Google launches the next developer preview of Android 12

Right on schedule, Google today launched the third developer preview of Android 12, the latest version of its mobile operating system. According to Google’s roadmap, this will be the last develo

The other smartphone business

With the smartphone operating system market sewn up by Google’s Android platform, which has a close to 90% share globally, leaving Apple’s iOS a slender (but lucrative) premium top-slice,

Google Starts Counting Android Activations Based On A User Visit To Its Play Store

Google has made a small but telling change to how it reports Android activation data for the benefit of its developer community, switching from reporting device activation based on a general or backgr

Chinese Ministry Critical Of Android’s Dominance — But How Much Power Does Google Really Have In China?

China's technology Ministry has criticised the dominance of Google's Android platform, according to Reuters. "Our country's mobile operating system research and development is too dependent on Android

Pops Is Android Notifications On Steroids – Get Ready To Love To Hate

Humanity has poor taste. Correction: The <em>worst</em>. For proof, look no further than the person sitting next to you ... That's right, wait until their phone rings and blasts the latest Shakira meg

Android OS Distribution Chart Updated, Inches Slowly In Right Direction

<img src="" class="shot2">Google has just updated the <a href="">p