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Following the troubles with Android last year, Huawei took the wraps off their OS, HarmonyOS. Now the Chinese company is updating the OS to HarmonyOS 2 and it will be running on devices in 2021 to replace the “pirated” Android versions that they were running. At its developer conference in August 2019, Huawei announced their HarmonyOS, which was “completely different from Android and iOS.” This announcement followed Google pulling Huawei’s Android license after the U.S government blocked trade and sales to the company. Huawei’s goal with HarmonyOS was to make a seamless cross-device experience for users without relying on Android. Even though their devices... Read more...
Huawei announced at its developer conference a new, homegrown operating system for mobile devices called HarmonyOS. The company describes HarmonyOS as a microkernel-based, distributed OS and notes it is designed to offer a cohesive user experience across different devices, including smartphones, smartwatches, laptops, and so forth. It is also "completely different from Android and iOS," according to Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group. "We're entering a day and age where people expect a holistic intelligent experience across all devices and scenarios. To support this, we felt it was important to have an operating system with improved cross-platform capabilities. We needed an OS... Read more...