Google vs Oracle: Google wins round two of patents case

Google has won the latest battle of the patents after a court in California ruled that the internet search giant didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents.

The trial has had two distinct phases, concerning copyright and patent infringement separately.

The jury had already returned an inconclusive verdict in the copyright infringement aspect of the case, stating that they believed Google had infringed Oracle’s copyright on 37

By James Bourne, 24 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android.

The world of apponomics [infographic]

Apps have overtaken mobile browsing as users’ preferred means of accessing the web, according to this industry breakdown infographic from the app marketing specialists Dot Com Infoway.

There are 585,000 apps on the Apple store, 450,000 apps on the Android market and 82,234 apps available at present on Microsoft’s store, with more than 300,000 mobile apps have been developed in the last three years.

By Matthew Henkes, 14 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Enterprise App Stores, Infographic, iOS, Marketing.

Is App Center Facebook's power play into mobile web?

Facebook’s flirtations with the world of social mobile web stepped up a gear this week with the launch of its own app store, offering tasty promotional opportunities for developers, but scant money making opportunity for the soon-to-be-public social networking behemoth; though perhaps a pathway to future riches.

The App Center, as it will be called, will list social apps that utilise the social network’s own login feature, listing iOS and...

By Matthew Henkes, 10 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Enterprise App Stores, HTML5, iOS, Social.

Happy Snappii brings in more Android support

The American app maker Snappii, which specialises in rapid mobile apps development, has announced increased support of Android devices.

This means new apps created on the platform will utilise native Android APIs, which gives Snappii more compatibility with Android, increasing productivity and stability.

The primary upshot of this though is greater functionality with their apps, including enhanced colour schemes, leverage of Google Maps, and the ability to create apps in 17 languages.

This is another good...

By James Bourne, 09 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Enterprise App Stores, iOS, Mobile, Tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 – An Improvement?

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is a sequel, an update if you will. This means that users are expecting an improvement on last year’s model. Slim and bright eyed with a flashy display, and loaded with the usual Samsung hubs, will it prove to be a game changer or a disappointment?

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

The first thing you will notice about the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 when you pick it up is the poor quality feel of its meshed back. Okay, we know it is coming in at a mid-price level (compared to the top level phones out there that proclaim to be smart) but we just don’t feel that...

By www.prepayasyougo.co.uk ., 30 April 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Samsung.

5 Steps to Keeping Your Android Phone Secure

keep your android secureThere has been a lot of talk about security holes in Android, and there is no denying the fact that there are viruses, trojans, and other problems with the Android system. On the other hand, there are a number of things that Android users can do to keep their device safe:

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  • By Leah Goodman, 11 April 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android.

    Android trounces rival mobile platforms in China

    Android was the best selling mobile operating system in China last year as its share of the market doubled to 68.4% by the end of Q4 due to a booming demand for low to medium quality handsets.

    As the price of smartphones comes down, the popularity of handsets from local manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE, running the Android OS, has led to the impressive growth.

    According to the Beijing-based Analysis International, Google’s operating system trounced the competition, with Apple gaining less than 2%...

    By Matthew Henkes, 10 April 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Android, iOS, Mobile.