In part two of our smartphone OS comparison, we pit Windows Phone 7 – our winner from part one – against the combined might of Google Android and Apple’s iOS. Remember, we’re looking at this from a consumer standpoint, so usability, app availability and everyday simplicity reigns.
We compare Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry OS and Symbian smartphone operating systems, from the viewpoint of the consumer. Usability, attractiveness, apps and future prospects are all taken into account in part one of our two-part feature.
The iPad may be ducking Android’s punches, but now RIM has entered the ring it may have a real fight on its hands! This brief demonstration video delivers the first blow, but will the 7″ PlayBook have the staying power to defeat its larger opponent?
Joins us for a tour of the new Motorola Milestone 2, also known as the Droid 2. This Google Android 2.2 handset has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and a 1GHz processor, but does it improve on its predecessor?
On paper, the HTC Desire and the Samsung Galaxy S are pretty similar devices, with large AMOLED screens, 1GHz processors and Google Android v2.1. However, as the following video shows, when running graphically complex games, the Galaxy S has more than just the edge over the Desire! When Samsung announced the Hummingbird this time last year, they made a point of mentioning faster gaming as one of their prime targets with the chip, and here we have proof that this is a 1GHz processor with a particular talent for fast 3D graphics! See for yourselves here, as the Galaxy S […]
Mozilla Firefox has built up an excellent reputation as a fast, reliable and secure desktop browser, but curiously has been holding off becoming embroiled in the world of mobile phone browser, a place ruled by Opera Mini. Opera on the desktop is also pleasing to use, but is nowhere near as widespread as Firefox is, so can Firefox come in and spoil Opera’s mobile party? The mobile version of Firefox, codenamed Fennec, has been around for a while but it’s only in the last month or so that the final version has been made official and ready for download by […]