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Sunday, 25 November 2012 19:52

Promising forecast for Samsung's 4th quarter

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According to estimates by UBS firm analysts, Samsung could deliver in the fourth quarter around 61.5 million "smart" mobile phones, or about 5% more than in the previous quarter. Even with ongoing patent war with Apple they still manage achieve extraordinary market results. Obviously the customers see that they truly have one of the best smartphones in the world at the moment. On top of their flagship model Galaxy S3 they released Galaxy Note 2, a hybrid form of a smartphone and a tablet, and that proved to be a big plus for them.

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Saturday, 24 November 2012 15:50

Microsoft’s Windows store hits 20k apps


The Windows Store has over 20,000 applications as announced by the Win App Update on their twitter feed. Of this number, according to the unofficial data, 87% are free of charge. Speaking at a London Game Conference, a Microsoft marketing manager Andrew Webber revealed another fact -  until recently the Windows Store had fewer than 1,500 games (at the time of writing the text 1,615), in the category of racing there are only 13 of them.

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Friday, 09 November 2012 19:54

Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best selling smartphone


The Position of the best-selling smartphone in the world in the last quarter now belongs to the Samsung Galaxy S III, according to Strategy Analytics. During the quarter Samsung has delivered a total of 18 million units. “The Galaxy S3 captured an impressive 11 per cent share of all smartphones shipped globally and it has become the world's bestselling smartphone model for the first time ever" said Strategy Analytics' Neil Shah.

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Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:43

Nothing Ruins Your Day Like a Dunked Gadget...

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Anyone who has ever dropped their cell phone or tablet knows the cringe that crosses their face before the device even makes its landing. That dreaded grimace doesn’t get any better when the beloved gadget ends up in a puddle, or a pool, or into your drink. That last one happens more than you’d think.

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Friday, 02 November 2012 22:50

Apple's iPad Mini uses... Samsung parts?

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Often times consumers are duped into the allure of Apple on the grounds that they are supposedly getting superior product. There is an assumption that because it is an “Apple” product, rather than Android or any other competitor, it is made out of superior parts. What if customers found out that the differences between these products are really only skin deep?

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Apple has increased its investment this year in research and development by 40%, but still lags behind competing technology companies. According to information published in Apple's annual report, the company has spent in its fiscal 2012 $3.4 billion on research and development of which is $952 million or 39% more than last year. In 2011, Apple spent $2.4 billion on research and development making it 36% higher than a year earlier.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:47

Apple delays iTunes 11


According to an announcement from Apple, the company has delayed the release of iTunes 11. The application will now be available in late November according to the Apple’s announcement. No official announcement on the reasons for the delay has been made but their spokesman said “The new iTunes is taking longer than expected and we wanted to take a little extra time to get it right. We look forward to releasing this new version of iTunes with its dramatically simpler and cleaner interface and seamless integration with iCloud before the end of November.”

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Thursday, 18 October 2012 20:58

6.8 million Smartphones sold in Q3 2012 by Verizon


Verizon has published their results for Q3 2013 and they are doing pretty good. They managed to sell 6.8 million smartphones, which means that now more than 53% of Verizon users are smartphone owners. These sales brought them a 7.5% year-on-year rise and around 1.8 million new customers; which is the most in the last 4 years. In only three months they made $16.2 billion in revenue and the average amount of money spent on their services per account has also increased by 6.5% making it $145.42 monthly.

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Friday, 12 October 2012 20:31

Apple pays for their innovative clock design

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After the Swiss Federal Railways accused Apple of stealing their iconic clock design last month, the two companies have decided to establish a licensing agreement so Apple can use it in their new iOS. Shortly after the accusations were made by the SFR the two companies decided to arrange a meeting to settle this issue. Obviously Apple was aware that there is no way they could win if the Swiss company decided to sue them so they picked the gentleman’s way of sorting this out. The SFR even stated that they are proud their design is used so that was a huge sigh of relief for Apple.

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T-Mobile announced that Samsung Galaxy S3 is their best-selling mobile device of all time. This is another confirmation of its true quality and desirability by consumers. Of course this doesn’t mean much to T-Mobile, but it certainly does to Samsung in their race with other smartphones, mainly the iPhone. No official number of devices sold has been announced yet, but considering that T-Mobile is not as big as other carriers it's sure that they are not the leading seller.

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