BenQ Targeting an Android Phone for 2010
BenQ recently confirmed that it plans to make a mobile phone based on Google's Android platform. The device will likely hit the market sometime in 2010. BenQ already sells Symbian-based phones.
'Daydream' to Serve as VR Platform for Android
Google today announced Daydream, a brand new platform for expanding virtual reality to more devices. The Daydream spec will be defined so hardware makers can make sure they create compatible phones.
Xiaomi to Enter US Market with Accessories First
Xiaomi today said it plans to launch an e-commerce web site in the U.S. in the months ahead, but it won't sell any smartphones.
Nextbit Targeting Android Phones
Nextbit, a small San Francisco-based startup, today announced that it plans to build smartphones. The company is only teasing an Android handset at the moment, and said it will reveal more details about the device and its plans in the weeks ahead.
Google to Remove Oracle's Code from Android
Google plans to take Oracle's proprietary Java code out of the Android operating system. Rather than rely on Oracle's Java Development Kit (JDK), Google will switch to the OpenJDK.