Articles tagged with: Smartphone

Apple Captures 53% Smartphone Market Share

Apple Captures 53% Smartphone Market Share

Kanter Wordpanle Comtech reported that Apple has managed to grasp 53% of smartphone market shares in the U.S. It is the highest percentage ever achieved by Apple, while Android captured 42% of U.S. market share within last 12 weeks. The company stock promptly dropped below $500 per share. Now comes …

Subscribers of Sprint 3G Services Will Now Have to Pay Additional $10 ‘Premium Data Fee’

Subscribers of Sprint 3G Services Will Now Have to Pay Additional $10 ‘Premium Data Fee’

Verizon and AT&T both have unlimited data plans on their 3G networks which, however, carry a cap, effectively modifying the meaning of the term ‘unlimited’. In this perspective, Sprint has tried keeping up to its promise of ‘unlimited’. Besides its AnyMobile, Anytime feature has been giving its subscribers ‘unlimited’ calling …

Google Goggles Faster and Smarter than Ever Before; Can Even Solve Sudoku

Google Goggles Faster and Smarter than Ever Before; Can Even Solve Sudoku

Google’s Android needs no introduction and its mobile apps are a connoisseur’s delight. One of its worthwhile developments is Goggles. Point your mobile with Goggles within it and the app will try to figure what it is looking at and will do so quite successfully in most of the cases. …

LG Announces Android 2.2-based Smartphone, Optimus Black, With Nova Display

LG Announces Android 2.2-based Smartphone, Optimus Black, With Nova Display

Maybe this should not be mentioned first but the Optimus Black from LG features a 2MP front-facing camera, fulfilling longings of a number of smartphone users. Another noteworthy feature is its super slim form factor that is 9.2 mm at its thickest and 6 mm at its slimmest.

The NOVA display …

Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two to Return from the Dead?

Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two to Return from the Dead?

Resurrections are possible and sometimes beneficial depending which side you are viewing it from. All believed that the Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two handsets were well and truly laid to rest. The software was limited in scope. The Kin One had a 5 MP camera while the Kin Two …

Acer Unveils new Tablets, a 4.8-inch Smartphone, Clear.fi Cloud-based System and Alive Store

Acer Unveils new Tablets, a 4.8-inch Smartphone, Clear.fi Cloud-based System and Alive Store

Acer has unveiled a line-up of new tablet devices as well as a content platform in a bid to take on Apple’s iPad. The latest range includes:

A 4.8-inch ‘smartphone with the soul of a tablet’
7 and 10-inch Android tablets
A 10-inch Windows-based variant
A dual touchscreen hybrid between laptop and tablet.

Here’s a …

Dish Network Introduces TV Everywhere Offering; Enables 24×7 Access to Live and Recorded Content

Dish Network Introduces TV Everywhere Offering; Enables 24×7 Access to Live and Recorded Content

Dish Network subscribers can now watch recorded and live TV programs on smartphones, tablets and laptops as the company has introduced the first True TV Everywhere service, becoming the first pay-TV to do so in the US. This facility transfers to the consumer once you download the Dish Remote Access application …

Palm Mansion Slated for Release by 2011; Likely to Feature 5-inch WVGA Screen, WebOS 2.0

Palm Mansion Slated for Release by 2011; Likely to Feature 5-inch WVGA Screen, WebOS 2.0

The news that HP, the company that acquired Palm in April 2010, will release a smartphone the Palm Mansion early 2011, might be welcome for Palm lovers who eagerly await the new and updated version of the device likely to be powered by next generation WebOS 2.0.
The news is that …

Virgin Mobile Offers Samsung Galaxy 500 for ‘Free,’ User Has to Enter into a 3-year Contract

Virgin Mobile Offers Samsung Galaxy 500 for ‘Free,’ User Has to Enter into a 3-year Contract

If you are a Virgin Mobile user in Canada, Samsung Galaxy 500 is now available for ‘free’. This is the third Android smartphone after the HTC Legend and Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant to be offered to Virgin Mobile users; and it is expected that the latest addition ‘free’ tag will …

Sprint Removes Details of Palm Pre; Device to be No Longer Sold by the Carrier

Sprint Removes Details of Palm Pre; Device to be No Longer Sold by the Carrier

The smartphone that was launched on June 5, 2009 as the comeback device for Palm and broke record sales figures for Sprint, who launched the device, is now most likely to see its end very soon. For Sprint, the Palm Pre created history by making a single day’s and a …