While the Google-backed Android mobile operating system currently runs on less than 17% of all mobile operating system, Gartner Inc. predicts it will surge to 29.6% of the global mobile operating system market by 2014 -- ahead of iOS, as well as Windows Mobile and RIM (BlackBerry) mobile OS but second only to Symbian who will be managing 30.2% of global smartphone market by then and stay intact at No. 1 spot.
Google has released one of its new product of browsers named "Crome to Phone". A feature which wwill allow you to download websites and read it from your mobile desktop itself. Currently this is available on with Android 2.2 (Froyo) supported mobile handsets. "Crome to Phone" allows mobile internet users to have rich experience of web in a different way.
The war of Java has reinstated between two silicon heavy weights – this time in court room. On late Thursday, Oracle has released press note saying it has filed a law suit against Google claiming egregious IP infringement. This is going to have direct impact on Google’s most appreciated mobile OS – Android which runs on Java & Open Source technology and may put on hold Android 2.2 ( Froyo)
On Tuesday, Research in Motion (RIM) has officially launched its first ever smartphone "BlackBerry Torch". As expected Company has presented the new smartphone as an answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsumg's GalaxyS, lunched just few weeks back. BlackBerry Torch is loaded with OS 6.0, RIM's new mobile platform, which is having direct competition with Google's Android.
Smartphone market war is on so the market is bubbling. Sales of Android-based smartphones are surging, tearing chunks of market share out of Apple, RIM, and Windows Mobile's hides. According to a report released by Nielsen company, Android phones are pretty close to beat top 2 market leaders Apple & RIM ( BlackBerry ) in US market.
The newest iPhone comes out in two weeks; the Android OS continues to deploy on better and better hardware; and both operating systems roll out exciting new features and innovations with each release. So which deserves your hard-earned cash? You can evaluate iPhone and Android devices from countless angles, so rather than pretend that we've got the One True Comparison, it only seems appropriate to highlight that we're not necessarily your average user.
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