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mobile operating system

The master control program in a smartphone or tablet. The primary operating systems are Apple's iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Google's Android, Microsoft's Windows 10 and BlackBerry's QNX. See iOS, Android, Windows 10 and QNX.
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HP, a handset maker, meanwhile, confirmed that it would stop making mobile phones, running on Windows mobile operating system.
HP acquired the mobile operating system, along with device maker Palm , in a deal announced in February 2010.
Summary: Three out of every four smartphones sold in the third quarter featured Google Inc's Android mobile operating system, as the gap between Google and Apple Inc-based phones widened further, according to a new research report.
John Wiley and Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A) on Tuesday announced 16 new books for Apple's latest gadgets and mobile operating system, iOS 6.
In terms of mobile operating system part, the report shows that Android made up 52.6% of the U.S.
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NEW YORK: Hewlett-Packard (HP) said late on Friday that it is making its webOS mobile operating system available to the open source community and changed course on plans to abandon making tablets based on the platform.
for the period was targeted at the Android mobile operating system.
Interface: Each mobile operating system has its own standards for how user interfaces are arranged and displayed (colors, sizes, etc.).
Movies were a big omission from the system Apple launched on Wednesday in a free update to their iOS mobile operating system.
A French security firm has unveiled an anti-malware solution designed specifically for devices running Apple's mobile operating system -- but because of protective measures built into iOS, the application can scan only attachments and remote files and must be manually engaged.
Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta To Developers "Apple has released iOS 5, the next iteration of its mobile operating system for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to registered developers.

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