Android Outranks IPhone in Latest ComScore Data

PC World - Matt Hamblen - 8 Feb, 2011
Google's Android outranked Apple's iPhone in total smartphone subscribers in the US at the end of the fourth quarter of 2010, ...

Five tips to secure your smartphone

Telegraph.co.uk - 8 Feb, 2011
Modern smartphones like the iPhone and Google Android devices are more complex than desktop computers were just a few years ago, and carry many of the the ...

Smartphone virus attacks soar

Telegraph.co.uk - Christopher Williams - 8 Feb, 2011
Smartphones including the iPhone and Google Android devices are under increased threat from computer virus writers aiming to steal cash and personal data ...

Smartphone usage in the US jumps by 60 percent: comScore

Independent - 8 Feb, 2011
There are now 63.2 million mobile phone subscribers aged 13 and over in the US using smartphones, an increase of 60 percent versus a year ago, ...

Smartphones 'out sell' PCs for first time

Register - Timothy Prickett Morgan - 8 Feb, 2011
According to the device counters at IDC, makers of smartphones shipped 100.9 million devices in the ...

Nokia still top smartphone maker but Android, WP7 units rise

GMANews.TV - 8 Feb, 2011
The worldwide smartphone market ended the quarter and the year on a high note, with vendors shipping record volumes of units, according to research firm ...

Smartphones growth exploding as Android operating system drives prices down

Economic Times - 8 Feb, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO: Smartphone growth is exploding around the world, as Google's open-source Android operating system drives prices down, according to a study ...

Android rings up big gains

Toronto Star - Michael Lewis - 8 Feb, 2011
Smartphones that don't run on the Android operating system suffered significant worldwide market share losses in the fourth quarter, while devices using the ...

Industry first: Smartphones pass PCs in sales

Fortune (blog) - Seth Weintraub - 8 Feb, 2011
International Data Corp is showing that in the final quarter of 2010, smartphones passed global PC shipments for the first time in history. ...

Nokia, RIM 4Q Smartphone Share Plunges; Samsung, HTC Surge

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - 8 Feb, 2011
Established vendors Nokia and RIM suffered significant losses in smartphone market share during the fourth quarter, according to a report ...

Smart phone rivals squeeze RIM market share: IDC

Globe and Mail - 8 Feb, 2011
Research In Motion RIM-T was No. 3 in the global smartphone market after Nokia and Apple in the fourth-quarter 2010, according to an IDC report. ...

Apple, Android surge in 2010; Nokia, RIM slip

CNET - Lance Whitney - 8 Feb, 2011
In 2010, the smartphone arena continued its shift with Apple and Android vendors grabbing a greater slice of the global market and Nokia ...

Google Android Set to Race Past RIM BlackBerry OS

GizmoCrave - 8 Feb, 2011
RIM better watch out! Close on the heels of unsettling Nokia's Symbian OS and hopping on to the numero uno mobile phone operating system slot on a global ...

comScore reports 60% rise in smartphone usage

Examiner.com - 8 Feb, 2011
A recent report by comScore says Smartphone usage has risen in the US by 60% in the last year. We're up to 63.2 million mobile phone users aged 13 and over. ...

Google replaces Nokia to dominate mobile phone industry

The Daily Telegraph - Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson - 8 Feb, 2011
Taking over the world ... Google's new Nexus One smartphone unveiled in Washington DC last month in a direct challenge to Apple's iPhone handsets. ...

Android Closing On BlackBerry As Verizon iPhone Launch Approaches

Search Engine Land - Greg Sterling - 8 Feb, 2011
The latest mobile data from comScore is out, showing Android handsets continuing to outpace others in the market. These new figures obviously pre-date the ...

Can Samsung's bada OS be a Contender Against Android?

Telecoms Korea (blog) - 8 Feb, 2011
Google-backed Android is a primary reason why Samsung Electronics was ranked in the top five for smartphone vendors last year. ...

Smartphone sales rocket as Android widens gap over Apple

Product Reviews - Gary Johnson - 8 Feb, 2011
The smartphone market is growing at a really fast rate with many different devices now available. This was arguably all started when Apple first gave us the ...

IDC: Smartphones sales hit 100M in Q4

Mobile Business Briefing - 8 Feb, 2011
Quarterly smartphone shipments topped 100 million for the first time in Q4 according to new figures from IDC. The firm said that vendors shipped a total of ...

Samsung takes 24.8% share of US mobile subscribers

Telecompaper (subscription) - 8 Feb, 2011
For the three month average period ending in December 2010, 234 million Americans ages 13 and older used mobile devices, according to a study by ComScore. ...

Google's Android outshines Apple's iPhone in US smartphone market

TopNews New Zealand - Neelesh Raghuwanshi - 8 Feb, 2011
Google's open-source Android operating system widened its lead on Apple's iPhone in the United States smartphone market, figures released by market research ...

Google overtakes Apple in the US smartphone platform market

International Business Times - 8 Feb, 2011
By IB Times Staff Reporter | February 8, 2011 5:42 AM EST Share of Google's Android in the US smartphone platform market increased to 28.7 percent in the ...

Smartphone sales 'hit record high'

Telappliant VoIP News - 8 Feb, 2011
Sales of smartphones reached record levels in 2010, the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) have shown, news which could mean more ...

Smartphone shipments rocket 87 per cent

IT PRO - Jennifer Scott - 8 Feb, 2011
Mobile manufacturers were celebrating the end of 2010 as they achieved record numbers of smartphone shipments, ...

Smartphone shipments overtake PCs

PC Pro - Nicole Kobie - 8 Feb, 2011
More smartphones were shipped in the last quarter of 2010 than PCs for the first time, according to IDC. Manufacturers shipped 100.9 million ...

IDC data brings cheer for iPhone developers as Apple makes further inroads ...

iPhone Developer Labs - 8 Feb, 2011
iPhone application developers were having a good run till a few months ago. Apple's iPhone was ruling the market and going strong. RIM's BlackBerry then was ...

Smartphones outsell PCs for the first time

THINQ.co.uk - 8 Feb, 2011
Market watcher IDC has released figures that reveal a momentous occasion in the world of computing: for the first time in history, more smartphones were ...

Q4 smartphone shipments top 100m with Apple the No.2 supplier

ElectronicsWeekly.com - David Manners - 8 Feb, 2011
Although it lost six points of smartphone market share last year, according to IDC, Nokia is still by far the world's largest supplier shipping 100m units ...

Android sweeps the tablets market by storm

ITvoir - 8 Feb, 2011
The Android has swept the smartphones market by storm, by slashing prices down, sources reported. The Android operating system upped the smartphones sales ...

Google Nexus S vs Apple iPhone 4: Smartphone showdown

PC World Magazine - 8 Feb, 2011
Apple's iPhone 4 may be the most popular smartphone on the market, but the latest range of Android smartphones is quickly gaining ground on Apple's ...

 

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