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Will 2013 be the Year of Peak Android

Peak Android Could 2013 be the year that Android peaks? Depending upon where you are the answer to that may be yes, but it maybe no. In the US, Android marketshare at the end of September 2012 was at 52.5%, up from 51.6% in June. In contrast, Apple's market share was at 34.3% which is substantially behind that of Google's platform. To some observers, it would be ...

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Apple Announces the new iPad Mini

It's been a while coming, and here it is, the new iPad mini. It's an 8inch tablet, smaller than its 10inch big brother but larger than the 4 inch iPhone. Here are a few initial thoughts on the device: Size It's so much smaller and handier than the standard iPad. I certainly think it will be great for a whole lot of uses, especially reading books where the iPad ...

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Ten Ways the New iPad Mini will Create Opportunities for Business

On Tuesday 23rd October, Apple is expected to reveal their long awaited smaller iPad. There are a lot of ideas about what this device is expected to achieve and what it will be like, and in any case it will provide opportunities for business. As of yet, as the name of the device has not been announced, we will for thr purposes of this article call it the iPad ...

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The iPhone 5 Has Received an Extraordinary Reaction in the Press

MG Siegler makes the strongest, most direct point: I really do believe this is the best iPhone upgrade that Apple has done yet (besting the iPhone-to-iPhone 3G jump and the iPhone 3GS-to-iPhone 4 jump). As such, it’s the best version of the iPhone yet. By far. This article will discuss some of the comments from the tech-press on the iPhone 5 and what it means ...

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Apple’s Research Uncovers Why People Buy Android Phones

Apple, like many others, was curious as to why people choose to buy Android phones. You can understand why the company may have some difficulty in understanding why consumers would make another choice than the iPhone. This is true for me too. As a reply to most requests for a recommendation, I suggest Apple's phone for several reasons. For many Americans, however, ...

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Five Reasons Montreal is a Great Place to Develop Mobile Applications

Montreal is a storied city having lived through many different social-economic phases; some of which have contributed to making Montréal a great place to develop smartphone and tablet applications. Here are five reasons that make Montréal perfectly suited to developing iPhone and iPad applications: 1. Digital Design Excellence Montréal has a solid reputation of ...

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iOS Market Share Grows, Android still Leads by a Long Margin

A new report by Strategy Analytics is showing Apple's iOS US market share growing at a much faster rate in Q2 2012 than Android, BlackBerry or Windows phone. Despite Apple's 33.2% market share however, Google's Android is still leading the market with a 56.3% share. Here are the results from the study: Source: Strategy Analytics One of the main reasons for this ...

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Survey Shows Enterprises Moving to iPhone and iPad Development

A new survey from IDC and the multi-platform development framework supplier Appcelerator show that interest in developing for the iOS platform within companies is growing at the expense of Android. This makes sense in many ways. A major driver of this, one would expect, is the decline of RIM and the expectation that companies must plan for a post-BlackBerry ...

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MG Siegler Really Likes the Android Nexus 7 Tablet

Journalist and VC MG Siegler, who is usually very focused on the Apple world, has posted a review of Google's Android Nexus 7 tablet on Techcrunch, and he really likes it. I like the Nexus 7. I really like it. I was out of town during Google I/O this year and missed the opportunity to see the unveiling and get my hands on the product a few weeks back. But ...

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US Smartphone Market Share shows Android Growth

New figures from Nielsen show that Android devices are still the most popular, with iOS coming in second. Jim Dalrymple at the Loop points out that Apple is still the largest manufacturer of handsets by a long shot, with more than double market share when compared with second placed Samsung. Our advice still remains the same, it is better to prove application ...

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