At least one resale site is seeing a flood of customers dumping their Samsung devices, as the resale value for Android-based smartphones is reportedly taking a hit after Apple’s $1.05 billion patent win on Friday.
Apple’s upcoming iPhone is one of the most anticipated electronic gadgets of all time, and will almost certainly fly off shelves faster than Apple can keep them stocked. In fact, it has already inspired its first cheap Chinese knockoff!
Following Apple’s $1 billion victory against Samsung in the recent patent case, Google has now released a statement on the verdict, attempting to distance the Samsung verdict from its own Android platform, which runs on all of Samsung’s devices.
Mobile analytics firm Flurry has published a new report that says iOS and Android devices have experienced such quick adoption, that their growth rate is faster than any consumer technology in history.
In a move that has to tick Google off just a little, new Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has said “iPhones for everyone!” by giving her entire staff new iPhones. By ignoring Android, could Mayer be making sure everyone knows that her loyalties are truly no longer with Google?
As of yesterday, the Android Flash app can no longer be downloaded from the Google Play store, confirming what many people said from the very beginning: that Flash is bloat, slow, and unsuitable for mobile devices!
Gartner is out with new numbers showing just what kind of toll the wait for the iPhone 5 is having on worldwide phone sales.
In much the same way your parents warned you about “hanging out with the wrong people,” Apple tried to warn Samsung that Android “encouraged” others to use Apple’s patented technology in their phones.
Google may be keeping it’s head down during the clashes between their Android partners and Apple, but that doesn’t mean they’ve abandoned them either. They’ve been working behind the scenes with Samsung while it fights the company from Cupertino.
New data from IDC casts light on just how much impact Android and iOS are having on the smartphone market. As is turns out, iOS and Android combined accounted for a massive 85% of all smartphone shipments worldwide last quarter!
If you’re like me, your fat thumbs may not have a problem doing emails and text messages, (thank you autocorrect). But when it comes to entering passwords, well… Now Nuance has released a new software platform that promises to allow developers to authenticate a user by the sound of their voice.
Following previous research suggesting that Android’s growth may be leveling off, a new report from Strategy Analytics reveals that Apple’s smartphone market share continues to rise, while Android’s market share declined last quarter.
A new report from Opera Software says the iPhone is the top performer in the “mobile ad monetization performance space”. (God, I love technical talk!) It’s closely followed by Android devices, then there’s a large gap, and “all the rest” fall in behind.
According to a new survey from mobile platform development company Appcelerator, Apple’s iOS is jumping ahead of Google’s Android platform in enterprise development.
Google and Apple have had their fair share of differences over the years. Google’s latest argument against Apple, however, is a bit bizarre – in essence, that their products have caught on so well that they should be considered standards!
In a note issued to clients earlier today, well-known analyst Gene Munster provided the results of Piper Jaffray’s annual mobile phone survey, and made a number of interesting observations about the results.