BlackBerry Priv — the Android phone formerly known as Venice — is on the way

Not that there was ever any doubt, but BlackBerry's long-rumoured "Venice" smartphone has been officially unveiled as the "Priv" and it will be available this year. After months of speculation, the company finally mentioned

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Developer wants to wrestle control of Android from Google

Under Google’s tutelage, Android has grown to become the world’s most popular mobile operating system. If Cyanogen has its way though, Google will lose control of the mobile OS. According to research firm

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How to break into containerized Android apps

Chris John Riley can break into your phone. Well, that’s if you are running older versions of Box, LastPass, SpiderOak, Good for Enterprise, on Android. And Riley can do it all within less

Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Android OS to lead in Canada: IDC

An IDC Canada analysis of the local mobile market indicates that the Android mobile operating system will lead all other mobile operating systems. In its latest Canadian Mobile Phone Forecast, the analyst firm

Published on: April 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Top Android apps we used in 2011

Navigating an app store can be tricky, with vague descriptions, dubious user reviews, and sometimes buggy apps. We searched for the best apps available. Related Stories - Free Android malware scanner - 11

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Armando Rodriguez and Ginny Mies

How to wipe your Android device

Whether you just upgraded your Android smartphone to another device, your organization is finally replacing that old Android with something newer and shinier or you've decided to trade devices with a friend, it's

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Al Sacco

5 reasons to check out the HTC Evo 3D

By Yale Holder  One of the latest “superphones” will be launched this August on Rogers’ network, the HTC EVO 3D. What makes this cell phone one of the best Android phones to hit

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Yale Holder

Google+ Android app is a winner

If you're a Google+ user with an Android smartphone or tablet, here's a simple piece of advice: Download the Google+ Android app right now. It's so well-designed, simple and straightforward to use, you

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Google releases Android 3.1, plans to unify mobile OS

Google gave Android developers several reasons to cheer on Tuesday with its announcement of new versions of the operating system, as well as the addition of music and movies to the Android Market.With

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez and Melissa J. Perenson

Windows tablet launch postponed ’till 2012?

In the same week that Apple released version 2 of its iPad tablet PC arch rival Microsoft is rumoured to be dallying its own version of Windows for tabletsuntil late next year.Bloomberg reports

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Lexton Snol

No Honeycomb OS for Galaxy Tab

 By Jared Newman Single-core Android tablets like Samsung's Galaxy Tab won't meet the minimum requirements for Honeycomb, Google's tablet-optimized operating system version, according to a manufacturer.  Bobby Cha, managing director of Korean consumer

Published on: January 5th, 2011 IDG News Service

Mobile app developers favour Android over iOS

More developers are actively engaged in creating iPhone and iPad apps than apps for other mobile platforms today, but a new survey from Appcelerator indicates the momentum is shifting. Android is closing the

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Apple iOS becomes third most-popular platform on the Internet

Apple's iOS mobile operating system is now the third-most popular platform on the Internet, with a share nearly six times larger thanAndroid's, a Web measurement company said Wednesday.Collectively the devices that run iOS

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Gregg Keizer