Apple has signed deals with 13 car manufacturers to use a new in-car user interface for iOS7 iPhones offering access to calls, messages, music and mapping services.
BARCELONA, Spain--It's no secret that smartphone operating systems success or failure depends upon the types of applications they can offer to users. Apple centered much of its initial iOS and iPhone advertising on the idea that "there's an app for that." And Android proponents often point to the fact that the total number of apps designed for Android is now on par with the total number of apps built for Apple's iOS.
The GSMA reported that more than 85,000 visitors from 201 countries attended the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which it said set another new record. In addition to the more than 80,000 attendees at MWC at Fira Gran Via, more than 5,000 people participated in a range of partner programmes at Fira Montjuïc.
BARCELONA, Spain- Jolla, the Finnish handset manufacturer, marked the start of shipments of its first smartphone with its biggest ever presence at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona this week.
According to a new report from research firm IDC, Google's Android platform is predicted to maintain the top spot among smartphone platforms this year, with 78.9 percent global market share.
BARCELONA, Spain--Qualcomm is working with Google in the connected car market, though the chip giant is not yet ready to join Google's Open Automotive Alliance, according to a Qualcomm executive. The OAA, formed in January, is designed to bring Google's Android mobile operating system into connected cars.
One of the major themes I'm hearing here at the Mobile World Congress trade show is that handset makers across the board are focusing on affordable smartphones.
BARCELONA, Spain- Multiplatform eye tracking software firm, The Eye Tribe, today announced the beta release of the world's first affordable eye tracking software development kit (SDK) for mass market Android devices.
BARCELONA, Spain—Even if the optics may be somewhat awkward, Nokia's embrace of Google's Android platform for its X family of phones was needed to fill a gap in Nokia's device portfolio, according to a top Nokia executive.
Nokia has unveiled three smartphones running a 'forked' version of Google's Android platform here at the Mobile World Congress trade show. Although the phones, the X, X+ and XL, had been rumored to be arriving since December, the news is still exceptionally notable because Nokia uses Microsoft's Windows Phone platform as its primary smartphone operating system and Microsoft is in the process of acquiring Nokia's handset business in a $7.4 billion deal.