Apple’s iPhone Captures More Than Half Of The US Smartphone Market

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A research firm by the name Kantar Worldpanel published a new report, which suggests that Apple has continued to maintain iOS’ title as the best-selling smartphone platform in the United States during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2012. Kantar Worldpanel, the firm that releases continuous quarterly data monthly, notes that Apple has overthrown Android and reclaimed the lead for the …

Amazon Reportedly Testing 4-5 Inch Displays For Their Rumored Smartphone

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Last week, it was reported that Amazon is in the design and development stages of having a smartphone created that will sell at a lower price point than the more popular devices. The company is said to take a similar approach to the one they used when setting the bar for the cheap tablet industry with their Kindle Fire. More …

BlueStacks App Player Enables Mac Users To Run Android Apps

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Earlier today, the developers of BlueStacks App Player released the alpha utility for OS X-based computers that enables them to run apps intended for Google’s Android mobile operating system. Demonstrated over a year ago, BlueStacks promised OS X and Windows users alike the ability to run virtually any Android app on their computers – a revolutionary concept to say the least.

Google’s Quad-Core Nexus 7 Tablet Is Here: Specifications Revealed

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Today, at the keynote presentation during Google’s annual I/O conference, the search engine and mobile operating system giant unveiled a new Google-branded Nexus tablet. While primarily aimed to compete with Apple’s iPad, the most popular tablet in the industry, Google’s Nexus tablet may push other Android-based tablets out of consumers’ minds by becoming the main tablet for Google’s Android OS.

Microsoft Is Leading Apple And Google In The Home Entertainment Sector

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It’s evident that Apple and Samsung are dominating the mobile arena, as they collected 99 percent of the profit generated by all major eight smartphone vendors (consisting of Motorola, Research in Motion, LG, Sony Ericsson, Nokia and of course Apple and Samsung) in the first fiscal quarter of 2012. However, it seems there’s a different giant in the home entertainment industry: Microsoft.

Facebook Announces New ‘App Center’ For Cross-platform Web Apps

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Today Facebook announced the upcoming launch of their new App Center. Facebook’s web-based App Center will be set up as a place for users to discover and interact with different apps across multiple platforms via virtually any HTML5-compatible web browser using their existing Facebook login credentials.