Latest Android OS Stories

2011-04-05 06:00:00

While analyst firm comScore said in a report that the "most acquired" handset in February was the Verizon iPhone, another firm -- YouGov -- reports that Google's Android operating system (OS) has now overtaken all other operating systems, including the iPhone. According to a YouGov poll of 2,000 adults for Intelligent Environments, a digital bank provider, Android phones passed iPhone to become the most popular smartphone in Britain. The poll shows that 28 percent of smartphone users own an...

2011-01-05 18:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CES -- Today Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI), announced a diverse range of powerful mobile devices, from the first tablet running Android(TM) 3.0 Honeycomb to the world's most powerful smartphone -- giving consumers new ways to stay connected to their personal and business lives. The devices incorporate unprecedented computing power and performance with innovative designs and software to provide today's highly mobile consumers with an...

2010-05-20 13:02:00

TOKYO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE) and Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) today announced an alliance to provide a range of new and rich entertainment experiences that combine Google's open-source Android OS platform with Sony's expertise in technology and product design. The two companies are exploring the joint development of compelling new Android-based hardware products for the home, mobile and personal product categories. Through this...

2009-11-06 14:38:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a leading provider of secure mobile payment solutions and payment gateway services, announced today the release of CHARGE Anywhere for Android(TM), the first PCI PA-DSS validated Payment Application enabling Android(TM)-powered mobile phones to become card payment acceptance devices. It is now available through Android Market(TM) and at www.chargeanywheredirect.com. Stressing the increased merchant...

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