The worldwide mobile operating system market will be dominated by Symbian and Android, as the two OSs will account for 59.8 percent of mobile OS sales by 2014, according to Gartner.Read more
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Nokia has denied that it is developing a handset based on Google’s Android operating system.
The response came after reports in the UK that the Finnish phone maker would announce an Android-based smartphone in September at the Nokia World Conference.
Palm’s Pre smartphone has received a pre-launch boost with a succession of (mostly) favorable reviews.
And, in what must be the ultimate accolade in the highly competitive smartphone market, the device has even been described as a tough competitor to Apple’s iPhone.
Acer is to sell netbooks running Google’s Android operating system – with the first likely to be available before the end of the summer.
The move is a setback for Microsoft, which was already selling its Windows OS at a reduced price to counter the threat posed by Linux.
Location-sharing start-up Wizi has announced the release of SMS with Location for BlackBerry.
The application adds a new option to BlackBerry contacts allowing users to send an SMS with their actual position or the location where they are heading.
Apple has flagged up March 17 for a special event to preview its new iPhone 3.0 software.
One issue that could be addressed with the new OS is allowing for background tasks from third party applications.
ARCHOS, the company that "invented the PMP", is to bring out a touchscreen smartphone based on the Android operating system.
The new ultra-thin Internet Media Tablet (IMT) will allow playback of HD video while offline.
Various countries on the European continent are in line to get the HTC G1 following its October launch in the UK and US.
T-Mobile is continuing the roll-out of the handset – the first to run Google’s Android operating system – with a launch in Germany on 2 February.
i2Telecom has announced that its MyGlobalTalk service is now available for the Symbian S60 operating system.
The service has just been approved for inclusion on Android’s Marketplace and has been submitted for approval on the iPhone App Store.
Palm finally revealed its new smartphone, the Pre, along with an exclusive partnership with Sprint to distribute it.
The new touch-screen device and operating system, WebOS, received a positive welcome at CES in Las Vegas.