Samsung's Android 4.4 update for Galaxy devices looks to be picking up pace with the firmware update now hitting users in Europe and the US.
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Today's Kantar's Worldpanel ComTech report shows Windows Phone has made gains but Android still dominates the European market. "The real battle now is among the Android manufacturers," it says.
Nokia's low-end smartphones are making a dent in Europe, but they're having little impact in the US.
Thanks to mid-range Nokias devices, Windows Phone has now well and truly become Europe's third smartphone ecosystem – albeit a long way behind the two leaders of the pack.
Samsung now accounts for almost half of smartphones sold across France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
LG is taking the Android Jelly Bean version of the Optimus G global, with Asia and Europe to get the device.
The Free Software Foundation Europe is claiming that recent changes to the Google's Android Software Development Kit licensing terms has made the SDK into proprietary software. But if you look closely, that doesn't appear to be the case.
Available in Europe now for 150 euros, the 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet is slated for release in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2013.
The rollout of Android 4.1 to the flagship S III handset has begun, with customers in Poland and elsewhere in eastern Europe being the first to benefit.
The Android Gingerbread-based Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus will be available to buy in the UK from Saturday.The device was announced at the beginning of January ahead of CES 2012 and went on sale first in Russia before being gradually rolled out across Europe.
The Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus Android smartphone will come out in Europe in about three weeks' time, the manufacturer has said.Samsung used Twitter to announce the 17 November release date on Thursday, with online retailer Amazon UK now also showing the date on its listing for the phone.
Samsung's Galaxy Nexus is to hit Europe in a fortnight on November 17th, but the price of the Android 4.0 running smartphone may surprise you.
Samsung does not believe a Dutch court's decision to ban sales of its Galaxy Android smartphones will affect sales of the devices to the rest of Europe, the company said on Wednesday.The court in The Hague said that Samsung's Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace handsets infringed on an Apple patent relating to photo management.
Vodafone's UK and German operations have made it possible for customers to pay for Android apps using their mobile phone account, rather than having to use Google's systems.The move was announced on Friday, with Vodafone saying it marked the first deployment of operator billing for Android Market apps in Europe.
Apple is trying to cut off Samsung's supply of Galaxy Android tablets and smartphones to Europe by going after the Korean company's logistics and import subsidiaries, a website has claimed.On Thursday, the Dutch publication Webwereld reported that it had seen Apple's application to have the Galaxy range banned in the Netherlands for allegedly infringing on the intellectual property of Apple's iPhones and iPads.
Samsung will put forward its appeal against a Europe-wide ban on the sale of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet in ten days' time, the court that issued the temporary injunction against the device on behalf of Apple has said.
Nokia's biggest profit margin killing headaches appear to be Android, China and Europe and the company is getting hit by smartphone and feature phone pricing and volume.
Skobbler's ForeverMap Europe app is the first to offer low-cost offline European mapping to iPad and iPhone users, while an Android version is scheduled to arrive in November
HTC will be finally be rolling out Android 2.2 (Froyo) updates this weekend. Well, that is for owners of the HTC Desire in Europe.
The Tour de France is the world's most famous cycling race and Team HTC Columbia is using Google Android handsets and Google software to provide real-time data of their progress. Add a widget to your iGoogle page and follow all the action.
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