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Is it time for the big players to move aside?

Whether you want to communicate via social media channels or check out spread betting with IG, you can do so with the latest smartphone devices. These days, everyone seems to have a portable gadget glued to their hands, with the iPhone being one of the most popular models …

More smartphones, more data, more trouble?

Here in Europe we’ve long reached and breached the point at which everyone has a smartphone. Many of you may even have two smartphones. For those working in phone stores, it’s rare that someone walks in without currently having a phone, and then walks out again with a …

Growth slowing in Windows Phone app catalogue

If you’ve got a Windows Phone then you’ll noticed that a lot of the “big apps” are now available to download. Microsoft are going to great lengths to show that major Android or iPhone apps are available, or versions of them, on Windows Phone. But, although it shouldn’t …

Nearly a million Android devices activated.. daily

Google big-wig Andy Rubin doesn’t tweet much, but when he does we’re all shouting about it. He has no plans to leave the big “G” and claims that 900,000 Android devices are now activated every single day. Oooo.. wouldn’t you like to have growth like that eh? Now, …

Are Windows Phones really outselling iPhones in China?

You may have seen this appear on other sites around the web recently. We chose not to mention it, but I’ll sum up. From what we can make out, the news that Windows Phones were stomping all over iPhones in China came from Microsoft CEO Michel van der …

Samsung rule the world.. at the moment

The Q1 financials for Samsung were much higher than even their own expectations, with 3.2 billion coming in the door. “Brisk” sales of the Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy SII pushed the strong growth through the ceiling, making Samsung the worlds largest maker of mobile phones and overtaking …

The Android growth continues – 700k activations per day

 At the end of June we told how 500,000 Android devices were getting activated every day. It was 200,000 more than the figure released 6 months earlier. Now, another 6 months on, there’s another increase of 200,000. If this rate continues, we should see around a million …

Android growth in video. In a word, stunning.

Last night I got this rather fascinating video. It shows the growth of Android from October 2008 to January 2011. The video was uploaded and created by Android Developers and shows global activations through the months. Things remain pretty smooth until the latter part of 2009 when all …