Windows Phone and BlackBerry will not challenge the leading platforms of Android and Apple iOS for a long time, but the two operating systems jockeying for third place have switched positions as Windows Phone has moved ahead of BlackBerry in shipments, according to market research firm IDC.
At its Google I/O conference, Google's Search team took the stage to showcase how web and mobile devices will soon enhance the way that Google anticipates data, responds to search, and interacts with users.
Android and iOS to-do app Astrid will cease operation following Yahoo's purchase of the company. Later this summer, Astrid users will no longer be able to add and save their task list across the web and mobile devices, but their data won't necessarily be lost. Any.DO - an alternative to-do list app that also supports apps for Android, iOS, Chrome - today announced an import tool that allows Astrid users to transfer data to Any.DO. Astrid users can download Any.DO and click the import button to initiate the transfer and have tasks, notes, and more transferred.
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Though the continued decline in profits could make some think that HTC would focus its efforts on its more lucrative Android products, the company plans to continue manufacturing Android products.
Google appears to be in the midst of another service outage for some users. Many have taken to Twitter to complain of being unable to access Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Apps on their mobile devices
Android will activate its 1 billionth device by the end of 2013, according to comments made by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. Speaking at the Dive Into Mobile conference, Schmidt announced that Android already activates an average of 1.5 million devices each day.
Samsung has been accused of hiring people to post false reviews of HTC smartphones in an attempt to disparage its Android rival, which has led to officials in Taiwan investigating the accusations.
An update to the Cooliris iPhone and iPad app puts all your favorite photo sources - Instagram, Dropbox, Facebook, Drive, and more - in one place. It's out to make the iOS Photos app obsolete.
The Facebook Phone might actually be a Facebook layer on top of Android, but that doesn't mean we won't see Facebook Home debut on hardware. A new leaked image appears to demonstrate the long-rumored "Facebook Phone" that we'll see on Thursday.
The HTC One will go on sale at AT&T beginning April 19. AT&T has just confirmed the launch date for HTC's latest Android smartphone, and the carrier released details about pricing, pre-orders, and an HTC One model that will be exclusive to AT&T.