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iPhone, Android Lead Mobile Market While RIM Slips: comScore

December 31st, 2011

Google's Android OS leads in market share, followed by Apple's iOS, RIM, Microsoft and Symbian. Google's Android mobile operating platform continued to capture share in the smartphone market, according to new report from IT research firm comScore
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Gadgetbox – Siri (knockoff) out for Android phones

December 31st, 2011

It's being billed as "Siri, now for your Android device!" But it's not really Siri, and it's certainly not the same as Apple's intelligent voice-control feature, built into the iPhone 4S. Developer "Official App" has released the "Siri for Android" app,
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ComScore: Android up, RIM down, water wet — Engadget

December 31st, 2011

Stop us (oh, oh, oh stop us) if you've heard this one before, but in the world of cellphone market share: nothing's changed — or.
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Technolog – Report: Android dominates US smartphone market

December 31st, 2011

As 2011 ends, Google employees, especially those involved with Android, will probably be popping a few extra corks, given that it emerged victorious in the latest bout in an ongoing war with Apple's iOS for top smartphone platform.
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Damn It Google, Where Are My Magic Android Lightbulbs

December 31st, 2011

Dubbed Android@Home, the project aims to bake special hardware and software into a variety of gadgets, which will allow users to control these devices from their Android phones. Think alarm clocks that fade in with your favorite music,
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Android Community App of the Week: Android Pro Widgets | Android

December 31st, 2011

Every week we like to slow things down a little to highlight an app that's proven itself to be useful, fun, or just plain cool. There's plenty of new stuff.
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iOS probably had more device activations than Android on Christmas

December 31st, 2011

Flurry Analytics released its findings a few days ago for the number of collective iOS and Android activations made on Christmas Day this year. The statistics were impressive, but they didn't represent the accomplishments of each individual operating
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Android outperforms iPhone with GPS apps

December 31st, 2011
Although GPS on smartphones has improved, believe it or not when Consumer Reports tested the GPS apps, it's one area the iPhone didn't do as well as the Android. Navigation apps are getting better than ever, says Consumer Reports.
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iPhone Crushes Android at AT&T Corporate Stores in December

December 31st, 2011
Apple's iPhone outsold Android devices 7:8:1 at AT&T's corporate retail stores in December. A source inside the company told The Mac Observer that those stores moved some 981000 iPhones between December 1st and December 27th, and that the Apple device
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Fake, but 'official': Siri for Android invades the Android Market

December 31st, 2011

An "official" Siri app reached the Android Market earlier this week. Unfortunately, it was only official in that its developer is named "Official App." Fortunately, it was booted from the Android Market just was quickly as it entered it.
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