Android

Are there too many smartphones on the market?

Are there too many smartphones on the market? That and other provocative questions were posed during a CES panel discussion Thursday between journalists for the The Verge and managers for Windows Phone at Microsoft and smartphone makers HTC and Samsung. The question of whether there are too many smartphone variations on the market was partly

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Apple iOS, Google Android new device activations skyrocket

Activations of new iOS and Android devices soared on Christmas Day, jumping by 142% over the same day last year, a Web metrics company said. Meanwhile, Google’s head of mobile claimed that 3.7 million new Android smartphones and tablets had been activated last weekend. According to Flurry, which provides metrics services to app developers, total

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Sprint Disables use of Carrier IQ Software

Since the discovery and public announcement that Carrier IQ Software was secretly installed and gathering data from tens of millions of mobile handset users, Sprint has decided to disable using the software. I applaud Sprint for making the decision to stop using the Carrier IQ software. This does not mean that the software has been

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