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Android Made Up Three-Quarters Of All Smartphone Shipments Last Quarter

Android Made Up Three-Quarters Of All Smartphone Shipments Last Quarter

By Zach Walton November 2, 2012

Google’s Android OS has grown a lot since its humble beginnings in 2008. Some may have thought that it couldn’t beat iOS, but its spread across multiple devices from multiple OEMs has insured its success. That success can be plainly …

Why Nokia’s New Smartphones Mean Good Things for Marketers

As reported earlier, Nokia has announced a new family of smartphones powered by the Symbian platform. The Nokia E7, C7 and C6 join the previously announced N8. 

Nokia Unveils New Family of Smartphones

Nokia has announced a new family of smartphones powered by the new Symbian platform. The devices are integrated with enhanced Ovi services and apps. They are the Nokia E7, the Nokia C7 and the Nokia C6. 

The latest version of Symbian comes with over 250 new features such as HDMI support, multiple personalized home screens, multipoint touch, multitasking and "turbo charged" graphics.

iPhone 4 Reviews Take Over the Web

iPhone 4 reviews are all over the web now. Techmeme has a pretty huge roundup of them. You can find just about every angle of this phone covered, including the insides.

TechCrunch is reporting that Apple may be adding another patent infringement lawsuit against HTC. These two companies already have suits against each other.

Nokia Brings Skype To Ovi Store
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Mobile device maker Nokia said today it has made Skype available as a free download in its online Ovi Store.

The new Skype for Symbian software will allow more than 200 million Nokia smartphone users globally access Skype over a WiFi or mobile data connection.

Skype for Symbian will allow Nokia smartphone users to make free Skype-to-Skype calls to other Skype users, save money on international calls and texts, and share pictures and videos.

Android Set To Be The Fastest Growing Mobile OS

By 2013, IDC estimates the global shipments of smartphones will surpass 390 million units, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.9 percent for the 2009-2013 forecast period.

The smartphone market has a constantly shifting mobile operating system (OS) landscape. In a market once ruled by BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows Mobile, new players with open standards (Android) and intuitive design and navigation (Mac OS X and webOS) have received strong user and handset vendor interest.

Flash 10 Coming for Most Smartphones… Except the iPhone & Blackberry
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Near the end Adobe’s latest financial results presentation they discussed some upcoming Flash Platform advances. Adobe said they planned on releasing Flash 10 for smartphones at their MAX conference in October.

Adobe’s Max conference runs from October 4th through October 7th, so we can expect the release sometime between those dates.

Nokia Buys Mobile Platform ‘Symbian’

Yesterday’s news that Nokia acquired location based social network Plazes, was worthy only of making our Pilgrim’s Picks.

Microsoft, Symbian Unimpressed By Android
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The appeal of Google’s mobile operating system, Android, and an alliance of handset makers, has not registered with two major phone OS builders.

Nokia Launches New Symbian S60 smartphones

Today in New York Nokia launched the next generation of S60 (series 60) smartphones including the way cool Nokia N95 – an all-in-one multimedia computer with a pioneering 2-way slide concept, integrated GPS functionality, a 5 megapixel camera and support for high-speed mobile networks.

Mobile Viruses Double

Security software firm SimWorks announced today that the number of known “trojan” viruses found doubled, increasing the risk of computer-borne cell phone infection.

Symbian And Microsoft: Partnership For The Mobile Industry

The mobile industry just received a shot of steadiness, or at least it appears that way with yesterday’s announcement of the Symbian/Microsoft partnership.

MMS Virus Discovered on Symbian Phones

A mobile phone virus that spreads through Mobile Messaging Services (MMS) has been discovered on Symbian Series 60 mobile phones.