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Google Stories May 18

Google I/O 2021 Keynote Live Blog + News Hub: Assistant, Android 12, and more

Well, we missed out on Google I/O 2020, but now it’s finally time for Google I/O 2021. While not in person, the annual developer festival in Mountain View, California has returned. The Google I/O 2021 Keynote kicks off at 10am PT/1pm ET, so read on for quick links to our roundup coverage over the last […]

Google Stories April 5

Google acquires 3D audio startup Dysonics to develop new ‘audio hardware,’ possibly Pixel Buds

Perhaps in an effort to bolster future Pixel Buds or AR products, Google recently acquired Dysonics, a 3D audio startup.

Google Stories February 2, 2012

comScore: Android market share still expanding, approaching 50 percent of US smartphone use

Research firm comScore is out with its latest numbers for the month of December, giving us a glimpse at the current United States mobile market. The report indicates that mobile sales are up-and-rising for the holiday month. comScore found that Google’s Android is leading with a 47.3-percent OS market share (rising 2.5 points), which brings the company close […]

Google Stories February 27, 2012

Google’s Rubin doubling down on Android tablets: ‘We’ll make sure we’re winning in this space’

Android smartphones are definitely putting on a great show. As the total number of Android devices around the world jets past 300 million and 850,000 devices get activated each day, nobody in their right mind would argue that Android has become the most powerful platform. It exceeded an estimated 50 percent of the market for […]

Google Stories March 6, 2012

Samsung unveils Galaxy Pocket smartphone

Samsung today announced its latest addition to the Galaxy device lineup, the Galaxy Pocket smartphone seen on the right. As the name suggests, this Android 2.3 Gingerbread device easily fits into your pocket as it is just 12mm thin and weighs only 97 grams. The diminutive phone packs a 2.8-inch QVGA 240-by-320 pixel resolution display, […]

Google Stories June 22, 2011

ARM-based Android notebooks from Samsung, others arriving by Christmas?

After smartphones, tablets and cross-over gadgets such as Lenovo’s IdeaPad U1 with detachable display, Android and ARM technology could make its way inside notebooks by year’s end. The vast majority of all-in-one chips powering today’s tablets and smartphones incorporate CPU designs from UK-based ARM Holdings, a fables semiconductor intellectual property firm headquartered in Cambridge, England. For […]

Google Stories June 24, 2011

Google I/O attendees, your ChromeBooks are ready!

Google I/O attendees can now cllaim their Samsung Series 5 Chromebooks. Interestingly, Google and Samsung are giving out the 3G models which retail for $500. Also interesting, they come via Amazon – you get a promo code to redeem at the end.  Start here once you get your code. Yes, ours is on the way, you […]

Google Stories June 29, 2011

Samsung Galaxy S II coming to Canada in coming weeks on three carriers

Whip out your syrup and bacon, because Engadget is reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S II is coming to Canada on three carriers. This device is on its way to Bell, Virgin Mobile, and SaskTell. Bell and VirginMobile have yet to release any pricing. SaskTell will be carrying the phone for $79.99 on a 3 […]

Google Stories June 22, 2011

Android Nation: 7 out of 10 smartphones sold in South Korea run Android

. Yonhap News is reporting that 10 million units of Android smartphones have been sold in South Korea. South Korea’s biggest carrier, SK Telecom Co, has a whopping 6.18 million Android subscribers under its belt. KT Corp. is following second with 2.06 million, and LG Uplus Corp hosts 1.86 million and is following with the third spot. The 10 million Android smartphones […]

Google Stories August 27, 2011

First photos of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 leaked

An.droid Life has exclusively leaked the first images of the new Galaxy Tab 7.7, which is expected to be announced at IFA next week. There aren’t many details on the new device, except the fact it uses a 30-pin connector to charge like the Galaxy Tab 1o.1. How can we tell the difference between this […]

