Can any company still fork Android? Can Nokia create a successful Android device without Google’s apps? How does Google’s stance affect consumers? Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!
We take a look at the recent debate about Microsoft making Android phones and ask whether forking Android and ditching Windows Phone would make sense for the software giant.
According to a new rumor, Google may soon force OEMs to ship new devices with relatively new versions of Android, at least if they want to officially run Google apps.
Rick Sherlund, an analyst with Nomura, has calculated that Microsoft makes around $5 for each Android unit sold, which netted the company $1.6 billion in 2013.
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we take a look to the other side of the fence towards Microsoft, the company that has put a Windows computer on every desk, but is now struggling to make Windows Phone worthy of its name. With Steve Ballmer out and Satya Nadella in, now it’s the best time for Microsoft to reinvent itself, or at least, to fix some of the problems that have turned it from mobile leader in mobile also-ran.
According to the latest market data, Samsung Electronics is quickly catching up with Apple Inc in the global tablet market, and has already overtaken its rival in emerging regions.
The collectible will be released in two batches: one at 11AM EST and one at 11PM EST. There’s no word on pricing at the moment, but if you do decide to buy one, you can keep it safe in a display case for an extra $3.
While the outlook for Android in general is positive, there is less impressive news for some handset manufacturers.
The University of Maryland is offering a free online Android programming course for budding coders, and the first lesson starts today.
Google’s “Chromoting” remote desktop app has shown up alive and well on a Chromium bug report, but we’re still no closer to knowing when it will be finished.