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Global Smartphone Shipments Up 55%, iPhone Leads The Way
2012-02-07 05:41:00

Global shipments of smartphones surged during the fourth quarter of 2011, with Apple Inc.´s iPhone 4S and Samsung´s Galaxy Nexus leading the way, International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Monday. Shipments of smartphones made by Nokia, Research in Motion Ltd. and HTC finished the quarter in third, fourth and fifth positions, respectively. According to the IDC report, there were 158 million smartphones shipped globally during the fourth quarter, a 55 percent increase...

2012-02-03 20:00:00

Premium mobile phone battery manufacturer, OnTrion, releases the latest addition to its lineup: superior-quality standard batteries for the Blackberry Bold 9780 smartphone by T-Mobile Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 OnTrion, the manufacturer of premium OEM-quality mobile phone batteries, has just released a standard battery for T-Mobile´s Blackberry Bold 9780 model (MS1, MS-1). Users of the Blackberry Bold 9780 smartphone can maximize their talk, text and data time by keeping a...

Are Android Users Easier?
2012-02-02 11:03:04

Online matchmakers Match.com have added a fresh twist on the iPhone vs. Android flame wars that are many a tech geeks favorite argument by releasing the results of a survey conducted by the dating site´s “Relationship Insider” Kimberley Moffit. The results of the survey revealed some interesting correlations between smart phone ownership and dating habits, Leslie Horn reports for PC Mag. Match.com´s poll found that 62 percent of Android owners would have sex after one...

2012-02-01 14:35:00

Gadget news aggregator Drippler.com tabulates what smartphones its users own and what they want next and the majority of its BlackBerry users say they are ready for a change. Out of Drippler's BlackBerry users 75% say they want to switch — the majority to iPhone and Android. It´s one of many recent industry surveys that forecast RIM losing market share. Tel-Aviv (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Drippler.com, a gadget news aggregator that has been used by over one-million people, is...

RIM Tries Superheroes To Increase Marketing Appeal
2012-02-01 05:20:37

A company´s product should sell itself not a half-hearted attempt to try to appeal to a younger demographic. Research In Motion, who makes the Blackberry line of smartphones, is trying the latter. On Monday RIM introduced “The Bold Team”. They are four cartoon superheroes designed to spread the word about the company´s products. Currently RIM trails both Apple´s iOS and Android smartphones. The four members of the new scheme are GoGo Girl (The Achiever), Max...

Research In Motion Names New CEO
2012-01-23 09:35:09

Did Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executives and co-chairmen of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM), finally get the message? The two heads of the embattled company announced this weekend that they would both be stepping down to be replaced by RIM veteran Thorsten Heins as of today, reports Richard Blackden for The Daily Mail UK. RIM´s line of smart phones heralded the age of always-connected and often distracted business executives and on-the-go business...

2012-01-18 13:00:00

Utilizing the essential resources on a smartphone -- 911, text, e-mail, GPS, audio and video -- MyFlare is the most innovative personal safety and emergency response app. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 After debuting on Android last fall to a very positive reception, MyFlare, the first automated and multi-functional personal safety app, is now available for iPhone!. Peace of mind wherever you go, MyFlare cleverly employs the essential resources on a smartphone — 911, text...

Latest Personal digital assistants Reference Libraries

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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