03/12/2013, 01:03 pm
The year 2013 will be the one in which shipments of tablets running Google's Android operating system will pass those of Apple's iPad, according to a new analysis out from IDC.
03/12/2013, 12:03 pm
Just days before its official unveiling at a massively hyped event in New York, a video has emerged online appearing to show off the Galaxy S IV, the new flagship smartphone that Samsung hopes will unseat Apple's iPhone 5 atop the bestseller list.
03/11/2013, 08:03 pm
A Web video provider reported on Monday that two thirds of mobile-based traffic seen on its network originate from Apple's iPhone, while Android devices accounted for roughly one third.
03/07/2013, 11:03 pm
In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo on Thursday reported that iOS users account for the lion's share of mobile devices accessing the company's ground-to-air Wi-Fi network, with iPhone owners comprising some 73 percent of all traffic originating from smartphones.
03/07/2013, 06:03 pm
Almost three years after Google released its WebM video encoding technology as a "free" and open alternative to the existing H.264 backed by Apple and others, it has admitted its position was wrong and that it would pay to license the patents WebM infringes.
03/07/2013, 05:03 pm
Data harvested by enterprise file sharing and cloud storage company Egnyte shows Apple's iOS, led by the iPhone, is growing its share of the enterprise market, while Google's Android user base continues to contract.
03/07/2013, 03:03 pm
The launch of Apple's iPad mini appears to have slowed the rate at which competitors have been able to eat into the company's overwhelming lead in the tablet sector, according to a new study out Thursday, even as Amazon and Samsung tablets continue to carve out their own share.
03/07/2013, 01:03 pm
Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller made a rare appearance on Twitter on Thursday to ding the security situation on Google's Android mobile operating system, linking to a report showing that Android malware threats are on the rise.
03/07/2013, 11:03 am
Security researchers in Germany have discovered that physically freezing an Android smartphone can grant access to encrypted data.
03/06/2013, 02:03 pm
The launch of the iPhone 5, combined with the continuing popularity of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, allowed Apple's iOS to grow by 3.5 percentage points in the U.S. market, taking share away from Google's Android OS.
03/05/2013, 04:03 pm
The plethora of distinct mobile device models on the market, driven largely by the popularity of Google's Android platform, is making it more difficult for independent software developers to reach a wide audience, new research confirms.
03/05/2013, 03:03 pm
The most popular free apps on Apple's iOS platform are sharing significantly more user data than the most popular apps on Google's Android platform, according to a study recently released by Appthority.
03/05/2013, 08:03 am
China's technology ministry has published a document accusing Google's Android operating system of having too much control over the local market — a statement that could hint the government plans to impose regulations.
03/04/2013, 04:03 pm
In response to lackluster interest in Google's Android platform by corporate enterprise and government users, Samsung has announced plans to shore up its smartphones and tablets with third party security software in an initiative branded as "SAFE," or "Samsung For Enterprise."
03/04/2013, 11:03 am
For the first time this year, smartphones like Apple's iPhone and devices running Google Android are expected to outsell limited "feature phones" worldwide, according to a new industry report.
03/03/2013, 05:03 pm
The Z10 and its accompanying BlackBerry 10 OS were something of a Hail Mary pass for troubled Canadian manufacturer BlackBerry, but that gambit may be paying off, as a new report says half of BlackBerry Z10 buyers are coming to the device having left Google's Android platform and Apple's iPhone.
02/27/2013, 01:02 pm
Apple could easily make the most products in a category, but that wouldn't be good for the company, Chief Executive Tim Cook told shareholders on Wednesday.
02/26/2013, 06:02 pm
Google executives are concerned that Samsung's influence on Google's Android operating system is too strong, and the search giant is turning to its other Android partners in hopes of getting back some leverage on the South Korean conglomerate.
02/26/2013, 05:02 pm
According to a study released on Tuesday, activations of Apple's various iPhones and iPads accounted for eight of the top ten devices activated by enterprise entities for the fourth quarter of 2012, with the current iPhone lineup taking the top three spots.
02/26/2013, 12:02 pm
The U.S. Department of Defense will open its networks to smartphones and tablets from Apple and Android device manufacturers beginning in February of 2014, as one of the nation's largest employers expands beyond BlackBerry and into a more "platform agnostic" IT policy.