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Windows Phone: The Next Six Months

Windows Phone: The Next Six Months

Today, Windows Phone 7 turned six. Six months, that is, counted from the October 21 2010 release of the first batch of Windows Phone handsets. It's a big day for the platform, too; not only a retail milestone, but an early inking of the deal between Microsoft and Nokia which will see the Finnish phone giant bet its smartphone fortunes. So, where next for Windows Phone, and will Nokia's input - and the "billions of dollars" Microsoft will be pushing its way - help it gain all-important market share?

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Nokia Windows Phone deal final; Q1 2011 sees sinking smartphone share

Nokia Windows Phone deal final; Q1 2011 sees sinking smartphone share

Nokia has announced its Q1 2011 financial results, along with what the Finnish company is describing as a shift "from developing strategy to executing strategy." The Microsoft Windows Phone partnership is finally inked, and it's about time too: total mobile device sales are down 12-percent from last quarter, while smartphone sales are down 14-percent from last quarter. Still, they're higher than this time last year - up 1-percent and 13-percent respectively - and there are more Symbian devices to come: Nokia says it expects "the transition to Windows Phone as our primary smartphone platform to take about two years."

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Apple loses to ZTE in Global phone rankings for Q4 2010

Apple loses to ZTE in Global phone rankings for Q4 2010

Apple has been pushed from its number four spot in the top worldwide mobile phone market, with ZTE entering the top five ranking and pushing the iPhone maker down to fifth place. That's according to IDC's Q4 2010 mobile phone market research, which pegs Nokia as maintaining the top spot despite a 2.4-percent slip in share. It's worth noting, of course, that this particular research covers mobile phones overall, rather than simply smartphones.

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DECE announces UltraViolet, A New Way to Share

DECE announces UltraViolet, A New Way to Share

It is always irritating when you buy media that doesn't seem to work on all your devices. Blue-Ray discs usually come with a digital copy now, which is nice, but sometimes not always enough. Now Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem's has announced UltraViolet; a platform that will digital media among any UltraViolet registered device.

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LG G-Slate for T-Mobile Announced at CES 2011

LG G-Slate for T-Mobile Announced at CES 2011

Not to be outdone by Motorola, LG and T-Mobile have teamed up to officially announce LG's first Android-based tablet, now called the G-Slate. The device will be a full 4G tablet, and will be powered by the newly showcased Android 3.0, or Honeycomb. The release states that the G-Slate will be one of the first 4G-enabled tablet devices to make use of Android 3.0, which was designed from the ground up for tablet devices.

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Apple now 4th global phone vendor; RIM drop to 5th & Sony Ericsson kicked out

Apple now 4th global phone vendor; RIM drop to 5th & Sony Ericsson kicked out

Apple has jumped RIM in the top five mobile phone vendor rankings, with strong iPhone sales giving them the number four position and pushing the BlackBerry maker into fifth place.  The news follows Apple CEO Steve Jobs' dismissive report on RIM during his company's recent financial results call, and also signifies an even more significant fall from grace by Sony Ericsson, which has dropped from the IDC tracker for the first time since 2004.

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Sprint XOHM WiMAX launch: SlashGear goes to Baltimore

Sprint XOHM WiMAX launch: SlashGear goes to Baltimore

Sprint has officially announced its new 4G XOHM WiMAX high-speed WWAN service operating in Baltimore, and with it several new WiMAX-enabled notebooks from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo, Toshiba.  The PCs will use Intel's combined WiMAX/WiFi module, an optional feature for Intel Centrino 2-based laptops, and which Dell, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony have all promised will be integrated in select notebooks of their own in 2009. Alternatively a USB WiMAX dongle, made by ZTE, can be used to add WiMAX to other devices; Nokia's N810 WiMAX Edition Internet Tablet will also go on sale later this month.

 

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