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iPhone Tops Blackberry As Top Enterprise Phone
2011-11-18 05:44:48

IPass, Inc. reports in their quarterly Mobile Workforce Report that the iPhone has unseated the Blackberry as the top phone for business enterprise. Among mobile employees, the iPhone has captured 45 percent of the market share and overall business smartphone usage has increased to 91 percent. The report finds that business smartphone usage is on the rise with 95 percent of mobile employees using smartphones, up from 85 percent in 2010, with 91 percent using the devices for work which is...

2011-11-14 13:15:00

Survey of 2,160 Developers Sees Kindle Fire Interest on Par with iPad in April 2010; Microsoft Moves Decisively Ahead of RIM Through Nokia Partnership to Challenge Apple Mountain View, Calif and Framingham, Mass (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and HTML5 mobile web applications using open web technologies, and industry-leading analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC), today announced results from a new...

2011-11-11 05:00:00

Digital newspaper application currently available for download from BlackBerry App World gives BlackBerry PlayBook users instant access to the largest selection of top news publications from around the world â” often before they hit the newsstands in their local markets. Monte Carlo, Monaco (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 (Monaco Media Forum): NewspaperDirect announced that the companyâs PressReader application will be preloaded on BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. The...

Smartphone Use Up in All age Groups
2011-11-04 05:14:06

Nielsen released a survey of mobile phone users this week covering the third quarter of 2011. The survey shows that smartphone use is up in all age groups. The age group with the highest penetration of smartphone users year over year are 25 to 34 year olds. In 2010 the third quarter showed that 41% of mobile users in that age group used smartphones in the third quarter of 2011 that age group increased to 62%. In the survey, those who were 18 to 24 years old were at 54% of users. Users who...

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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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