At the BlackBerry World conference this morning, RIM’s CEO Mike Lazaridis gave attendees a little sneak peek of Android apps running on the Blackberry Playbook. This is possible thanks to RIM’s Android App Player, which acts like a virtual environment for regular Android apps to run inside of.
Though Blackberry devices served their purpose during their time, lately they are losing all of their clientele to Android and iOS. Within the consumer world, this is mostly due to the user interface and aesthetics, but there are reasons why the business world is still mostly sticking with Blackberry. It is common knowledge that Research ... Read More »
comScore’s mobile report for the month of February has been released, and it seems to be good news for our green Android friend. Google’s mobile OS kept its neck-breaking growth through the month of February. Despite the launch of the Verizon iPhone, Android had no problem fighting the iPhone in the Droid’s own backyard — ... Read More »
Sanjay Jha and Motorola think the Droid Pro is THE device that will finally convince the BlackBerry crowd to switch to Android. Do you agree? Check out the video of the Droid Pro unveiling after the jump and let us know if you think it will be a success.
New market research from The NDP Group confirms Android phones outsold the iPhone last quarter in the United States. RIM’s Blackberry OS remained at the top with 36%, while Android jumped to number two with 28%, followed by the iPhone OS at only 21%.
Now that all four major U.S. carriers (and several regional) are ... Read More »
AdMob released their monthly mobile metrics report for July and Android continues to increase its share. Last month, Android pulled ahead of Windows Mobile. Worldwide request from the Android operating system grew 40% month over month. This now gives Android a 7% worldwide OS share and sets up a battle with RIM OS, the ... Read More »
TomTom recently launched their iPhone app and it looks like support for more mobile platforms is on the way. Pocket-lint is reporting that TomTom has an Android app on their roadmap. They recently spoke with Benoit Simery (a senior VP for TomTom) who had some interesting thoughts about our ... Read More »
A recent headline “BlackBerry Storm Transformed into Google Android, Sorta” got me thinking. No, it wasn’t that certain news outlets are click-mongering hope stealers. It was about the future of Android. First, that the idea of a phone having a semi-portable, nameable operating system is a breakthrough in itself. A few years ago, the idea ... Read More »