News tagged with mobile operating systems

Google out to shake up the smart-phone industry

Google, already a disruptive presence in the mobile phone industry, seems to be itching to reshape it once more. As early as January, the company plans to sell directly to consumers a new smart-phone that will not be "locked" ...

Dec 17, 2009
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Google search getting eyes and ears

Google search is getting eyes and ears, moving beyond typed key words to let people scour the Internet with mobile telephone cameras or spoken words in multiple languages.

Dec 08, 2009
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Wireless innovation faces roadblocks

Sometimes you can recognize a revolutionary upheaval only in hindsight. You look back years later and think, "Oh yes, that was the moment when everything began to change. And we hardly even noticed at the time."

Jul 16, 2009
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Verizon Wireless downplays Linux phones

(AP) -- Verizon Wireless considers Linux-based software a possible long-term contender for use on its phones, but doesn't view it as a "preferred" solution, the carrier's head said.

Apr 01, 2009
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