Android and iOS swallow global smart device market

Android and iOS swallow global smart device market
This week it's become apparent – if you're a follower of statistics from the analysts at IDC – that Android and Apple's iOS are very quickly eating the rest of the ...


ZTE Grand X LTE T82
It's the company's first smartphone to have LTE on a single chip via the Qualcomm S4 Snapdragon ... The Grand X LTE will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.


Fake Android Security App is Mobile Zeus Malware in Disguise
PC Magazine
The fake security app, called the Android Security Suite Premium, is actually the latest Zeus malware, Denis Maslennikov, a Kaspersky Lab researcher, wrote on ...

New Android Malware is Disguised as a Security App
Google's Android mobile platform is the target of a new variant of a widely used ... The malware installs a blue shield icon on the smartphone or tablet menu and ... Apple's iOS, used in the iPhone and iPad, was the most common platform, with ...

ZTE announces Grand X LTE for Europe and Asia Pacific
You probably don't put too much thought into how many chips it takes to get your smartphone on an LTE network, but just in case you were curious, ZTE's.

Samsung Makes Android SAFE for IT
Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S III smartphone will be the company's first device to ... SAFE may help combat Android fragmentation, at least as far as various IT ...

Apple's new iOS Maps: the risk factors
(Unless you consider Google holding back turn-by-turn directions as a feature for its own Android software, which for some was a major hole in iOS functionality.) ...


Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE; design by committee on a non-existent ...
ZDNet (blog)
The Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE is an interesting device with some nice design ... X is the best HTC phone I have ever used and likely also the best Android device I ... 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi; NFC support, including Android Beam and Google .... of a smartphone ...

Google, Apple Tighten Grip on Smartphone Market
Wall Street Journal
Apple and Google have grabbed more than 80% of the world's smartphone market. ...phones—to continue the growth of its iPhone and iPad devices and iOS software. ... In the past, Google relied on hardware manufacturers to build Android ... of handset ...

Wall Street Journal

iOS Developers Not Worried About Possible Screen Size Changes
PC Magazine
Of the 55 developers who work with both platforms, however, "iOS was the clear favorite in ... About 14 percent of iOS developers also work with Windows Phones, up 1 percent ... Sponsored By T-Mobile® America's Largest 4G Network®. ... Enable multi ...

Google to introduce low-priced Android tablet in 'coming weeks'
Apple Insider
Inside iOS 6: Apple's new Maps, apps, features and functionality ... The new Android tablet will be unveiled in the "coming weeks," according to The Wall Street ...

WinZip(R) Android App Now Available
MarketWatch (press release)
WinZip for Android builds on the success of WinZip for iOS, introduced earlier ... Now, with apps forAndroid and iOS, we're offering WinZip tools to customers on ...

Android gets a Siri-fighter
Meet Robin, a natural language voice-activated navigator for Android that puts ... work with some devices, such as the HTC MyTouch 4G and HTC Evo 4G LTE.

Is Samsung looking to leave Android?
CNET (blog)
With Google now a competitor with the purchase of Motorola, is Samsung's new CEO... But the popularity of Android, which powers its most successful smartphone and... of course, is Apple, which builds its own hardware and software with iOS ...

CNET (blog)

Should Samsung Shed Android?
PC Magazine
Threatened by Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility, some speculate that Samsung ...Android is thus poised to dominate the smartphone market by continuing to develop ... Sponsored By T-Mobile® America's Largest 4G Network®. ... Enable multi-user ...

iOS 6 Adds Notifications For Government Alerts
There's no doubt at this point that iOS 6 is one of the most feature-packed iOS ... Manysmartphone and MP3 player owners spend relatively little time in their car ...

PC Mag: ATT has the fastest LTE download speeds in Houston
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Rather, you need to have a solid LTE network with lots of spectrum to win, and it helps if not a lot of people are using it yet. Across our 30 cities, Verizon's 4G LTE ...

