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Intel may have cut ties with Android on smartphones and tablets, but the company’s partnership with Google on Android for the Internet of Things is growing stronger.
The Nokia 6 it the first Android smartphone release by Finnish company HMD Global, which acquired the rights to release Nokia-branded devices from Microsoft in 2016.
BlackBerry Limited has announced the release of DTEK50, its latest smartphone powered by Android, following the Priv.
Etisalat announced that it will exclusively introduce the latest 4G LTE Mi smart devices from the Xiaomi stable for its UAE customers.
When the original YotaPhone was released more than a year ago, it had created a market segment of its own. The recently launched YotaPhone 2 has been upgraded significantly and offers a lot of promise for the dual display concept that Yota is concentrating on.
FAMOCO, a French company specialising in Android NFC readers, has announced objectives of expanding in the Middle East market.
According to recent reports Oracle and Google have each proposed new dates for the jury trial in their dispute over Google’s use of Java in Android.
Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi aims to sell 80 million smartphones this year, however that objective may be more challenging to achieve than originally thought.
Samsung has announced a partnership with Red Hat to build a host of mobile apps for business users, in a strategic move which seems to be in response with Apple’s tie-up with IBM during the same period last year.
Oracle has recently launched a number of new cloud services that the company claims will provide enterprises with all the tools they need to run their operations in the cloud. “We’re now able […]
According to recent reports, the next Blackberry smartphone could run Android, however, it doesn’t look like BlackBerry would turn into just another Android vendor. Instead the Android device will only be incorporated in BlackBerry to help improve its standing as a device management company.
During the recently held Google I/O conference, Dave Burke, Vice President of Engineering for Android, gave developers a glimpse at the next update for Google’s mobile operating system, code-named Android M.
Microsoft has launched the final version of Office for Android, with Word, Excel and PowerPoint all available for free from the Google Play store.
The corporate shakeup at Google continues and now it’s Andy Rubin, the former head of the company’s Android business and the current head of its robotics arm, who’s out.
Now that Apple has entered the bracket or large smartphone makers, it’s reaching out to Android users with a helpful migration guide.
Future versions of the Firefox OS mobile platform will allow users to control application-specific permissions, a feature with both privacy and security benefits that’s missing on Android.
Google’s dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics.
Google has unseated rival Microsoft as the leading browser maker in the U.S. for the first time, Adobe said this week, citing data from its analytics platform.
Devices running Google’s Android operating system have dethroned Apple’s iPhones and iPads as the biggest drivers of worldwide mobile ad traffic, according to a new study from Opera Mediaworks.
Android and IOS mobile applications are just as vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites are, security vendor Trend Micro warned in a blog post on Thursday.
The iPad has been the king of tablets for a number of years but Android has taken top spot, according to new figures from Gartner.
The Android ecosystem and wearable technology will probably get a boost from the patent deal Google and Samsung have struck, but the agreement is unlikely to have an influence on Samsung’s intellectual property disputes with Apple, analysts said Monday.
More PC makers are bringing Android to desktops as users increasingly turn to the Internet for apps, storage and entertainment.
This year vendors will ship 1.1 billion Android-based devices, while Windows will stage a small comeback and the number of Apple machines, percentage-wise, will increase the most, according to estimates from market research company Gartner.
PC maker Asus is taking the Windows-Android hybrid concept to another level with a convertible laptop that can switch between the two OSes with the click of an on-screen button.
Google has teamed up with several auto manufacturers on Monday with the goal of bringing Android to cars by the end of this year.
Archos is showing two low-cost Android-based smartphones this week at the International CES trade show, including the 45 Helium 4G, which is priced at US$200 without a contract.
Lenovo is going beyond smartphones and tablets with Android, putting the operating system in a 28-inch 4K smart monitor and a new, 19.5-inch all-in-one PC.
Cast your mind back to the late 2000s – when the iPhone 3G beguiled consumers and the iTunes App Store began shifting users’ ideas about how they bought and used software. When Microsoft pros saw nothing but clear skies after Windows 7 cleared out the Windows Vista storm, and when green technology was touted as a transformative force in IT.
Major technology developments over the last year—and a series of revelations about the National Security Agency that shook the international security community—made 2013 an interesting year. In highlighting the past year’s security events, we’ve considered some emerging trends we are likely to see in the coming year.
The overall global Internet threat level grew by 6.9 percentage points in 2013, with 41.6 percent of user computers being attacked at least once, according to Kaspersky Lab.
BlackBerry’s new CEO says he is “very interested” in trying to replicate some of the company’s signature security and enterprise productivity on rival platforms.
Cybercriminals are using third-party app sites to peddle reverse-engineered or ‘pirate’ versions of almost all the most popular paid apps available on the Google Play and Apple App Stores, software firm Arxan has discovered.
Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, a company that builds robots that mimic the movements of humans and animals with stunning dexterity and speed.
Samsung has announced plans to merge its smartphone and camera divisions, according to Korean news station ETNews.
Trend Micro has outlined its security predictions for 2014, and it has forecast that one major data breach will occur every month next year.
Home appliances, cars and computers could soon be talking to one another thanks to an open source framework that has the backing of consumer electronics manufacturers in a new industry alliance.
Oracle’s copyright case against Google’s Android OS appeared to gain new life this week after a federal appeals court judge poked holes in Google’s defence.
When it comes to security, it seems everyone’s in a state of perpetual panic. Whether it’s mobile malware, BYOD or hacktivism, over the course of 2013 the issue of protecting valuable information and resisting attack has inspired a dizzying and persistent challenge.
Windows tablets will gain market share in the coming years, but not fast enough to challenge the dominance of Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, IDC said on Tuesday.
BlackBerry hopes to make it easier for Android applications to run on its latest smartphones.
Pre-Google, who ever imagined that Motorola would be one of the world’s most forward-thinking mobile manufacturers?
IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
Devices running Google’s Android operating system accounted for 81% of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2013, according to a study released today by IDC. Of the more than 261 […]