Windows Phone Dwindles To 6% Of US Market

InformationWeek - 30 Nov, 2011
Microsoft's mobile phone efforts dropped 33% from the second quarter to the third in the US, while Google surged and Apple held its ground. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek The latest numbers from Nielsen paint a gloomy picture for Microsoft and its ...

Most Americans Own iPhone or Android Smartphone

PC Magazine - 30 Nov, 2011
The number of people who own a smartphone is growing steadily, and according to Nielsen, two companies dominate: 71 percent of Americans own either an iPhone or Android-based smartphone. About 44 percent of all Americans now own a ...

Microsoft Wants to Turn Your Android or iPhone Into a Windows Phone

PCWorld (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
Do not adjust your screen.Microsoft is pretty excited about Windows Phone 7.5, and that's probably why they're now showing it off with an HTML5-based demo that's meant to be enjoyed on iPhones and Android ...

Android, iPhone still top US smartphones, Nielsen says

Computerworld - 30 Nov, 2011
Computerworld - Android again was the dominant mobile operating system among US mobile subscribers in the third quarter, while Apple was still the largest smartphone maker, Nielsen reported Tuesday. All told, Android had 42.8% of the ...

Android, iOS head to duopoly: We need a No. 3 stat

ZDNet (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
The smartphone market is headed to a duopoly of Google's Android and Apple's iOS and perhaps it's time to sweat whether a No. 3 platform has a chance in hell to compete. Nielsen on Tuesday outlined a few ...

Apple, Google retain smartphone lead; Uphill battle for RIM, Microsoft and Nokia

ZDNet (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
Summary: Nielsen's latest smartphone 'state of the union' is in. While Android and Apple beat the trousers off RIM, Nokia and Microsoft continue to struggle. Nielsen data out today shows that more than ...

Google and Apple Are Both Winners in Mobile Race, Report Says

New York Times (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
It is not very often that you get two winners and two losers in the same competition. Yet according to a new report to be issued Wednesday by Nielsen, the market research firm, Google and Apple are both ...

It's Android or Apple for 71 percent of US smartphone users

msnbc.com - 30 Nov, 2011
Android is the leading smartphone operating system in the United States, while Apple is the leading smartphone manufacturer, Nielsen said Tuesday. The research firm said 71 percent of US smartphone consumers have either Android phones ...

A Growing and Diverse Device Market Presents New Security Challenges in 2012

MarketWatch (press release) - 30 Nov, 2011
SAN JOSE, CA, Nov 29, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- For years, analysts have predicted most Internet users would end up with an all-in-one device that replaces all others. However, as new devices emerge, users are often adopting new technologies ...

Windows Phone 7 Usage Shows Small Uptick

InformationWeek (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
By tracking the number of active users on Facebook using the Facebook integration features in WP7, it shows an increase of 100000 users between November 11 and November 25. Based on calculations that took Facebook usage and compared to the last time ...

Android Vs. iOS Vs. Windows Phone 7: Enterprise Shootout

InformationWeek - ‎Nov 28, 2011‎
As enterprise IT loosens its death grip on the RIM BlackBerry, we test the top mobile rivals. Dig into a real-life comparison of user experience, apps, enterprise readiness, and more. By Fritz Nelson, with reporting from Michael Davis The iPhone and ...

Great Apps for Any Phone

PCWorld - ‎Nov 27, 2011‎
Whether you have an Android phone, an iPhone, a Windows Phone 7 handset, or a BlackBerry smartphone, these cool apps will help you stay organized, save money, be productive, and have fun. Best of all, most of them are free! By Armando Rodriguez and ...

Try Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on your iOS or Android Devices

allGeekTV - 30 Nov, 2011
If you ever wanted to try Windows Phone 7 without taking the risk of buying something that you'll hate " try it today. The web is quickly growing with the aid of HTML5, and it's clear to see that with what ...

Lenovo LePhone S2 Running Windows Phone Will Be Coming In Second Half Of 2012

WMPoweruser.com - 30 Nov, 2011
A month ago we saw some photos of Lenovo mobile device running Windows Phone OS. Yesterday Lenovo introduced its LePhone S2 smartphone running Android which cleared the doubt of whether LePhone S2 will have Windows Phone OS in it. ...

Microsoft brings WP emulator to Android and iPhone

TechRadar UK - 30 Nov, 2011
Microsoft has enabled Android and iPhone users to get a taste of what life would be like on Windows Phone, with a neat browser-based demo. The HTML5 demonstration showcases Windows Phone's Metro user-interface and allows you to follow ...

