Launching the Z1 in India is theoretically a smart play by Samsung to both push its own OS and grab a big share of a population that still hasn't bought a smartphone. But the truth is that the Z1 appears to be easily outgunned by the competition.
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Microsoft has unveiled two new Lumia smartphones that come in below the $100 mark, including the Lumia 435, its cheapest smartphone to date.
CyanogenMod has released its first ROM for devices with a MediaTek processor, targeting Google's Android One devices in a push for the next billion smartphone owners.
One of Jide's founders says Android tablets are "terrible" for doing work, so the company created a productivity-based tablet with 11.6-inch screen, detachable keyboard cover, and the Remix OS, which adds Windows-like features to Android.
LG continues to improve its flexible display technology with a higher resolution Android smartphone that boasts high end internal specifications.
Kodak is an iconic name in imaging and as millions use their phones to capture images it's great to see this brand coming to mobile devices.
2014 was another great year in the mobile space with Android dominating the smartphone space and Matthew Miller's top stories.
Jealous of the tight integration between iOS and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? Feel left out because you use an Android device on Windows? Wish there was an easy way to send files to your Android device? You need AirDroid 3.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
The Sony Xperia Z3 has been in Matthew's pocket for over a month and continues to impress him on a daily basis.
Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
Bluetooth communications between smartphones and smartwatches running Android are vulnerable to brute-force attacks that can decipher messages sent between the devices into plaintext, claims a prominent security firm.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.
This week in Android: Dominance over the smartphone space continues, new Lollipop version hits AOSP, the YotaPhone 2 appears.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
Malware that cannot be uninstalled by the end user is being pre-loaded onto some cheap Android smartphones at an unknown point in the supply chain.
Want an Android smartphone, but want something that's a bit different? How about a handset that has two displays? Yes, you read that right. Two displays.
Over the past few years Apple has watched its smartphone market share decline in the face of pressure from big, cheap Android smartphones. But the iPhone 6 could change that as consumers flock to the 4G capability and larger display.
It's taken Google over a year to get a third of Android smartphones and tablets up to KitKat, just in time for Lollipop to appear.
The Sonim XP7 is an Android smartphone that you can take with you on your adventures and know it will survive the elements. The extremely long battery life also ensures you make it through the weekend.
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