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Topic: Android

Apple attempting to salvage lawsuit against Motorola

06/20/2012, 09:06 am

Attorneys for Apple will appear in a Chicago court today in an effort to keep a patent infringement lawsuit against Google's Motorola Mobility alive.

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Google to introduce low-priced Android tablet in 'coming weeks'

06/19/2012, 12:06 pm

On the heels of the unveiling of the Microsoft Surface tablet, Google is reportedly planning to take another stab at Apple's iPad with a new, low-cost Android tablet the company is expected to introduce in the near future.

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Apple iPad to gain market share in 2012 at expense of Android

06/14/2012, 07:06 pm

Market research firm IDC on Thursday released an updated worldwide tablet sales forecast and expects Apple to gain more ground over Android devices in 2012 amid an overall surge for the sector.

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73% of iPhone buyers choose 4S, 38% switch from Android or BlackBerry

06/07/2012, 10:06 am

A new survey of American iPhone buyers has revealed that 73 percent choose the high-end iPhone 4S, while 38 percent of those buying Apple's smartphone reported switching from Android or BlackBerry.

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IDC projects Windows Phone to surpass Apple's iPhone by 2016

06/06/2012, 07:06 pm

Market analysts at IDC estimate that the share of handsets running Microsoft's Windows Phone will grow to take nearly 20 percent of the market by 2016 at the expense of Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

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Apple files third ITC complaint against HTC targeting 29 new phones

06/06/2012, 12:06 pm

Apple has filed its third patent infringement complaint in as many years with the U.S. International Trade Commission against rival smartphone maker HTC.

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Demand for Kindle Fire collapses as Apple's iPad continues to dominate

06/05/2012, 08:06 am

A new survey of potential tablet buyers has found that the Amazon Kindle Fire is "floundering," while Apple's iPad remains the most popular and satisfying choice for consumers.

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E3 2012: Sony partnering with HTC for 'PlayStation Mobile' Android gaming

06/04/2012, 11:06 pm

Sony revealed on Monday at E3 that it is partnering up with Taiwanese handset maker HTC for the first non-Sony devices to feature its newly-renamed "PlayStation Mobile" Android gaming platform.

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Apple iPad accounts for nearly two out of every three tablet shipments

06/04/2012, 05:06 pm

Apple owned the lion's share of the worldwide tablet market in the first quarter of 2012 after shipping 11.8 million units, 11 times more than second place Samsung managed over the same period.

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Samsung takes cue from Apple, unifies US branding of Galaxy S III

06/04/2012, 08:06 am

Previous Galaxy smartphones had different brand names at different U.S. carriers that potentially confused consumers, prompting Samsung to brand its latest flagship smartphone as just the Galaxy S III at all four major U.S. wireless providers.

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Android cedes ground to iOS in U.S. smartphone market during April

06/01/2012, 09:06 pm

The latest study from comScore reveals that the U.S. marketshare of Google's Android mobile operating system dipped slightly over April while Apple's iOS-driven iPhone continued its slow upward climb.

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TSA looks to spend $3M on Macs, iDevices in pilot program

05/24/2012, 05:05 pm

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is set to initiate a pilot program to purchase up to $3 million dollars worth of Apple hardware over the next three years, including 1,000 Macs and 1,000 mobile devices.

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Apple's iOS grows to 23% of worldwide smartphone shipments

05/24/2012, 11:05 am

Apple continues to gain share in the worldwide smartphone market, as the latest data shows the iOS mobile operating system accounted for nearly a quarter of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012.

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Rumor: Google, Asus to release joint 7-inch tablet in July

05/24/2012, 01:05 am

Google and Asus are gearing up to release a co-developed 7-inch tablet in July with initial shipments of 600,000 units, according to a new unverified report.

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GameFly rental service announces plan to publish iOS, Android games

05/23/2012, 09:05 pm

Subscription game rental service GameFly announced on Wednesday that it will begin publishing titles for iOS and Android and will also open a game store on Android later this year.

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Jury finds Google Android didn't violate Oracle's patents

05/23/2012, 04:05 pm

A 10-person federal jury has found unanimously that Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents when developing the Android mobile operating system.

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Rumor: Microsoft to launch Office for Apple's iOS in November

05/23/2012, 11:05 am

Microsoft Office, the industry leading productivity suite, will be coming to Apple's iPad, as well as Android-based tablets, this November, a new rumor claims.

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Google's $12.5B acquisition of Motorola Mobility now official

05/22/2012, 10:05 am

Google has announced that its $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility is completed and approved, officially bringing the search giant into the smartphone hardware business.

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Google cleared for Motorola purchase after receiving Chinese regulatory approval

05/19/2012, 11:05 pm

Google and Motorola Mobility both revealed on Saturday that they have received Chinese regulatory approval for their proposed merger and expect to soon close on the deal.

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Briefly: Simon & Schuster settles; 9M Galaxy S III preorders; 10.1" Kindle Fire

05/18/2012, 01:05 am

Publisher Simon & Schuster has settled an e-book antitrust lawsuit brought by attorneys general from 29 states in the U.S., while a new report claims Samsung achieved nine million preorders for its Galaxy S III smartphone. Also, a rumor claims Amazon is suspending plans for an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire in favor of a 10.1-inch model due out later this year.

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