Google's Android operating system has rounded up developers and a bevy of hardware partners to swamp the smartphone industry with devices. Android's market share has surged courtesy of devices from HTC and Motorola and analysts are generally upbeat about the platform's prospects and ability to crack the top three platforms.
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Last month Dell began selling two 8-inch tablets, one running Android, the other with Windows 8.1. It’s not often that a manufacturer introduces two devices with so much in common, on different platforms. Here's how the two devices stack up, side by side.
The latest version of BlackBerry's mobile device software extends its management of Android and iOS devices as enthusiasm for its own handsets fades.
FileMaker Version 13 will let pros and novices alike build sophisticated browser-side apps for desktop browsers today and Android in the future.
While Apple caused many people to take an interest in the tablet market, Google jumped right in and Android is the leading tablet operating system as well as the leading smartphone operating system.
Android 4.4 is outpacing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean by about two months.
Windows Phone continues to rise as well as consumers grab the cheaper Nokia Lumia models.
Amazon has cut the price on the Kindle Fire HDX 7" by $50. Don't expect much in the way of iPad specials, but some Black Friday sale prices are carrying over past the weekend.
Consumers in the US and Europe can buy Oppo's phablet pre-loaded with CyagenMod beginning next week.
Samsung's Android 4.3 rollout appears to be have been fixed with a new version going out to Galaxy S4 and S3 devices once again.
Japan and the US are bucking the trend as Windows Phone edges over 10 percent in Europe, and iOS sales fall in Australia despite the new iPhone's launch.
Now that BlackBerry's popular BBM is available for both the Android and iOS platforms, BlackBerry is reaching out directly to Indian handset manufacturers to have their devices pre-installed with the BBM messaging app.
A fortnight after appearing on Android's app store, the app to assist in the installation of the alternative Android distribution has been removed.
With Nokia's devices business soon to be a Microsoft business, Finland's most well-known smartphone maker Jolla will begin selling its first smartphones later on today, with a little help from Finnish mobile operator DNA.
I'm not a big iPhone fan, but there's one thing it has basically right: a physical switch to go totally mute. Android is not as good and Windows Phone stinks at it.
Owners of the more pure Android experience HTC One and Galaxy S4 should start seeing KitKat updates from today.