Google's latest version of its mobile OS is an improvement, but it's still a resource hog, laggy and highly unstable.
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From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.
With no solid business productivity apps, as well as continually perpetuating the 'toxic hellstew', Google's mobile OS is still missing from my personal tech stable two years after I abandoned it. But there's some hope for it yet.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Windows Phone 8.1 is the most widely-used version of its mobile OS, according to Microsoft, as new Windows Phone OEMs emerge in meaningful numbers.
Amidst this week's hoopla over iOS, Amazon announced a major update to its version of Android Fire OS, Google shared its vision for Android One, and Microsoft released a cool mobile keyboard that works on several platforms.
Apple's new mobile OS is now available, and IT managers need to know how to handle its new features. We examine what the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors have to offer on the subject.
The second developer release of Apple's new mobile OS adds some new features and arrives 15 days after beta 1 was released at WWDC.
Apple's next generation mobile OS doesn't broadcast your MAC address while searching for wi-fi access points. It's a small victory for privacy advocates and a loss for mobile marketers.
Best known for its monitors, the company is the latest to try to bring Google's mobile OS to the desktop. Its 22-inch and 24-inch systems start at $299.99.
A steady stream of iOS 8 tidbits are starting to leak out ahead of developer's summer pilgrimage to San Francisco where the company traditionally shows off its next mobile OS. Here's the latest.
Google will have an Android software developer kit for Android within two weeks. Can the mobile OS really simplify enough for the wearable market?
Looking forward for 2014, the mobile OS space might be even more difficult to predict this year.
Mobile web apps that use the Cordova platform for cross-platform compatibility can now be released on Mozilla's Firefox OS.
T-Mobile hasn't been much of a loyal pal to BlackBerry, but then again the device maker needs to produce a hit instead of worrying about rallying customer outrage over the carrier's email campaign encouraging a swap to the iPhone.
A report has raised its ugly head that says Apple needs to make a mobile OS that converges OS X with iOS. This would make Apple's mobile offering more like Windows 8, perhaps with live tiles and all. Um, that's never going to happen.
With the apparent lack in availability and questions unanswered, local media are raising doubts over the authenticity of the government-backed mobile operating system, and suspect it may just be a HTC knockoff.
Developer builds of iOS 7.1 show that Apple has made some significant changes to its mobile OS, specifically to tone down the brightness and parallax effect.
This fall's arrival of iOS 7 brought many changes and complaints for both users and developers. A TidBITS post details how these changes may affect how developers decide how apps will look and operate under the new Apple mobile OS, and how previous versions will be supported.
Issues with OS X Mavericks and email continue, whether it's Apple Mail's IMAP syncing or Microsoft Outlook. However, sites report workarounds for Outlook messages.
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