Tag Archives: android

We built an Android Arduino Cake

Yesterday we hit 5 Million downloads of the OpenSignal Android app, naturally a cause for celebration. Celebrating, to our minds, = cake, but we wanted this cake to be different, to be really appropriate for the occasion. Sure we could … Continue reading

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Which is the second most popular operating system in Latin America?

Ok – we’ve got a question for you. What’s the second most popular operating system in Latin America? As the roulette wheel of your brain spins between iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone and (maybe?) Symbian, we’ll go and make a cup … Continue reading

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The 10 strangest named Android devices

This afternoon we published a report into the positive and negative sides of Android fragmentation. In total we saw 11,898 distinct devices (compared with last year’s number of 3,997), with 47.5% of them being Samsung-made. One of our favourite things … Continue reading

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Announcing the Launch of WeatherSignal

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new app, designed to do for weather what OpenSignal already does for cell phone coverage. WeatherSignal is a new way of approaching weather data collection using native Android phone sensors. The ubiquity of … Continue reading

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Find the easter egg, win a Nexus 7!

Here at OpenSignal we’re very excited about the launch of OpenSignal 2 – the complete overhaul of our Android app. In order to celebrate its release to all Android platforms, we’re giving away a Nexus 7 tablet to one of … Continue reading

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What Your Smartphone Will Do Next Year

The end-of-year prediction list is a staple of blogs and newspapers, especially for those with a technological bent. There is, however, too often a temptation to allow the promise of future technology to infiltrate the present, leading to bold predictions … Continue reading

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