The latest statistics breaking down Mountain View's Android market share are in, and yes, Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2 has finally managed to surpass Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) in the percentage of installs on Android devices accessing Google's Play store.
You might be thinking $150 for a smartphone running Microsoft's mobile Windows Phone 8 operating system isn't really all that cheap.
Smartphone users continue to clamor for larger screens, faster performance and more storage. Device makers are obliging popular demand by stepping up to the plate and offering what appears to be ever-increasing screen sizes along with improved specs.
Archos - a company which has thus far focused on Android tablets - has debuted a lineup of Google certified smartphones.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission is looking at allegations that Samsung paid students to attack rival HTC’s smartphones online.
Samsung has officially unveiled its big-screen Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphones.
The smartphone market is quite well-established. As such, it will be somewhat difficult for another OS to realistically compete against Android, iOS, Blackberry and even Windows Phone.
In the smartphone world, the Windows Phone operating system has traditionally been in third place in many countries.
Rumors have been circulating for quite some time now about an indigenously branded Facebook smartphone powered by Android and ready to take on Apple's wildly popular iOS.
Hardcore fans of mobile technology such as smartphones and tablets tend to get all excited when manufacturers announce new processors and platforms.
Samsung has officially unveiled its flagship Galaxy S4 (IV) smartphone. Clearly, this handset is all about the slick specs, which boasts a 5-inch 1080p (1,920 x 1,080) Super AMOLED panel rendering a pixel density of 441 ppi.
Mountain View keeps track of its Google Android distribution (version) numbers and has done so for quite some time.
Anticipation is building for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone, which is slated to make its long-awaited debut later this month.
Samsung's long-awaited Galaxy S4 smartphone is slated to be unveiled on March 14th.
The combination of a LCD and E-ink display means users of the device will have the best of both worlds - with one screen providing smooth video and graphics, while the other consumes little power and is ideal for reading.
Earlier this year, Mozilla debuted its first Firefox OS developer phones to showcase the nascent and rapidly evolving operating system.
I recently read a rather interesting piece in the Atlantic about the advent of the Smart Watch. This prompted me to think about the upcoming battle between the iWatch, Apple’s rumored wrist mounted device, and Google Glass which puts the display in front of your face.
Phonesat STRaND-1 - a nanosatellite carrying a Google Nexus One smartphone - was launched into orbit from India earlier this week.
Intel says it is accelerating its mobile computing push with new Atom chips for Android smartphones and tablets, along with a multimode-multiband LTE platform due to ship in the first half of 2013.
Asus pulled the wraps off of several new devices during Mobile World Congress 2013 this week in Barcelona, Spain.