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Android Now On 81% of New Smartphones Android Now On 81% of New Smartphones

Though Apple’s iPhone continues to be the most sought-after mobile device in developed markets, Google’s Android platform now firmly dominates smartphone market share. Market research firm IDC today revealed its estimates that 81% of smartphones shipped during the third quarter …

U.S. Smartphone Penetration Hits 64%, Young People Lead the Way U.S. Smartphone Penetration Hits 64%, Young People Lead the Way
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The modern smartphone market is now six years old. As the technology improves, analysts are predicting that smartphone markets in the U.S. and Europe will soon reach saturation points, with emerging markets such as Brazil and China leading smartphone growth …

CyanogenMod Company Founded, $7 Million Raised CyanogenMod Company Founded, $7 Million Raised

Android currently dominates the smartphone landscape. The mobile OS is now on nearly 80% of smartphones worldwide. Google achieved this feat by making Android free and open, allowing manufacturers to use it without paying exorbitant OEM fees. However, the openness …

Windows Phone Could Become a Closed Platform [RUMOR] Windows Phone Could Become a Closed Platform [RUMOR]

Microsoft decided not to take the long holiday weekend off, ironing out a deal to buy Nokia’s devices and services division for upwards of $5 billion. The acquisition makes sense due to the tight relationship the two companies have had …

HTC Reportedly Developing a Mobile OS For China HTC Reportedly Developing a Mobile OS For China

HTC is in a bad way. After sales of its HTC One smartphone failed to compete with iPhone and Galaxy S4 sales, the company released dismal financial results for its latest quarters. As rumors of a buyout begin to circle …

The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October
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2013 is the year of the truly open smartphone. Android kind of fits the bill, but some OEMs lock down their devices. Instead, this year will see the launch of two truly open mobile platforms – Firefox OS and Ubuntu. …

Here’s Your First Look At The Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones Here’s Your First Look At The Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones
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Developers have been able to build apps for Firefox OS for a while now. The only caveat was that they had to build apps within a simulator as the hardware wasn’t available yet. That all changes soon as Mozilla has …

Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS
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The open Web is something that’s near and dear to the heart of Mozilla. The company has invested a lot of time and money into its own HTML5 development, but it’s also investing in other companies that align with its …

The Top 20 Mobile Phones in the US

Millennial Media has released its monthly Mobile Mix report, focusing specifically on various mobile devices and OS’s, and listing the Top 20 Mobile Phones in the U.S.  "Mobile Mix measures device, OS, carrier,  and now application trending data on our network. New to Mobile Mix this month, is a snapshot of the most active mobile app channels; and a quick view of the break-out of multi-platform app versus single platform app developers," Mack McKelvey, SVP of Marketing at Millennial Media tells WebProNews.