Mar 20, 2013 06:53 EDT
UP fitness wristbands have got in stride with Android, keeping in step with the popularity of smartphones powered by the free Google software.
Mar 20, 2013 04:04 EDT
Taiwan's HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone due to parts shortages, a report said on Wednesday, dealing a blow as it looks to lift sales and compete with the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy.
Mar 20, 2013 02:46 EDT
UP fitness wristbands have gotten in stride with Android, keeping in step with the popularity of smartphones powered by the free Google software.
Mar 15, 2013 10:43 EDT
BlackBerry on Friday launched its new Z10 smartphone in Indonesia, the company's third-largest market, as it rapidly loses ground elsewhere to rivals such as Apple and Samsung.
Mar 15, 2013 02:53 EDT
BlackBerry on Friday launched its new Z10 smartphone in Indonesia, the company's third-largest market as it rapidly loses ground elsewhere to rivals such as Apple and Samsung.
Mar 15, 2013 02:32 EDT
Intensifying its smartphone battle with Apple, Samsung unveiled the feature-rich Galaxy S4, with groundbreaking eye motion technology to let users control key functions at a glance.
Mar 14, 2013 22:05 EDT
Samsung unveiled a slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 as its new champion to take on Apple in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena.
Mar 13, 2013 14:05 EDT
Andy Rubin, the brains behind the Google Android operating system which has become the dominant mobile platform, is stepping down as head of that division, the company said Wednesday.
Mar 12, 2013 12:52 EDT
Small tablet computers are marketplace hits, with economically-priced devices powered by Google's Android software taking share from Apple iPads, according to International Data Corporation.
Mar 09, 2013 13:32 EST
Google has retaken the role of superstar of the tech sector with a stunning stock rally as rival Apple flounders.
Mar 09, 2013 03:33 EST
Taiwan's top smartphone maker HTC said on Saturday a German court had dismissed two patent infringement complaints brought against the company by Finnish phone giant Nokia.
Mar 08, 2013 11:13 EST
Google's Motorola Mobility unit will lay off some 1,200 employees, or more than 10 percent of its workforce, the company said Friday.
Mar 08, 2013 01:47 EST
Google's Motorola Mobility unit will lay off some 1,200 employees, or more than 10 percent of its workforce, in a bid to return to profitability, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Mar 07, 2013 16:03 EST
The Android operating system accounted for 79 percent of all malware infections on smartphones, and the threat is multiplying, a security firm said Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 00:17 EST
Google Play turned a year old and the Android-focused rival to Apple's iTunes celebrated with deals on books, games, music, movies and apps.
Mar 06, 2013 18:22 EST
Apple's iPhone gained ground in the US market over the holiday season and early 2013, outpacing Samsung and other smartphone makers using the Android operating system, a survey found Wednesday.
Mar 01, 2013 22:06 EST
A judge cut $450 million from a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying a jury had wrongly calculated the damages.
Feb 28, 2013 13:24 EST
After the smartphone, the intelligent watch promises to become the latest hi-tech trend, allowing wearers to peek at messages and even take calls without touching their phones.
Feb 25, 2013 13:55 EST
Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it is selling its webOS mobile operating system to South Korean consumer electronics titan LG to use in Internet-connected televisions.
Feb 25, 2013 04:57 EST
Mozilla Foundation announced it will launch in mid 2013 its widely anticipated Firefox operating system for smartphones in a direct challenge to the duopoly of Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Android version 2.0 running in the Android SDK Emulator
|Company / developer||Open Handset Alliance|
|Source model||Free and open source software|
|Latest stable release||Android 2.0.1, Release 1 / 2009-12-03|
|Supported platforms||ARM, MIPS, Power Architecture, x86|
|Kernel type||Monolithic (Linux)|
|License||Apache 2.0 and GPLv2|