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Women desire iPhones, men want Android smartphones

Apple iOS and Google Android are the most desired mobile operating systems, with the iPhone especially popular among women and Android phones grabbing more men.

Written by Bob Brown02 Dec. 10 08:41

BlackBerry OS knocks Apple iOS down a notch

Apple's iPhone and Google's Android might seem to have all the momentum these days, but RIM's BlackBerry OS is the surprise winner in StatCounter's latest U.S. mobile OS Internet usage numbers.

Written by Bob Brown02 Dec. 10 04:31

6 sets of useful Apple iPad resources

Apple says it sold more than 3 million iPad tablet computers during the first quarter they were on the market and nearly 5 million in the quarter ended Sept. 25.

Written by Bob Brown19 Nov. 10 23:07

Inside an alleged iPad killer: the Samsung Galaxy Tab

While not quite ready to declare the Galaxy Tab a true Apple iPad killer after looking inside the new 7-inch touchscreen tablet computer, teardown specialists at iFixit confirm that Samsung has delivered some technology to die for.

Written by Bob Brown13 Nov. 10 03:17

8 useful Google Android resources

If you’ve found yourself playing catch-up on Google Android, here’s a selection of resources from Network World and our sister publications to get you up to speed quickly.

Written by Bob Brown10 Nov. 10 00:02

Apple iPads cannibalising netbooks, ChangeWave confirms

Apple's iPad tablet computer is indeed taking a big bite out of planned netbook sales, according to market watcher ChangeWave, confirming a trend that companies ranging from AMD to Best Buy have cited in recent months.

Written by Bob Brown03 Nov. 10 06:34

Android piles on its U.S. smartphone market share led

Popularity of the Google Android mobile operating system is showing no signs of slowing down, with the OS being found in 44 per cent of smartphones purchased during Q3.

Written by Bob Brown02 Nov. 10 02:21

Microsoft giving away Windows Phone 7 phones

Microsoft gave a peek at the first Windows Phone 7 products earlier this month when it formally announced its follow-on Windows Mobile in the race for smartphone glory vs. Apple (See: Windows Phone 7 vs. Apple iOS), Google and RIM.  Microsoft’s current Windows Mobile OS recently fell behind Google Android in market share among U.S. smartphone subscribers, according to ComScore. 

Written by Bob Brown29 Oct. 10 02:21
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