Smartphones are ubiquitous. We carry them with us everywhere and have our most personal of all information on them. I don’t own a smartphone. (Cheshire cat smile.) However, if my geeky friends have their way with me, I may have one before long. Which one should I choose?
Will Google’s Android operating system operating system dominate the smartphone world?
Maybe not. A new rumor claims Samsung Galaxy S4 will ditch Google’s Android for another operating system. Will Samsung Galaxy S4 sport an entirely different operating system called TIZEN?
As 2013 approaches the market is waiting for the new Samsung Galaxy, Blackberry 10, iPhone 5S and the new gadget from HTC – Opera UL.
Research In Motion’s continues to prepare for its make-or-break launch of BlackBerry 10, smartphones, which are slated to go on sale Jan. 30.
Mark Cuban gave Microsoft and Nokia a plug for the new Nokia Windows Phone during an “Ask Me Anything” Q&A on Reddit on Christmas Eve.
Think Mobile 2012: The Mobile (R)evolution
Mobile use isn’t the future it’s the present. There are more people who own mobile phones today than there are those who own toothbrushes. There are 6 billion of them. Ian Carrington, Mobile Advertising Sales Director at Google, reviews the pace of mobile change and how mobile can help you win the moments that matter. video
The Android operating system was released by Google in 2008 and has become the No. 1 smartphone OS in the world. It was running on three out of every four smartphone handsets sold in the third quarter of 2012, according to IDC. (The following descriptions are based on the latest version, Android 4.2, aka Jelly Bean.)
- Android is the most popular smartphone platform, followed by iOS. Windows Phone is fifth
- iOS is the easiest to learn, but Android offers more flexibility and control
- The just-released Windows Phone 8 is fun and might appeal to faithful Windows PC owners
Title: Android MBA: Android Rise to Success
- The Mobile Industry Matured In 2012 – And Grew Like Crazy (readwrite.com)
- Google in 2012: A year when mobile and social seeds began to shoot roots (thenextweb.com)