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Google Android Devices Alone Accounted For 96% Of All Mobile Malware In Q4 2012: [Report]

Android is now the most popular smartphone platform in the world, and this is the reason why Google Android devices are being targeted for malware attacks. According to a recent report from security specialists F-Secure, Google Android devices accounted for 79% of all mobile malware in 2012, rose from 66.7% a year ago. However, Google's mobile juggernaut accounted for just 11.25%...

Smartphone Market In Q3 2012 Was Just A Two-Horse Race: Symbian Showed Off 14.3% Y/Y Decline

An increasing demand of smartphones has managed to buck the trend of mobile industry. Now, mobile handset is more than a 'calling and texting' device, and this is the reason why the demand of feature phone in matured markets has been declining since the last year. Besides, we could easily see the pressure on mobile industry from wider economic...

3 Out Of 4 Smartphones Shipped In Q3 Were Android-Powered: Despite Market Share Of Windows Phone And iOS To Be Surged In Q4

Really, market share of Android is increasing with galloping pace quarter-over-quarter in terms of smartphone shipments. In Q3 2012, 136 million Android-powered smartphones were shipped--almost 75% of overall smartphone shipment (181.1 million) for the quarter.  Android showed off 91.5% Y/Y growth in Q3 2012 which was almost double of the overall market growth rate of 46.4%.Of course, Android reached...

Nokia Could Leverage On Its Brand Value In India To Regain Worldwide Market Share

Undoubtedly, Nokia has reached to its worst stage since it started the journey in the mobile segment. Now, the company isn't even in the list of top five smartphone vendors in the world. However, the Finnish handset manufacturer succeeded to grab second notch globally in overall mobile handset shipments as of September 30 this year.Despite Nokia could see a...

Skype 2.1.23 Update Available For Symbian In Nokia Store: Significantly Important For Both Microsoft And Nokia

Last year, Microsoft acquired Skype for $8.5 billion—Interestingly, the world's largest software giant acquired the video conferencing company more than the double of the expected public value. Skype has now more than 280 million users worldwide. Microsoft integrated Skype in Windows Phone OS this year and now it’s trying to prevalent the application to put together with Symbian OS.The...

Windows Dominates With 92% Market Share In Desktop OS Segment, While iOS in Mobile OS Segment With 63% Market Share

One side, where the demand of smartphone and Tablet are continuously augmenting, on other side, users seem little anorexigenic to own desktop especially in the matured markets. According to NetMarketShare, iOS is dominated over other mobile OSes (Mobile + Tablet) in terms of market share. However, Android succeeded to grab 22% global mobile OS market share till the end...

Android And Samsung Continued To Grow In The U.S. During Q2: [Study]

In Q2 of this year, Samsung outsold Apple in terms of smartphone shipments. Android's 'halo effect' has been prevailed everywhere even in the U.S.. One side, where market share of Android and iOS are continuously increasing, while other side, market share of RIM and Symbian are uniformly decreasing quarter-over-quarter. A market research firm "ComScore MobiLens" has conducted a survey...

Nokia Releases Q2 2012 Interim Report: Sold 4 Million Lumia Models In Q2

Challenges For Nokia During Q2, 2012Last months, Nokia announced to lay off 10,000 jobs and also decided to sell its luxury phone division to a private equity firm. The company showed off its interests to invest in some key growth areas, planned to optimize cost reduction target and also, focused on some operational changes. During second quarter 2012, growing competition...

As Investors Jump Off, Are Nokia And RIM Fighting Last Battle Of Survival ?

Indeed, it’s very tough time for RIM and Nokia to survive in the Worldwide market. Market shares of both RIM and Nokia are declining quarter-over-quarter. Besides, both have reached to their lowest mark. One question spontaneously pokes into my mind,  should they seek for potential mergers? RIM has lost 76% of its market share compare to the prior year. On...

The Death Of Symbian: A Biggest Mistake Nokia Ever Committed !

Previously, we have already discussed about the decline of Symbian’s market share across the world. In the US, market share of the OS declined to 1.4% in March of this year. Likewise, market share of the OS declined to 2.4% in the U.K till February of this year. In addition to these, market share of the OS is continuously...

Who Is Responsible For Nokia’s Recent Debacle Over OS Selection: Microsoft Or Nokia Itself?

Nokia is currently passing through rough patches and there is a big question that how the company would rescue itself? The company has lost a lot since its teaming up with Microsoft in the last year. Nokia has far straggled  in Smartphone business  than Google and Apple. However, the company has saddled its all afford to compete with Apple’s...

Every Second Smartphone User In U.S. Holds Android Phone Now !

Indeed, cheap-Android Smartphones have made a stronghold across the world. This is the first time in the U.S. history when Android has captured a majority of share. It’s true, a data analysis firm—ComScore—has reportedly stated Android has settled 50% of the total market share in the U.S. In this way, Google has sustained its growth chart in the country....

In March 2012, iOS And Android Dominated Over 79 % Of Total OS Market Share: [STUDY]

A fierce war has been sparked out between mobile operating systems worldwide. Folks are highly interested to own the devices which are being powered by either Android or iOS OS. BlackBerry and Symbian could not stay longer in order to impress a vast numbers of folks across the world. An analysis firm Net Application has recently released a datasheet of "Mobile/Tablet top...

Windows Phone Outpace Symbian: A Beginning Of Reformation For Microsoft?

Microsoft has always been endeavoring a lot to clinch a major portion of Smartphone market worldwide. In order to achieve the goal, the company made a relationship with Finland based giant hardware manufacturer "Nokia" last year. Nokia introduced its first Windows phone-based Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 worldwide. However, Nokia had to face a stiff resistance from the detractors...

Smartphone Subscribers Surpassed 100 Million Figure In US: [STUDY]

It’s not astounding to listen that the number of mobile handsets is going to surpass the world’s population soon. A recent report has stated that the global mobile connections had outdone 6 billion figure by the end of last year. Now, an online mobile data research firm—ComScore—has reportedly stated that there are 101.3 million Smartphone users in US, up from...

Is Stephen Elop ‘Overconfident’ About Windows Phone?

iOS and Android has swept out major portions of mobile OS market. Windows Phone is still seeking to make its strong appearance in the market. Last year, Microsoft moved up with Nokia to entice more users towards Windows platform. However, Microsoft’s condition was little bit improved last year than a year ago. On the contrary, Nokia’s shipment of mobile...

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