Mobile Operating System

Android will rule the smartphones says Gartner

According to research company Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years(2015) reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the 2nd place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market share. Apple’s iOS will have the second place by the end of 2012, but Microsoft will overtake it by ...

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Kaspersky identified Malware Apps in the Android Market

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA In the past hackers had tried many ways to infect Android smartphones with malware for their own personal gain, including the SMS Trojan(Android) and a recently discovered Android malware called Geinimi in China. Malware attacks carried out against mobile devices are rare, but things are changing fast. The number of mobile ...

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Number of Mobile Malware/Threats doubled

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA The latest Kaspersky Lab data shows that the number of malicious programs targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010. In 2010, over 65% more new threats targeting mobile devices were detected than in the previous year; and over 1,000 variants from 153 different families of ...

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Google Nexus S exclusive to Maxis in Malaysia

Maxis today announced the availability of the Google Nexus S in Malaysia.The Android(2.3) Google smartphone is exclusive to Maxis and it is offered to current & new Maxis subscribers. Maxis postpaid customers will have to sign up for a data plan and purchase the phone with contract. Details below: 12 months contract- Buy Nexus S @ RM1799 18 months contract- ...

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Nokia says Windows Phone 7 unproven, it’s a risk

Nokia has admitted it’s taking a major risk with its deal to deploy Windows Phone 7 on its mobile devices. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Nokia said that the Microsoft deal leads to potential dangers of hopping into bed with an “unproven” platform. Over 29 pages of the report, Nokia said “The Windows ...

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Android leads in the US Smartphone Market

Android is now the most-used smartphone operating system in the United States, according to a study released by comScore. 31.2%, of U.S. smartphones were running Google’s Android OS in January, compared to the 30.4% of American smartphone owners who use BlackBerry devices. Android overtook Apple’s iOS during November last year.

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[Video] HTML 5 Demo on IE9 Mobile WP7

During Mobile World Congress (MWC 2011), Microsoft showed off the HTML5 capabilities of the upcoming mobile version of Internet Explorer 9(IE9). Below is a ‘live’ demo of IE Mobile 9 running HTML5 tests on a Windows Phone 7 handset.

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Dell’s tablet roadmap leaked

A Dell’s tablet roadmap has been leaked by AndroidCentral, detailing the company’s plans to release up to four new Android devices up til Q1 2012. Four new Android tablets-The Dell Gallo is slated for an April release this year, followed by the Dell Sterling which will launch in Q4. Dell’s Opus One and Silver Oak are scheduled for release in ...

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