In a big shift about cell phone industry, women have emerged as eager buyers of not just iPhones but of all so-called smartphones — BlackBerrys, Treos and other models of cell phones, mobile phones also. In the last year the number of American women using smartphones more than doubled, growing at a faster pace than…

 

Samsung also moved ahead of Nokia, with its flagship Galaxy S II product performing well, but its overall performance was underwhelming, considering the opportunities offered by the upheaval at Nokia. Samsung has failed to fully capitalize on Nokia’s weakened state around the world, as the Finnish company rides out a challenging transitional period. Samsung is…

 

With shipments of 20.3 million iPhones and a market share of 19%, iOS overtook Nokia’s Symbian platform during the quarter to take second place worldwide. In doing so, Apple also became the world’s leading individual smart phone vendor, stripping Nokia of its long-held leadership position. ‘The iPhone has been a phenomenal success story for Apple…

 

Of the 56 countries Canalys tracks around the world, Android led in 35 of them and achieved a global market share of 48%. Asia Pacific (APAC) remained the largest regional market, with 39.8 million units shipping there, compared with 35.0 million in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and 32.9 million in the Americas….

 

The new Google Nexus One is more than a new smart phone, it is a new way of buying smart phones.  Traditionally, to date, people had to go to a service provider, like Telus , Bell Mobility or Rogers Communications and buy the phones that the carriers provided;  you buy the service, and the phone…

 

Mozilla announced Boot to Gecko (B2G), a new operating system, to crown the open source organization’s entry into the smartphone operating system business. The developers of the open-source Firefox web browser have set their eyes on developing a new mobile OS. It could give the existing smartphone operating systems a run for their money. According…

 

If you don’t already own a BlackBerry, you will not want this phone. And if you do, you still might not want it, even if it may very well be the “best BlackBerry ever.” What is BlackBerry? The most exceedingly common observation about the Torch is that it’s very much still a BlackBerry. Despite the gloss-speckled new…

 

Just when most people thought that mobile phones could not get better than the Apple iPhone, a series of Smartphones have made their glorious entrance. The concept of applications for smartphones, is not new. Actually, it dates back to 1992, when the first smartphone, named Simon, was invented. It included such apps as a clock,…