Houston Chronicle (blog)

Hands-On With the Latest Siri Competitor For Android
Wired News
We've seen a spate of Android apps that aim to compete with Siri, and like their ... The latest entrant into the Android market is Robin, which takes a similar tact to Siri ... and read your Twitter feed aloud – something that's coming to Siri in iOS 6.

Spotify brings radio feature to iOS, offers streaming to non-premium ...
Ars Technica
Swedish music streamer extraordinaire Spotify is updating its iOS app this morning with a key new feature. ... Free Engadget for Android - get the app now! .... WiFi-White, 32GB WiFi-Black, 64GBWiFi-Black, 64GB WiFi-White, 16GB AT&T 4G-Black ... LG ...

Samsung's Pincer Movement Android Strategy to Winning the ...
ZDNet (blog)
Summary: Samsung's new Galaxy S III is not only the most secure, BYOD-friendly Android smartphone yet, but it could steal away many users who would ...

Report: VZW LTE Scores Fastest Network
Wireless Week
Verizon Wireless' LTE service is the fastest in the country, according to the latest tests from, ... our 4G LTE upload speeds when a particular version of the Android software is used. ... With Google officially taking over control of ...

DataSaver Helps Android Users Get More Out of Their Data Plan
MarketWatch (press release)
While most smartphone users know they can connect to their home WiFi for ... on their current data connection performance and their WiFi versus 3G/4G usage.

Dropcam's Android app is now native, improved and live at Google ...
In addition to broader compatibility with new and old Android devices, ... Calif., June 19, 2012 – Dropcam Inc., makers of the easy-to-use Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Video ... now live in the Google Play Store, provides Android smartphone and tablet users ...

iOS Display Recorder makes it onto App Store
This app is clearly a case of get it while you can, if you want it. Apple has allowed an app onto the App Store called iOS Display Recorder. Previously, an app.


Mozilla Building Own iOS Browser Dubbed 'Junior'
Tom's Hardware Guide
Mozilla already has a sizable chunk of the desktop market and a presence on Android devices, however, it seems the folks at Mozilla are eager to expand ...

TU Me Launches on Android
MarketWatch (press release)
Launched last month on iOS, TU Me allows free communication and sharing ... regardless of country or network operator and works via Wi-Fi or mobile data. ... for people to communicate with their friends and family using their smartphone.

Is the Best Android Tablet Available Made for Kids?
Wired News
It's running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), so pretty much any app that can .... books are "Teach Yourself iOS 5 in 10 Minutes" and "Mars Base Command." ...

ZTE announces Grand X LTE for Europe and Asia Pacific -- Engadget
By Sean Buckley
The Grand X LTE (T82) is WiFi capable and uses Android 4.0. It has a 1.5 GHz dual-core CPU, an 8 mega-pixel main camera that supports 1080p HD video shooting and playback and a front camera that supports 720p HD video calls.

Sprint's 4G LTE Network Gets Tested In The ATL – Results Look ...
By Chris Chavez
Absent from those speed tests was Sprint and their upcoming 4G LTE network, not yet officially available for the masses. Fortunately, PC Mag was able to nab an exclusive testing of Sprint's next-gen 4G network in Atlanta Georgia, using a ...
Android Phone Fans

Spotify to Add Radio to iOS App
By Stan Schroeder
Spotify is adding a mobile radio feature to its iOS app, available to Premium subscribers. ... Spotify also promised to add the same feature to its Android app “in the coming weeks.” If you're wondering why the free version is only available in the ...
Mashable » Tech

ZTE launches its first single-chip LTE smartphone called Grand X ...
By Shane McGlaun
One of the biggest things for smartphone users today is long battery life. One of the things that can help extend the battery life on the smartphone no matter what size the battery, is to reduce the number of chips inside the device that are ...
Android Community

Oppo Finder 6.65mm Android smartphone pre-orders now available ...
By Gene Ryan Briones
It was just last month when we wrote about the 6.65mm Oppo Finder, one of the few ultra-thinAndroid devices revealed this year. And while the ZTE Athena – currently the record holder of the world's thinnest smartphone at 6.2mm [...]

