According to the latest Nielsen report, Android and iPhone make up majority of the U.S smartphone market. Both Android phones and iPhone did not exist or were not popular about 5 years ago, and were introduced into a Nokia and Blackberry dominated market. Since then Google and Apple have become fierce competitors and the data proves that they are in … Read More
A report from The Financial Times today mentioned that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has surpassed Nokia to claim the spot for world’s top smartphone vendor. Apple Inc. experienced rapid growth with the introduction of it’s iPhone 4 while Nokia experienced a sharp decrease in manufacturing and production. AAPL had the ability to close out a 5.5 million unit deficit during the … Read More
Smartphone shipments took a dip in the first quarter for the first time in a couple of years as manufacturers shipped 97.2 million phones in Q1, down 1.5% when compared with Q4. According to IHS iSuppli who published these figures shipments for electronic goods generally slow down after the holiday season but the dip in smartphone industry is atypical. In … Read More
The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM’s answer to Apple’s iPad – a 7.6-inch tablet that boasts a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and two high-resolution cameras. It’s received bucket loads of hype since it was announced, with the tech world dying to get their hands on the device and establish whether it gives the iPad 2 anything to worry about. Well, … Read More
According to reports, Research In Motion’s BlackBerry PlayBook may have been delayed by up to a month due to parts being used for Apple’s iPad 2. Taiwanese site DigiTimes claims Apple bought up so many touch panels that its Canadian competitor just couldn’t get its tablet built in time. Having originally been slated for a release in the first quarter … Read More
Bad news for Apple and RIM shareholders today, as the two smartphone giants lost out to Eastman Kodak in a the latest round of their patent dispute.
The wait is over folks, for this morning Research In Motion brought us pricing (in Canada and the US at least) for its upcoming slate computer, the PlayBook.
With the mobile software market constantly growing, it’s becoming clear that Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are becoming the dominant forces in the market, with Nokia’s Ovi Store and RIM’s BlackBerry App World coming up the rear.
The BlackBerry PlayBook is universally acclaimed as one of the most promising tablets to be announced in the last few months, and with its impending launch it’s sure to turn a few heads with its impressive performance and fancy UI. One problem many critics (including my good self) have thrown at it though is the reliance on being tethered to … Read More
RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) saw its share price rise on the back of some promising news about the expected retail price of its upcoming iPad competitor, the BlackBerry PlayBook. CEO Jim Balsillie claims the 7″ tablet will sell for ‘under $500’, Bloomberg’s Businessweek reported yesterday. Expected to be released in the first quarter of 2011, PlayBook is being touted as the first business … Read More
Apple’s (AAPL) bumper iPhone sales have propelled the computer giant to fourth spot in a list of the world’s largest mobile phone sellers in quarter 3 of 2010 according to a new report from IDC. With just Nokia, Samsung and LG further up the rankings, Apple has now ousted RIM from fourth place, with the Canadian business phone specialist slipping to … Read More
According to a recent report by Strategy Analytics, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has overtaken RIM by a good 3.1 million when it comes to handset shipments in the third quarter of 2010. Apple’s hugely popular iPhone has hit a whopping 15.4 million shipments, whereas RIM’s fighting BlackBerry has hit 12.3 million. This is the first time Apple (AAPL) have ever outdone the … Read More
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is growing at a rapid rate at the moment, and the increased popularity of both their Mac computers and the outstanding success of their iPhones has proved this. Now the Cupertino company has stolen the enterprise market from right under RIM’s nose, and Steve Jobs doesn’t think they’ll be taking it back anytime soon. Earlier this week, Steve announced … Read More
A Facebook thread from SaudiMac has noted that all references to Facetime have been removed from Apple’s regional sites. This is a rumor at the moment but, sounds pretty plausible based on what has happened recently with RIMs Blackberry in Qatar and Yemen, as well as India. In the Blackberry’s case the governments of some countries objected to data being … Read More
During the iPhone 4 “Antennagate Conference” Apple CEO showed videos of HTC Droid Eris, Samsung Omnia II and BlackBerry Bold 9700 dropping singal bars when held in a way which attenuates its signal. Apple didn’t just stop there, after the conference was over they posted a new page on their website which explains the antenna design and issue of weak spots in … Read More
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