In Pictures: 10 best Android announcements at Mobile World Congress 2013

Even though Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S4 announcement never happened, there were many notable Android-related announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week.

Samsung Knox

With its partner General Dynamics, Samsung has created a version of Android that can be segmented into personal and work partitions. The work partition is a “trusted” runtime environment, meaning that all of the operating system components are known and authenticated and the code has been reviewed to function as specified. The work partition can be controlled by the IT department to limit the apps that can be loaded and wipe the phone should it be lost or stolen. Not only will enterprises look favorably on Samsung’s smart mobile devices that run Knox, but it could reduce the total available market for Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions providers.

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