Linux-based mobile operating systems, led by Android, will own 33 percent of the global smartphone market by 2015, growing faster than the smartphone market at large, says ABI Research. In addition to examining Android's fast rise, the report looks at WebOS, MeeGo, Bada, LiMo, and ALP versions of mobile Linux....
An image surfaced on Monday that allegedly shows an HP smartphone. This discovery is timely as we reported at the beginning of the month an official with HP hinted the company was working on a smartphone. Now would be a good time for a company like HP to try to expand their market lines given the ongoing contraction in the PC market.
Days after giant PC maker Hewlett-Packard announced it would discontinue its device business supported by the webOS operating system, senior vice president Stephen DeWitt declared HP would continue to develop and evolve the troubled operating system, and he promised continued support for the defunct webOS based touchpad.
comScore released smartphone manufacturer and operating system data today for the first quarter of 2013 in the U.S. market. The numbers show Android continuing to dominate with 52 percent market share for operating systems. This was down slightly from December 2012 when Android held 53.4 percent of the market.
People may have been used to Samsung smartphone runs on Googles Android Operating System or the latest windows phone 8, so would you even consider buying a smartphone running on Tizen backed by Intel Corp as its operating system?