The amnesty upgrade is a clear play for the Chinese market. Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10 for users with at least Windows 7 was announced in January, but news has broken that Microsoft is offering the upgrade to everyone—even those with pirated versions of older Windows operating systems. Show More Summary
Emerging markets have been a target for many Android manufacturers, and today Gameloft and Opera Software have partnered to continue the push on the software side. Mobile browser company Opera Software and popular game publisher Gameloft have announced a new partnership that will allow distribution of games to devices in emerging markets. Show More Summary
Microsoft has had a tough time in the mobile market, where it has to face both Google’s impressive market share and Apple’s best-selling iPhones at the same time. But the company is far from throwing in the towel. Instead, MicrosoftShow More Summary
In an effort to expand market share, Apple is now accepting trade-ins of Android phones and Blackberry devices towards the purchase of an iPhone, Bloomberg reports. The announcement comes less than a month before the revamped Samsung Galaxy S6 is scheduled to premiere on April 10, threatening potential sales of the device. Show More Summary
As promised way back in October 2014, Sony is now starting to roll out an upgrade to Android Lollipop for users of its existing Z3 and Z3 Compact devices. Announced today in a blog post, it says that other Z Series products will start to get the upgrade in about two weeks. Show More Summary
Dumb car stereos are about to truly get smart as the automotive solutions from Google and Apple hit the market. The long wait for the first aftermarket head units that run Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay is finally over. Pioneer is shipping its entry-level AVH-4100NEX unit for around $700. Pioneer AVH-4100NEX
The battle for the smartphone market seems pretty cut throat. On one side, you have the iPhoners, and on the other side you seem to have the Androiders. But there have been a bevvy of competitors that have taken the smartphone game to new levels. Show More Summary
The move is part of Microsoft's plan to bring its first-party software to competing systems to gain a larger foothold on the computer and mobile market.
The developers of an app called AM Open House have taken notice of the delays and hassles caused by paper-based visitor sign-in sheets used at open house events. By using an iPad or Android tablet as an information kiosk for prospective buyers, agents can make open house events into something much more rewarding than another weekend at work...
When we talk about the major Android manufacturers, we tend to talk the likes of Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola and Sony. Huawei usually doesn't enter the conversation until the low-cost, prepaid market. An afterthought, for those of us who spend too much time playing in the high-end. Show More Summary
From 9to5Google: The Apple Watch was once again shown off at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event on Monday, and many have been left wondering how the device compares to the Android Wear devices currently on the market. Technology has surely evolved a bit since the G Watch was announced, but how much have things changed? There are several differences […]
The Apple Watch may have had a huge news week, but Google made sure to remind everyone that Android Wear devices are already on the market. Today it’s adding some pretty great art to those watches with its own curated street art app....Show More Summary
Xiaomi is slowly taking over the entire Southeast Asian region with its super affordable but high quality smartphones. The latest member of its arsenal that will hit the market is the Redmi 2.
London shopfront uses interactive retail experiences to market Android and Chromebook products.
The Samsung Galaxy J1 was first announced back in January and was made available to the Asian market earlier this year. However, there were no immediate updates from Samsung in the weeks after the event.
Why Android and iOS Dominate the Smartphone Market March 09, 2015 According to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), Google Android and Apple iOS accounted for 96.3 percent of all smartphone shipments -- that's up slightly from 95.6 percent in 4Q13. Show More Summary
Apple claimed 89% of all smartphone profits worldwide in the fourth quarter, despite controlling just 15% of the market.
The HTC One M9 has been one of the most eagerly awaited Android smartphones in recent times, and it has finally been launched just days ago.
At Mobile World Congress this week, I've had the chance to spend a little time the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the HTC One M9, and the LG G Flex 2 ? the three currently phones vying to be the top of the Android phone market.
The OnePlus One caused a bit of a shake-up to the affordable Android phone market: it's off-contract, runs Cyanogenmod, features good hardware at a reasonable price—and rather than being designed in Silicon Valley, it hails from Shenzhen. Read more...