Two Thirds Of US Users Now Prefer Smartphones

Two Thirds Of US Users Now Prefer Smartphones

Recently, research firm Nielsen has published a research report about the growing rate of smartphone users. According to the report, two third of new mobile buyers are now settling for smartphones instead of feature phones. Smartphone users have also reported to be the majority (54.9%in June 2012) among US cellphone users. No doubt, smartphones are dominating the mobile phone market. The market is, however, fragmented among different platforms and vendors.

By On July 15, 2012 Respond
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Android Reclaims Top Position In US Smartphone OS Market

Android Reclaims Top Position In US Smartphone OS Market

We have seen mobile OS developers- iOS, Android, Windows, RIM and others- fighting for the top market position. Android lost their position during the holiday quarter. But after a long time, Android now holds almost two-thirds of the US. market. According to NPD Group’s report, Android has sold 61% of all US Smartphone.

By On May 8, 2012 Respond
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Windows Mobile Marketplace Will Shut Down On May 9

Windows Mobile Marketplace Will Shut Down On May 9

Microsoft has announced that it will be shutting down the Windows Mobile Marketplace once and for all on May 9. This shut down will primarily affect Windows Mobile 6.x devices which will then no longer be able to access the marketplace or download any apps or games from it. However, the games that are already installed on these devices will continue working without any problems.

By On March 11, 2012 Respond
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Sling Media Slingbox PRO-HD SB300-100

Sling Media Slingbox PRO-HD SB300-100

Take your entire HD home theater with you wherever you go with the Slingbox PRO-HD. Connect to multiple A/V devices and tune into your favorite TV shows, sporting events, and special programming in stunning, true-to-life 1080i high definition. The PRO-HD gives you the same features and ease of use as the Slingbox SOLO, plus a high-quality HD viewing experience-anywhere in the world. Easily connect up to three of your home-theater devices to the PRO-HD and take your entire entertainment center with you-on your desktop, Mac, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.

By On December 23, 2011 1 Response
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War of the Titans: Apple vs Operators?

War of the Titans: Apple vs Operators?

Till now, we knew that the war for mobile phone market share was limited between the OS developers and mobile phone makers. The biggest players in this war were Apple, Google, Samsung and the distressed angel Nokia. But a recent report, appeared in Telecoms.com, suggests that there is also an elite group of players who works also as catalysts in this war – the telecom operators. But it seems, though the users are in love with iOS based Apple iPhones or Android based Samsung Galaxy phones, the operators are in favor of the emergence of a new player in the market which can corner these two players, Apple and Google. And, their only hope is Nokia.

By On November 30, 2011 Respond
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Sling Media Slingbox SOLO

Sling Media Slingbox SOLO

The Slingbox SOLO incorporates high-definition component, S-Video and composite video inputs as well as outputs, making it compatible with just about every HD or standard-definition satellite receiver or set-top boxes and DVRs on the market. The Slingbox SOLO is the perfect companion for your DVR, cable box, satellite receiver or DVD player. With the ability to watch and control your favorite TV source, the Slingbox SOLO ensures that you can enjoy your TV entertainment anywhere.

By On October 26, 2011 Respond
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Android Still King Of The US Smartphone Market

Android Still King Of The US Smartphone Market

As Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone market share month after month, a new report argues that this momentum will be the key to saving Motorola and it is that rapid growth and popularity which could be the key to save flagging Motorola Mobility, which was purchased last week, according to a new report from the NPD Group. Android currently holds 52 percent of the smartphone market as of the end of the second quarter of 2011 and there’s been some concern voiced about how Google might treat its other Android partners now that it has an actual device maker under in its tent, but NPD doesn’t think that’ll be a problem and Google has said publically that things wouldn’t change with its partners……………….

By On August 24, 2011 Respond
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Verizon To Offer $20/300MB Data Plan

Verizon To Offer $20/300MB Data Plan

Verizon introduced a new 300MB data plan for $20/month for the carrier’s mid-Atlantic region and had now announced a regional data deal perfect for the back to school crowd. The promotion will be available to subscribers in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and North Carolina from August 18th through September 30th and Verizon actually going right after AT&T’s $15 data plan that provides users with 200MB of data usage per month……………

By On August 22, 2011 Respond
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Magellan eXplorist Pro 10 GPS Receiver

Magellan eXplorist Pro 10 GPS Receiver

Magellan’s eXplorist Pro 10 does GIS data collection for $700 and makes Google maps green with envy.Magellan’s strength is not only in our innovative developments in GIS/GPS hardware solutions, but our strategic partnerships with some of the world’s leading technology companies and their customers, keeping an accurate GIS database up-to-date can be a challenge. Magellan offers rugged, accurate and affordable GPS hardware solutions for mobile GIS Data Collection…………

By On April 17, 2011 Respond
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Windows Phone 7 – The First Major Update Is Here

Windows Phone 7 – The First Major Update Is Here

The first major update for Windows Phone 7 is starting to appear on user’s devices. The process started a couple of days ago and the first step is smartphones, this was Microsoft’s claim. In reality, the update varies from provider to provider. The update is said to contain some new features, as well as improved stability to the Windows Mobile platform.

By On March 28, 2011 Respond
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Opera Mobile Store

Opera Mobile Store

Opera has opened an app store that works across disparate mobile platforms and can be accessed from virtually any mobile browser on any major phone platform.Opera Mobile Store available in over 200 countries and currently used by over 100 million phone owners across the globe……..

By On March 9, 2011 Respond
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Swann DVR4-2600 kit

Swann DVR4-2600 kit

Swann DVR4-2600 Kit is ompatible with iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile 6, Symbian Phones & more.Swann DVR4-2600 kit is 4 cameras and 500GB worth of remotely-accessible home security overkill and 4x PRO 580 high resolution cameras now features remote viewing on a variety of smartphones……

By On February 18, 2011 4 Responses
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Install Android Eclair 2.1 Beta on Samsung Omnia i8000[Download Link+Guide]

Install Android Eclair 2.1 Beta on Samsung Omnia i8000[Download Link+Guide]

XDA Developers have installed Android Eclair 2.1 beta on Samsung Omnia 2 i8000.The resistive AMOLED on this phone might not provide you with a full Android experience, but still it out performs WinMo OS by miles.So if you are interested to change your Samsung Omnia i8000 to Android based device then head to the download link and follow the instruction after the break.

By On January 22, 2011 4 Responses
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GameBoy Advance Phone Project

GameBoy Advance Phone Project

The GameBoy Advance phone project was built on the foundation of possibility.Windows Phone Hacker have been working on providing tweaks, special apps and themes, tutorials on changing your operating system and other software-related hacks…….

By On January 15, 2011 Respond
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Download Google Latitude for iPhone

Download Google Latitude for iPhone

Google has officially announced the availability of Google Latitude app for iPhone.Google Latitude lets a user share his or her physical location with friends, and locate friends on a map, the company said in an announcement Monday.Google Latitude for iPhone uses one of the new features in iOS 4 that allows applications to track your location even if they aren’t in the foreground.

By On December 14, 2010 Respond
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