Category: Mobile OS

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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8 Update 3

The third major update of Windows Phone 8 OS is now official. Microsoft has published all details about the upcoming update called Update 3 or General Distribution release 3. Currently the Update 3 is available for developers through the new Preview Program. To qualify and install the update you need to have a developer unlocked device and to be registered...

Google Play Store will provide better access to tablet-optimized apps for users and developers 0

Google Play Store will bring more fulfilling experience for tablets’ users and developers of apps

The growing popularity of the tablets evokes some challenges in front of developers to try to catch up with the growing demand for native apps for the large-sized devices. Most of the apps integrated to the Android-running tablets were modified applications for smartphones. However the performance of the apps running on large displays is less satisfying than the programs working...

Amber update is rolling out to Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 from AT&T 0

Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 branded AT&T are getting OTA Amber update

Owners of Windows Phone running devices have been anticipating the arrival the newest update of the platform named Amber. The improved version of the software was launched in the middle of August. Since then it is gradually arriving to the various Windows Phone running models. Two of the smartphones that were not lucky enough to get the update until now...

Xperia Z1 is scheduled to get the Android 4.4 KitKat update, revealed by sources 0

Xperia Z1 will skip Android 4.3 and will be updated straight with Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat is the newest update of Google’s platform that was announced just weeks ago. The mobile giant released a special video to present users with the update. However the company quickly pulled it down. The reason for this was the started rumors about a mystery device that appeared in the video, alleged to be the LG Nexus 5....

Sense 5.5 is getting ready to arrive soon, according to a recent leak 0

Screenshots of Sense 5.5 reveal more about the upcoming update

HTC equips its smartphones with its unique user interface Sense. The new version of the Android-based platform Sense 5.5 is expected to arrive in the next weeks. HTC has already made hints that the update will bring a lot of goodies to the smartphones. Even though the curiosity and the impatience of users about Sense 5.5 are building up, the...

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Microsoft asked HTC to add Windows Phone to Android models

Microsoft is reported to have begun talks with HTC about adding its Windows Phone to HTC’s Android based smartphones. Redmond has considered cutting or eliminating the license fee for HTC and other OEMs in order to increase the market share of its own operating system. Currently, Windows Phone is the third OS, far beyond Android and closing the gap to...

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Jolla: the final completed specs revealed

The Finnish company Jolla has published the final specifications of its first smartphone. We already knew some of them, but the official jolla.com website revealed even finer details. Some of them are actually quite surprising for us. Let’s recap what we have so far. Jolla boasts a 4.5-inch qHD display (960×540), a dual-core Snapdragon processor ticking over at 1.4 GHz...

Android 4.3 update now leaked for the second Galaxy phablet 0

Update to Android 4.3 firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 leaked and is now being explored

It seems that after only a week after Samsung started testing the latest Android platform on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (N7100) a firmware for the device has leaked in the wild and is accessible. The early leak comes from Vietnamese Tinhte by forum member HappyKing. If you know about XDA forum boards you are probably guessing that already the...

ABI Research has posted results of research showing the leading position of Android tablets 0

Android is becoming more popular platform for tablets than iOS, results shared by ABI Research

The dynamics in the mobile world are very intensive and not always predictable. The latest research provided by ABI Research reveals that we are now seeing changes in the leadership on the tablets market, giving a slight advantage to the Android running slates. Apple has been the leader in the mobile world in terms of tablets. The company was among...