Web-based Windows Phone demo works on iOS, Android --- and Chrome

allvoices - 30 Nov, 2011
By Iria0000 Microsoft has created a Web demo of Windows Phone, usable in mobile --- and SOME desktop --- browsers. To use it, you go to http://m.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/demo/index.html, and "follow the blue ball. ...

Windows Phone 7.5 demo for iPhone and Android smartphones

Esato - 30 Nov, 2011
Microsoft has released an elegant page demonstrating the look and feel of a smartphone running Windows Phone 7.5 OS. The demo is accessible using any regular smartphone browser. The Windows Phone 7.5 Mango demo can be experienced using the built in ...

Nielsen's Q3 Report Puts Android At 43% Of Market

Coolest Gadget Reviews - 30 Nov, 2011
The numbers are in for the third quarter of this year and as expected, the Android operating system is firmly in the top spot when it comes to mobile phones. According to the Nielsen report, Android now owns 42.8% of the market and this represents ...

Try the Windows Phone UI on Your iPhone or Android Handset

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
Attention, iPhone and Android users: Windows Phone is better than what you're using. But now you don't have to take my word for it, you can find out for yourself by trying a decent web-based Windows Phone simulator on your own phone. ...

Demo lets Android and iOS owners test drive Windows Phone

IntoMobile - 30 Nov, 2011
Microsoft wants you to experience Windows Phone 7.5, because they know you will like it, once you try it. The company can't afford to give everyone a Windows Phone, so it's doing the next best thing " creating an online demo that'll bring the Windows ...

Apple Doesn't Lead the Pack in Mobile Advertising, and You'll Never Guess Who ...

PadGadget - 30 Nov, 2011
By Juli | November 29, 2011 | 2 comments The iPhone and the iPad top a lot of statistic charts, but in a new study of global mobile advertising metrics for Q3 of 2011 from mobile ad optimization network Smaato Inc., Apple's click through rate falls ...

Apple still No. 1 manufacturer in growing US smartphone market

Apple Insider - 30 Nov, 2011
While smartphones sales continue to grow in the US, accounting for 56 percent of all cellphone sales in Q3, Apple remained the top individual device maker despite buyers holding out for October's iPhone 4S release. ...

Nielsen Q3 data shows Android leading at 43%

SlashGear - 30 Nov, 2011
Market research firm Nielsen has released its Q3 report for the US smartphone market, revealing that the Android mobile platform continues to dominate and grow, now reaching 42.8 percent share, up from 39 percent last quarter. ...

How to Auto-Upload Pictures to the Cloud on Your Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone

LAPTOP Magazine (blog) - 30 Nov, 2011
For smartphone pics, it's not just about posting photos on Facebook anymore. Now each smartphone OS offers its own cloud service to share photos to the web. Once uploaded, the images can be downloaded to other devices when ready. ...

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 7 demo for iPhone and Android users

SlashGear - 30 Nov, 2011
If you've been curious about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango platform, you can now try it out directly on your iPhone or Android device without having to download or install anything. Microsoft launched an HTML5 website that simulates the Windows ...

Nielsen's Q3 Numbers Reveal Much Of The Same … Android And Apple Domination

ZoKnowsGaming - 30 Nov, 2011
Chris: Im with dude under me freezes after I win the finals! Then when I don't win Today Nielsen revealed their Q3 numbers for smartphones in the US As expected, nothing much here has change " Android is still the leading mobile OS with 42.8% of all ...

Tips and Tricks for Windows Phone 7

ITProPortal - 30 Nov, 2011
In the first of a new regular feature on ITProPortal we are offering tips and tricks about mobile phones and their operating system that you may, or may not, know about. ITPP is now covering aspects of the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating system, ...

Try Windows Phone 7 on your iOS/Android smartphone

Ubergizmo - 30 Nov, 2011
If Microsoft's recent $25 store credit promotion wasn't enough to convince you to switch over to Windows Phone 7, maybe you'd like to get a hands-on experience with the operating system. Microsoft has recently put ...

Here's how you can try out Windows Phone on your iPhone

9 to 5 Mac - 30 Nov, 2011
Curious to see how Windows Phone feels, but don't have a device around to do so? Us neither. But Microsoft has just released a new HTML 5 website that allows iPhone and Android users to get a taste of the Windows Phone 7 (Mango 7.5) operating system. ...

Microsoft Launch Windows Phone on Android and iOS + Sales News

Windows 7 News - 30 Nov, 2011
In what can only be considered a very clever move, Microsoft have launched a Windows Phone emulator for Android phones and iPhones that runs in the handset's web browser. ...

 

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