Operating systems

iPhone vs Others: The Mobile OS Market

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Google Details Android Fragmentation

There’s at least three versions of the Android operating system that have a significant number of users, meaning that developers will likely…

LiMo Foundation Adds Partners, Handsets

LiMo Foundation, the organization that supports open source software for mobile phones, has added two new members and nine new handsets, acc…

AT&T To Launch Android Phone In August

AT&T (NYSE: T) is expected to launch an Android-based smartphone in the third quarter, according to DigiTimes, which quotes sources in Taiwa…

Dying Or Thriving? The Debate Over CDMA

Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) declared last week that CDMA, the network technology used by Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ), Sprint (NYSE: S) in the U.S. an…

Why Apple Should Develop A CDMA-Based iPhone

It appears that Apple is talking with Verizon Wireless behind closed doors about launching a connected-media device of some kind over the ne…

Open OS Battle: Symbian Vs. Android Vs. LiMo

Forbes has an interesting article titled “Symbian And LiMo Take On Android.” Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has an incredibly strong brand, of course,…

Nokia's North American Problem

Over the past decade, Nokia’s U.S. market share suffered because it was selling candy bar phones when flip phones were more popular. But tod…

Moto Cuts Include Two Mobile Execs

Motorola (NYSE: MOT) said in mid-January that it expects to cut another 4,000 jobs, and today we learned that two of the employees let go ar…

Bug Could Crash Nokia Handset SMS Service

A new bug dubbed “Curse of Silence” is creating problems on some Nokia (NYSE: NOK) handsets. The bug exploits the way that Series 60 handset…

OrbLive Launches On App Store

Orb Networks has launched an application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that brings users

Mogees Launches Android Billing Platform

Mogees is launching an SDK for Android that will allow developers to charge for applications on the Android Market using its mobile billing…

More Details On The Android Phone Emerge

More details on the first Android phone are leaking out now that the phone is nearly here. The HTC-manufactured device, using the Google (NS…

T-Mobile USA Will Host Sept. 23 Android Event

T-Mobile USA sent us an invitation this afternoon to a press conference on Sept. 23 “to witness the official unveiling of the first Android-…