RIM continues slide in smartphone market share: Gartner

Apple Inc. saw record sales of its iPhone during the fourth quarter of 2011, becoming the world’s top smartphone vendor as Research in Motion (RIM) recorded disappointing results, according to Gartner Inc.The Stamford,

Published on: February 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

What’s the most secure smartphone?

These days, it is almost impossible to meet someone who doesn't own a cell phone. More specifically, smart phones, whether it be the trendy iPhone, corporate favoured Blackberry or modern Windows Mobile, almost

Published on: October 7th, 2011 Spencer McIntyre

Android wins top spot in global smartphone market share

The smartphone war seems to have been won definitively by Android, according to the latest data on Android's share of smartphones brought to global market over the past year.Behind that truth, however, the

Published on: September 9th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Smartphone sales grow despite mobile dip, Gartner says

Mobile phone sales floundered during the second quarter, in the wake of the earthquake in Japan. But smartphone sales continued to grow, as Android extended its lead in the operating system race, according

Published on: August 11th, 2011

Video Rewind: Nokia’s mobile deal with Microsoft

Looking at today's mobile landscape, it pretty much looks like a two-way battle between platforms offered up by Google Inc. (Android) and Apple Inc. (iOS) with BlackBerry a fading third place. So why

Published on: August 9th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Nokia CEO indicates Symbian’s end in ‘burning memo’?

If comparing your company to a burning oil platform in the North Sea is not a clear indication that things are not going well, I don’t know what else would. This appears to

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Xtreme Labs hits download goldmine

How do you get your app downloaded more than 100 million times?The secret lies in hitting the perfect combination of distribution and promotion, according to Amar Varma, co-founder of Xtreme Labs Inc., a

Published on: January 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Nokia plans aggressive updating schedule for Symbian

Nokia is planning to roll out four or five upgrades to its Symbian OS in the next 12 to 15 months, adding a new look for the user interface and a more flexible

Published on: December 15th, 2010

Microsoft-Nokia partner to bring productivity apps to mobile professionals

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are working together to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets, the companies said today.In a teleconference, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop and

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Matt Hamblen

iPhone OS 3.0 still the most enjoyable phone operating system

Two and a half years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone and said that its software was five years ahead of the competition; since then, the rest of the industry has been

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Harry McCracken

Nokia E71 smart phone – feature-rich and great for business use

With all the hype around the BlackBerry Storm and the Apple iPhone these days, it is easy to forget that non-touch screen phones are still being released to the market – and really

Published on: December 18th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Smartphone OS showdown – What mobile platform reigns supreme?

Remember when a phone was just a phone? You'd no more give thought to its operating system than you would to the one that your microwave oven ran. Boy, have times changed. Today's

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Harry McCracken