Google Android operating system and devices
- June 05, 2020
The first quarter of 2020 brought a 20% decline in global smartphone sales. Analysts cited weak demand and pandemic-related disruptions as reasons for the drop.
- March 10, 2020
Google's first developer preview of Android 11 highlights features aimed squarely at the enterprise, including bolstered security, a focus on compatibility and improved messaging.
- February 28, 2020
The announcement of Microsoft antivirus software Defender on Android and iOS caused some puzzlement, but experts said the move recognizes the current security landscape.
- November 06, 2019
At Ignite, Microsoft announced some improvements to its Office app and Outlook for iOS and Android. Learn about how it benefits both IT and end users.
- August 13, 2019
The capabilities that come with connecting your smartphone to your PC can have substantial benefits for end users, according to analysts, as Samsung and Microsoft partner.
- June 14, 2019
The U.S.'s ban of business purchases of foreign telecommunications products, largely aimed at Chinese vendor Huawei, has major implications for mobile IT admins around the world.
- May 08, 2019
Google launched the more affordable Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones for $399 and $479, with the aim of providing smartphones similar in quality to the Pixels for less money.
- May 03, 2019
Google's Chrome OS 74 release includes numerous organizational, accessibility and security upgrades, as well as Android and Linux support, to improve usability.
- September 20, 2018
Samsung's newest smartphone, the Note 9, is similar to the Note 8 at first glance. But there are improvements under the hood, so learn about what sets it apart in this overview.
- August 20, 2018
If more EMM platforms support more types of Android devices, IT departments and business users are set to benefit.
- March 30, 2018
Instant apps are bite-size applications that end users don't need to install to their mobile devices. Discover the pros and cons of this technology, and which use cases make sense.
- March 30, 2018
With so many mobile users reliant on Office 365 to get work done, it was high time Microsoft and EMM vendors made app management and security easier for IT.
- February 21, 2018
Google's new program certifies devices that meet minimum hardware requirements, provide regular Android security updates and offer a consistent management experience.
- January 16, 2018
Developing an app is all about visualizing what the users need and what they'll see in the UI. Get visual with this infographic about the top mobile app dev languages before you build.
- September 21, 2017
New Android device enrollment capabilities let IT configure settings and EMM before deploying to users -- but they have some manufacturer limitations.
- May 22, 2017
Google last week announced Android security features that continue to heighten the company's enterprise mobility game. Enterprise security features from the big mobile operating systems, Google ...
- December 27, 2016
What do Samsung, BlackBerry, Pokémon GO and the New England Patriots' coach have in common? All were part of mobile news stories that made mainstream headlines in 2016.
- December 12, 2016
Android for Work is no more -- in name only. When Google debuted its secure containerization APIs in 2015, the "Android for Work" name identified which devices shipped with these capabilities and ...
- September 28, 2016
Organizations consider Intune for its Microsoft integration and the company's investment in the platform, including new support for Android for Work.
- August 26, 2016
The latest version of Google’s OS, Android Nougat, has new security features such as file-level encryption. But it’s only available for Google Nexus devices right now.
- August 19, 2016
Recent advancements in mobile security technology allow smartphone vendors to offer more built-in features, such as the iris scanner in the new Samsung Galaxy Note7.
- July 14, 2016
HP Inc. and Dell discontinued most of their Android tablets, as the business world turns its attention to Windows 10 devices.
- December 04, 2015
Samsung made a change at the top of its mobile segment to take on Apple by differentiating its devices through its software, rather than its hardware.
- September 28, 2015
Apple has unseated BlackBerry at the top of the enterprise mobility market and made Windows an afterthought. Android is making efforts to gain ground.
- September 25, 2015
BlackBerry hopes to reverse its fortunes with an Android smartphone for enterprises that want access to apps without compromising mobile security.
- August 21, 2015
Businesses haven't warmed to Samsung devices and the company saw its global smartphone market share dip further despite the Galaxy S6 launch.
- July 14, 2015
This Android smartphone doesn't get fancy. What makes the LG G4 stand apart from others on the market is a flexible battery, practical features and strong display.
- February 18, 2015
One city in Oregon modernized its parking enforcement with mobile e-citation software on Samsung Galaxy devices, making it tougher to evade tickets.
- February 25, 2014
Samsung has improved Knox's mobile security features, but businesses aren't sure about using the device manufacturer's new EMM tools.