Other Operating Systems
3rd June, 2014
Samsung is finally launching the first commercially available Tizen
29th January, 2014
Samsung look set to unveil their first Tizen devices at Mobile World
9th December, 2013
Spotify looks set to launch a free mobile music service next week in
20th March, 2013
Samsung look set to launch their first smartphone running on the
11th January, 2013
ZTE are going to launch a smartphone running on the Firefox OS which
7th January, 2013
Samsung have announced that they'll be launching a Tizen-powered
24th February, 2012
LG look set to unveil the first smartphone running on Mozilla's Boot
29th September, 2011
Intel and Samsung join forces to produce Tizen, which is the
8th March, 2011
The Opera Mobile Store uses Appia's storefront commerce technology.
8th December, 2010
Mac App Store launch imminent.
24th April, 2014
Facebook have released that over a billion users visit Facebook on a
20th December, 2013
Samsung look set to unveil their first smartphone running on their
21st May, 2013
The Jolla is the first smartphone launching on the Sailfish OS and it
28th February, 2013
Sony have released Firefox OS for the Xperia E. They hope to use the
7th January, 2013
The Linux based platform Ubuntu will be launching on smartphones
3rd July, 2012
Mozilla Firefox OS is launching at the start of 2013.
16th January, 2012
Samsung is incorporating its Bada platform into the Tizen operating
12th August, 2011
Will Windows Phone Tango run on affordable Windows smartphones.
11th January, 2011
Android and iphone swap places in US.
18th October, 2010
An iPad sales forecast from Gartner.
We’ve covered the main operating systems on the left, but in the fast moving world of mobile tech, there are always new entrants to the field.
Companies like Mozilla, which developed the Firefox browser, is also dipping a toe in the wave pool of 3G phones, while mobile browser Opera has launched an app store that can be used equally well whether you’re on a Symbian phone, a Java system (that’s most non-Nokia basic phones), or BlackBerry and Android smartphones. This section is also where you can find stats and charts on smartphone operating systems.