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Things I realized when using a Google Chromebook for the first time
As Chromebooks go online in more countries we ask, are the criticisms of the devices still valid? We review one of the devices to see how usable they are.
Google hands responsibility for Android to its Chrome department as Andy Rubin resigns
Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android and Google’s Senior Vice President of Mobile, has resigned and is to be replaced by Sundar Pichai, the head of Chrome.
Opinion: Why Nokia just can’t compete
Nokia’s recent and timely announcement of a brand new mid-range Lumia, the Lumia 820, has coincided with my own considerations to buy a new phone. I want to buy a Nokia but refuse to as long as it continues to exclusively run Windows Phone.
What to ask when buying a smartphone
If you’re in the market for a new smartphone this season then these are the questions you need to ask the sales’ assistant before you buy.
The best 2012 smartphones available this Christmas
Guest blogger, Mashii Hajim, has a look at some of the best smartphones on the market this season.In case you’re looking for something to buy this Christmas
Android and Samsung rule the smartphone market, but Apple’s the fastest riser
In a month filled with important announcements from respective smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Nokia, Motorola Mobility and HTC, comScore has published its Mobile Subscriber Market Share report that places Samsung ahead of all other device makers and Android miles ahead of all other mobile platforms.
The many lies we tell ourselves about our smartphones
Love your smartphone? We take another look at just how much influence they have over our lives & how much they hurt when they fall on your face.
Why did Twitter spend 9 weeks redeveloping its site for pre-smartphone devices?
Twitter has released a major update to its mobile site, which now supports pre iPhone and Android browsers and devices, but why? We take a look.
Mozilla sets out its Firefox smartphone OS manifesto
Mozilla has announced details of its soon-to-be-released smartphone Firefox OS, which will see the open source company facing off against Google and Apple
ICANN’s Big Reveal – who wants what top level domain?
We take a closer looks at the domains companies and organisations have registered as part of ICANN’s gTLD program.
Why Microsoft giving away HTC Radar smartphones is a good sign for the industry
In a sign that suggests the smartphone market is becoming more competitive Microsoft is giving away eight HTC Radar smartphones.
IIA ‘overwhelmed’ by record number of entries to the 2011 Net Visionary Awards
The Irish Internet Association was ‘overwhealmed’ by the record number of entries to this year’s Net Visionary Awards, the organisation said today. The shortlist contains 62 websites spread over 14 categories, each of which is up for the public vote.
Nokia unveils buttonless MeeGo-based N9 smartphone
Nokia have unveiled their first MeeGo-based smartphone at the Nokia Connection event in Singapore today. The Nokia N9 is also the first ever buttonless mobile device, relying purely on touch input, and will be released sometime “later this year”.
Is Google rolling out NFC payment technologies and should Square be worried?
Google will roll out a state-of-the-art smartphone payment system in New York and San Francisco, before the end of the summer, according to a report by Bloomberg. The system will use Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to allow consumers to make purchases at cash machines by waving their smartphones in front receivers attached to cash registers.
Nokia rejected Android to create fairer smartphone market – Elop
Nokia’s decision to opt for Microsoft Windows Phone 7 over Android was promped by the metoric rise of Google’s mobile OS, Nokia’s CEO said on Sunday.
Is this what Nokia & Windows Phone 7 devices will look like? #Photos
Less than a day after Nokia and Microsoft announced their long-term partnership concept images of what the two companies’ phones will look like have been released.
Forget Nokia and Windows Phone 7 – Apple’s iPhone is today’s big smartphone news
As Nokia and Microsoft were announcing their “broad strategic partnership” which will introduce Windows Phone 7 as Nokia’s principle operating system (as widely rumoured) Apple was evading rumors that the company will introduce an entry-level iPhone along with the release of the iPhone 5 this year.
Nokia standing on a burning platform – looking to Windows Phone 7?
Nokia is “standing on a buring platform” surrounded by innovative competitors and lax production schedule, according to a memo from company head Stephen Elop. In the memo Elop says that Nokia must take a “radical change in behavior ” to survive in the smartphone market.