Or even stuck wondering: "Actually, what IS Android ?" To help find the best Android phone for you, we've rounded up the best Android handsets out there today, rating the phones on hardware performance, OS upgrade potential and, of course, how shiny and nice they are to have and boast about to work colleagues. So here they are - the best Android phones money can buy today. For many, many different reasons. 10. Samsung Galaxy S4 The Samsung Galaxy S4 still has a lot to offer, but as you can see it's taken a tumble down the rankings now it's successor, the Galaxy S5, is on the scene.
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These are more akin to the third-party web apps available for the original iPhone in 2007. Firefox OS apps have more functionality than those web apps from seven years ago, however: The company has been working on various APIs that let HTML5 apps access phone hardware such the camera, gyroscope and internal storage, for example. Heres a look how this all works on Android phones: You can install Firefox OS apps from Mozillas online marketplace : Theres actually quite a bit of affinity between Mozillas smartphone platform and Googles. When Mozilla first started what is today called Firefox OS, it was actually implemented as Boot 2 Gecko on a few select Android handsets. Like Android, it runs on a Linux kernel as well. Ironically, its also similar to Googles Chrome OS as it too runs a web-based environment atop Linux.
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HP says 'The Machine' will supercharge Android phones to 100TB | PCWorld
Today, all our devicesfrom phone to supercomputerconstantly shuttle information between three layers of memory: whats needed this instant (SRAM), what will be needed very soon (DRAM) and what may be needed later (storage), HP said on its website. Memristors will be fast, dense and cheap enough to play both the soon and later roles at once, and thereby speed up throughput by eliminating most of the to and fro, it said. How dense? We want you to be able to store your entire life; think of 100 terabytes on your smartphone, Fink said.
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