Feel UX: Sharp's new Android UI overlay for Aquos smartphones
By Bams Sadewo
Sharp is a brand that we associate more with television sets rather than its line of Android phones, but the company is determined to capture a slice of the ever expanding smartphone market. The first step towards that goal is to create a unique ...
Android Authority

Sprint's Upcoming 4G LTE Network—At Least It's Faster Than WiMax
By Andrew Tarantola
Sprint's Upcoming 4G LTE Network—At Least It's Faster Than WiMax The only thing slower than the Sprint 4G WiMax network is the Sprint 3G network. Luckily for subscribers to the third largest American carrier will soon have an more robust ...

Plex for iOS Adds Social Features, In-App Media Management, and ...
By Adam Dachis
iOS: Plex received an update that added a bunch of new features as well as fixed some annoying bugs. Headlining the release is the inclusion of social features:

Would you believe Android tablet adoption is even with iPad?
By Joe Wilcox
But the figures come from a reasonably reliable source, Online Publishers Association, which puts US iPad adoption at 52 percent and Android at 51 percent. Okay, I'll pause so you can wipe off coffee, or whatever else just spit out, from your ...

Sprint's LTE network shows promise, but still needs more work ...
By Robert Nazarian
Latest Android news, applications and forum discussion. Android RSS ... tagged LTE, Sprint. I know a lot of Sprint customers are wondering when LTE is coming and more importantly, will it be any good? PC Mag was able to do an exclusive test in the Atlanta, Georgia area using an LG Viper and compared them to AT&T and Verizon. They found Sprint's network to be much faster than it's curent WiMAX network, which isn't shocking, but not as fast as AT&T and Verizon. This is mostly ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates » Sprint's LTE Network Tested
By Sam Churchill
PC Magazine got early access to Sprint's new LTE network at five locations in the Atlanta, Georgia area last week, and ran speed tests on a specially provisioned LG Viper 4G LTE phone using both their own Sensorly speed test app and the Ookla ... Sprint's LTE network is faster than its old WiMAX network and a bit faster than T-Mobile's HSPA+ 21, but it doesn't quite match AT&T's and Verizon's LTE speeds in cities where they have more spectrum, says PC Magazine.

Mobile Phone Accessories - Motorola Mobility, Inc. USA
HD Station for Motorola Tablets and Smartphones. Priced at $99.99. black ... $49.99. $24.99. black. Multimedia Station for Motorola CLIQ 2™ with MOTOBLUR™ ...,en_US,

Apple iOS - OpenStreetMap Wiki
1 Different iOS-devices; 2 Viewing OSM Maps; 3 Apps ... iPhone: 1,59€, Android: 1,59€ (FreeAndroid version available), EN; DE; FR; SP; IT, 2011-07-25 ...

Apple likes Facebook on new iOS 6, but dumps Google from maps ...
Scott Forstall, Apple's senior vice president of iOS software, showed off the new ... Android phones - and adds crowdsourced traffic conditions from other iOS users .... the ATM for America"), Apple also took a dig at its biggest smartphone rival, ...

MK802 Android 4.0 Mini PC hands-on impressions -- Engadget
MK802 Android 40 Mini PC handson impressions. There must ... So far, Android has largely (though not exclusively) kept itself firmly in the palms of our hands.

HTC Inspire 4G cell phone from AT&T
Find the HTC Inspire 4G on the Nations Fastest Mobile Broadband Network from AT&T. ... Access to thousands of applications from Android Market ... Connect your Wi-Fi-enabled devices to the Internet by creating your own mobile hotspot. .... at $39.99 per month; Choice of smartphoneservice - starting at $20 per month ...

Sprint Cell Phone Plans: Talk, Text, Data & Simply Everything
Choose from a wide variety of 3G-only or 3G/4G Mobile Broadband plans for a wide-range ... Sprint4G LTE is expected to launch in Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, ... Sprint 4G (WiMAX) peak download speeds clock in at more than 10 MBps. ... If you pick a smartphone, our $10 Premium Data add-on charge will apply.

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