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  • Motorola Building “Self-Aware” Smartphone
    By on May 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nerval’s Lobster writes “Back in the ancient days of 2009, Motorola Mobility earned considerable buzz with its Droid smartphone. Marketed as an iPhone alternative, the device featured a sliding QWERTY keyboard and a chunky black body that seemed positively Schwarzenegger-esque in comparison to its svelte Apple rival. But Motorola failed to translate that buzz into sustained momentum in the smartphone space. Instead, Samsung became the dominant Android (more…)

  • Android Wrests Smartphone OS Title From Symbian
    By on February 1, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    2010 was the year of Android. That’s according to research firm Canalys, which reports that Google’s operating system eclipsed Symbian in the fourth quarter to become the top smartphone OS in the world by shipments. It caps a huge year of growth for Android.


  • Who Should Own Your Smartphone?
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    snydeq writes “The great corporate barrier against employees using personal smartphones in business contexts has been breached, writes InfoWorld’s Galen Gruman. According to a recent report from Forrester Research, half of the smartphones in use among US and Canadian businesses are not company-issued equipment. In fact, some organizations are even subsidizing employees’ service plans as an easy way to avoid the procurement and management headaches (more…)