Mobile Operating System

Gingerbread takes the lead in Android Distribution

The second Gingerbread release (versions 2.3.3-2.3.7) is now leading the Android distribution with 43.9% market share as of October based on Google’s latest Android versions distribution charts. As for Froyo(Android 2.2), the previous leader in the Android distribution, is now powering up at least 40.7% Android smartphones out there followed by Android 2.1 Eclair at 10.7%.

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Upgrading to iOS 5? You might get Error 3200

Apple has released iOS 5, the newest version of its mobile OS, to the public today. The iPhone & iPad maker claims over 200 new features in the iOS5 including deep Twitter integration, a revamped notification system, an updated camera app, a revamped version of Safari and more. If you trying to upgrade to iOS 5 via iTunes today, there’s ...

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[Comment] HP axes WebOS

Nick Dillon, Analyst at Ovum Despite being a capable operating system, WebOS never found the commercial success it might have achieved. There is no denying that HP had struggled to sell the platform to customers, failing to generate either operator or customer interest in the Pre3 or TouchPad devices. Its products lacked a unique selling point and failed to stand ...

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[Apps] Facebook Messenger for iPhone & Android

Facebook has just released a dedicated Messenger app for mobile users on iPhone & Android. Basically, Facebook Messenger is integrated with Facebook messages and chats. It offer features such as location mapping, the ability to message friends, groups and mobile contacts, and more. Full details below.

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[Video] 1st Windows ‘Mango’ SmartPhone Unveiled- Japan Only

The 1st Windows “Mango” smartphone has been unveiled. The IS12T is made by Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications and will be available in Japan only. IS12T will go on sale sometime in September but no pricing was disclosed. Mango, officially Windows Phone 7.5, adds some 500 improvements to the Windows Phone 7 platform. They include multi-tasking, an e-mail “conversation view” that ...

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[Apps] iProperty now on Mobile Web & Android

Malaysia property portal, iProperty.com.my has launched a mobile version of its website plus an Android app. Key features of the iProperty Android app: Instantly access over 200,000 properties for sale and rent in Malaysia, with multiple photos, property details, maps and more Powerful and flexible search – filter by property type, location, budget, bedrooms, or keywords View your Search results ...

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Meet FaceNiff, Hijack Facebook & Twitter Accounts using Android Devices

You have seen Firesheep, a simple Firefox plugin that allows anymore to hijack accounts of Facebook and Twitter in open WiFi networks such as the one used in Starbucks. But that is for the PC. Now meet FaceNiff, an Android app that allows you to do exactly the same thing as Firesheep. FaceNiff gives Android users the capability to hijack/intercept ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Processor to power WP7 Mango Devices

With the recent announcement of the next release of Windows Phone, Microsoft has chosen Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile processor to power the next generation of Windows Phone devices. Just as the first generation of Windows Phone 7(WP7) devices that are built around specific hardware requirements, the next generation Windows Phone device will be powered by Qualcomm’s second generation Snapdragon mobile processors, ...

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