There has been reports going around lately saying that Huawei, the world’s 3rd largest smartphone manufacturer, is developing its own mobile OS. Currently the phones that are manufactured by Huawei are run on Android with a custom skin on top called EMUI, but Huawei is building an alternative operating system in case Huawei’s relationship with Google goes down. 178 more words
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Long ago, there was a time when mobile phones were used only to receive and make calls and at times text on some occasions!
But now, modern smartphones are used that are similar to handheld computers and facilitates us to send emails, play games, watch the news, and make video calls to friends and family. 166 more words
9to5 Google — Hugo Barra, a former VP at Google and now Vice President of Global Operations at Xiaomi,has today announced on Twitter that he — or at least the Chinese firm — will be back atGoogle’s upcoming developer conference… While he did confirm that Xiaomi will indeed “be a part of Google I/O”, he only tweeted an image to hint at what will be announced.
ZDNet — Most articles trumpeting Indus’ epic feat of becoming the second most popular OS in India after Android either don’t understand operating systems or deliberately obfuscate the fact that it is nothing but an optimized Android OS. 6 more words
Times of India — NEW DELHI: Mumbai-based Indus OS, creator of the world’s first regional operating system, has pipped Apple and Microsoft to take the second spot in the smartphone operating system market — a first for a local software maker. 9 more words
Digi Times — Overall smartphone share of the global handsets market is slowing as mobile phone (or feature phone) sales show some resilience through local brands in emerging markets. 48 more words