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Google’s Android mobile operating system boosted its lead over Apple’s iOS, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 and Palm in smartphone platform market share in the United States for the fourth quarter of 2010, data from research firm comScore show.
Meanwhile, Research in Motion continues to hold on to it lead but it also posted a decrease in share for the said quarter.
According to comScore, the Android platform gained 7.3 percent in market share for the three …
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Reports claim that the previous rumor saying that Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Tab’s return rate was at 15 percent has been dispelled and that a lawsuit might be underway.
Daryl Deino of the LA Gadgets Examiner said that the ‘libelous’ were started by “writers who…are huge Apple fans and that Apple’s marketing team even uses them from time-to-time.”
In an interview with Deino, Paul Mueller, a Los Angeles analyst said, “Samsung has a lawsuit going …
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Market research firm IHS iSuppli released a report on Friday saying that the global tablet shipment will grow twelvefold by 2015.
The forecast puts the total number of shipments of tablet devices by 2015 to more than 200 million. Last year, a total of 17.4 million tablets were sold worldwide, the Wall Street Journal reported.
According to iSuppli director Rhoda Alexander said that there will be three significant waves in the growth of the tablet market.
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Tablets powered by the Google-developed Android mobile operating system increased its market share to 22 percent for shipments in the fourth quarter of 2010, data from Strategy Analytics reveal.
However, Apple Inc.’s iOS-powered iPad still accounts for a massive 75 percent share of all shipments of tablets for the period, the research firm said.
On the other hand, the data show a sharp decrease of market share for Apple’s market defining device. For the …
Netgear global chairman and CEO Patrick Lo criticized Apple’s “closed” business strategy today at a lunch in Sydney, various reports say.
The entrepreneur also said that Microsoft, its foray into the mobile operating systems industry with Windows Phone 7 giving a dismal performance, may be too late in the game and will never be able to catch up.
Meanwhile, Lo praised Google’s Android mobile OS’ “openness” and predicted that in the end, it will become the dominant platform in …
After losing its exclusive rights on Apple Inc.’s iPhone in the US market, AT&T has revealed that it will be “very aggressively” marketing Android-powered smartphones, The Associated Press reports.
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Earlier this month, Apple and Verizon Wireless revealed that the carrier will begin selling the widely-popular device beginning Feb. 10.
As a result, experts say that Verizon will likely be devoting more resources on the …
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Apple Inc. and Google’s Android mobile operating system is seen by analysts to lead in the mobile applications industry as Gartner reports that the niche will almost triple this year.
According to Gartner, the downloading of application for mobile devices from online application stores will likely lead to revenues this year amounting to $15.1 billion dollars.
In 2010, a revenue of $5.2 billion was made by companies from mobile application …
Without waiting for the February’s mega event MWC 2011, Samsung has officially unveiled four new models in the Galaxy phones family – Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Fit.
Official specifications of Galaxy Ace appeared on the site of Samsung yesterday. Smartphone running Android 2.2 is equipped with a 3.5” touch screen with a resolution of 320 × 480 pixels (HVGA) and has a 800 MHz processor, 5-MP camera with LED-flash and autofocus, GPS, Wi- Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth …
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Based on statistics from the Apple Inc. conference call on Tuesday, the company has again topped the mobile OS category with its iOS as data show that it has sold 366 thousand iOS devices daily during the fiscal first year.
According to a quick calculation done by 9to5Mac, data from the earnings report show that 366,666 iOS devices was sold by Apple daily. The figure includes iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches.
The report read:
“From today’s earnings call:
Philips jointly with the Chinese mobile operator China Mobile has officially announced a new smartphone Philips T910.
The operating system used in the gadget is OPhone OS 2.0, which is the Chinese analog for Google Android 2.1 Eclair. It is distinguished by a modified user interface and support for local services.
The smartphone can be used in GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) networks and has the support for TD-SCDMA (2010-2025 MHz) networks.
Philips has implemented 3.5 inch resistive touch screen …