Mobile Wars: Nokia chooses MeeGo over Android

The fast-paced Mobile Wars entered a new phase today as Nokia confirmed that Intel's MeeGo - rather than Google's Android - would power a new generation of tablet devices.

Symbian fanboi converts to Android

The founder of Symbian-Guru.com is closing up shop and buying a Nexus One smartphone.

Can Nokia’s MeeGo take on iOS4 and Android?

Nokia is adopting the Linux-powered MeeGo platform for its N-series smartphone lineup in an effort to more effectively compete against Google Android and Apple iOS 4.

Motion-activated controls come to Android

Motion controls aren't just for the home console market anymore. Android users will soon be able to play games, perform phone tasks, and even get their own fortune cookies with nothing more than a few flicks of the hands.

Cnectd: FB, Twitter, and Match.com can kiss its a**

We're tingling for a new app on iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and Symbian devices.

Android gains on iPhone in global smartphone sales

Android's dominance of the US smartphone market hasn't yet spread to the rest of the world, says Gartner, but Google is narrowing the gap with Apple.

Nokia introduces high-end N8 smartphone

Nokia, the company that produces more phones per year than any other company, has just revealed its latest device, one that carries its biggest price tag in over 3 years.

Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

Skype arrives on Symbian smartphones

Skype has released a version of its popular client for Symbian-based Nokia smartphones.

Mobile app e-tailer PocketGear buys rival Handango

PocketGear has announced its acquisition of Handango, combining the two mobile app services and offering a centralized outlet for more than 140,000 applications. Both sites are still being maintained separately.

iPhone OS displaces Windows Mobile in new smartphone survey

A recent survey conducted by Gartner has found that Apple's iPhone OS was the world's third most popular smartphone operating system in 2009.

Windows Phone Series 7: Attractively Different but can it Win?


Being attractively different may be the first requirement for something to step out from under the iPhone's and Android's shadows.