Samsung retains US smartphone crown, Apple catching up

Samsung retains US smartphone crown, Apple rapidly catching up
HTC's second-quarter earnings in July reported a 57 percent decline in net profit year-on-year. Meanwhile, Google-owned Motorola Mobility dipped by 0.8 percent, currently standing at 11.2 percent of the U.S. smartphone market share. On platform market ...

HTC One X+
As a new smartphone, HTC has decided to load it with Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) out of the box, which is great, especially when you realise some manufacturers, such as LG, are still shipping new handsets with Ice Cream Sandwich (the LG Optimus G, for...


iOS 6 Adoption Rate Soars
More than half of all iOS device owners have updated their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to Apple's latest system software. By Eric Zeman ... Information compiled this week by Chitika Research shows that as of October 1, about 60% of all iPhone owners ...

Microsoft plans to launch its own smartphone
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Utilizing a strategy much like the one it is using with Windows 8, Microsoft is now looking to have its cake and eat it too in the smartphone market. With a number of high-profile partners like Nokia andSamsung secured for the launch of Windows Phone ...

Microsoft smartphone rumor resurfaces
"When asked if Microsoft might make its own smartphone, Ballmer paused and then replied: 'Right now we are working real hard on the Surface. That's the focus. That's our core. Look, we'll see what happens. We have good partners with Nokia, HTC in the ...

Tablet Tuesday: Get a 32GB Motorola Xoom with 4G for $219.99
And although it runs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) out of the box, you should have no trouble upgrading it to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and possibly even 4.1 (Jelly Bean) as well. To put this in some perspective, the refurbished 32GB iPad 3 + 4G sells ...

ReadWriteWeb Recommends: The Best Smartphone
Nothing bigger than 5 inches was considered, which excludes the fairly new “phablet” (smartphone/tablet crossbreed) market segment exemplified by the SamsungGalaxy Note. Last, I considered only one device per manufacturer, leaving smartphones like, ...


New Google Nexus, Android 4.2 Rumored Launch in 30 Days
Will it be LG, HTC or Samsung? It could be Optimus Nexus, based on Optimus G,Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2, or HTC's Incredible X 5-inch tablet, which might be calledNexus 5, Slash Gear reported. But rumors have pointed toward LG, with a specific model ...


Smartphone, tablet ownership survey: Half of adults own either device
By Dan Graziano
A new study conducted by Pew Research showed that half of all adults in the United States now own either a smartphone or tablet computer, the Associated.
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HTC One X+ official: 1.7GHz quad-core Tegra 3, 64GB, Android 4.1 ...
By Joseph Volpe
Remember HTC's early 2012 Android flagship? Well, it's back and plus-sized for the tech-savvy masses. Officially announced today, the One X+ is a minor refresh of the original that debuted at MWC this past spring, albeit with a faster 1.7GHz ...

HTC's Android Flagship Evolves With The Launch of the HTC One X+
By Matt Brian
When HTC decided to double down on its Android portfolio and concentrate on 'hero' devices instead of a wide and varied smartphone line-up, it launched the impressive One series, three smartphones that were not only powerful but ... Both Apple and Samsung have caused the Taiwanese device maker no end of trouble as they record record sales of their iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III (and Galaxy Note) handsets. .... Rovio's New 'Bad Piggies' Game Arrives on Android, iOS and Mac ...
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HTC rearms for holiday smartphone fight with One X+ — Mobile ...
By Kevin C. Tofel
I found the One X smartphone to be a solid contender to other Android devices, and even the iPhone 4S, at the time. Now that model is getting a relatively fast refresh, likely in an effort for HTC to keep pace with Samsung and Apple as the latter ...

'Internet Black Widow' faces attempted murder charge
The woman nicknamed the "Internet Black Widow" by the media for her ability to convince grieving widowers to marry her has been arrested for a suspected attempted murder in New Glasgow, N.S.. Millie Weeks, 77, who CBC News confirmed formerly went ...

FreedomPop's Freemium 4G Data Service Goes Live
FreedomPop's Freemium 4G Data Service Goes Live. By Kevin Fitchard on October 01, 2012. Tweet; Facebook ... The specific details aren't spelled out on its website, but it appears nonpaying customers won't have access to the WiMAX network's full mobile ...

iPhone Wi-Fi glitch may affect users on other carriers
Marguerite Reardon has been a CNET News reporter since 2004, covering cell phone services,broadband, citywide Wi-Fi, the Net neutrality debate, as well as the ongoing consolidation of the phone companies. Follow @maggie_reardon ...

Internet-only grocer now making rounds in Philly
Philadelphia Inquirer, the Internet-only grocer that has built a devoted flock of click-and-buy shoppers in the high-rises of New York and across its suburbs, rolled delivery trucks into Philadelphia on Monday to launch its first expansion beyond the Big Apple.

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Gadgets, Wi-Fi and apps make for more efficient travel
That's why we provide all that you need during your stay so you'll leave feeling refreshed and ready for a successful day ahead-including a free, hot breakfast or a Grab & Go breakfast when you're on the run; free high-speed internet so you stay ...

The internet makes travel agents rethink their business
Add to. Share Flag as inappropriate. Loading... Alert icon. Sign in or sign up now! Alert icon. Loading... Published on Oct 2, 2012 by CNN. With the internet, anyone can make travel reservations. Now, travel agents are becoming crucial for business travel.

Time Warner Cable, AT&T want Google's Kansas City deals, report says
CNET (blog)
According to the Wall Street Journal, which obtained a copy of agreements on file with the cities, Google was offered everything from free office space to a team of government employees "dedicated" to the development of its Gigabit Internet service. In ...

Is Iran's halal internet possible?
For months, against the backdrop of the media focus on Iran's nuclear ambitions and the potential Western response, another story about the Islamic Republic's ambitions has been gaining ground: that story is about the Iranian government's attempt to ...

Downloading the internet with a single machine | Fruit Business
By Swizec Teller
Downloading the internet. The core of Zemanta is a recommendation engine. With a single call to the API it can recommend everything from related articles and relevant images to interesting links for your text. Okay, it only does those three ...
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VZW iPhone 5 WiFi/data fix available, requires reboot | TUAW - The ...
By Steven Sande
Since the release of the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, some Verizon customers noticed that their devices were still consuming their expensive cellular data minutes -- even while their iPhones were on a WiFinetwork. Apple has released a carrier ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why? — Tech News ...
By Stacey Higginbotham
The rise in caps has let ISPs influence the internet in subtle ways — most of which seem harmful to innovation. The first is to take away the idea that wireline broadband is an unlimited service, despite the ability of smaller ISPs to build out ...

The iPhone 5 WiFi bug reportedly carrier-agnostic, double-check ...
By Christian Zibreg
I noticed about 20 mins ago, I didnt have that great of a wifi signal, so i decided to do a speedtest. I have LTE turned off on my phone. After doing the test i got 1.50mbps down and 2.0mbps up. Thats about Verizons 3G speed in my area.

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