Articles about Mobile OS
South Korean tech giant LG Electronics is expected to have hard time next year due to strong competition in the premium smartphone market.
Google's latest version of its mobile OS is an improvement, but it's still a resource hog, laggy and highly unstable.
After largely avoiding Windows 8, I really got to like Windows 8.1. When Windows 10 comes along I'll feel a lot better about it and so, I suspect, will everyone else.
Devices are the most wanted gift, says Experian.
Google has launched its Android One program in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, bringing its stock version of Android to an extra 200 million potential customers.
CEO and founder of Cyanogen, a company that specializes in modding Android, strikes out at one of the largest and most popular Android hardware makers.
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.
Is there a mobile privacy crisis? Symantec thinks so and has added features to Norton Mobile Security to save you from it.
Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
There is no technical reason why Chrome for Android shouldn't be able to run extensions, and yet it doesn't. Why? It's time that Chrome for Android had the same capabilities as desktop Chrome.
Samsung last week began rolling out the newest version of Android for its flagship phone in South Korea.
The bug-fix release of Android 5 is out, and all finally seems well with this eagerly anticipated release.
The ubiquitous CAPTCHA service now relies more on behavioral factors below the surface of the site. Normally, users shouldn't have to parse fuzzy text anymore.
Online shoppers are spending US$1,861 a year on their purchases with the bulk of their expenditure going toward travel bookings, according to figures released by PayPal.
A long-standing partnership between Google and Mozilla Corporation, makers of the Firefox browser, ends this month. Today, Mozilla announced it has signed a new five-year deal with Yahoo.
Given the choice, it would seem many BlackBerry users are keen to move to a different platform. If you're wondering whether to switch from BB10 to a rival platform, here are some issues for you to think about before you make your final decision.
After bouncing my Lumia 800 phone once too often and badly cracking the screen, I decided it was time for a new phone. I decided to try the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet.
Here are tips, tricks, mods and gadgets to make your smartphone's camera more interesting.
Valentine's Day is here again, and love is in the air. Couples flirting, courting, forming relationships. Sometimes those relationships result in marriage. Marriages occur in the tech world, too. Corporate mergers can result in the two parts being stronger than the whole, or they can end in utter disaster.
We have a look at some hot products which did not live up to the hype after launching at CES. Some were simply far ahead of their time.
After two years of waiting, the ex-Nokians' MeeGo-powered smartphone is finally here. Is it any good?
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.
Android rules, iOS is cool, but third place is up for grabs. With the release of Ubuntu Touch, Canonical shows that its first Linux for mobile devices may have what it takes to be a major smartphone operating system.
A new set of screenshots claim to show a version of Android OS 4.4, known as KitKat. Or is it Key Lime Pie after all?
From birth to death - with all of the icky stuff in between we wonder why you would want to have these gross iPhone apps on your phone.
iOS 7 is a major step forward in enterprise mobile security. Apple has institutionalized security techniques for which, until now, enterprises had to go to an independent MDM/MAM vendor.
While my new Android phone made my old iPhone feel old, there are some things I actually miss about having an iPhone. Here are ten that might surprise you.
Smartphone makers are looking to voice control and personal assistants to make their hardware stand-out. But are all voice control systems created equally?
From calculator watches, to smart watches, to intelligent wristbands, the wrist computer has had a storied history.
Canonical has taken the wraps off its new Ubuntu OS platform for smartphones, ushering in a new generation of Ubuntu-powered devices and paving the way for the company's one-size-fits-all approach to platforms on different devices.
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