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  • Google Glass

    Google Glass is a wearable, voice-controlled Android device that resembles a pair of glasses and displays information directly in the user's field of vision. 

  • Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE)

    Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE) is a line of smartphones and tablets manufactured to meet specific enterprise management and security criteria, including interoperability with third-party mobile device management (MDM) and virtual private network (VPN)... 

  • Samsung Galaxy Note (Samsung GN)

    Samsung Galaxy Note is a large Android smartphone with a touchscreen and stylus that is manufactured by Samsung Electronics. 

  • Samsung Galaxy

    Samsung Galaxy is Samsung Electronics' flagship line of Android smartphones and tablets. 

  • Nexus

    Nexus is a series of smartphones and tablets manufactured by Google and its hardware partners. Nexus devices run the native Android operating system. 

  • mobile device fragmentation

    Mobile device fragmentation is a phenomenon that occurs when some mobile users are running older versions of an operating system, while other users are running newer versions. 

  • mobile application processor

    A mobile application processor is a system on a chip (SoC) designed to support applications running in a mobile operating system environment such as Android, Apple iOS, Windows CE/Mobile or Symbian. 

  • Android Open Source Project (AOSP)

    The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is an initiative created to guide development of the Android mobile platform. 

About Android devices

Android devices come in many shapes and sizes, from low-end Android smartphones to high-end Android tablets and everything in between. And because Google’s Android is an open source operating system, Android mobile devices are available from a wide range of manufacturers and on all major wireless networks. It’s good that IT professionals have choices when it comes to Android devices, but with so many different Android mobile devices out there, fragmentation can be a real problem. So make sure you consider the possible firmware and application compatibility issues before choosing Android tablets and smartphones for your organization. This section includes news on the latest Android smartphones and tablets from manufacturers such as Samsung, Motorola, HTC and Nokia. You’ll also find tips on managing Android devices in the enterprise in the era of consumerization.