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Windows Phone 7 gets hit again — developers are losing interest in writing apps for it


New research shows that developers are losing interest in writing apps for Windows Phone 7. Combined with a separate report showing that consumer interest is waning as well, it appears that Microsoft’s phone platform is losing steam. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 29, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

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Android, Number One for the Smartphone OS market. Who Will be Number Two?


According to ABI Research, the Android operating system enjoys a growing popularity among users of smartphones – the company’s forecasts estimating a 45% market share for this OS by 2016. According to ABI, Android’s success is increasing with the popularity of smartphone devices – in 2010 they recorded sales of 302 million handsets, an increase of over 71% compared to 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 6, 2011 in Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Smartphone

 

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Windows Phone 7 has ‘stronger start’ than Android in Australia


* Microsoft releases Windows Phone 7 in Australia
* Review: Windows Phone 7
* Aussie launch plagued by supply issues

Microsoft has fought back from the dead in smartphones, with Windows Phone 7 having a “stronger start” than Google’s Android did, according to analyst firm IDC Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 25, 2011 in Android, IDC, Microsoft

 

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ZTE Promises Windows Phone 7, More Smartphones


ORLANDO—ZTE is the world’s fourth-largest mobile phone manufacturer by units shipped according to research firm IDC, and you’re going to be hearing a lot more about them in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 25, 2011 in T-Mobile, Verizon, Windows Phone 7

 

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