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May 02 AT 11:28 AM Anthony Domanico 15 Comments

Nokia sues HTC, RIM, and Viewsonic for patent infringement

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 »

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Apr 02 AT 8:56 PM Dustin Earley 101 Comments

The future of Android in 2012

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 »

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Mar 07 AT 10:55 AM Anthony Domanico 21 Comments

Android continues to grow at the expense of RIM, Windows Phone, and Symbian

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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Feb 03 AT 4:54 PM Dustin Earley 30 Comments

Develop an Android app, submit it to BlackBerry App World and get a free PlayBook

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 »

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Jan 05 AT 4:25 PM Dustin Earley 24 Comments

Analysts predict RIM to license BlackBerry 10 to Samsung, HTC, and possibly others

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 »

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Dec 20 AT 5:15 PM Dustin Earley 67 Comments

November Millennial data shows Android losing market share… to RIM?

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 »

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Nov 30 AT 9:59 AM Nick Gray 20 Comments

ITC rules in HTC’s favor in former Apple subsidiary patent dispute

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 »

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Nov 15 AT 3:34 PM Dustin Earley 14 Comments

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 »

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