2011/26/09, 06:09 pm
Amazon's new Android-based tablet, apparently named the Kindle Fire, is said to be based on the same basic design as RIM's PlayBook, built by the same maker, apart from having a slower processor intended to make it cheaper.
2011/26/09, 02:09 pm
Android's market share gains in the U.S. continue to come at the expense of its competitors, except for Apple, which held steady at 28 percent despite the lack of a new iPhone model, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.
2011/24/09, 10:09 pm
U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless has taken sides in the legal dispute between Apple and Samsung with a legal brief opposing a preliminary injunction against the South Korean company's smartphones and tablets.
2011/22/09, 11:09 pm
Apple's iPad will continue to dominate the tablet market, maintaining more than 50 percent market share through 2014, according to a new analysis.
2011/22/09, 05:09 pm
Oracle's comments in its infringement lawsuit against Google's Android platform has revealed that the company is seeking not just royalties, but a legal order stopping the distribution of Android entirely.
2011/22/09, 11:09 am
A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.
2011/22/09, 09:09 am
The likelihood of success for both the impending Amazon tablet and Google's forthcoming Android update, dubbed "Ice Cream Sandwich," against the iPad has reportedly been called into question by industry insiders.
2011/20/09, 02:09 am
While some reports have suggested Apple could introduce support for NFC-based payments in a new iPhone model as early as this fall, rival Google on Monday launched its own NFC solution conceived initially for Sprint Android smartphones.
2011/19/09, 03:09 pm
Following up to the Xoom, which failed to make a a splash after the release of Apple's iPad 2, Motorola is now expected to release another tablet by the end of this year, this time with a smaller 7-inch form factor.
2011/17/09, 12:09 am
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced this week its intention to review a judge's ruling that Taiwanese handset maker HTC had infringed on two of Apple's patents, with a final decision scheduled to arrive by Dec. 6.
2011/14/09, 10:09 pm
Google’s agreement to purchase Motorola Mobility includes a promise of $65.7 million in golden parachute compensation for Sanjay Jha, the chief executive officer of the Android device maker.
2011/14/09, 08:09 pm
Google has continued its run of intellectual property purchases by acquiring 1,023 patents from IBM in an effort to shore up the defenses of its Android mobile operating system.
2011/14/09, 12:09 pm
In order to secure its purchase of Motorola and the company's collection of patents, Google outbid itself by 33 percent, or $3 billion, in a single day to reach an agreement.
2011/14/09, 10:09 am
Apple's iPad 2 took the lion's share of global tablet shipments in the second quarter of calendar 2011, with a 68.3 percent share, while Android's share of tablets slipped, according to the latest figures from IDC.
2011/13/09, 06:09 pm
Intel and Google have announced a partnership to enable the use of Android software on Intel's Atom mobile x86-compatible processors, in hopes the chips can wrestle market share from the ARM processor family now dominating mobile devices.
2011/13/09, 02:09 am
Apple has filed motions to temporarily halt two of its lawsuits with Motorola Mobility, arguing that the company gave up the authority to sue in its pending merger with Google.
2011/12/09, 05:09 pm
Video game retailer GameStop has decided to sell a store-branded version of an existing Android tablet as its vehicle for expanding into App Store-like game downloads now dominated by Apple's iPad.
2011/12/09, 11:09 am
Smartphone maker HTC has publicly stated it is considering buying its own mobile operating system platform, with HP's webOS a potential option for acquisition.
2011/09/09, 12:09 am
Microsoft on Thursday announced a pair of patent licensing agreements with Acer and ViewSonic, granting the companies broad coverage of smartphones and tablets running Google's Android mobile operating system.
2011/08/09, 10:09 pm
A new report suggests that all Android app markets combined will soon outpace the app downloads of Apple's iOS App Store, but a parallel report notes that piracy and malware republishing continue to destroy Android app developers' ability to actually make money.