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Android

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Google Inc. purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. Android's mobile operating system is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel. Google and other members of the Open Handset Alliance collaborated on Android's development and release. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is tasked with the maintenance and further development of Android. The Android operating system is the world's best-selling Smartphone platform.

Articles About Android

Pinchai Speaks During His Keynote Address at the Google I/O Developers Conference in San Francisco
New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 L Killer Features, Encryption and More

By IBTimes AU

Google confirms a new automatic encryption data mechanism on the upcoming Android 5.0 L platform matching Apple's iOS 8. Two of Samsung's latest flagship will also be receiving the Android 5.0 L later this year. (10:45 pm)

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Sundar Pichai speaks about wearables during at the Google I/O developers conference on June 25, 2014
Google Release Roundup: New Nexus 6, Nexus 8, Android 5.0 L Launch and Killer Features

By IBTimes AU

Google has been gearing up to release a series of Nexus devices including its primary mobile OS update, Android 5.0 L. According to recent information, the upcoming Nexus 6 will be featuring a new and improved battery for extended life whereas the Ne... (Sep 20)

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A Sony SmartWatch 3 and a Sony Xperia Z3
Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Guide

By IBTimes AU

Sony has released the much-awaited Android 4.4.4 KitKat for a range of its devices including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperial Tablet Z and the Xperia ZR. The rollout has been confirmed through the twitter post of Sony Mobile global PR team. According to the tweet: "#android 4.4. (Sep 20)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, THAILAND, SONY

A man reacts while trying out his new Samsung Galaxy S5
New Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Released, Verizon Guide and Installation

By IBTimes AU

Samsung and Verizon teamed up once more to release another version of Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 KitKat update build. People can start checking their phones for the new notification to see if the firmware is already accessible. (Sep 20)

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A Zoomed Illustration Image Of A Man Looking At A Computer Monitor Showing The Logo of Amazon
Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD 6, Kindle Fire HD 7 Tablets; Official Release Date Is Oct 2

By IBTimes AU

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Kindle Fire HD 7 has been announced. Pre-orders have started. Official release date is set to Oct. 2. (Sep 19)

A Man Uses His Mobile Phone In Front Of A Giant Advertisement Promoting Samsung New Galaxy S5 Smartphone At An Art Hall In Central Seoul
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Top Reasons To Upgrade From Galaxy Note 3 Or Galaxy Note 2

By IBTimes AU

From hardware to software, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has lots to offer users of older Galaxy Note devices. Find out what makes the Galaxy Note Edge a worthy upgrade choice. (Sep 19)

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Students Walk Out Of Samsung Electronics' Headquarters In Seoul
Samsung SM-A500 (aka Wallet-Friendly Galaxy Alpha) Clears TENAA Revealing Images And Specs

By IBTimes AU

Samsung SM-A500’s existence has been confirmed with specs and images. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, FCC, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE, SONY

A Zoomed Illustration Image Of A Man Looking At A Computer Monitor Showing The Logo of Amazon
Amazon Announces 7 New Kindles: Upgraded Amazon 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX Available Now On Pre-order

By IBTimes AU

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX with 8.9-inch featuring Snpadragon 805 chipset announced with six other new Amazon tablets. (Sep 19)

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Tsunekazu Ishihara, President And Chief Executive Officer Of The Pokemon Company And Producer Of Pokemon, Introduces The New 'Pokemon Art Academy' Game During A News Conference At The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, Known As E3, In Los Angeles
‘Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire’ Updates: Meet The Leaders of Team Magma and Aqua, Trainer and His Mega Gallade

By IBTimes AU

Check out who the team leaders and main admin behind Team Magma and Team Aqua, as well as the history behind Mega Gallade and its trainer Wally. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SILVER

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Google Now v. Siri v. Cortana – Comparison Of The Three Leading Virtual Assistants

By IBTimes AU

We have compared Google Now, Siri and Cortana to determine which one is the best digital voice assistant. (Sep 19)

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