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Topic: RIM

Gartner: Apple's iOS lost smartphone share to Android in Q3 2011

11/15/2011, 10:11 am

With a limited number of iPhone models taking on a plethora of Android-powered handsets from multiple manufacturers, Apple's iOS actually lost market share in the worldwide smartphone market last quarter despite growing sales, according to the latest sales data from Gartner.

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'BlackBerry London' photo claims to show RIM's first BBX OS phone

11/15/2011, 09:11 am

A new photo allegedly shows Research in Motion's next-generation touchscreen BlackBerry device powered by its new BBX operating system.

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Twitter sees 40% of photos from iOS as Photos app becomes 7th largest client

11/10/2011, 08:11 pm

Apple's handheld devices now account for more than 39% of the photos being posted on Twitter's social networking service, with Twitter-integrated built-in apps helping iOS 5 become one of its top 10 sharing clients.

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RIM suffers another BlackBerry outage as Google plans to ax Gmail app

11/09/2011, 08:11 pm

Research in Motion has seen its second BlackBerry service problem in a month, while Google plans to pull its popular Gmail app for the platform.

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Adobe confirms it will no longer develop Flash for mobile browsers

11/09/2011, 10:11 am

Adobe on Wednesday confirmed that it will no longer develop its Flash Player for mobile platforms like Android, and will instead pour its efforts into creating Adobe AIR applications for native storefronts like Apple's iOS App Store.

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Apple the only phone maker to show US subscriber growth since June

11/04/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple was the only top-5 phone manufacturer to grow its slice of the U.S. mobile subscriber market during the third quarter while its share rose above 10% for the first time, according to a new report.

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Apple remains top US smartphone maker as iPhone holds 28% share

11/03/2011, 09:11 am

With the iPhone representing 28 percent of smartphones in the U.S., Apple is still the No. 1 domestic smartphone manufacturer, according to the latest data from Nielsen.

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BlackBerry, Android secondhand trade-ins spike at iPhone 4S launch

10/26/2011, 05:10 pm

A popular site for selling second hand smartphones has reported an 80 percent increase in used BlackBerry phones and a 72 percent increase in Android trade-ins during the launch week of Apple's iPhone 4S.

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Apple's iPhone remains top device for mobile ad impressions

10/25/2011, 07:10 am

New data shows the iPhone and iPad ranked first in various mobile advertising statistics for the third quarter of 2011, though Apple's iOS had a 28 percent total share of mobile ad impressions -- or half of the 56 percent seen by Android devices.

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RIM apologizes for BlackBerry downtime with $100 worth of free apps

10/17/2011, 07:10 pm

Research in Motion is offering BlackBerry owners $100 worth of free apps and one month of free technical support on top of formally apologizing for last week’s extended downtime that affected its mobile services both locally and aboard.

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Apple, Google gain in US smartphone share as RIM, Microsoft continue slide

10/05/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple's iPhone continues to gain market share in the U.S., now representing 27.3 percent of handsets, while competitors RIM, Microsoft and Nokia continue to slip.

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Nielsen: Apple's iOS holds at 28% in US as Android rises to 43% smartphone share

09/26/2011, 02:09 pm

Android's market share gains in the U.S. continue to come at the expense of its competitors, except for Apple, which held steady at 28 percent despite the lack of a new iPhone model, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

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Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.

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Apple's iPhone has 89% retention rate, next nearest hardware is HTC at 39%

09/22/2011, 11:09 am

A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.

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Apple's iPhone 5 expected to 'steamroll' RIM's BlackBerry 7 phones

09/16/2011, 10:09 am

Following a poor earnings report this week, Research in Motion's woes are expected to continue with the impending launch of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone.

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Apple seen in 'no rush' to release iPad 3 as competitors struggle

09/16/2011, 08:09 am

Apple reportedly has prototypes for its third-generation iPad already circling in its supply chain, but no new model is expected to arrive this year as a true second-place tablet has yet to emerge.

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RIM ships 10.6 million BlackBerry phones, just 200,000 PlayBooks

09/15/2011, 06:09 pm

Research in Motion reported disappointing earnings for its most recent quarter, announcing that profits has slipped 47 percent while it shipped just 10.6 million smartphones only 200,000 PlayBook tablets.

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Apple forecast to lead 2011 smartphone shipments with 86.4M iPhones

09/06/2011, 08:09 am

Apple is projected to lead all smartphone shipments at the conclusion of 2011 with 86.4 million units, an 82 percent increase from 2010.

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Openwave sues Apple over iPhone, iPad mobile connectivity

08/31/2011, 02:08 pm

Openwave Systems has accused Apple in a new lawsuit of violating patents related to mobile device connectivity with its iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple continues to gain US smartphone share as iOS hits 27%

08/30/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple's stateside share of the smartphone market continued to grow last quarter, with the iPhone representing 27 percent of the domestic mobile operating system market.

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