Google offers Android cross licencing
Published in News
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:34

Google offers Android cross licencing


No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Android eclipses Windows
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Tuesday, 04 April 2017 12:35

Android eclipses Windows

Turn around bright eyes 

In March 2017, beancounters at web-analytics company StatCounter's officially declared that Android has became a more popular operating system than Windows.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:18

Swatch enters the wearable OS market


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.

Android is about to become the world’s most-used OS
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Beating Windows


Beancounters at web analytics service StatCounter have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Android is about to eclipse Windows as the world's most-used operating system.

iPhones more likely to break than Android
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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:08

iPhones more likely to break than Android


Particularly if you put them near me and a hammer

Apple’s build quality has dropped down the loo, according to mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group.

HTC gives up on budget Android phones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 February 2017 13:05

HTC gives up on budget Android phones


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

Android phones out before the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:39

Android phones out before the iPhone


Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

Trump refusing to give up old handset
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:08

Trump refusing to give up old handset


Inquiry launched


Two US senators have requested details on President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s smartphone security, claiming he is still using his old handset which might leak secrets to foreign powers.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
Published in Mobiles

Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.

Nougat starts to make an impact
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 February 2017 12:23

Nougat starts to make an impact


Still low


The latest Android version has finally managed to appear on more than one percent of phones.