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Google's mobile OS reigned supreme in the third quarter with 84 percent of global shipments, says research firm Strategy Analytics. And then there are the warning signs.
The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to "the next five billion" in the emerging markets. First stop: India.
Between April and June, a whopping 255.3 million Android-based smartphones were shipped worldwide.
Google makes a play to be the center of the wearable universe, cars that communicate to each other, and what beacons in your favorite store can do for you.
Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
But sales will sink to under 50 million in the first quarter of next year, forecasts KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Google's mobile search will deliver more shopping details and a 360-degree view of certain products.
This StackSocial-sponsored giveaway will let three lucky readers fly off into the sunset -- literally.
We go hands-on with the new Cyanogen-powered OnePlus One smartphone from China.
This $189 handset has a 13.1MP camera, a quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, and two SIM card slots.