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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.

Headlines Around the Web

Google app sales catching up with Apple

Dec 18 - Financial Times

Demand high for BlackBerry chat app

Nov 02, 2013 - Financial Times

Google announces Nexus 5 smartphone

Nov 01, 2013 - MarketWatch

Nexus 7 is the best Android tablet

Oct 24, 2013 - CNN Money

Moto X is the best Android phone

Oct 08, 2013 - CNN Money

Articles About Android

HTC Smartphones Are Displayed In A Mobile Phone Shop In Taipei
HTC Desire 620 Specifications And Leaked Photos Surface, Features 64-Bit Snapdragon 410 SoC, Dual Front Speakers And More

By IBTimes AU

HTC Desire 620 leaked photos have shown up on a Bulgarian website. Specification of this budget smartphone has also been revealed. Read on to know about it. (7:27 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SMARTPHONE, HTC, CONGRESS

The Amazon.com, Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn
Black Friday Sale 2014: Amazon Black Friday Deals Offer Massive Discounts On Kindles, Fire Phone And PC Games, Free Android And iOS Apps

By IBTimes AU

Amazon is offering huge discounts on Kindle and Fire devices. Read on to know more on the offer details. (4:37 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CYBER MONDAY

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestured during his keynote address
Wallet-Friendly 'Microsoft Lumia 535' Retails In India For $148, The UK To Follow Suit

By IBTimes AU

The budget-friendly Microsoft Lumia 535 has been released in India. The UK is pegged to be the next destination for this new device. (3:21 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, INDIA, EMERGING MARKETS, SMARTPHONE

A gamer plays "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" on an Xbox One console during the Xbox Play Day 2014, before the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne August 12, 2014. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, is opened to th
Black Friday Sale 2014: Amazon Offers 39 Free Android Apps And Games For Black Friday

By IBTimes AU

Here is a list of free Android apps under Black Friday deals from Amazon. (2:01 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, CRICKET, BLACKBERRY

Walmart
Black Friday 2014 Walmart Deals – Huge Discounts On Xbox, PS4, iPhones, Galaxy S5, 32 GB SanDisk microSD And More

By IBTimes AU

Huge discounts are available on wide range of tech gadgets on the upcoming Black Friday Walmart 2014 sale. Read on to know more. (1:51 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD, SMARTPHONE

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone
Poll Shows 72% Of Users Prefer Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Over Apple iPhone 6 Plus

By IBTimes AU

Readers’ opinion poll shows the Galaxy Note 4 as the preferred phablet more than the iPhone 6 Plus. (10:15 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD, SONY, HTC

A Member Of The Media Examines One Of Motorola's New Moto X Phones
Watch The Coolest Ad Of ‘Motorola Moto X’ Highlighting Customisation Addicts

By IBTimes AU

Here is the latest ad from Motorola showcasing the Moto X smartphone’s unique selling point. (9:49 am)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD, SONY, HTC

Meizu To Roll Out Handsets Running On Ubuntu Touch OS In Early 2015

By IBTimes AU

Meizu is going to launch handsets powered by Ubuntu Touch OS in early 2015, one of which is speculated to be a variant of Meizu MX4. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SMARTPHONE, CONGRESS

The Amazon.com, Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn
Amazon Fire Phone Price Now Available For $199 From $649; Comes With Free Prime Subscription For A Year

By IBTimes AU

Amazon Fire Phone is now available with a huge discount for only $199. The handset was first launched with a price tag of $649. (Nov 27)