Operating systems

Nokia developing new feature phone OS called Meltemi?

While Nokia has essentially put all its eggs into the Windows Phone basket, a report by The Wall Street Journal is indicating that it is developing a new mobile operating system for feature phones. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the report indicates that the Linux-based OS is codenamed Meltemi and is being led by Mary McDowell, Nokia’s Executive Vice […]

Xperia arc Google Android 2.4 just a misconfiguration?

Remember that Sony Ericsson Xperia arc running Android 2.4 that was spotted last week? In a post that looks more closely at the device, Sony Ericsson has cleared this up, indicating that the version number is no more than a “misconfiguration in some samples and nothing to get too excited about really.” Other device details revealed include that Mediascape is […]

IDC: The top five mobile operating systems in 2014

As part of its latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, IDC has gazed into its crystal ball to predict what the top five mobile operating systems will be in 2014. It sees a market that will comfortably support five operating systems: Worldwide Converged Mobile Device Operating System Market Shares and 2010-2014 Growth Operating System 2010 Market Share 2014 Market Share […]

RIM shows off more BlackBerry 6 screenshots

Research In Motion today revealed more screenshots of its upcoming BlackBerry 6 operating system. This latest series focuses on the new Home Screen and its possible customization. According to Joey Benedek, Director of UX Research: I’d say that the redesign of the Home Screen in BlackBerry 6 is fresh, but familiar. When you look at it, it still looks like […]

MWC 2010: Windows Phone 7 Series video overview and comparison

After unveiling Windows Phone 7 Series earlier today, Microsoft has released a video overview of its latest mobile operating system. See how Windows Phone 7 Series reorganizes the phone, Web and applications to deliver a mobile experience that will help make the most of customers’ busy lives. Engadget put together a great comparison of Windows Mobile 6.5, Windows Mobile 6.5.3, […]

MWC 2010: Microsoft announces Windows Phone 7 Series

As had been widely expected, Microsoft formally announced the latest version of its mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7 Series. “Today, I’m proud to introduce Windows Phone 7 Series, the next generation of Windows Phones,” said Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft. “In a crowded market filled with phones that look the same and do the same things, I […]