Having no serious competition in the Android universe ever since its launch, Samsung’s Galaxy S3 was bound to suffer a drop in popularity after the introduction of Apple’s iPhone 5. And while we can’t go as far as say the S3 is still selling as it did three or six months back, it’s definitely not fallen as some expected.
When Apple released the iPhone 5 it didn’t contain a quad-core CPU as many people had expected, however Apple did claim that the new phone was up to twice as fast as its predecessor. The most likely reason that Apple could make such a claim is that its A6 CPU uses the Cortex-A15 architecture. With the recent release of Google’s new Chromebook, which is powered by Samsung’s Cortex-A15 based Exynos 5 Dual (Exynos 5250), the benchmarking gurus have now had a chance to really test the new architecture from ARM and the results are amazing.
A new study looking into application stores and their ecosystem is available, showing some interesting numbers for the two main players in the business, Google and Apple.
In addition to Apple, which has been battling Android device makers in courts for a couple of years, Microsoft also went after the same companies with patent infringement claims.
comScore on Friday released a new study that takes a look at the U.S. mobile landscape revealing that Samsung and Apple are the top handset makers in the region.
The T-Mobile iPhone rumor has had its ups and downs ever since AT&T was the sole U.S. mobile operator to sell the iOS handset in the country, but Apple never launched any of its iPhone models with the carrier.
Apple’s Maps application in iOS frankly sucks. Apple seems to be making an effort do do something about it, and the company has reportedly edged out a key executive responsible for Maps development. Will this help accelerate development and improvement on the platform, or should Apple just bite the bullet and let Google Maps handle what it does best?
There’s probably no greater rivalry in the mobile space right now than the one between Apple and Samsung, although one could argue that the Apple vs Google battle is also quite important for the mobile market.
We’re back with more news from the Apple vs Samsunt front, with the iPhone maker scoring another win in a court of law against the South Korean company.
According to research firm IDC, shipments of BlackBerry phones in the enterprise market — for the first time ever — are set to be eclipsed by the iPhones and Android phones in 2012.