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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

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the IOS 8 operating system
Apple iOS 8 vs Android 5.0 L: OS Wars Puts Android to Lower while Apple to Higher

By IBTimes AU

The latter part of the years marks a much awaited period for both Google's Android and Apple's iOS 8. Both tech giants will be releasing their major OS updates clashing once more. Nonetheless, according to recent data from IDC, Android and ... (5:23 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, EMERGING MARKETS, SMARTPHONE

5 Free Apps For Smartphones That Can Help Make You Look Beautiful
5 Free Apps For Smartphones That Can Help Make You Look Beautiful

By IBTimes AU

Check out some helpful beauty apps for smartphones including the iPhone, Android phones and Windows Phones. (8:04 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES

Attendees Play A Check-In Game To Win Prizes By Tapping Their NFC-Enabled Android Smartphones
HTC Desire 816 vs. LG G3 Beat (aka LG G3 S, LG G3 Mini): Specifications, Features And Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

Here is a comparison of specifications, features and price pertaining to the HTC Desire 816 and the LG G3 Beat (aka LG G3 S, LG G3 Mini). (11:11 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SMARTPHONE, HTC

A Receptionist Speaks On A Phone Under A Sony Corp Logo.
Upcoming Moto G2 (Dual-SIM) vs. Sony Xperia C3 (Dual-SIM): Early Specifications And Price Comparison

By IBTimes AU

Here is a comparison of specifications and price pertaining to the Sony Xperia C3 and the yet-to-be-announced Moto G2 (or Moto G+1). (10:55 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY

Attendees Play A Check-In Game To Win Prizes By Tapping Their NFC-Enabled Android Smartphones
Finally, OnePlus One Can Be Purchased Without An Invite; Pre-Order Starts From October

By IBTimes AU

The flagship killer OnePlus One handset will be available for pre-order very soon. (10:38 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY

Three Models Of China's Xiaomi Mi Phones Are Pictured During Their Launch
Nokia Lumia 530 (Dual-SIM) vs. Xiaomi Redmi 1S (Dual-SIM): Specifications, Features And Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

Here is a comparison of specifications, features and price pertaining to the Nokia Lumia 530 and the Xiaomi Redmi 1S. (10:15 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, INDIA, SMARTPHONE

A Google Search Page Is Reflected In Sunglasses In This Photo Illustration
Nexus 9 Spotted In AnTuTu Confirming LTE, Android L, Ridiculously Powerful Tegra K1 SoC, 192-core Kepler GPU On Release Date

By IBTimes AU

The much-awaited Nexus 9 tablet has landed in a benchmark testing site revealing some of the key specifications. (10:04 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, HTC

Asus $199 Notebook in the Works, Will Compete With HP Stream 14 and Chromebook

By IBTimes AU

Asus is reported to be next in line to launch a $199 laptop after HP announced the Stream 14 sporting the same price tag. This will lead to the formation of a new crop of ultra cheap laptops running Windows designed to take on the Google Chromebooks. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, HP, INTEL, DELL

Microsoft
Growing Clamor for Microsoft to Cleanse its Window Phone App Store As Well

By IBTimes AU

While Microsoft has started cleansing its Windows App store, there is a growing demand for the company to undertake a similar move for its Windows Phone Store as well. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT

HTC Desire 516 vs. Sony Xperia C Specs And Price Comparison In Australia

By IBTimes AU

Launched almost a year apart, both the HTC Desire 516 and the Sony Xperia C are low cost smartphones. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SONY, HTC