Gartner Inc. predicts Andr(av)oid will surge to 14% of the global smartphone market in 2012 ahead of the iPhone, as well as Windows Mobile and BlackBerry smartphones.
In 2012 market will be
Symbian: 203 million handsets, 39 percent of the market; Google Android: 76 million handsets, 14.5 percent of the market; Apple iPhone OS: 71.5 million handsets, 13.7 percent of the market; Windows Mobile: 66.8 million handsets, 12.8 percent of the market; RIM BlackBerry OS: 65.25 million handsets, 12.5 percent of the market; Linux variants: 28 million handsets, 5.4 percent of the market; Palm webOS: 11 million handsets, 2.1 percent of the market.
Database giant Oracle has launched a legal action against Google, alleging that the company infringes seven patents it owns related to Java.
Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, was formerly a chief technical officer for Sun Microsystems. Sun Microsystems was bought by Oracle.
The move is interesting because when Sun Microsystems was a separate entity it promoted Java as an open source option.
Google never formally took out a licence from Sun Microsystems, while Java is widely used in a large number of applications created by other vendors. The law suit will cause other manufacturers to wonder whether Oracle will start a patent hunt against them.
The move prompted the Wall Street Journal to remind its readers that Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle, is a friend of Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple.
Apple considers Android to be a considerable threat to the iPhone and the Google OS continues to grow its market share as an OS for smartphones.
Java deal between IBM and Oracle is threatening to damage the Android
For the reading pleasure of all trespassing Andr(av)oid
fans here... And also Nokia fans are welcome to read.
So PeoPLe dont go for andr(av)oid ... always stay away from it.. U will be left alone in the future...
ermmm wait until Nokia Released His meego OS after that the i phone and others ar just rubbish ~
Tired of default n8 browser's slowness but still want to use it? Turn off the java script rendering. I don't have an n8 but that technique works with my symbian phone.
In my phone, here's the procedure Menu>Web>Options>Settings>General>Java/ECMA script Disable!.
There! Now you can load engadget page without any drama. :-)
Info from mynokiablog. Enjoy.
P.S. I'm not sure if anyone posted the same here, so don't get angry with me if ever.
Only big boyz like symbian OS.Symbian is meant for people who appreciate raw hardware muscle and not some stupid eye candy which is used by samsung,lg,apple to hide ther inferior hardware.
ios and andriod are meant for babies.So all you symbian haters get the fu*ck out of here and go suck Steve Job's dick so that he provides you more white candy.
[deleted post]How do you know whether is slow and laggy? Did u even try it. Seriously man, your anti-nokia advertising is lame and pathetic
videocon v7500 and Spice Mi-300 has more features and priced at an affordable $110 ( Android 2.1 eclair ready)
and it comes with 1 yr warranty along with an 8GB card ( expanadable up to 32GB). Google it more information or
visit www.videoconmobiles.com or www.spiceglobal.com/SpiceMobiles/SpiceMobiles.aspx
They both have 3.2 capactive touchscreens with muti touch and motion sensor, Qulacomm 600 MHz processor,
wi-fi, 3.5G ( HSPDA), etc....
@MK, 24 Oct 2010Hey thanks again for the games --Only one doubt -- I downloaded a game [Still not instld as I... moreyes, some of em r unsigned. Just sign it n install. Try dis link, if u dont know about signing sis.. Htt p:// cer .opda .cn/en
Anonymous, 24 Oct 2010its record hd video, play hd video. but screen is not hd. very sad 2009 screen.At least it has a 16:9 screen ratio which is perfect for viewing videos without stretching and without the annoying black lines. Name me a phone which has a TRUE HD screen in the market currently.
Hey thanks again for the games --Only one doubt -- I downloaded a game [Still not instld as I will get my phone nxt week] the file extntn shows ".sis" -- Isn't it supposed to be ".SISX" for the licensed ones ???
its record hd video, play hd video. but screen is not hd. very sad 2009 screen.
dk, 24 Oct 2010thanx bud u r a rockstar...haha.. I gat silver white 4 rs.13700. Wat s ur color, mate?
An updated version of Ovi maps ver 3.06 has arrived.
The Ovi maps 3.06 got a new update today.
These were the difference already know to version 3.04:
* Pinch to zoom interaction (Only available on Symbian^3 devices)
* Visually refreshed main menu and icons,
* New maps with public transport lines (as a new map layer) for subways, trams and trains in 80+ cities around the world. Just click the map toolbox icon and select Transit lines,
* Improved search experience - find places and addresses around you - or anywhere in the world - fast and easily. Browse places or enter a keyword in the search box. Now with suggestions and "did you mean?" functionality,
* New place pages with description, reviews, pictures and places nearby. Interact with places in a whole new way - you can check in, contact, navigate, save, rate, share, report or see place on the map,
* Share a place - send a place to your friends via SMS or Email. The SMS contains the address and a link to the place page with description, ratings, contact, URL and a mini map. The link opens up on the mobile browser (also on non-Nokia devices),
* Check in - keep your friends up-to-date with where you are and what you're up to. Check in to places and share it with your friends on Facebook and many more social networks. See places you’ve been to in your check in history,
* New Drive assistance mode with live traffic flow - after clicking Drive, you're instantly in drive assistance mode with live traffic flow and more. Once you start moving, get safety camera alerts and speed limit warnings,
* More folder with many rich content services relevant to your location. Personalise your Ovi Maps by selecting the services you'd like to keep on your main menu for instant access.
For those who want to download, here is the link
[deleted post]Then y dont they use it more in their future phones instead on reallying more on the free android os? Y mate? If it's so successful?
[deleted post]Well it's true that wave is not a smartphone cause Bada OS is not a smartphone OS. N why are u complaining bout the lack of optical zoom on the N8? Even samsung Wave doesnt have optical zoom
Anonymous, 24 Oct 2010didn't get ur post. Just reply is that possible or no?right now, i can share u only games