Here’s The 5 Biggest Threats to Android’s Ongoing Supremacy

More than half a decade ago, Google gifted the world with a new mobile operating system called Android. Its main purpose was to deliver a markedly better overall computing experience than its predecessors, which were largely outdated, locked down, and proprietary. Google went up against the likes of Nokia, BlackBerry, and Microsoft, offering consumers a […]

Gartner: smartphone sales up 47 percent, mobile phone sales down 3 percent

The third quarter numbers from Gartner reveals an increase in smartphone sales worldwide. Android has increased its lead over other platforms at the expense of RIM and Symbian. However, worldwide sales of mobile phone declined. As expected, Samsung, Nokia and Apple were the top vendors with a combined market share of almost half of all […]

HTC to pay Apple $6-$8 for every Android phone sold

The biggest news over the weekend is the patent settlement and a 10-year licensing deal between HTC and Apple. The two companies have engaged in a series of patent cases in various courts around the world. The latest development was unexpected. The monetary terms of the settlement is still undisclosed. What You Need To Know: […]

Android gains 75 percent market share in Q3, according to IDC

Android is by far the most dominant mobile platform in the smartphone world, according to the latest numbers from research company IDC. How dominant you might ask. Well, 3 out 4 smartphone shipped in the third quarter of 2012 runs on Android. What You Need To Know: Out of the total 181 million smartphone shipments […]

Kantar: Android market share declined in the U.S. and U.K., but soared across Europe

According to the latest research data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the iPhone 5 boosted its market share of mobile operating systems in the U.S. and U.K., but Android still extended its lead across Europe. The data was based on the third quarter of the year which ended on September 30th. What You Need To Know: […]

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean brings new features

Google has officially announced its latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform. Yes, it still has the Jelly Bean moniker instead of the previously rumored Key Lime Pie. Android 4.2 is considered as an upgrade to Jelly Bean, but this does not mean that it is not loaded with cool new features. What You Need To […]

Gartner: Android to surpass Windows by 2016

Google’s Android operating system will be on more devices that Microsoft’s Windows by 2016, according to research firm Gartner. This is a huge claim considering that Android is just four years old and Microsoft has been the undisputed leader in personal computers for decades. What You Need To Know: Research firm Gartner estimated that by […]

What is Android? An Introductory Guide

If you’ve gone into a mobile phone store or a PC store chances are you ran into the word “Android” a couple of times. Or you might have been looking for an upgrade to your old brick phone and all you see are flat shiny touch-screen phones powered by you guessed it Android. So what […]

Android Boom at MWC 2012

As the annual World Mobile Congress is almost over in Barcelona, here are our picks for the top Android stories from MWC 2012: HTC One Series: 4 phones, Android 4.0, 25GB Dropbox, Beats Audio There’s only so many names you can come up with, so HTC has decided to take a different approach going forward. […]

New Trailer Gran Turismo 5 “Nights”

Polyphony Digital, GT5’s developer, promised over 1k vehicles to race. There will be around 20 main tracks available in it and the variation of such tracks will bring the total number to 70. Already in development for about 5 years, Gran-Turismo-5 is one of the most promising racing games we are waiting for. Image via […]