A dual-SIM 3G smartphone running Ubuntu (for Phones), the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition demonstrates that the OS can run well on a mid-range phone originally designed for Android. However, Canonical's platform is a work in (rapid) progress, rather than a fully formed mobile phone OS.
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Mobile OS Android to be morphed into a platform for virtual reality applications?
Finnish smartphone startup Jolla has rekindled efforts to find OEMs to build Sailfish OS devices and is eyeing a space as a European security-focused mobile comms company.
BlackBerry rolls out OS 10.3.1 for existing smartphones; includes Amazon Appstore and BlackBerry Blend
BlackBerry started rolling out its latest software to existing devices like the Z10, Z30, Q10, and more.
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.
Sponsored by SAP
According to analysts, in-memory Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing (HTAP) is the future of business applications.
This Android smartphone for the enterprise is rugged and offers OS extensions for the field.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
If you're envious of the affordability of Chrome OS laptops, but need to run Windows applications, Lenovo's 15.6-inch B50-30 has much to recommend it.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
It has an intriguing new OS, but needs to rethink its price points if it is to stand even a sliver of a chance in the fastest growing smartphone market in the world
Still managing stacks of 'analog' contacts? These smartphone applications could make life easier; some even boast direct connections to LinkedIn and Salesforce.com.
Does Tizen have a future, or is it going to be another unlaunched Linux-based mobile operating system?
Some Android applications will drain your smartphone or tablet of battery life, storage or bandwidth like a blood-sucking fiend. Here's what's what with the worst of the worst.
Android users are missing out on access to Victorian government smartphone apps, according to new findings from the Victorian Privacy Commissioner, with less than two-thirds of the state's public organisations' apps catering to Google’s OS.
MemSQL's CEO sees in-memory technology as the best way to enable real time transactions and analytics applications. He also sees this as the basis for extremely fast big data solutions.
Oracle's 12c database with in-memory option, cloud offerings and applications have analysts upbeat -- for now.
The company's nuclear business is declining, but smartphones and tablets are still doing well — and the maker of flash memory chips is seeing the results.
It looks like Huawei's dual-OS smartphone is going the way of the Asus Transformer Book Duet. The concept of a device that can run both Android and Windows holds a lot of appeal. But as long as Google, Microsoft and Apple have competing ecosystems, it is unlikely to see the light of day.
A host of new Alcatel OneTouch smartphones and tablets have been announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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