Research In Motion--now called 'BlackBerry'--has launched its long-awaited, much-delayed BlackBerry 10 OS and handsets. Here's your complete guide, from the OS' development to a first look at the Z10 device.
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The first developer review units to run the Firefox OS, called the Keon and the Peak, will go on sale in February, according to Mozilla.
Britain's love affair with Apple products appears to be continuing, as Apple's iOS-based handsets enjoy a greater market share in the UK than globally. Android, however, remains the OS to beat.
Microsoft has revealed that Windows Phone 8 will have a 'common core' with the desktop OS, plus NFC and multicore support – but it won't run on current Windows Phone 7 handsets
An update to the Nokia Belle mobile OS is now rolling out to devices, bringing with it a revamped UI, additional camera features and the promise of new life for supported handsets
Samsung will upgrade all of the handsets in its Wave range with the second version of the Bada operating system, bringing new features such as near-field communication (NFC), multitasking and Wi-Fi Direct to the phones.The official Samsung Bada Twitter account confirmed that the OS would be rolling out to older Wave devices from the fourth quarter of 2011.
Dell will make handsets based on Baidu's upcoming Baidu Yi mobile OS, which is based on Android but replaces Google's web services with its own search, email and maps
Mango, the next version of Windows Phone 7, will support Skype video calling, attendants at a Microsoft Tech Ed session have heard.In addition, handsets with the Microsoft mobile OS update will have forward-facing cameras, according to a post on Twitter by technology consultant Paul Spain.
The second update to Symbian in six months brings the mobile OS closer in user experience to Android or Apple's iOS and will appear on three new handsets, the Nokia 600, 700 and 701
While we wait for the first Nokia handsets running Windows Phone later this year, Nokia has two other operating systems on the go. Meego, an OS co-developed by Nokia and Intel, has made an appearance on the N9 while Anna, a revamped version of Symbian^3 for touchscreen devices, has debuted on two new handsets, the Nokia E6, a small-screen device with a mini-QWERTY keyboard, and the X7, a larger multimedia-friendly handset.
The long-awaited upgrade to Android 2.3 for HTC Desire and Desire Z handsets should arrive before the end of July, HTC has said after initially deciding not to make the move to the OS
It seems that jailbreaking Windows Phone 7 handsets isn't as straightforward as once thought, as the handsets feature a jailbreak-rollback feature that reverts the OS back to a locked state.
Company says Symbian will remain its primary platform for enterprise handsets, even after its top-end MeeGo OS is released.
Nokia's business smartphone chief Ilari Nurmi has revealed that the company will stick with Symbian as its 'primary platform' for business handsets, even when its top-end MeeGo OS is released
The release brings many features of Opera 10.1 desktop edition to users of Android-based handsets running OS 1.6 or higher
When covering Android smartphones we generally evaluate high-end handsets aimed at mobile professionals. However, such devices are not the only drivers of the impressive growth that Google's mobile OS has shown since its launch in October 2008.
Security experts have said handsets running version 2.0 or 2.1 of the Android OS could be remotely compromised by attackers employing code manipulation
It's very messy for Microsoft to start talking about future releases of the Windows Phone OS before anyone has seen any handsets, while also not having a clear message about future upgrade paths. People buying WP7 handsets will need a certain level of certainty that their handsets will be upgradeable to future OS versions. Guesses and assumptions that, of course, first generation handsets will be compatible with furture releases is not enough.
With Google's mobile OS fast appearing in various manufacturers' handsets, ZDNet Asia takes a look at five productivity apps on the Android Market.
Sales of contract-tied handsets running the Google Android mobile OS have risen 340 percent within the space of three months, according to a market research report