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Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 Microsoft hasn’t been content with merely revealing a new tablet, the Surface, this week, and has also gone ahead and unveiled the next version of its mobile OS, which is expected.. more
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Urban OS could run entire cities

PlanIT Valley In a hugely ambitious project, engineers are working on a new urban operating system designed to manage everything from traffic lights to the temperature of people’s living rooms. The Urban OS.. more
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Alibaba to release English version of Aliyun OS

Wang Jian Alibaba Alibaba is to release an English version of its Aliyun OS next month, with plans to follow up with a tablet device by the end of the year, according to a.. more
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Nokia will support Symbian until 2016

CEO Stephen Elop has revealed the time period for which Nokia will support the Symbian operating system in an interview with the Chinese edition of Nokia Conversations. While Symbian devices are expected to run dry soon, with the last phones carrying the OS said to.. more
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Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 7 Mango update details

The next major update to Windows Phone 7, as you’re probably aware, is codenamed Mango. But what exactly will it bring to Microsoft’s mobile operating system, which has rather limped out of the gates since its launch last October? Microsoft has been detailing the enhancements.. more
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Google says 100 million Android devices now activated

Google has taken the time to boast about some pretty impressive Android statistics at the company’s I/O conference. According to the big G, there are now 100 million activated Android devices across the globe since the operating system’s launch two and a half years ago... more
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Google tackles fragmentation with Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Google has served up its latest Android dessert at the company’s I/O 2011 developer conference. And it aims to soothe the fears of those concerned by the path Google has taken with Honeycomb not being implemented on smartphones, the devices which were left on Gingerbread.. more
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Microsoft details next Windows Phone 7 “Mango” upgrade

Microsoft has decided to take a leaf out of Apple’s book, giving the next version of Windows Phone 7 a fruity name. Mango, as it’s known, was discussed in some detail at MIX11, Microsoft’s Las Vegas based event for web and phone developers. So what.. more
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Android most popular smartphone platform in the UK

Yesterday, we saw the continuance of Android’s rise in the US, with the OS capturing a third of the smartphone market in America according to comScore’s latest figures. Android is, of course, also flying out in the UK, as IDC figures have indicated that Google’s.. more
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Google tightens leash on Android due to fragmentation concerns

One of Android’s greatest strengths is its open source nature, but it seems that Google is also worried that this openness may be a weakness on some levels. Just last week it was announced that Honeycomb wouldn’t be laid bare on the table any time.. more
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