There is a massive Android ecosystem that doesn’t depend on Google and it’s growing rapidly. Is there a danger that Google could lose control of Android? We take a look at what it all means.
We subjected 11 of the best Android browsers to a series of tests and benchmarks to find out which one is the top performer. Which browser is the “fastest Android browser”? Continue reading to find out.
Chinese search giant Baidu is reportedly developing a Google Glass-like device that will have the same capabilities.
It seems that Baidu has its eye on the mobile market in Africa and the Middle East. The Chinese search giant is partnering up with Orange to pre-install its mobile browser on Android handsets in nineteen countries in the region.
Chinese search giant Baidu is now preparing to launch its first smartphone, which at this stage is known under the name “Baidu Cloud Phone”. The smartphone will be officially unveiled on December 21st via a special online conference.
The A586, also known as LePhone A586, is the first fruit of the Baidu-Lenovo partnership and it’s ready to go on sale starting next Monday, on December 10. This is not the first time we’re hearing about the phone, but we now know much more info than last week.
We heard a number of interesting stories starring China’s Baidu last spring, but come summer it was like the company went into total sleep mode. It was all quiet on the Eastern front during the fall too, but now that winter is (almost) here Baidu is back in business.
Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg the question of whether that openness is a double-edged sword.
Although some of you might have laughed a few days back when we told you about Baidu’s plans to challenge Google and Apple in the mobile OS market, today we have additional news on the Chinese company’s intentions, and these look even more ambitious. Upon officially introducing the Cloud ROM to the public, Baidu has announced that it is in discussions with 20 handset manufacturers “to seek possibilities for cooperation”. The 20 unnamed companies join a list of Baidu partners already featuring Changhong, the manufacturer behind the making of the first ever Cloud-powered phone, and Dell, a company that probably needs no…