And this time, we're not talking about Android and the smartphone market.
In addition to Android L and Material Design, Google at I/O 2014 unveiled Android One, an Android reference platform meant to bring affordable smartphones to certain markets, and help Google bring more people online. Indian publication...Show More Summary
Apple and IBM are pairing up in a major enterprise play to merge their respective hardware and software solutions. This is a huge move with potential implications for the entire enterprise segment.
If there’s one species of tech fans that we find awesomely fascinating, it’s the Gadget Contrarians — that is, the people who love using services, devices and platforms that have been overlooked or dismissed by the mass market for whatever reason. Show More Summary
Proprietary charging docks suck — but Motorola's much-anticipated Android watch could make things better The smartwatch market is still in the very early stages of development, and the three main platforms out there right now — Pebble, Samsung Gear and Android Wear — all have their own unique quirks. Show More Summary
Everyone seems to believe an iWatch is coming. It's been talked about for ages, yet there have been no solid leaks on which to base any meaningful projections. The Pebble has been on the market for a while now. Android Wear is just now starting to ship. Show More Summary
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi -- known for its disruptive high-spec, low-cost Android handsets -- appears ready to make a move upmarket with the launch of an all-metal device after inviting members of the media to an event with invitations stamped from steel.
Even as Google will likely dominate smartwatch market share with the advent of Android Wear, Apple’s iWatch should be the market’s main financial driver.
Currys serves up festive fare Pics July isn’t over yet and so it follows, neither is, er, marketing Christmas. This time Currys/PC World was playing host to this summer PR tech fest that showcases products that’ll be in stores leading up to festive season.…
Where do China’s cheap tablets come from? Shopping for a tablet in Shenzhen can be a dizzying experience. In the southern Chinese metropolis’ main electronics market, Huaqiangbei, dozens of nearly identical Android tablets jostle for space on the shelves.
If you're in the market for a seven inch tablet and don't feel like going broke, you're in luck--there's plenty to choose from.
Today Vodafone has announced that it’s launching its first 4G-ready smartphones, called the Smart 4 Turbo and Smart 4 Power. Both handsets are Vodafone-branded, run on Android KitKat and enter the busy mobile market at the lower end of the spectrum, providing customers with 4G mobile broadband at an affordable price point. Obviously the 4G-ready tech inside each phone is the...
A new report from Strategy Analytics puts the global market for connected TV devices at over 1 billion currently installed units, which include smart TVs, set-top boxes like the Apple TV, game consoles, connected Blu-Ray players and more. Show More Summary
As we mentioned in Tuesday’s Chart Of The Day, Android is far behind iOS in terms of mobile web traffic, but Google’s open operating system still maintains a strong lead over Apple's mobile platform in terms of global market share of smartphone sales. Show More Summary
The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is one of the best Android tablets on the market. It’s incredibly thin, waterproof and the screen is stunning. And now it’s available in LTE, exclusively on Verizon for $599.99, although, for a limited time, it be discounted to $499.99 when purchased with a new two-year activation. Show More Summary
Respondents to this year's GDC Europe State of the Industry survey report that VR is the most interesting emerging market, as interest in Steam Boxes and Android consoles falls away....
As has been the case for the last few years, Apple’s mobile operating system has remained dominant in the U.S., successfully fending off Android, Windows 8, and others in terms of market share of mobile web traffic. According to theShow More Summary
As Microsoft continues to evolve Windows Phone in hopes of greater market share, its latest trick could be to support Android apps on its handsets. That’s the latest rumor, according to Eldar Murtzin, a long-time industry insider who has a few correct predictions to his name. Murtzin tweeted the information on Tuesday morning, sounding pretty... Read More
Two new Android smartwatches are hitting stores this week, and CNET Senior Editor Scott Stein joins CBS News' Wendy Gillette to see what they can do. The market is growing rapidly, and it’s believed both Apple and Microsoft will release new devices in the coming months.
Just as fitness apps and wearables are gaining real traction, the introduction of Android Wear is giving consumers their first maybe-viable smartwatches. In the coming months and years, this new category will force consumers to makeShow More Summary