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LG's Google TVs to get Jelly Bean update in Q3

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.

By May. 15, 2013


Android coders get high-speed graphics ability

Google has released a new native programming kit that provides new graphics abilities to programmers using Android 2.0 phones.

By Mar. 8, 2010


Android developers get native-code kit

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++.

By Jun. 26, 2009


Otellini's legacy at Intel: Plentiful profits, mobile misfires

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.

By Nov. 19, 2012


Linux founder endorses Google's Nexus One

The Google phone gives Linus Torvalds mobile phone religion--though more for apps than voice calls. Also: Firefox progress using Android's Linux.

By Feb. 8, 2010


Microsoft shows mobile IE9 outpacing iPhone

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.

By Feb. 14, 2011


Google move paves way for Firefox on Android

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.

By Jun. 29, 2009


Mozilla puts mobile Firefox on the front burner

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.

By Aug. 29, 2011


Inside CNET Labs 10: The still-beating heart

Episode 10 of the Inside CNET Labs Podcast.

By Aug. 25, 2008


Android programming's ups and downs (Q&A)

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.

By Dec. 29, 2010