Samsung hopes to breathe new life into its languishing Tizen OS with a major new upgrade, PCWorld reported.
Sirin Labs, a European-Israeli start up, announced it will shun the trend towards low-cost smartphones when it launches a new Android device in May with a price tag in excess of £10,000 (€12,858/$14,475).
Google has once again come under fire from the European Commission (EC), which accused the U.S. search giant of abusing its dominant position with the Android mobile operating system.
It's no secret that Swift has quickly gained traction as an effective programming language for Apple's operating systems, and now that it is open source speculation has grown that Google may use it as a primary language for Android. While that may seem counterintuitive, Swift boasts an impressive developer community, and Swift for Android could help developers keep their costs down if versions for Android and iOS evolve hand-in-hand.
The Swift programming language serves as a powerful tool for Apple iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS developers. But in the future, Swift may transform the way Android developers build apps, too.
What should developers expect from Facebook over the next decade? Here are three key takeaways from the F8 conference, a gathering that highlighted the social media site's 10-year history and announced new technologies that may reshape the development landscape.
Mobile gaming surpassed both home game consoles and combined PC and Mac gaming with the highest consumer spend among gaming platforms in 2014, and in 2015, the segment widened that lead another 5 percent, according to a study from app analytics provider App Annie and market research firm International Data Corp.
Google this month released Android Studio 2.0, a new version of its app development platform. On social media, many developers were thrilled, while some reported encountering problems with features like Instant Run.
Latest research from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech on smartphone operating systems reveals that Android continues to make year-on-year gains in Great Britain (which excludes Northern Ireland), Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
The worldwide smartphone market will rebound slightly in 2016, CCS Insight predicted, gaining 2.9 percent over "a weak 2015." And according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the new iPhone SE could account for a respectable chunk of that growth.