Moto 360 will boast huge battery life
Aug07

Moto 360 will boast huge battery life

We already know a whole lot about the Moto 360 smart watch from Motorola, but we have yet to find out too much about its specs. Motorola unveiled the wearable earlier in the year and since then the company has kept quiet on features, specs, price, and release date. Luckily, the company was a little more generous and has showed off the design of the 360 numerous times, while thanks to Google's Android Wear we know what software it will...

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Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US
Aug07

Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US

ComScore's latest figures show that Android continued to be the dominant mobile platform in the US market during the last quarter, although Google's OS did lose some market share. The United States market is arguably the most important as it paints a picture as to what is going on globally, so these figures show Android’s continued popularity. Android's hold on the market continues to be strong as the platform accounts for over half...

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T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4
Aug07

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z1 gets Android 4.4.4

T-Mobile is today rolling out another Android 4.4.4 update, this time focusing on Sony's older flagship, the Xperia Z1. The patch will bring the year old smartphone completely up to date in terms of Google's mobile platform, and it could be the last Android update the Z1 sees. Sony has yet to confirm whether the handset will get Android L when it arrives, but it seems unlikely for the aging Xperia. If you are not sure what to expect,...

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Motorola will roll out Android L to the Moto X
Aug05

Motorola will roll out Android L to the Moto X

With Android L set to land sometime in the fall, the list of manufacturers confirming that their handsets will get the bump to L is growing. Motorola and its Moto X are the latest, with the company confirming that its year old flagship device will be getting Android L. Motorola's Moto X was one of the best smartphones of 2013, even if it did lack some of the specs and raw performance of its flagship rivals. The reason why the device...

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Android is the most used platform for the first time ever
Aug04

Android is the most used platform for the first time ever

Goog As Android has strode confidently from market to market, from device to device, and from consumer to consumer, Apple has held tight to a few of its own bragging rights. For example, the iPhone 5s remains comfortably the best-selling smartphone, the iPad the best-selling tablet, and the company makes the most profit from mobile alone. Cupertino's iOS platform has also enjoyed being the most used, but for the first time in history...

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Android’s market share grows around the world
Jul30

Android’s market share grows around the world

Kantar Worldpanel's results for the performance of mobile platforms through the month of June have been released and make extremely happy reading for Android. Google's OS recorded widespread growth around the world as it continued to be the comfortable market leader. Microsoft's Windows Phone also enjoyed growth in key markets, while Apple's iOS continued to lose ground. The monthly survey uses market trends, sales records, and...

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