Mozilla is offering developers the chance of getting a free Firefox OS Geeksphone Keon handset if they build apps for the HTML5-based platform.
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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.
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.
Research In Motion says it will release the 'gold' software development kit for its BlackBerry 10 within weeks, allowing developers to ready their apps for the long-awaited platform's launch at the end of January.
The first Research In Motion smartphones to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system will be revealed in 30 January, in a worldwide event that will mark the formal introduction of the platform.
The Google-owned company is offering cash incentive to people who own a recent Motorola handset that won't be getting the upgrade to Android 4.1, so they can more easily buy a new Motorola phone that will get it.
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
Is Microsoft charging some of its phone OEMs between $23 and $31 per copy to license its Windows Phone OS?
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