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.
130,000 tablet devices, like the iPad 2 and the HTC Flyer, will be purchased in Ireland by the end of 2011, marking a 250% sales increase on the previous year. As a result, sales of standard desktop machines and laptops are expected to fall considerably.
We've got our hands on the HTC Wildfire S, the successor to the hugely successful HTC Wildfire smartphone that originally helped bring Android to the masses. The Wildfire S is a compact but robust device that runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and is available online from Three.
Nokia and Microsoft are to make a joint announcement next Friday, a move which suggests that Nokia may be about to abandon Symbian for Windows 7 mobile. It has been rumored for some time that Nokia has been looking to drop its Symbian OS, only last week Nokia’s Chief Executive Stephen Elop further fuled rumors the company was moving away from Symbian when he said Nokia’s future lay in “capitalising and/or joining competitive ecosystems.”
Justin Bieber just about managed to beat Paul, the Magic Octopus, to be the most tweeted celebrity of 2010 according to Twtter’s list of the top tweets of 2010. The annual list, which was released today, aggregates the most montioned events celebrities and topics on Twitter over the past year.