Smartphones accounted for more than half of all mobile phones shipped during the first quarter of 2013, eclipsing feature phone shipments for the first time ever, research firm IDC reports.
AT&T Mobility is rolling out Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system update to the LG Optimus G smartphone. Subscribers may upgrade the device over-the-air by pulling down the notification panel, selecting Settings> General> About Phone> Software Update> Update Now and following the prompts.
Despite earlier reports to the contrary, LG Electronics said it may consider leveraging its newly-acquired webOS operating system to power smartphones and other connected devices.
LG Electronics is acquiring the webOS mobile operating system from Hewlett-Packard, stating it will resurrect the platform to power smart TVs, not smartphones. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Google released version 4.2 of its Android mobile operating system, which integrates a host of new features as well as a smoother, more responsive user experience.
With Hurricane Sandy closing in on the East Coast, Google has canceled a New York City media event expected to showcase the latest iteration of its Android mobile operating system.
Google will begin shipping the newest iteration of its Android mobile operating system via LG Electronics' new Nexus 4 smartphone, slated to arrive at retail Oct. 30.
Google will unveil the next iteration of its Android mobile operating system at an Oct. 29 event that also will spotlight two new devices, The Next Web reports.
Verizon Wireless is updating the Motorola Droid Bionic to run Google's Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich. The operator also pledged to upgrade the LG Lucid.
LG Electronics announced plans to update a number of devices in its Optimus smartphone line to run Google's Android 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean.