Copperhead, F-Droid & Guardian Project have formed a partnership to develop a mobile ecosystem that is open source and secure. A planned crowdfunder will help them make for-consumer devices.
Things looked bleak for Jolla last month, but the company has managed to secure new funding. However, it says it now plans to reduce costs by focusing its efforts on 'core development' of Sailfish OS.
Samsung has ditched plans to launch its first Tizen phone this quarter, hinting at a lack of apps on the platform - just weeks after it cancelled the phone's appearance at a Tizen developer event.
At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference today, the company talked about its ecosystem which includes 1.5 billion devices around the world, from tablets to desktops and beyond.
CEO John Chen says BlackBerry can't compete effectively against its rivals for developers - and even admits that he may not be the best person for the job - but insists that BlackBerry isn't dead yet.
With over 250,000 apps now in its Store, Windows Phone has certainly come a long way. But there are still gaps in the ecosystem - so tell us, which apps are you still waiting for on Windows Phone?
Asked about Huawei's Windows Phone plans, an executive responded instead by listing the company's issues with the platform, including OS licensing costs, limited customization and "the ecosystem".
Acer says that it cannot justifying 'taking the risk' of launching Windows Phones while consumer demand for the OS remains so low, and while the app situation on the platform "needs fixing".
Following the Instagram launch last week, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore claimed that the end of this year would mark "the ending of the app-gap for Windows Phone". We think he's wrong - and here's why.
The latest figures from IDC show that growth in Windows Phone helped Microsoft's mobile OS to jump to third place in global smartphone shipments, as BlackBerry market share fell from 6.4% to 2.9%.
During a Churchill Club event yesterday, Steve Ballmer took the time to talk about not only the future of the company, but the differences in their ecosystem when compared with Android and Apple.
It's no longer about single devices but a full suite of products. Microsoft and Apple both offer compelling options in this arena and we have broken down that major components.
Through the single deal and collaboration with Nokia, Microsoft is hoping to sell 100 million Windows Phone units per year as COO Kevin Turner announced during his keynote at WPC 2011: “We have dreams and...
On Monday I attended an exclusive workshop on Windows 7. Microsoft briefed us on the core changes on Windows 7, their goals for the client and the ideas for the future of Windows Live. ...