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Fastest Smartphones – November 2011

Looking at just the specifications of the latest smartphones is becoming a little misleading. For example, Apple merely states that their iPhone 4S comes with a dual-core A5 processor … it doesn’t tell anyone that it is running at around 800Mhz. Similarly, dual-core processors and their respective chipsets vary a great deal in raw performance. […]

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43% of Smartphones Are Now Android

As I and many others predicted, Android continues its march upward to become the biggest smartphone OS in the world. 33 million Android smartphones were shipped in the 4th quarter of 2010, larger than any other platform – even Nokia. This has sparked Nokia to review their strategy and I would not be surprised if […]

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Facebook Smartphone

Rumours have resurfaced that in February one of the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers, HTC, is due to unveil two Facebook-branded handsets. These will run a modified version of the Android operating system and be fully branded in line with Facebook’s look & feel (blue, grey & white). Supposedly due to be announced at the 2011 […]

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300,000 Android Activations per Day

I don’t think anyone could have predicted that Android’s exponential growth continue. Most assumed it had to start slowing down. Back in October, Eric Schmidt said that 200,000 Google Android devices were being activated per day. We’re one week into December and that figure is already 300,000 per day, according to Andy Rubin (the man […]

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Google vs Apple vs RIM vs Nokia

It looks like 2010 will be the year where the smartphone war really kicks off. Apple and RIM (the makers of the Blackberry phones) have been securing market share in 2008/2009 but Nokia is still the market leader with 37% of the smartphone marketplace … and Google clearly want a significant piece of the action, […]

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