Tag Archives | Android

Google “Certainly Tried” to Get Android on Nokia Phones

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has told the crowds at the Mobile World Congress expo that the company “certainly tried” to convince Nokia to choose Android as their smartphone OS of…

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LG Disappointed in Windows Phone 7 Sales

Phone manufacturer LG is unhappy with the early sales of Windows Phone 7, says marketing strategy and planning team director James Choi. He mentioned in an interview with Pocket Lint…

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What Will 2011 Bring for Microsoft?

I’ve spent a sizable chunk of my new year reading about the future of computing, and I’ve read a lot of different things from a lot of different people. If…

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Will 2011 be the Year People Begin the Move Away from Windows?

On January 5th Steve Ballmer will be unveiling the forthcoming range of tablets running Windows 7… again.  He, of course did this last year, in fact there were a great…

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The Final Pre-WP7 Market Share Numbers are Published

The mobile phone OS market figures have now been released for the final three months before the official launch of Microsoft’s new smartphone OS, Windows Phone 7.  To be honest…

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Windows 7 Phone Struggling in Market, Says UK Retailer

A blog post from UK phone retailer MobilesPlease paints a bleak picture for the recently introduced Windows Phone 7 mobile OS: at this particular chain, the new Windows handsets are…

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Why are Google execs so negative about Microsoft?

Last week Google’s Vice-President of Engineering hit out at Microsoft’s new smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 7, saying that “the world doesn’t need another platform…I think the only reason you create…

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Will Windows Phone 7 be the only really secure Smartphone platform?

Smartphone security is becoming a major problem as malware writers and criminals turn their attention to the unprotected devices.  Problems with Google’s Android operating system have been highlighted recently as,…

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Android 2.x now on over 70% of all Devices

New figures released by Google show that Android’s 2.x OS variants are now installed on over 70% of all Android devices.  Of these Android 2.2 sits at a very healthy…

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In the Market for a Windows 7/Android Tablet?

So, you want the versatility of a Windows 7 tablet, but you still long for the simplicity of a phone OS with an extensive app store? Viewsonic may have a solution for you. On Friday at IFA, Viewsonic disclosed more information on their tablet device which will dual boot both Windows 7 and the Android OS.

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Run Windows 7 on Your Android Phone… kinda’

First things first, this isn’t a way to actually get Windows 7 running on an Android phone, that would be silly.  It’s much cleverer than that. Thin-client specialists Wyse have…

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Acer Aspire One D260 to dual-boot Android and Windows 7… Why?

Earlier this year Lenovo announced a fantastic new laptop with a pop-out screen, the SkyLight Smartbook.  The laptop part of the device ran Windows 7 and the tablet screen device…

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Microsoft VP dismisses Android as “an experiment”

Steve Guggenheimer, Microsoft’s OEM Vice-President has not pulled his punches this week when talking about Google’s Android operating system.  In an interview with the Wall St Journal, he openly dismissed…

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Lenovo’s Win 7 netbook/tablet hybrid now to run Android

The most exciting thing to come out of the CES trade show in Las Vegas at the beginning of the year was undoubtedly the Lenovo Skylight smartbook.  This 1GHz netbook…

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Microsoft has no plans to put Windows Phone 7 on a tablet

Despite mock-ups from enthusiasts of how the new Windows Phone 7 series operating system could look like on a tablet device, Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer has now announced at an…

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Have HP Cancelled The Windows 7 HP Slate Tablet?

We’re just getting over the shock of Microsoft cancelling the Courier Tablet Device yesterday, and now they’ve dropped this bomb on us. It appears that HP have decided to cancel…

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Android and Windows 7 tablets coming in June… Why?

Both ASUS and MSI have now announced that they will be unveiling tablet devices based on Google’s Android operating system and Windows 7 at the Computex show in June.  The…

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Get Android on your iPhone

No, it’s not April 1st again.  The curiously named blogger ‘planetbeing’ has managed to create an installation of Google’s Android mobile operating system that can be installed on Apple’s locked-down…

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