Mobile Operating System

Nexus 5 gets an unofficial Sailfish OS port

Jolla's Sailfish OS is officially intended for only one smartphone, but it has sailed and continues to sail into other territories. The latest device to welcome it at the docks is Google's latest and greatest smartphone and from the looks of it, it works quite well on the Nexus 5.

comScore report shows Apple leads smartphones, Android trumps platforms

Analytics company comScore has just released its 2013 third quarter report that gives their own take on the current state of the smartphone industry in the US. Using data gathered from its MobiLens online survey and Mobile Metrix census-based measurement methods, comScore paints us a picture of the mobile device market that, frankly, shouldn't surprise anyone by now.

Google Offices Raided by Korean Fair Trade Commission

It appears that Google's Seoul offices have been raided today by Korean trustbusters looking for information on the possible stoppering of search opponents in the company's mobile operating system Android. Search engine company NHN (popular in the area) and Daum Communications this past April asked the country's Fair Trade Commission to investigate Google's mobile search business practices. It appears that this request may well have been the source of the raid this week, and Google has responded with compliance and assurances to the public that they've got no ill willing code in play that would make their OS an unfair playing field.