Google Stories September 7, 2011

Shocker: Google has been developing a lead Android device for two years

A new report by Foss Patents’ Florian Mueller this afternoon implies that Motorola will be given the lead to innovate with new versions of Android and be able to issue the lead device, before any Android OEMs get the chance. The report comes after an internal document (seen above) was published to the public by the judge […]

Google Stories August 4, 2011

Chromebooks get Chrome 13

Google’s rapid development cycle with Chrome not only lifted the browser’s version number into the stratosphere, it has as well produced some of the industry-leading features and innovations. Initially, those capabilities were late in Chrome OS, but with the operating system now in the wild and powering Chromebooks, Google has taken a more aggressive stance […]

Google Stories August 7, 2011

T-mobile’s Galaxy S II to be branded ‘Samsung Hercules’

We’ve known that Samsung’s Galaxy S II is on its way to U.S., as confirmed by a Samsung exec, but what we aren’t quite sure of is the II’s exact branding in the great states or if it’ll hit all four carriers. According to T-moNews the Galaxy S II will be available on T-mobile under […]

Google Stories August 11, 2011

First shots of Ice Cream Sandwich leaked?

Android Police and RootzWiki have both obtained exclusive shots of Google’s next version of Android, Android 4.0 dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich. Interestingly, RootzWiki says there aren’t many changes, but a couple of UI — mainly everything’s Blue. Blue Themed – Like our site (Change theme on bottom)  Camera has built in panorama mode Will launch with […]

Google Stories July 21, 2011

AT&T finally gets the Nexus S on July 24th, presale begins today at Best Buy for $99

As rumored, Samsung just broke the news: The Google phone is finally coming to AT&T.  The Nexus S will be sold through Best Buy and Best buy Mobile (right next to the  Sprint and T-Mobile version) for $99 with a two year plan.  Interestingly, no mention of of ‘4G’, real or fake. Now Verizon is […]

Google Stories March 29, 2012

WSJ: Google to open an online tablet store to take on Apple’s iPad, sell Google-branded tablets

ye olde Nexus One Store circa 2010 The Wall Street Journal today reports that Google is in the process of building an online store to sell tablets running the Android operating system, including some with Google branding. We heard about the ASUS 7-inch Google tablet before, but the WSJ says Samsung may make devices too. […]

Google Stories January 9, 2012

Jan. 9 ‘Press Day’ CES round-up: Sprint Galaxy Nexus, Droid 4, 7-inch Transformer Prime and more

A busy “Press Day” on the show floor of CES 2012 just wrapped up. Today was busy with announcements from AT&T, Intel, Samsung, Nokia, Panasonic, NVIDIA, Sony, and more. While we only covered the Google-oriented side of things, there was also a lot of news around HDTVs. Samsung unveiled it’s’ rocking 77-inch TV that just […]

Google Stories January 11, 2012

Samsung outs new Chromebooks, Chromebox for April ship

Specs and price are similar to past models, but these are much better looking with an aluminum shell and thinner profile. Perhaps most interesting (and fitting to the mission of Chrome) is the Chrome Box. It is a Mac Mini-looking ChromeOS device with two separate outputs for lots of Web browsing on up to two monitors.  You […]

Google Stories December 19, 2011

Christmas comes early as Googlers get special edition Galaxy Nexus phones

Google staffers, also known as Googlers, claim their free Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Google knows how to take care of its employees. According to a Google Plus post by Edu Pereda, a software engineer at Google’s Swiss offices, the company is treating each employee with a customized Galaxy Nexus smartphone for Christmas. 9to5Google learned the United States […]

Google Stories August 29, 2011

BGR: Verizon lands Samsung Droid Prime exclusive, due in November

Boy Genius Report claims it has learned that carrier Verizon Wireless landed an exclusive deal with Samsung for the upcoming Droid Prime, the next Google-branded superphone. It is said to carry a model number SCH-i515 and launch on the Verizon network in October: Apparently, “Verizon doesn’t think the Samsung Galaxy S II will be competitive […]

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