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Android leads US Smartphone market

Android leads US Smartphone market  According to the latest figures released, Google's Android platform has remained the dominant platform in the smartphone market in the US market during the quarter till June 2013. The figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. showed that Android platform accounted for 51.5 per cent of sales in the smartphone market, ahead of Apple's iOS platform at 42.5 per cent during the quarter.

Android 4.2's People app features only 11 months in a year; ‘December’ missing

Android 4.2's People app features only 11 months in a year; ‘December’ missingAccording to a recent Android Police report, the Android contacts apps in Google's newly-released Android OS 4.2 `Jelly Bean' version has a glaring omission - that of the month of `December'!

Microsoft might soon be available on Apple, Android tablets

Microsoft might soon be available on Apple, Android tabletsSoftware giant, Microsoft might soon launch its Office software suite for devices running on Google's Android platform as well as Apple devices, according to reports.

The company has not confirmed the reports about the launch of the suit for tablets. However, the company could gain from the move as more companies are allowing workers to work from their own devices and the availability of Microsoft Office suit could help millions of office workers around the world.

Google to unveil Ice Cream Sandwich on October 19 in Hong Kong

Google to unveil Ice Cream Sandwich on October 19 in Hong Kong Internet giant, Google is planning to release the next version of its Android operating system, known as Android Ice Cream Sandwich on October 19 in Hong Kong, at an event which will also see the launch of a new smartphone by Samsung powered by new Android.

Samsung and Google had planned to launch Ice Cream Sandwich and the new device in San Diego on October 11. However, the two companies decided to delay the launch while the world paid tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last week.

Samsung launches Premium Apps for Android app store in the UK

Samsung launches Premium Apps for Android app store in the UKSouth Korean electronics giant, Samsung has launches a new Premium Samsung Apps for Android app store offering paid apps for the customers in the UK.

The company's own-brand paid for app store will also offer in-bill charging to the UK customers. Zenonia, The Sims 3 HD, Need for Speed Shift HD and other such apps will be offered in the premium store.

Amazon to release its new Android powered tablet

Amazon to release its new Android powered tablet US online giant, Amazon is planning to release its new tablet computer powered by Google's Android platform to take on Apple iPad as well as other devices running on Android.

The device comes with a 7-inch screen and 6GB of internal storage for books and applications. The tablet will have a custom Android interface with Android Webkit browser and a dock for displaying available books and movies.

Google to release Android Ice Cream Sandwich by November

Google to release Android Ice Cream Sandwich by NovemberEric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman has confirmed reports that the new version of the company's Android mobile phone OS, dubbed the Ice Cream Sandwich version will be released by November this year.

While speaking in an interview with SalesForce. com CEO Marc Benioff at the Dreamforce conference, Mr. Schmidt infused excitement in the Android world when he confirmed the release while answering to a question about HTMLl 5.

Android is most attacked mobile platform, researc

Android is most attacked mobile platform, research According to a new research by security firm, McAfee, Google's Android mobile OS was the most attacked mobile platform in the second quarter of the year.

The attacks on the open source platform rose 76 per cent in the quarter, which is presumably due to the ever increasing popularity of the platform and high sales of Android powered devices.

Leaked Android Ice Cream Sandwich images appear online

Leaked Android Ice Cream Sandwich images appear online Some leaked images of what is reportedly the “Ice Cream Sandwich” upgrade to the Android smartphone operating system have appeared on the internet on Thursday, showing certain new characteristics in the open source software from Google.

The new version might include a new launcher and app drawer, a revamped notification bar and color changes to include more blue. Other improves include a panorama mode for its camera, a new theme for Gmail and the ability for many older devices to run the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

Android vulnerability stems from improper implementation of ClientLogin authentication system

Android vulnerability stems from improper implementation of ClientLogin authentication systemAndroid vulnerability stems from improper implementation of ClientLogin authentication systemIn what marks a significant follow-up on Rice University professor Dan Wallach’s February findings – that network eavesdropping poses a threat to the Android users -, researchers at the University of Ulm, Germany, have recently come up with a proof-of-concept attack that they have devised for demonstrating the vulnerability.

Android malware increase by 400%, report

Android malware increase by 400%, reportAccording to a new report, Android malware has increased 400% since 2010, as more and more devices based on the open source platform make their way into the market.

According to the report titled, "Malicious Mobile Threats Report 2010/2011" released by Juniper Networks, cyber criminals are increasingly focusing their efforts towards mobile devices.

Android to capture 49 percent of market by 2012

Android to capture 49 percent of market by 2012New York, April 8 - Google's Android will become the most popular smartphone operating system and will account for 49 percent of the market by 2012, a research firm has said.

According to projections by information-technology firm Gartner, worldwide smartphone sales will reach 468 million units in 2011, a 57.7 percent increase from 2010, Xinhua reported.

The company predicts that Apple's iOS will remain the second biggest platform worldwide through 2014 although its share will decrease slightly after 2011.

truns on HTC Dream

truns on HTC Dream At the XDA Developers forum have managed to hack Android 2.2 and make it compatible for the HTC Dream. This comes in as a news of rejoice as the world eagerly waits for the release of Froyo. Now the latest version of Android can easily be made compatible for older Android handsets.




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