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Topic: Research in Motion

RIM: Problems with 7-inch tablets only exist in Apple's 'distortion field'

10/19/2010, 05:10 pm

Responding to Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs' claims that a touchscreen tablet with a 7-inch screen is too small to use, a co-CEO of Research in Motion said the comments do not apply to users "who live outside of Apple's distortion field."

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Nielsen: Android overtakes Apple's iOS in latest US smartphone sales

10/05/2010, 02:10 pm

New sales data from Nielsen shows that Google's Android mobile operating system was the top-selling platform in recent months, ahead of Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone.

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Google Android closes gap with Apple iPhone in consumer interest

09/30/2010, 03:09 pm

A new survey of prospective smartphone buyers has found that hype from the iPhone 4 has died down, and Apple's smartphone is only slightly more preferable to consumers than devices running Google Android.

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Ad requests from Apple's iPad see 76% month-over-month increase

09/28/2010, 09:09 am

The continued growth in popularity of the iPad is represented in the latest data from ad firm Millennial Media, which found that iPad ad requests grew 76 percent month over month.

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RIM unveils 7-inch 'PlayBook' tablet set to launch in early 2011

09/27/2010, 05:09 pm

Research in Motion on Monday announced the "PlayBook," a 7-inch multi-touch tablet that represents the smartphone maker's first attempt to take on Apple's highly successful iPad.

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Apple's iOS holds strong as Android's enterprise presence surges

09/22/2010, 03:09 pm

While Google's Android mobile operating system has seen a fivefold increase in availability in the corporate market over the last nine months, Apple's presence with iOS has held strong and still nearly doubles that of Android.

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Apple projected to ship 130M iOS devices in 2014 as Android hits 259M

09/10/2010, 11:09 am

Apple is projected to sell 130 million iOS-based mobile devices per year by 2014, but both Google Android and Nokia Symbian are expected to each double that amount, according to Gartner.

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Android-based smartphone shipments leapfrog Apple's iPhone

08/12/2010, 11:08 am

Shipments of smartphones running Google's Android operating system outpaced iPhones for the first time during the second quarter of the year, as sales of all integrated mobile devices worldwide rose more than 50% to 61.6 million units.

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Online dating service finds iPhone owners have more sex partners

08/11/2010, 10:08 am

Owners of Apple's iPhone on average have more sex partners by age 30 than those who own other handsets, and the iPhone takes more attractive photos than competing smartphones, a survey of users of an online dating service has found.

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Saudi Arabia announces it will block BlackBerry service Friday

08/03/2010, 11:08 pm

Saudi Arabia, citing security concerns, revealed Tuesday its intention to block some of Research in Motion's BlackBerry services beginning Friday.

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RIM attempts to create Apple-like buzz with BlackBerry Torch event

08/03/2010, 11:08 am

In an uncharacteristic move, Research in Motion held a media event Tuesday in New York City to generate buzz for its new BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone, an AT&T handset with a multi-touch screen and slide-out keyboard.

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RIM plans to counter Apple's iPad with 'Blackpad' in November

07/30/2010, 03:07 pm

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion plans to enter the touchscreen tablet market and compete with Apple's iPad this November, when it will release the "Blackpad."

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Adobe ships Flash 10.1 to mobile device makers

06/22/2010, 02:06 pm

Adobe on Tuesday announced the release of Flash Player 10.1 for Mobile, pitching it as "the first release that brings the full Web across desktops and devices."

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56% of developers support Apple's iOS, 90% are single-platform

06/18/2010, 02:06 pm

The iOS mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad remains the dominant platform for developers, most of which write exclusively for Apple's devices.

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Apple's iPhone market share three times greater than Android in US

06/06/2010, 10:06 am

A new survey of U.S. smartphone owners found that 28 percent use a device running the iPhone OS, compared with just 9 percent on Google's Android mobile operating system.

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AT&T data changes seen as benefit for BlackBerry over iPhone

06/02/2010, 09:06 pm

AT&T's removal of unlimited data plans for new iPhone customers hurts Apple's iPhone, despite the lower prices, and helps competitor Research in Motion's line of BlackBerry handsets, one prominent analyst believes.

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Apple iPhone Web marketshare outgrows Google Android in May

06/01/2010, 12:06 pm

Despite a larger variety of devices running the Google Android operating system available on the market, Apple's iPhone operating system still outgained its rival in terms of Web presence in the month of May.

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Gartner: Apple's record quarter made it world's No. 7 cell phone maker

05/19/2010, 11:05 am

New data released Wednesday by research firm Gartner shows Apple as the No. 7 overall worldwide cell phone maker, with a total 2.7 percent market share.

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International bank switches from BlackBerry to Apple iPhone

05/17/2010, 11:05 am

Standard Chartered, a British bank with nearly 75,000 employees in more than 70 countries, has switched its standard corporate communications device from RIM's BlackBerry to Apple's iPhone.

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Apple edges Motorola with 3% global cell phone market share

05/17/2010, 09:05 am

Apple moved ahead of rival Motorola in unit sales in the first quarter of 2010, with the iPhone taking a 3 percent share of the total cell phone market.

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