Apple rides along as if in a cloud above the smartphone and tablet battles going on for second place.
Opera’s to Switch to WebKit leaves Microsoft and Mozilla on the outside:
To provide a leading browser on Android and iOS, this year Opera will make a gradual transition to the WebKit engine, as well as Chromium, for most of its upcoming versions of browsers for smartphones and computers.
Meanwhile, HP decided to go with Android for new mobile devices, leaving Microsoft behind.
It’s a bit of a Hail Mary pass for HP, which has fallen years behind its rivals in the mobile space. It’s also a big win for Google, which adds another powerful partner to the Android ecosystem.
How is using Android any different than using Microsoft Windows Phone/RT/et al?
So much for ‘HP – Invent.’