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Android Accounts For 65% Of Last Quarter Smartphone Sales, Windows Score With First Time Smartphone Users

Android Accounts For 65% Of Last Quarter Smartphone Sales, Windows Score With First Time Smartphone Users

 Android and iOS lead the chart and Windows follows at a predictable number three according to Kantar’s WorldPanel Comtech report for Q2 2003, Samsung retains its position of top Android device, it accounted for 65 percent of all smartphone sales in the top smartphone markets in the world (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, USA, Australia, China, Mexico) iPhone Sales presented a mixed picture, [...]
Microsoft Accquires Nokia’s Phone Business For US$ Seven Billion

Microsoft Accquires Nokia’s Phone Business For US$ Seven Billion

Microsoft on Tuesday had made public it’s plan to buy Nokia’s devices and services division which makes Nokia smartphones by paying about US $7 billion. $5 billion is for Nokia’s devices business and around $2.2 billion for the rights to Nokia’s patents.   Nokia is no longer among the top five makers of smartphones but remains the second-largest shipper of mobile phones [...]
Opera Mini To Launch On Windows Phone : Report

Opera Mini To Launch On Windows Phone : Report

Opera which was popular desktop browser and only viable alternate to Internet Explorer a decade ago has found acceptance and success on both the Android and iOS platform with the Android app having half a million review, it is no surprise that the makers are looking at having a Windows Mobile app. According to WP-Hub, Opera developers have confirmed that they are working on Opera Mini app for Windows [...]
Google (Again) Blocks Videos On The Windows Phone YouTube App

Google (Again) Blocks Videos On The Windows Phone YouTube App

Google has  again blocked YouTube app on Windows Phones for violating the terms of use even after the issue was sorted out between the two tech giants. Microsoft has failed to make necessary upgrades to its browser to enable a fully-featured YouTube experience, “and has instead re-released a YouTube app that violates our Terms of Service.” According to The Verge, which received a statement from [...]
Microsoft and Google Burying The Hatchet Over Windows Phone YouTube App

Microsoft and Google Burying The Hatchet Over Windows Phone YouTube App

Microsoft’s and Google’s spat over Windows  YouTube app seem to be heading towards a resolution, the two companies have agreed to team up and jointly create a native YouTube app for Microsoft’s mobile platform according to reports by The Next Web. Microsoft and Google have released a joint statement today saying that they “are working together to update the new YouTube for Windows [...]
Google Wants Microsoft To Remove Windows Phone YouTube App For YouTube’s API and TOS Violation

Google Wants Microsoft To Remove Windows Phone YouTube App For YouTube’s API and TOS Violation

Google is unhappy with the version 3.0 official YouTube app for Windows Phone which was released last week.  Google reportedly sent Microsoft a cease and desist letter today, which The Verge has reported, the lack of ads on the YouTube app for Windows Phone seems to be the primary complaint. Google has asked Microsoft to “immediately withdraw this application from the Windows Phone Store and [...]
Windows Phone Marketplace Now Has 145,000 Apps : Microsoft

Windows Phone Marketplace Now Has 145,000 Apps : Microsoft

The Windows Phone marketplace now has 145,000 apps up from Microsoft’s figure of 120,000 apps in October 2012. The fact was mentioned by Microsoft in  a post announcing the Nokia Lumia 928. Windows Phone has taken nearly 11 months to add 45,000 apps, after Microsoft announced 100,000 apps in June 2012.  The 50,000 apps before this took only 6 months, though the first 50,000 took around 14 [...]
Android, iOS Continue To Dominate UK Smartphone Sales

Android, iOS Continue To Dominate UK Smartphone Sales

Latest number from market researcher Kantar confirm’s  Android’s overwhelming dominance of the UK and the Global smartphone market Among the nine countries (Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK and the U.S.) surveyed by Kantar   Android on average accounted for 64.2% of all handset sales in Q1 2013.   Windows Phone accounted for 6.5% of sales with an increase of  [...]
Nokia To Hold Press Event In London  On May 14 For Windows Smartphones Announcement

Nokia To Hold Press Event In London On May 14 For Windows Smartphones Announcement

Nokia is getting inspired  from Apple by having exclusive press events and sending out invites that gives only a hint of what it might be about. Nokia has sent out an invite to the members of the press to an event here in London on May 14. The invite teases “See what’s next” followed by “The Nokia Lumia story continues.” Nokia might announce at least one new Windows Phone handset at the [...]
Microsoft Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Ad Attacks Samsung Galaxy S3 Camera

Microsoft Nokia Lumia Windows Phone Ad Attacks Samsung Galaxy S3 Camera

Microsoft is pitching Nokia Lumia 920 against the Samsung Galaxy S3. Microsoft announced today that they are planning to air the “ Windows Phone Challenge” touting the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 vs. the Samsung Galaxy S3. Since we kicked off the Windows Phone Challenge over a year ago at CES (it was called “Smoked by Windows Phone” back then), the one question I’ve been consistently asked [...]
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