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Three Things Microsoft Needs To Wage a Smartphone War

04/26/2011, From a highly visible mobile company a decade ago to less than 8% of market share today (according to Comscore) the road to a mobile world has been bumpy for Microsoft. Back when Windows Mobile was doing well, it was largely seen as an enterprise product...

Today’s children are the “Touch Generation”

04/22/2011, Spend some time walking around some cafes or restaurants in the city and you might notice more and more kids these days have access to touchscreen devices be it their own or those belonging to their parents. A couple of decades ago, the same situation...

Smartphone snatching on the rise in NYC subway

04/22/2011, According to a WSJ report (subscription required) that quotes NYPD  transit chief Raymond Diaz, smartphone snatching has been rising at an alarming rate, although it’s not clear how much of that contributes to the 18% increase in grand larceny...

HTC Sensation 4G set to cause ripples in smartphone world

04/12/2011, Now this is a scenario that Apple must surely give a thought to – with word of the next generation iPhone (iPhone 5?) not coming at least until next year, will it be able to catch up with the hardware improvements on the Android side, with models...

Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...

Nintendo says “no thanks” to smartphones

04/02/2011, In an interview with CNN, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said that the video game giant has “no desire to get into telephony.” This comes hot off the news of the “successful” 3DS launch in the US and Sony...

PlayStation Games for Xperia Play Show Up in Android Market

03/31/2011, News involving Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play keeps coming in. In the last week, we found out the Xperia Play would come out in mid-April on Verizon in the US, that it would be delayed in the UK on O2 due to bugs, that Google pulled an unofficial...

Atrix Review

03/23/2011, Atrix Review - this in-depth review of the Motorola Atrix shows you the pros and cons of this high-end Android smartphone and its laptop dock.

Sprint HTC EVO 3D & HTC View Tablet @ CTIA

03/22/2011, Sprint today unveiled the first all 3D cellphone, the HTC EVO 3D, which features a 4.3-inch glasses-free QHD 3D display and also records 3D still photos and video. The one will be pre-loaded with Blockbuster On Demand, a source that includes 3D movies....

HTC Thunderbolt Review

03/21/2011, HTC Thunderbolt Review - This complete review of the HTC Thunderbolt shows the strengths and weaknesses of the first 4G LTE smartphone in the USA.

Altek Leo A14 smartphone has a 14 megapixel camera

03/17/2011, Despite being known more for manufacturing phones for other companies, Altek proves that China can come up with phones of their own too. Altek has just released the Leo A14, a smartphone with a camera that can bite. Forget the 12 megapixel camera of the...

Sprint may acquire T-Mobile USA: marriage from hell?

03/08/2011, Businessweek has reported about a possible acquisition of T-Mobile USA (a Deutsche Telekom AG company), which would combine the 4th and 3rd largest carriers in the U.S into a single entity. Interestingly, T-Mobile has an estimated value of $15B+, which is...

20% of Americans use the internet on their phones while driving

03/03/2011, If driving and talking on the phone or texting wasn’t bad enough, it looks like American drivers have got another danger to worry about – drivers who log on to social networks while driving. According to a survey by US insurance company, State...