Archive for September, 2011
By 2014, it is predicted that market share of Google’s Android will rise to 30 per cent of all mobile phone operating systems. This is according to a latest report by Gartner. Well, what makes Gartner so optimist about Android? According to the report, Android is now more viable because of its introduction of low-cost mobile devices that it introduced in the latter half of this year.
As a result, Android is set to give some serious competition to Nokia’s Symbian technology which has so long dominated the international market. As your cell phone is getting more and more sophisticated, Nokia has had troubles while keeping up pace with the researches at the development center in Google and Apple. Market experts believe that market for cell phone software has become a big battleground for IT companies. This is because consumers now increasingly use their cell phones to access the internet, listen to music, or play their favorite video games.
Incidentally, newspaper industry is also trying to come out with innovative ways to tap mobile phone for their readers. After all, mobile phone allows newspapers to reach their subscribers wherever they are. Because of increasing shift towards citizen journalism, newspaper industry is desperately trying to come out with something new. In this case, they are trying to convert your mobile phone into accessible newspapers anytime, anywhere.