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Android Leads Mobile Sales as Symbian Takes a Dip Worldwide

Android Leads Mobile Sales as Symbian Takes a Dip Worldwide

There's been a rather sizable increase in mobile units moved compared to last year, a 16.5 percent increase to be more specific, this being one of the more impressive statistics released in a Gartner study arriving today. This 16.5 percent is tied to the second quarter of this year, 2011, as compared to the second quarter sales from one year ago, this year's total adding up to 428.7 million units. The leader of this pack of smartphones is Android, a very different situation compared to last year at this time when Symbian was still the very clear forerunner.

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Nokia’s Crutch is Broken

Nokia’s Crutch is Broken

Nokia's Q2 2011 financial results makes for just as uncomfortable reading as we expected. If there was ever any doubts that Symbian had seen its day, April thru June put pay to them. Nokia's entire smartphone range - the N8, C7 and E7 included - sold fewer devices than Apple sold iPhones in the same period: 16.7-million versus 20-million. It's not just the smartphone side of Nokia's business, though, that needs CPR.

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iPhone 3GS tipped as sub-$350 prepaid option in new 3-strong range

iPhone 3GS tipped as sub-$350 prepaid option in new 3-strong range

Deep breaths, people, it's next-gen iPhone rumor time. According to new reports, Apple is readying not two but three handsets for launch later this year, giving the iPhone 3GS a shot of adrenaline so that it can stick around as the entry-level, sub-$350 off-contract option. BGR's supposedly trusted tipster tells them that Apple will target the low-, mid- and high-end segments, with a new iPhone 4S at the top end.

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iOS 5 Won’t Work With iPhone 3GS?

iOS 5 Won’t Work With iPhone 3GS?

Apple's upcoming WWDC in June should reveal details on Apple's iCloud, OSX Lion, and the new iOS 5. And of course in the week or so preceding the event, we'll be hearing plenty of speculation on those details. Today an analyst and Mobile Review editor, Eldar Murtazin, claims that the iOS 5 will not be compatible with iPhone 3GS handsets.

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