Posts tagged ‘android’

February 1, 2011

Android The most loved smartphone OS.


Apparently the search engine giant Google is going after everything and is succeeding. In the sales of all the smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2010  Android based phones topped the list.Total number of android based phones shipped are about 32.9 million surpassing the Nokia Symbian OS .The main advantage of android is -it is open source. Because of this the no of apps for the platform are growing enormously and Google still is hiring developers to develop new apps targeting the tablets.iPhone is lagging behind both Symbian and android with 16.7 million.The windows phone has taken a downfall to 3.1 million to previous quarters 3.9 million.

Here are the total stats

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What do you think will be the top selling in Q1 of 2011??

January 27, 2011

Android expanding to tablets.


Android has released the Android 3.0 aka Honeycomb OS SDK for developers which is designed for tablet PC. This release is to ensure that when tablets supporting this os when come into the market have sufficient apps on the platform that works as the developer intended to. As we all know that android is already challenging the iOS and the windows 7 for mobile platform. This release is to compete with the ipad. I am beginning to see the future in opensource.

January 24, 2011

Dual Boot “Phone”.


The first thought as i saw this is “once came the dual sim phones now the dual boot…..not bad”.anyway…..HTC HD2 can now dual-boot Windows Phone 7 and Android.

Here is a video which shows how to dualboot the HTC HD2