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Adobe AIR (formerly Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a cross-platform runtime system developed by Adobe Systems for building desktop applications and mobile applications, programmed using Adobe Animate, ActionScript and optionally Apache Flex.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The Amazon Appstore for Android is an app store for the Android operating system operated by Amazon.com.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Android PacKage (APK) is the package file format used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile apps and middleware.
The version history of the Android mobile operating system began with the public release of the Android beta on November 5, 2007.
In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) is a set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software.
ARM, previously Advanced RISC Machine, originally Acorn RISC Machine, is a family of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) architectures for computer processors, configured for various environments.
BlackBerry is a line of smartphones, tablets, and services originally designed and marketed by Canadian company BlackBerry Limited (formerly known as Research In Motion, or RIM).
The BlackBerry Classic, originally known as the BlackBerry Q20, is a touchscreen-based smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard developed by BlackBerry, previously known as RIM (Research In Motion).
The BlackBerry KEYone is a touchscreen-based Android smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard that is manufactured by TCL Corporation under the brand name of BlackBerry Mobile.
The BlackBerry Leap is a Smartphone developed by BlackBerry Limited.
BlackBerry Limited is a Canadian multinational company specializing in enterprise software and the Internet of things.
BlackBerry Messenger, also known as BBM, is a proprietary Internet-based instant messenger and videotelephony application included on BlackBerry devices that allows messaging and voice calls between BlackBerry, iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile users.
Blackberry Mobile is a trading name used by TCL Communication to sell BlackBerry branded devices in all world markets, excluding Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system developed by BlackBerry Limited for its BlackBerry line of smartphone handheld devices.
BlackBerry Passport is a smartphone developed by BlackBerry Limited.
The BlackBerry PlayBook is a mini tablet computer developed by BlackBerry and made by Quanta Computer, an original design manufacturer (ODM), September 27, 2010, Reuters It was first released for sale on April 19, 2011, in Canada and the United States.
The BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9982 is a high-end smartphone by BlackBerry and Porsche Design.
The BlackBerry Priv is a slider smartphone developed by BlackBerry Limited.
The BlackBerry Q10 is a touchscreen-based QWERTY smartphone developed by BlackBerry, previously known as RIM (Research In Motion).
The BlackBerry Q5 is the third BlackBerry 10 smartphone, unveiled at the BlackBerry Live 2013 Keynote on May 14, 2013.
BlackBerry World (previously BlackBerry App World) is an application distribution service and application by BlackBerry Limited for a majority of BlackBerry devices.
The BlackBerry Z10 is a high-end LTE touchscreen-based smartphone developed by BlackBerry, previously known as RIM. The BlackBerry Z10 is the first of two new BlackBerry phones presented at the BlackBerry 10 event on January 30, 2013. The BlackBerry Z10 was followed by the Z30.
The BlackBerry Z3 is a touchscreen smartphone developed by BlackBerry.
The BlackBerry Z30 is a high-end 4G touchscreen smartphone developed by BlackBerry.
Box (formerly Box.net), based in Redwood City, California, is a cloud content management and file sharing service for businesses.
C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.
C++ ("see plus plus") is a general-purpose programming language.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
CNBC is an American basic cable, internet and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast.
This is a comparison of mobile operating systems.
David Welch Pogue (born March 9, 1963) is an American technology writer and TV science presenter.
Documents To Go is BlackBerry's cross-platform office suite for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, Maemo, BlackBerry OS, Symbian, Android, and iOS.
Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.
Evernote is a mobile app designed for note taking, organizing, tasks lists, and archiving.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
The Fire Phone is a 3D-enabled smartphone developed by Amazon.com and manufactured by Foxconn.
Google Play (previously Android Market) is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.
Google Play Services is a proprietary background service and API package for Android devices from Google.
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
The IP Multimedia Subsystem or IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem (IMS) is an architectural framework for delivering IP multimedia services.
John S. Chen (born July 1, 1955) is a Hong Kong-born British-American businessman serving as executive chairman and chief executive officer of BlackBerry Ltd.
LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.
In computer science, a microkernel (also known as μ-kernel) is the near-minimum amount of software that can provide the mechanisms needed to implement an operating system (OS).
A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.
Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.
Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content to and from a mobile phone over a cellular network.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
A package format is a type of archive containing computer programs and additional metadata needed by package managers.
PC Magazine (shortened as PCMag) is an American computer magazine published by Ziff Davis.
Proprietary software is non-free computer software for which the software's publisher or another person retains intellectual property rights—usually copyright of the source code, but sometimes patent rights.
QNX is a commercial Unix-like real-time operating system, aimed primarily at the embedded systems market.
Qt ("cute") is a cross-platform application framework and widget toolkit for creating classic and embedded graphical user interfaces, and applications that run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while still being a native application with native capabilities and speed.
A real-time operating system (RTOS) is an operating system (OS) intended to serve real-time applications that process data as it comes in, typically without buffer delays.
In computing, the term remote desktop refers to a software or operating system feature that allows a personal computer's desktop environment to be run remotely on one system (usually a PC, but the concept applies equally to a server), while being displayed on a separate client device.
Sideloading is a term used mostly on the Internet, similar to "upload" and "download", but in reference to the process of transferring files between two local devices, in particular between a computer and a mobile device such as a mobile phone, smartphone, PDA, tablet, portable media player or e-reader.
A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.
SMS (short message service) is a text messaging service component of most telephone, internet, and mobile-device systems.
A software development kit (SDK or devkit) is typically a set of software development tools that allows the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating system, or similar development platform.
A software widget is a relatively simple and easy-to-use software application or component made for one or more different software platforms.
TCL Corporation (originally an abbreviation for Telephone Communication Limited) is a Chinese multinational electronics company headquartered in Huizhou, Guangdong Province.
TechRadar is an online publication focused on technology, with editorial teams in the US, UK, Australia and India.
The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.
A virtual assistant is a software agent that can perform tasks or services for an individual.
Voice over Internet Protocol (also voice over IP, VoIP or IP telephony) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
Walter S. Mossberg (born March 27, 1947) is an American journalist.
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