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Despite the courtroom drama that is taking place stateside, it’s business as usual for Samsung elsewhere. The Korean giant is strengthening its grip in several European countries, while at... the same time cementing Android’s placing on the old continent. According to the latest sales data (from the last 12 weeks) from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Samsung is leading the Android pack with 4...

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A few days ago, we showed you AT&T’s earnings report for the second quarter of the year. In its press release announcing the official numbers for the period,... the second largest carrier in the U.S. stressed the sales and subscriber growth in the smartphone sector, announcing that it has sold 5.1 million smartphones in Q2, with 3.7 million of them being iPhon...

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No matter how cool your smartphone is, especially if it’s a top-of-the-line or flagship device from your favorite manufacturer, it’s bound to experience some... issues that are generally observed during day-to-day usage. These issues may have been overlooked by the manufacturer during testing but they’ll certainly annoy various smartphone owners during reg...

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Nokia is a fallen giant that’s trying to get back atop the mobile business, a position it held for years before the smartphone revolution caught it unprepared.... Apple initiated the revolution, by introducing a touchscreen-only device that impressed the crowds and started selling like hot cakes. And then Android came out of hiding, and OEMs launched a variety of...

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Samsung is one of the most important companies in the smartphone and mobile business, but the South Korean giant is apparently not happy with its current status.

Samsung... managed to become the largest smartphone vendor in the world in the first quarter of the year, and it controlled 90% of smartphone profits together with Apple in the same period. But the company wants to further im...

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The guys over at the International Data Corporation (IDC) issued a new press release yesterday to announce that Android is expected to “reach... its peak this year as mobile phone shipments slow.” Sure, analysts have access to lots of data which they can track and aggregate to conduct such studies, but the truth is that they have no way of actually...

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Microsoft unveiled at E3 this year a new, and very interesting, Xbox-related mobile app called Xbox SmartGlass that’s meant to work on Windows-powered devices but... also on other mobile platforms. The company is clearly interested in transforming its Xbox 360 and future Xbox 720 in an even more advanced entertainment portal ready to offer access to console gaming...

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Google is expected to launch its first ever Nexus-branded tablet at its annual Google I/O developers conference this summer, but the search giant will not create... a similar device running the company’s desktop operating system, Chrome OS.

According to Linus Upson, Google’s Vice President of Engineering, the two ecosystems will coexist although they...

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has been released for more than a year and a half, but it has struggled to become a worthy competitor to Google’s Android and Apple’s... iOS. The small number of devices running WP, as well as the relatively poor ecosystem have led to sales of just 2.7 million Windows Phone gadgets in Q1 2012. The mobile operating system powered only 2...

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With Windows Phone failing to make a dent in the smartphone market, at least in its pre-Nokia Lumia 900 days, some phone manufacturers are getting uncomfortable with the special relationship... between Microsoft and Nokia. One supporter of the platform is even going so far as to stop releasing Windows Phone altogether.

LG Electronics, South Korea’s second largest phone manufacturer and a loy...