06/28/2012, 09:06 pm
Even as Google continues to develop voice search functionality for its Android mobile operating system, the company's new Google Now service is a different approach to tackling rival Apple's Siri virtual assistant.
06/28/2012, 11:06 am
Google's new Nexus 7 tablet will increase competition in the tablet market and threaten Amazon's Kindle Fire and Microsoft Surface, but isn't expected to have an effect on sales of Apple's iPad.
06/28/2012, 01:06 am
One financial analyst says Apple's iPad is in little danger of losing its top spot on the tablet heap to Google's newly-announced Nexus 7, as he believes the device is "just another Android-based tablet."
06/27/2012, 06:06 pm
Google announced during its I/O conference on Wednesday that activations of Android-powered devices had hit the 400 million unit mark as the company sees an average activation rate of 12 smartphones or tablets per second amounting to some 1 million each day.
06/27/2012, 02:06 pm
Google on Wednesday unveiled a new $299 hardware device called the "Nexus Q" that allows users to stream music, movies and music from the Google Play storefront.
06/27/2012, 01:06 pm
Asus and Google have partnered to build the new "Nexus 7," a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that will start at $199 when it launches in July.
06/26/2012, 11:06 pm
Google is believed to be "taking direct aim" at Apple's iPad this week with the anticipated unveiling of a $199 tablet at its Google I/O conference, a new report claims.
06/26/2012, 12:06 pm
Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.
06/25/2012, 08:06 am
Samsung on Monday said although it is struggling to keep up with demand for its new Galaxy S III, it expects it will be able to provide enough stock to reach sales of 10 million total units to carriers in the month of July.
06/22/2012, 02:06 pm
Samsung on Friday began touting a new application called "Easy Phone Sync" that allows users to transfer content from Apple's iOS to a Samsung Galaxy device, and even keeps Android devices up to date with DRM-free iTunes content.
06/22/2012, 08:06 am
Samsung has begun investigating an incident where its newly released Galaxy S III smartphone reportedly exploded when charging in a user's car in Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.