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Android Marshmallow uptake doubles since last month

The latest flavor of Google's mobile software is finally squeezing its way into more devices.

By 7 April 2016


Facebook's Zuckerberg eager for virtual reality but sees a slow uptake

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, the social-networking giant's CEO says VR will eventually become a normal part of life, in the same way mobile devices have.

By 8 October 2015


Oculus is Zuckerberg's big bet on the future

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees Oculus as part of his plans to "connect" more people throughout the world.

By 28 July 2016


Windows 10 to miss 1B devices deadline. Blame lousy Windows Phone sales

Microsoft isn't going to make its self-imposed deadline of having Windows 10 installed on 1 billion devices by mid-2018, company officials concede.

By 16 July 2016


Use Apple Pay to buy things online

The payment service will soon be added to websites so people can use their Apple account to purchase things across the internet.

By 14 June 2016


eBay's 'world first' VR department store lets you eye before you buy

Forget the outlet malls -- your next big purchase could be hiding in the virtual world. Just put on your "shoptacles" headset and start buying.

By 20 May 2016


Marshmallow spreads to 7.5% of all Android devices

But Lollipop remains the most favored flavor. It's on nearly five times as many gadgets as the newer Marshmallow.

By 5 May 2016


Windows 10 growth stalls in April

Microsoft's current version of Windows barely moved up the charts last month, according to Web tracker Net Market Share. Will this summer's update stir up demand?

By 3 May 2016


Google's Android has too many flavors and Apple isn't the only one who thinks so

Hiroshi Lockheimer, the chief of Google's mobile software, must both fend off Apple and fight Android "fragmentation." His modus operandi: Lighten up, everyone.

By 22 February 2016


Apple's iOS 9 software now on two of three devices

The uptake of Apple's latest mobile operating system gets a boost following the release of version 9.1.

By 5 November 2015