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Fuhu Inc., the Los Angeles startup behind the $199 Nabi childrens' tablet with Google Nexus guts, is suing former partner Toys "R" Us, which plans to launch its own competing Tabeo tablet next month.
Google has started selling Android phones itself again, two years after it abandoned its last attempt to sell handsets directly to the public.Google has begun selling the Galaxy Nexus through the Google Play store.
Owners of SIM-free Samsung Galaxy S II handsets can now download an update to the Ice Cream Sandwich version of the Google Android operating system, following a delay to the rollout.Android 4.
Google will soon be sending out an over-the-air update to Samsung Galaxy Nexus handsets in the UK to rectify a problem with fluctuating volume levels on the device.Owners of the handset began reporting problems with the phone as soon as it went on sale in the UK in mid-November.
Google Wallet starts to go big with a major retail partner: Gap, Inc.
Google has expanded the capabilities of its mobile device management tools for Google Apps for Business, Government and Education customers.On Monday, software engineer Hong Zhang wrote a blog post explaining the new features, which include a better view of the handsets and tablets being managed, as well as more granular policy controls.
Low-cost smartphone segment Google Android's to lose although competition expected to heat up with more competitors entering space, In-Stat says. It also expects 339 million of these Android handsets shipped in 2015.
Google has released an update for Gmail on Android handsets that allows people to minimise the amount of data and battery use when syncing mail accounts.The update, released on Friday, allows Android owners to choose to only sync messages headed for the Priority Inbox when out and about, meaning that data is not used downloading non-priority messages.
The much-rumoured Google Wallet phone payment system for Android phones has arrived in the US, allowing shoppers to buy goods by waving NFC-enabled handsets
Google is teaming up with Citigroup and MasterCard in order to deliver near-field communication payment options to owners of Android handsets, according to reports.The contactless near-field communication (NFC) technology would allow users to make payments for small items in shops simply by waving their handset in front of a small reader device at the checkout.
Google already owns a big chunk of the Internet backbone, why not the end points too? Otherwise, it could be locked out of handsets and services...
Google has used its remote kill-switch powers to delete malware from affected Android handsets following the uploading of around 50 Trojanized apps to the Android market last week.
Google has begun rolling out the latest version of its Android operating system, dubbed 'Gingerbread', to customers using Nexus One and Nexus S smartphones.The Nexus handsets are the so-called Google-phones, launched as they are by the software company rather than their manufacturers — HTC for last year's Nexus One, Samsung for the new Nexus S.
Reports are beginning to circulate that Microsoft's first update for Windows Phone handsets, released yesterday, is causing problems for some owners of Samsung Omnia handsets.
Google is preparing a phone-based contactless payment system that could debut this year, a report has suggested.In a Bloomberg piece on Tuesday, "two people familiar with the plans" said the system, based on near-field communications (NFC), would allow people to buy small items by tapping their handsets on a reader at a shop's checkout.
Word has come from within Google that the company is planning to give each of its employees a Nexus S handsets, which Google this week started selling in the US and the UK.
Google has announced two new services for Android handsets that allow users to control their phones with voice commands and send links and other information from the Chrome browser directly to their device.Launched on Thursday, the Voice Actions for Android app builds on the functionality of the existing Google Voice Search and is available to download from the Android Market.
Sales of contract-tied handsets running the Google Android mobile OS have risen 340 percent within the space of three months, according to a market research report
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