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  • 11 must-have Android apps for business

    Now that business users have begun clamoring for Android phones in earnest, it's a better time than ever to take a fresh look at the Android apps now available for enterprises.

    Written by Katherine Noyes02 Sept. 10 07:02
  • Google voice chat not ready for business--or is it?

    Google's new Gmail calling may be a great way for consumers to make free and low-cost voice calls, but the service isn't quite ready for business customers using Google Apps, the search giant's suite of cloud-based productivity programs.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci26 Aug. 10 08:26
  • Chrome patches show the power of open source--and Google

    Google's patching of vulnerabilities in its open source Chrome Web browser last week wasn't so much notable in itself; Microsoft, to be sure, is forever issuing patches for the many bugs that afflict its products.

    Written by Katherine Noyes25 Aug. 10 04:47
  • Google tablet with Chrome OS would be a bad match

    If Google is planning to launch a tablet device in the near future, it should bypass its embryonic Chrome OS and instead go with Android, the company's other mobile operating system that's taking the smartphone market by storm.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci20 Aug. 10 08:23
  • Google/Verizon: Will a parallel non-Internet help?

    In spite of the fact that the net neutrality proposal that Google and Verizon published on Aug. 9 was not much like what the rumor mill predicted as late as the day before, the proposal sure has kicked off a lot of controversy.

    Written by Scott Bradner17 Aug. 10 07:56
  • Mobile apps security: Apple iOS v. Google Android

    The Apple iOS, which runs on its iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, has a flaw in how it reads PDF documents that makes it easier to hack. This flaw is exploited by JailbreakMe, a one-click site that makes it easy for anyone without any real tech skills to hack into their own iPhone.

    Written by Barbara E. Hernandez14 Aug. 10 10:39
  • Google Wave flops: What Google service will go next?

    Let's pause for a moment of silence to remember Google Wave, a service that has gone off to greener pastures. Google confirmed the news late yesterday, saying the service hadn't seen the type of user adoption it had been hoping for.

    Written by Liane Cassavoy06 Aug. 10 04:17
  • What Android's impressive growth means for you

    Rather than bore you with an opening line about how Android phones outsold the iPhone last quarter, I'm going to begin with an anecdote:

    Written by Jared Newman03 Aug. 10 08:18
  • On strengths of Linux, Android will win mobile contest

    Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which mobile operating system is fairest of all? That's a common question, given the many contenders in the mobile arena--and the well-publicized glitches that have recently come up.

    Written by Katherine Noyes30 July 10 08:23
  • Android and Apps

    The more I use the HTC Incredible, the more I like it. And the thing that really makes the Incredible, er, incredible is its operating system, Android<.

    Written by Mark Gibbs26 July 10 15:23
  • Visual tour: Visiting the Googleplex

    I recently visited the "Googleplex," Google's expansive headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., for an interview, and took the chance to snap a few pictures of life inside what must be one of the most entertaining workplaces in America.

    Written by Jon Brodkin26 July 10 14:44
  • The state of the Android ecosystem

    As the second-generation Android devices debuted, there were serious questions about the state of the platform. Unlike the release of the <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/product/39727/review/g1.html">HTC G1</a> (also known as the "Dream"), which was for a short time the only Android handset available, more phones and more versions of the Android OS meant that manufacturers and wireless carriers had to make decisions about what which hardware and software to support.

    Written by Chris Head23 July 10 09:57
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