Will Android be the dominant force within the mobile industry? Or will iPhone and Blackberry continue to innovate and steal back market share? Are there weaknesses within Android�s plan? And how do you compare an OS when it�s scattered amongst an ever increasing number of smartphones, some good and some not so good? Will the average consumer blame the phone or the OS? And what does that mean for Google�s future? Get the low down on the good, the not so good, the funny and the just plain scary as Bright Hub�s talented team of mobile industry writers and insiders look at the news and trends impacting Google�s Android OS today. Share your comments with readers and writers and let us know if you agree or disagree with the questions and comments we discuss in this trending topic.
Smartphones can be incredibly useful devices for any business professional. The question here is – which platform will serve you better? Will you be more productive with an Android or an iPhone?
The latest version of the Android platform is 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. It offers a host of improvements and it brings smartphones and tablets together. We take a closer look in this review.
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There have been various claims about the dangers of Android fragmentation and the comparatively high number of Android smartphone returns. Let’s take a look at what is behind this.
There’s a tendency to focus on the latest and greatest releases in the mobile industry and while the cutting edge of the market is always hotly contested the budget segment is important too. Android seems well-placed to capitalize when compared to its competitors.
The Android mobile phone platform has been around for a few years now, but how much do you know about its founding years, the OHA and the various confectionary-based version names?
Google Wallet looks set to transform the way we shop and pay for services. It offers a convenient new way to pay with your smartphone. Will it catch on? Are there any drawbacks? Let’s delve into the future of Google Wallet and take a look.
The mobile platform wars are raging on and honestly they get more and more similar every day. So what are the killer features of Android that make it stand out from the crowd?
The Android Market has had its problems and so, when the Amazon Appstore launched, many people were excited about it. A few months on it has become clear that it’s a disaster for the platform as a whole and particularly bad for Android developers. Find out why.