Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
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Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.
The Windows Phone personal assistant is now available in four new countries, with European jokes and football data onboard.
Over the past few years Apple has watched its smartphone market share decline in the face of pressure from big, cheap Android smartphones. But the iPhone 6 could change that as consumers flock to the 4G capability and larger display.
Researchers are warning genuine apps can be easily replaced with fake apps, which can be used to vacuum up a smartphone user's entire store of data.
According to recent data, of the 174 million smartphones owned in the US in the month of September, nearly 42 percent of them were Apple iPhones.
After its dismal quarterly results, the Japanese electronics company will no longer make smartphones specifically for Chinese consumers, but is expected to continue peddling its wares in the world's largest smartphone market.
Nokia's working on a new technology that could curb the amount of data idle apps use, and so make smartphone batteries last longer.
The Indian Air Force is the latest party to react to allegations against Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi regarding the transfer of International user data to Beijing.
Microsoft joins a push towards ARM servers that have been building up for years.
Low-cost, Chinese-branded smartphones are dominating the Southeast Asia market and driving a spike in smartphone sales.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
There are some outstanding smartphones available for the business user and in this article Matthew Miller identifies the best ones running iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.
Wireless providers in the United States make it easy to pay more than you should for a smartphone and an accompanying data plan. Here are eight questions you can ask (and answer) to make sure you get the best possible deal.
To paraphrase Mark Twain: There are lies, damned lies, and smartphone prices. Every review I've read of the new iPhone 6 this week says the price starts at $199. That's not true. The total prices that buyers pay for smartphones on two-year contracts from American carriers will shock you.
New research foresees BlackBerry falling behind Windows Phone, but Android and iOS remain the dominant platforms in a consumer-oriented smartphone market.
HTC just released a Windows Phone version of its flagship smartphone. It is not an easy choice to make.
Over the course of five articles, David Gewirtz has explored Windows Phone and its place in the smartphone market. In this article, his final in the series, he shares his final conclusions. Is Windows Phone a strike out or a home run? Read the article to find out.
As far as I can see, the future of Windows Phone is that it will eventually be replaced by Android. In fact – and I don't make bold predictions lightly – I can't see a future where Microsoft doesn't pull the plug on Windows Phone in the next few years and switch to Android.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
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