Android obliterates competition in Europe, but the battle for second place gets more interesting

The latest numbers have just come out for the smartphone sales and they show some pretty interesting things that I didn't expect especially in Europe. While the new iPhone release went over huge in United States and Japan in Europe it sold enough however it didn't stop iOS's over all slide.  iOS is five percent down over the same time last year and is now sitting at 15.8% Android continues to dominate all other operating systems at...

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Rumor: Nokia Lumia 929 Coming out Mid December

For months now, there have been leaks regarding a rumored Verizon exclusive device known as the Nokia Lumia 929. The rumor, in a nutshell is this: the 929 is everything the just-released Lumia 1520 has but in a more manageable 5-inch size. Many release dates have been discussed for the phone, but signs point to a more reliable date approaching soon.   So what makes me think that is one set for the December is true?  The fact that it's...

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Motorola’s Moto G Now Available for Pre-Order on Amazon.com

Google's Android answer to the Nokia Lumia 520 the Motorola Moto G is almost here and people are looking for a trustworthy place to pre-order it. If you are one of those people Amazon.com may be your answer.  They are currently on pre-order for $179.99 for the 8gb version or $199.99 for the 16Gb version. Those prices are for off contract and unlocked devices. Specs for the price range are excellent and will do the average just fine:...

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Jolla’s Sailfish OS Will be Able to Run on Android Devices

When Jolla first showed off its Sailfish OS, there was much excitement in the mobile tech community over the continuance of Nokia's discarded MeeGo OS. However that excitement faded quickly as it was announced that Jolla would not have the manpower to release its device to all the countries that wanted the product. According to Jolla's CEO Tomi Pienimäki that hope is back. In an interview done with Finnish site Talouselama,...

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In praise of the humble lanyard

Trends on mobile devices are a dime a dozen and are often shed for a more useful trends or simply a natural evolution of the smartphone. (I am looking at you flip phones.) However the one trend that left for simply cosmetic reasons is the humble lanyard. The questions remains why bring it back? Before you simply call me a big old geek, hear me out.  When the lanyard was popular on devices, think about how little they did and how much...

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