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Android takes 75% share of smartphone market in Q3 2012

According to the latest numbers from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Google Android shipped on an incredible three out of every four smartphones in Q3 2012. Year-over-year shipments increased 91.5% to account for 136 million units out of the toal 181.1 million smartphones shipped in the quarter. “Android has been one of the primary growth engines of the smartphone […]

Apple leads smartphone and tablet markets in Canada

The latest Ipsos Reid’s Mobil-ology report, which looks at smartphone, tablet and eReader usage in Canada, has found Apple as the top brand for both smartphones and tablets. The manufacturer accounted for 29% of smartphones and 42% of tablets in August 2012. Holding down second place is none other than Canada’s own Research In Motion. Its smartphones still hold 27% […]

Video: BlackBerry 10 in action

More details about RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 are starting to come out. Officially unveiled at BlackBerry World 2012, RIM is now giving a chance to developers to learn more about it through its BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour. At New York’s event, RIM Principle Architect Gary Klassen gave CNET a short glimpse at BlackBerry 10 running on a Dev Alpha […]

Windows Phone to top iOS by 2016?

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For the latest version of its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, market research firm IDC has gazed into its crystal ball and made some interesting predictions about the worldwide mobile phone market. Overall, it expects mobile phones shipments to top 1.8 billion units this year, up slightly from the 1.7 billion shipped in 2011. By 2016, that figure will […]

Infographic: A look at Canadian mobile landscape in April 2012

Juice Mobile

Canadian mobile advertising firm JUICE Mobile has put together an infographic that summarizes some of the key trends and information about the Canadian mobile landscape in April 2012. The data comes from its own ad-serving infrastructure. There are a few surprises on the graphic. For example, RIM continues to show remarkable strength in Canada (RIM is Canadian after all) and […]