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Smartphones on the rise: What this means for feature phone users

As of the writing of this blog, about half of the mobile phones owned in the US are smartphones. For those who believed the smartphone revolution to be just hype, this new statistic should cause them to rethink. According to the latest figures from Nelson, 49.9 percent of mobile owners had smartphones as of February

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Google Commands Smartphone Market Share

According to the April 1 blog at blogs.forbes.com, Google is now in command of approximately one third of the smartphone market. According to new data from ComScore, phones based on Google Android accounted for 33% of the U.S. smart phone market, as of the end of February. Other contenders include Apple, with a market share

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Android is the Top Smartphone Platform Worldwide

Android is currently the top smartphone platform worldwide, according to new data from Canalys analysts. Android has taken the top spot from Nokia. In the fourth quarter of 2010, there were nearly 33 million shipments of Android-based smartphones, versus 31 million shipments of phones running Nokia’s Symbian platform. However, these rankings are based on handset

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