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Yesterday | Cellular News

Xiaomi, Huawei and Wiko power Android growth

The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, for the three months to June 2014, shows Android remains the leading OS across Europe boasting a 74% share.


Related Topix: Kantar, Apple, Startups, iPhone, T-Mobile, Marketing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Code Project

Article 1 - Introduction to Android

In this article you will be learning the basics about Android, It's architecture stack etc.


Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Google, Startups, Cameras

Wall Street Journal

Smartphone Users in Tokyo Pay Less Than New York, London

New Yorkers are paying the highest monthly fees for smartphone use out of seven global cities while Tokyo ranks in the middle of the pack, according to a survey by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications .


Related Topix: New York, New York Government, NTT DoCoMo, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics


The Smart Dash: The Surge to Market. A Mission of Safety. No More Excuses.

As the carnage continues, the American public screams for change, and the government, cops and U.S. realpolitik do next to nothing.


Related Topix: Dash

JK on the run

Virgin Mobile intros a blank-slate smartphone plan you can customize any way you like

Virgin Mobile's new prepaid plan can be anything you want it to be from a bare-bones emergency calling service to a custom unlimited Facebook plan.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Virgin Mobile USA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Instagram Bolt launched: no Snapchat rival for you

The hottest new Snapchat rival has launched for iOS and Android - but you can't have it yet.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google

Tom's Hardware

Samsung's Tizen Phone Delayed Again

The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has once again delayed the release of its first phone running Tizen, the company's own open source mobile platform.


Related Topix: Cameras

Cellular News

Apple and Samsung Represent 68% of Smartphones Owned in the USA

As more US consumers migrate to smartphones, they are increasingly opting for iPhones and Samsung Android phones.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, NPD Group, Advertising, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Silicon Alley Insider

There's A Terrifying Android Vulnerability That Could Let Hackers Completely Take Over Your Phone

Researchers from Bluebox Labs have discovered a terrifying Android vulnerability that lets malware take over your apps, steal their data, and essentially take full control of your phone, including the financial information you've saved in your Google Wallet.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Omniture, Serious Business, Adobe Systems, Advertising

The Code Project

Brainless Android - Introduction

Android is a software stack for mobile platforms. What this means is that it is Android delivers a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications.


Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Programming Languages, Java

Light Reading

VoLTE Gains Velocity: GSA

The 4G voice revolution is gaining momentum: Voice-over-LTE services have been commercially launched by 10 operators in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and the US, while many more have invested in the technology to support VoLTE capabilities, according to the latest statistics published by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association .


Related Topix: Verizon, NTT DoCoMo

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Samsung Galaxy S4: Owner Wakes Up to Burning Smell of Android...

A Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone owner, identified as Reddit user TweektheGeek, shared the story about the Android device burning up on social media.


Related Topix: Reddit


Samsung Delays Tizen Phone Launch

New submitter tekxtc writes Slashdot has reported in the past that a Tizen phone is coming and that the design and photos leaked .


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, iPhone

Information Technology

CyberLink Unveils World's First Beautifying Video Selfies Feature in Major YouCam Perfect Update

ENP Newswire - 28 July 2014 Release date- 24072014 - Taipei, Taiwan- CyberLink Corp. , the world's leading consumer multimedia software company, today announced an update that brings two major new features to YouCam Perfect-beautifying video selfies and creative photo scene templates.


Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, CPU, Science / Technology, Alice, Video Games, EA Games, Create

Hispanic Business

Iridium GO!(TM), World's First Truly Global Mobile Satellite Hotspot, Now Available

The new Iridium GO!TM connects to smartphones and tablets by creating a satellite-based Wi-Fi zone, dramatically extending voice and data coverage of these devices when they are out of range of terrestrial networks.


Related Topix: Iridium Communications, Iridium, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Marketing

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Moto X+1 and Verizon DROID line detailed for August

Those of you looking to upgrade to a new Motorola device may be in luck with releases in the near future.


Related Topix: Motorola, CPU, Science / Technology

The King of Fighters '98 Released

THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 is now available on iOS and Android enabled mobile devices, SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION announced.


Related Topix: SNK Playmore, The King of Fighters, Video Games, Atlus Co.

Red Hat Magazine

How open sourcing Android made it a mobile market leader

About 10 years ago, when I got my first mobile phone, I hardly knew anything about its operating system or its processor.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, CPU, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cameras

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Halifax Courier

Boarders to do battle for Rider Cup

White Rose Waterski Club at Cromwell Bottom will see the UK's best kneeboarders battle it out with the USA for the International Rider Cup.


Related Topix: iPhone, Google, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Steel Avengers CBT Period Extended

The build-and-conquer strategy game is available as a free download for players in the USA on Android devices through Google Play.


Related Topix: Google, Startups


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