A new Samsung Galaxy device will be unveiled in London on 3 May, the company has announced, sparking hopes that it could be the company’s successor to the popular SII mobile phone.Samsung refused to confirm, however, whether the announcement related to a much anticipated forthcoming phone or to a range of new devices.The launch at London’s Earl’s Court will, nonetheless, be the closest Google’s Android operating system comes to an event on the scale of an Apple launch.The expectation is that the evening event will at least include the successor to the popular SII phone, although the name [...]
Viewsonic has revealed Google’s plans for Android 2.4, which involve keeping the Gingerbread name and effectively replacing Android 2.3.
The American company has been spilling the Android beans because it says it will be the first to release an Android 2.4-toting device, in the form of the ViewPad 4 which should be out in April.
The update will allow single-core handsets to work with Honeycomb apps which have been created for dual-core devices, mainly tablets.
The rumour does level with news from last week which suggested that the next Android release would bring bits of Honeycomb [...]
We can’t imagine how this might have slipped your attention, but LG and Motorola used this year’s CES to roll out the smartphone world’s first dual-core devices in the shape of the Atrix 4G and Optimus 2X. Both are built around NVIDIA’s 1GHz Tegra 2 chip, which has been the most popular thing out here in Vegas after the free food and shuttle rides (Moto even has the Droid Bionic, a 4.3-incher bound for Verizon, using it). But what does that extra core matter to you? Well, aside from facilitating 1080p video playback on both phones, it does make them quite formidable [...]