Posted by A Ocean on April 5, 2013 ·
Facebook unveiled HTC First, the first Android powered smartphone that will debut with the Facebook Home suite of integrated apps with it right from the start at the “Home on Android” event.
HTC First is equipped with a 4.3-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing camera, and a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor and runs Android Jelly Bean.
The smartphone will be released in four [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 8, 2012 ·
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iPhone User? - You’re in the minority. Smartphones powered by Android accounted for 68% of all smartphones shipped in Q2 2012, Apple iPhone came in at a in a distant second with a 17% share of the global market. IDC analysts traced Android’s success in the market directly to South Korean personal electronics giant Samsung, which so far this year has [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 27, 2012 ·
Samsung shipped 52.1 million smartphones, double the number of iPhones shipped by its leading rival Apple in the second quarter of 2012 according to estimates by Juniper Research. Samsung’s numbers were mainly due to its flagship phone Galaxy S3 which achieved sales of 10 million in June.
Other players in the smartphone game aren’t coming out as shiny as Samsung. RIM shipped 7.4m [...]
Posted by Adam Cook on July 24, 2012 ·
To celebrate Xperia Unleashed, we’ve teamed up with Sony to give Sporkings readers the exclusive chance to win an Xperia U!
Posted by A Ocean on July 18, 2012 ·
58 percent of people in UK send text messages each day, that’s way ahead of 47 percent who prefer making phone calls according to a study by Ofcom, the Independent regulator for the UK communications industries.
The change in communication is being driven by the growth of smartphones, and Ofcom found that more than one quarter of adults (27 per cent) and close to half of teenagers (47 per cent) [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 13, 2012 ·
A recent Nielsen survey revealed that two-thirds of new mobile phones purchased in the second quarter of 2012 were smartphones. Nielsen also reported that just under 55% of all U.S. mobile subscribers owned smartphones.
Android was the market leader with 51.8% of smartphone owners using an Android OS handset, Apple came second with 34.3% share, and Blackberry owners represented another 8.1 % of [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 6, 2012 ·
Samsung Galaxy S III launch generated the kind of buzz and excitement usually seen only with Apple mobile device launches. Columnists and Reviewers are running out of platitudes raving about the latest device to come out of Samsung’s stable.
In tradition with proclaiming every other Android Phone a iPhone killer, Galaxy S III was touted as an iPhone killer as well. Is Galaxy S III the best Android [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 17, 2011 ·
Remember when you used to carry around more than one gadget? Walkman, camera, watch, these days we travel light. Let’s be honest, a Smartphone is all you need – there’s an app for everything! The Dictaphone is no exception.
With the Edutige i-Microphone, your Smartphone becomes just that: a fully functioning voice recorder. Yes, your Smartphone has a microphone built in, which [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 7, 2011 ·
Regular readers of Sporkings.com will know we like to keep you guys up to date with the latest trends in the mobile accessory market. This week we bring you news from one of our favourite retailers, regarding the release of two designer collections for the iPhone 4 – so even your mobile is in fashion.
Ben Allen Collection – This one is more for the guys, two handsomely designed iPhone 4 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 30, 2010 ·
All you Nokia enthusiasts – rejoice. Nokia’s highly anticipated Nokia N8 smartphone has started shipping. Customers who have placed a pre-order for the Nokia N8 in Nokia Online Shops and Nokia retail stores will be the first to receive their Nokia N8. Nokia’s N8 with its significantly enhanced Symbian^3 OS is without a doubt the best you can do if you’re one [...]