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iOS 8 hits 85% adoption rate; Android Lollipop only at 18%

Apple's iOS 8 launched last September, while Android Lollipop hit the market in November. So why is there such a huge gap in their adoption numbers?

By August 5, 2015

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Google I/O 2015

All the news from the annual Google I/O event, including the latest on Android.


Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By October 14, 2015


Android Wear to rise as smart wearables surge

Market researcher IDC forecasts a boom in sales of wearable devices, especially smart ones, with Google's Android Wear gear gaining ground on the Apple Watch.

By September 14, 2015


Lollipop chews off 21% of Android devices

The latest flavor of Google's mobile OS is rising up the ranks but still lags behind KitKat and Jelly Bean in adoption.

By September 9, 2015


Android market share stays steady in US but sinks deeper in Europe

More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

By September 2, 2015


Putting dollars to charity a la app, with a social twist

A new wave of apps lets you give to charities and challenge your friends with just a few swipes on your phone -- and it will cost you as little as nothing.

By July 30, 2015


Strong iPhone demand pushes Apple's sales -- again

Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.

By April 27, 2015


Apple Watch specs vs. Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear S

Let's see how Apple's smartwatch fares against the competition.

By March 9, 2015


Android stays 'unbeatable' in smartphone market -- for now

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.

By October 31, 2014


At $400, this compact Sound Blaster X7 amplifier aims to shatter any audiophile's expectations

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster X7 is designed to be a powerful amplifier in a compact box. The device is slated to cost $400.

By October 30, 2014