softbank, garmin, sony, symbian, open-source, walkman, windows, asustek, os


Telecom Carriers Should Consider Partnering With Google

Google's influence and market power with key telecommunications industry stakeholders is having a significant impact on the industry, according to Gartner. more

Related Tags: android, microsoft, skype, gartner, dell, compete, mobile-internet, 800mhz, fcc, operating-system, linux, 700mhz, presence, downlink, wired, cloud-computing, os, cloud


UPDATE: Google Unveils Android Smartphone for T-Mobile

Google, Tuesday unveiled its first Android-powered smartphone for T-Mobile USA as the Internet giant hopes to shake up the wireless industry. more

Related Tags: android, wi-fi, t-mobile, windows-mobile, iphone, smartphone, t-mobile-usa, apple, apple, driving, wind, verizon-wireless, verizon, gartner, vodafone, htc, chief-technology-officer, touchscreen, mobile-internet, mobile-search, symbian, mobile-web-browser, sprint, vodafone-group, operating-system, chrome, windows, linux, web-browser, gold, android-market, mobile-web, auction, safari


Qualcomm Working on Google Android Phone

Qualcomm has confirmed that it is working on an iPhone rival platform which would be based on the Google supported open-source Android operating system. more

Related Tags: android, qualcomm, htc, snapdragon


Microsoft faces Pressure from Smartphone OS Alliances

With the smartphone world increasingly shifting toward an open operating system model, Microsoft and its Windows Mobile face another obstacle in trying to penetrate the consumer market. more

Related Tags: android, windows-mobile, microsoft, samsung, smartphones, driving, docomo, verizon-wireless, verizon, gartner, apple, compete, symbian, sk-telecom, open-source, operating-system, linux, andrew, symbian-foundation, olli-pekka-kallasvuo, os