Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
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Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
Apple's updated Spotlight search capability in OS X 'Yosemite' includes tighter integration with Microsoft's Bing search.
Switchers discover that smartphones are pretty much alike, no matter what OS is behind the screen.
No sign of a Chrome OS-based tablet yet. But Acer's hitting all the competitive targets, including smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Will it work?
A host of new Alcatel OneTouch smartphones and tablets have been announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Smartphones that boot both Windows Phone OS and Android -- or offer users a choice between the two? If either of these plans really is in the works, I have one question for Microsoft: Why?
A mystery device maker has agreed to ship Ubuntu Touch OS smartphones, which will arrive next year.
Two years after starting its journey to deliver new mobile OS and a smartphone, Finnish start-up Jolla is set to deliver its first smartphones to customers.
BlackBerry 10 handsets get software update, starting this week, to add Priority Hub and other features.
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth on why criticism of Ubuntu hasn't blunted its plans for integrating online search into the OS.
Don't worry if you missed out on buying ZTE's $80 Firefox smartphones – more are on the way.
The mobile ecosystem continues to search for a real No. 3 platform. Why not Mozilla's Firefox OS?
I bought a 'developer preview' Firefox OS phone to try. It's a pleasant little smartphone with the promise of making good, cheap smartphones a possibility.
The Ubuntu OS on smartphones and tablets has been grabbing headlines and gaining support quickly since the plans were formally unveiled at the beginning of 2013. ZDNet met the man behind Ubuntu to see what he had to say about the project.
Google rolled out an update for search on Android that pushes Google Now into the future with smartphones that are true assistants.
After spending many hours using Windows 8 on a new hybrid, it is clear that Microsoft's latest OS is trying to do too much and delivering too little. The lack of intuitive operation brings to mind the near extinct Symbian OS for smartphones.
The app, similar to those available for iOS and the BlackBerry OS, lets users search online without needing to fire up a browser. However, it will not work on Windows RT-based systems such as the Surface tablet that will go on sale this Friday.
Canonical-backed Ubuntu's October update to the open-source OS now pulls in online results to desktop search, while the criticised Amazon store display now has a toggle to turn it off.
The experimental feature can be used on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, but the fact that it only works on Google's search page may limit its utility for many users
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