The number of patent infringement cases has grown again this morning. In an official press release, Nokia has announced that it is suing RIM, Viewsonic, and HTC for violating as many as 45 Nokia patents. The Finnish handset maker has filed a complaint to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against HTC, filed US ... Read More »
Time and time again, Android’s demise is spelled out by bloggers all across the globe. Whether it’s because of a lack of revenue generated by Android itself, fragmentation, a new iPhone or a patent lawsuit, someone, somewhere is always predicting Android is on the way out. Well if you haven’t noticed, that’s far from reality. ... Read More »
comScore has just released their report on the state of the mobile industry for the three months ending January 2012. The report shows continued growth for the Android operating system, with a total smartphone market share of 48.6% in the U.S., up 2.3% from the three month period ending October 2011. Apple also saw growth ... Read More »
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RIM wants Android apps in their BlackBerry App World market so bad, they’re practically giving away PlayBooks to developers who submit them. What’s that you say, they actually are giving away PlayBooks? Oh RIM, what’s happened to you?
Instead of building quality hardware, pairing it with quality software and attracting users and app developers the ... Read More »
RIM’s success has been declining since the iOS and Android operating systems started skyrocketing. Currently, Blackberry devices hold a dismal position in distribution charts, and Research in Motion is in desperate need of rescue. In an attempt to seek a newer approach, past co-CEO’s have gotten off their thrones, and allowed Thorsten Heins ... Read More »
According to a new rumor from Jonathan Geller at BGR, Research In Motion may be looking beyond licensing parts of its BlackBerry operating system and moving on to selling entire divisions or more. According to Geller’s sources, Samsung is very interested in the company. But it wouldn’t be to make BlackBerry devices with Samsung hardware, ... Read More »
Research In Motion’s BlackBerry platform is a sinking ship. They’ve made multiple attempts at remedying the problems surrounding the decline in popularity, including everything from releasing new hardware with new form factors, to new software with access to Android apps. Nothing has worked so far, and with news that RIM’s modern operating system BlackBerry 10 ... Read More »
Millennial’s monthly MobileMix report has come out today, detailing the marketshare of smartphone operating systems, manufacturers and individual phones for the month of November, 2011, ranked by ad impressions served. There’s some very interesting numbers in all three categories, including a loss of the pie for Android and a gain for BlackBerry and Research In ... Read More »
Nokia, RIM and LG are probably feeling a bit foolish today after hearing that the US International Trade Commission ruled in HTC’s favor in the FlashPoint camera patent case. FlashPoint (a former Apple subsidiary) filed suit against HTC, LG, Nokia and RIM in July of 2010, claiming that the four companies were infringing on its ... Read More »
Gartner’s Q3 report shows Android doubled market share in one year; iOS, BlackBerry, WindowsPhone all down
Gartner has just released their latest research report on smartphone operating system market share after Q3, and the numbers are surprising.
In just one year, Android’s market share has doubled from 25.3% to the current 52.5% share of the total market. Without even comparing those numbers to how rival companies fared, owning half of all ... Read More »