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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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Apple Plays Chicken With Samsung

Apple may be the largest tech company in the world by market capitalisation, but Samsung is ~20th biggest of any company in the world in terms of turnover with approximately $140billion in sales in 2010 vs Apple’s $65billion. Samsung are also one of Apple’s most important suppliers, selling $5.7billion of chips and other components to […]

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Apple Lower Themselves

The Apple iPad 2 announcement was preceded by a long video which exalted its benefit to society and more pathetically, spent time digging into the competition. One slide branded 2011 as the ‘year of the copycat’ and another mocked the Android app store figures. Apple are doing themselves a disservice here. It is bad enough […]

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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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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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