Samsung and Apple to kick Nokia in place No3 analysts say

Nokia is having problems, we all know that and CEO, Stephen Elop, acknowledged the burning platform the Finns are sitting on. Things seems to be worse than just a burning platform, according to analysts. Reuters is running a story claiming that Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will become the world's largest smartphone maker this quarter, overtaking struggling Nokia which has lead the market since 1996. That's what Nomura analysts said on...

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Nano Panda Android Game, free or paid is still addictive

Get ready for some lost productivity hours right after you start playing Nano Panda on your favorite Android phone. The game is available in two flavors, paid and free as in no-money-only ads. Nano Panda is a fluffy puzzle game with plenty of creative physics challenges for your phone's GPU and your brains. Explore electromagnetism and gravity with a sweet cartoony visual style, cute characters (even the bad guys) and a catchy...

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Microsoft delays NoDo Windows Phone 7 update

You heard that right, Microsoft's much anticipated copy&paste NoDo update expected for early March 2011 is now officially delayed. As Eric Hautala points out, "But I believe it’s important that we learn all we can from the February update. So I’ve decided to take some extra time to ensure the update process meets our standards, your standards, and the standards of our partners. As a result, our plan is to start delivering the...

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Global mobile OS market share, the winners no one talks about

The fine folks at icrossing.co.uk put together some interesting data for the Global mobile OS market share. In February 2011 Apple is the No1 smartphone maker in US with 35% market share followed by BlackBerry with 28% market share and Android with 27% market share. At the same time, Nokia is No1 in Brazil with 47% market share with Samsung at the second place with 21% market share. Nokia owns the Chinese market too, with 59% market...

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Nokia X1-00 music phone for the masses

Today Nokia launches the new Nokia X1-00, a music phone made specifically for the masses. Don't expect any great or high end features here. The Nokia X1-00 spots a huge speaker at the back of the phone, which Nokia rates at 106phon (a phon is a measure of perceived loudness – 106 of them is enough to rattle your window frames, apparently). Nokia X1-00 comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, support for microSD memory cards up to 16GB, FM radio...

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