News & Reviews: HMS
HUAWEI Mobile Services now boasts 6 million developers, one of the world’s top 3 mobile app ecosystemsNov 15, 2022
HUAWEI today celebrated the successful conclusion of the HUAWEI Developer Day, a one-day event held in Kuala Lumpur which celebrated the evolution and growth of the HUAWEI Mobile Service (HMS) ecosystem. During the event, the company revealed that since its debut in 2018, the HMS ecosystem has become one of the top 3 mobile app ecosystems in the world with the total number of global HMS Core developers reaching 6 million with 25,030 opened APIs.
Feb 21, 2021
In the last few years, Huawei has been working hard to develop its HMS software. The company plans to use it on a variety of platforms and one of them would be vehicles. In fact, it has been confirmed that HMS will be used in a new luxury sedan.
Sep 07, 2020
At the end of August, Huawei CEO Richard Yu said that there will be no smartphones that will have HarmonyOS in 2020. But that doesn't mean there wouldn't be any HarmonyOS-based device this year. In fact, rumours claim that Huawei could launch tablets this year that feature its in-house operating system.
Aug 29, 2020
While there were some rumours that Huawei could launch smartphones with the HarmonyOS later this year, that no longer seems to be the case. Huawei's in-house operating system for smartphones has been in development for a few years, but it's probably still not ready yet.
Aug 17, 2020
Earlier this month, Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong announced that its upcoming smartwatch will feature Harmony OS. He also mentioned that other products, including smartphones, will start using the OS too. Now, sources suggest that smartphones with Harmony OS could appear sooner than later.
Huawei AppGallery is now the 3rd largest Applications Store with over 400 million monthly active users!Feb 26, 2020
Since the ban from the US Government’s Commerce Department back in 2019, Huawei has launched its own Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) with its own App Store. Now, the company has stated that Huawei AppGallery is now the third-largest App Store after Google and Apple.
Feb 06, 2020
Prior to the Huawei Mate 30 series release last year, it was most unfortunate that Huawei got caught in the trade war. The company is still not clear out of being able to use Google Mobile Services (GMS) yet, so they have been trying different ways to survive without it with their own Huawei Mobile Service. Despite this, international countries out of China still relies on GMS a lot, so what is Plan B?
Dec 24, 2019
Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), it’s harder for Huawei to keep up with other devices from another brands with the services. Although the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is trying to make the most out of its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), it may still take some time for the services to be mature. Recently, we have found out Huawei is sourcing from India to develop alternative Google apps and services, and promised they will be ready by the end of this year.
Aug 29, 2019
Huawei Mobile Services or HMS, home of Huawei’s AppGallery, will be participating at the Tokyo Game Show 2019 (TGS 2019) from 12 September 2019 to 15 September 2019 at booth 7-C03, Hall 7. As such, they are offering 300 free passes for mobile game developers to better collaborate and optimise their games for Huawei Mobile devices which can be redeemed here (be warned, it’s in Japanese).