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Google and Verizon Announce Partnership, Plan to Co-Develop Several Android Devices

 *Spoiler alert* The Google and Verizon joint press conference scheduled for this morning was made to announce a new partnership between the two companies that'll soon pave way for Android devices on Verizon. Yep, it's finally official. Big Red is going to finally carry Android and it's going to...

Verizon and Google Schedule Joint Press Conference, Perhaps Announcing Android Phone ?

 Verizon and Google just announced that they'll be holding a joint press conference this morning (10am Eastern, 7am Pacific)  to discuss, well, no one really knows exactly. Obviously, when Google and Verizon get together, our minds get spinning for a Motorola Droid aka Tao aka Sholes announcement....

A Resolution Has Been Reached By CyanogenMod and Google

 We didn't like it when Google sent CyanogenMod, maker of the best Android ROMs available, a cease and desist letter. We didn't like Google's explanation on why CyanogenMod couldn't distribute the close-sourced applications of Android (Market, Gmail, etc) in the custom ROMs. We understood Google's...

Google Discusses Cease & Desist Order to CyanogenMod

 Google just penned a lengthy post regarding the controversy of CyanogenMod receiving a cease and desist letter. If you need to fill yourself in on the details of the Google vs CyanogenMod issue, head back to our previous post to catch yourselves up (be sure to read the comments, as they are filled...

Google Sends Cease & Desist Order To CyanogenMod ?

 CyanogenMod, one of the best and most popular custom Android ROMs available, just got hit with a cease & desist letter from Google. Gasp. Apparently, Google is not happy that CyanogenMod is distributing closed source Android applications like Gmail, Android Market, YouTube, etc.Could this be...

Google Introduces Fast Flip Web App for Android

 Google introduced Google Fast Flip today, a web service that fights the pain of slow loading news feeds. Because media-heavy sites often take up a lot of time to load, Google has sought to solve the problem by creating a virtual page flip for popular news feeds. With Google Fast Flip, Google is...

Verizon Getting Android Powered HTC Desire ?

 Are Verizon customers ready for an onslaught of Android phones? Because it looks like Big Red is receiving another Android device, this time by HTC. The HTC Desire 6200 was spotted in those infamous "inventory documents" and by the looks of it, 'ADR' and Google' both strongly hint at it being an...

Android Users Ban Apps from Android Market, Not Google

 Apple has been catching a lot of flack for their draconian app approval process, and for the most part, it's a well-deserved takedown. On our grass is greener side, Google has been looking pretty nice throughout the whole he-said, she-said battle between the FCC, Google, Apple, and AT&T and it...

Google Never Banned Skype from Android Market

 If you haven't heard all the FCC vs Apple/AT&T/Google drama yet, you should head over to the iPhone Blog and catch yourself up with official statements, interrogative questions, and more about why Apple "hasn't approved" (read: banned) the Google Voice application for the iPhone.Though the...

Google Releases 'Listen' Android App to Find and Play Podcasts

 Google has released a new application for Android that enables users to find and play their favorite podcasts on their Android device. Aptly named 'Listen', the app allows you to search, subscribe, download, and stream your favorite podcasts--or at least the favorite of the 'thousands of popular...

Amazon Releases Official App For Android

 Amazon.com has just released a free Android application to Android Market that'll offer a fast and easy way to shop on Amazon. After Google, Amazon is one of our favorite companies in the world so we're definitely excited to see an official application that'll take advantage of Android's unique...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt Resigns From Apple Board of Directors

 Google CEO, Eric Schmidt or Schmitty around these parts, has resigned his position from Apple's Board of Directors. In Apple's words:“Eric has been an excellent Board member for Apple, investing his valuable time, talent, passion and wisdom to help make Apple successful,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s...

Google Wave Going Public in September, Kind Of

 We're not really sure how we feel about Google Wave yet, but if it really shapes up to be how e-mail would be if it was invented today, count us in. Plus, we pretty much love anything Google puts out so Google Wave should really be no exception.And after a big announcement for Google Wave at...

Google Offering New Payment Options in Android Market

 Google Checkout has been the only payment option available in Android Market for quite some time and though it's been a wonderful conduit to make payments for applications, it's always better for developers, users, and Google to offer more options. Therefore, Google is going to be offering more...

Will Google Bring Chrome OS to Smartphones ?

 Gizmodo is speculating that Google will eventually bring their new desktop OS, Chrome OS, to their current OS, Android's, space--smartphones. We can't argue with them either, Android and Chrome OS seem to be on a collision course that we'll definitely be hearing about more in the future.Gizmodo...

Google Voice Application Coming to Android

Google Voice, the revolutionary software that allows you to re-direct phone calls, transcribe voicemails and so much more is finally headed to our favorite smartphone OS, Android. We're extremely excited about Google Voice's implementation because we truly believe that it'll be an exciting service...

Google Announces Google Chrome OS for PCs

 The rumors have always pointed towards Google releasing an Operating System but we just never really took it seriously. We figured Android is a desktop-class OS and many netbook manufacturers have taken a liking to it, so Google needn't bring another OS into the market. Oh how wrong we were.The...

Google G0 Android Phone Concept is Drool Worthy

 Before you get excited, the Google G0 isn't a real Android phone. It's not coming out anytime soon and heck, it'll probably never be built. But boy is it one sexy device.Taiwanese designer Tryi Yeh came up with this Android Phone concept and aside from its beautiful design, it has some pretty...

Google Announces AdSense for Mobile Applications

Google just announced that they'll be releasing AdSense for mobile applications and developers are beginning to partake in the beta launch. The market for mobile applications is growing at mind-boggling speeds and developers are trying to find a way to effectively monetize it. We know that...

Google Maps on Android Gets an Update with New Features

Google Maps is one of the best features of Android and thanks to the guys at Google, it just got even better. Google has issued an update to Google Maps through the Android Market and the update is quite significant.New features include Voice Search, updated business listings, transit and walking...

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