Posts Tagged: mobile OS


Finnish smartphone maker Jolla says holla to Hong Kong

Jolla, the Finnish smartphone maker best known for being Finnish, has begun selling devices in Hong Kong.

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:13 pm
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Report: Xiaomi is developing its own mobile OS

Chinese mobile upstart Xiaomi has been making big waves this summer, beating Apple, grabbing Google’s Hugo Barra, and launching a new ...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 3:11 am
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ZTE Partners With Mozilla to Launch Mobile OS

On Wednesday, ZTE spokesman David Dai Shu announced that the company will be partnering with Mozilla to develop and release a mobile operati...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Rumor: Microsoft Picks a Retail Partner for WP7 Launch in China in 2012

Rumors in the Chinese business media suggest that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is poised to launch its mobile OS, Windows Phone 7 (WP7) officiall...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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AliYun Tablet Coming Soon, English Support Even Sooner

At a media event at Alibaba’s huge new campus in eastern China, Dr Wang Jian, the “chief architect” of the company’s...

  • September 10, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Baidu Launches Android-Based Mobile OS

This morning, Baidu – at its annual Baidu World event in Beijing – launched its Android-based mobile OS, dubbed Baidu Yi (pictur...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:59 am
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How Nokia Lost its Cool, and its Customers, in China

Nokia has been hit especially hard in its Q2 2011 results by China, where sales plummeted 41 percent year-on-year. It comes at a time when C...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 11:13 pm
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Rumor Suggests Baidu Mobile OS Based on Android, Coming This Year

If rumors and expectation could be harnessed as a form of renewable energy, then Baidu’s Mobile OS, reportedly based on Android, could...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 7:50 pm
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COS is China’s own mobile and smart TV OS that’s designed to oust Android

China wants to kick its Android habit in three to five years #GoodLuckWithThat

As cyber security tensions between the US and China ramp up in the wake of Snowden/NSA, the perceived need for domestic operating systems is...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Why China Can’t Make Its Own Mobile OS

Chinese companies have occasionally taken a stab at producing PC operating systems — StartOS is the coolest one we’ve seen, thou...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Dell Unveils First Ever Smartphone Running Baidu’s Android-Based OS

This morning in Beijing, the American company Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) is unveiling a smartphone that runs Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) newly-launc...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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With Android-based iQQ, Does Tencent Finally Have a Mobile Strategy?

Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s social media giant, has been really good at building Android apps of late, but it has always lacked a cohe...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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Tencent to Launch QQService Mobile Platform, Yet Another Android Fork

Another day, another Chinese mobile platform. Well, that’s how it’s beginning to feel. After Alibaba’s AliYun phone, Xiaom...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Alibaba Confirms Aliyun, Its Cloud-Powered Mobile and Tablet OS

This afternoon, China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has confirmed the existence of its own mobile operating system, the “Aliyun OS....

  • July 28, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Alibaba Mobile OS Appears in Pictures, Showing Aliyun as a Cloud-Based Future

Screenshots are emerging of what looks to be Alibaba’s cloud-based mobile OS. Along with pictures of an Alibaba desktop web browser, w...

  • July 14, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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