Today LG announced that the Google TV operating system on LG TVs would be updated to Jelly Bean in the third quarter of this year.
Google has released a new native programming kit that provides new graphics abilities to programmers using Android 2.0 phones.
The software kit will let coders create parts of their Android 1.5 applications outside the Dalvik virtual machine, using languages such as C and C++.
When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.
The Google phone gives Linus Torvalds mobile phone religion--though more for apps than voice calls. Also: Firefox progress using Android's Linux.
Hardware acceleration means that fish in a version of IE9 due later this year swim circles around those in today's iPhone 4. Microsoft showed its speed test at Mobile World Congress.
Mozilla likes the idea of bringing its browser to Google's mobile phone operating system, and the release of the Native Development Kit could make that possible.
Firefox for Android is critical to Mozilla's effort to remain relevant in the surging mobile market. The new project will help, but it's got plenty of challenges.
Episode 10 of the Inside CNET Labs Podcast.
James Steele and Nelson To, authors of a new book on Android programming, know a thing or two about Google's mobile OS--including the bright side of fragmentation.