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Topic: Symbian

February mobile device traffic up 193%, led by Apple iPhone

03/25/2010, 11:03 am

Fueled by strong growth of both the iPhone and Android platforms and heavy application use on both mobile devices, mobile traffic increased 193 percent year-over-year in February.

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Gartner: Apple's iPhone was No. 3 worldwide smartphone in 2009

02/23/2010, 09:02 am

After more than doubling its total sales from a year prior, the iPhone platform was catapulted into third place in global smartphone sales in 2009, with Apple shipping 24.9 million handsets.

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Multi-phone Android platform seen overtaking iPhone by 2012

10/08/2009, 08:10 am

Due to its presence on multiple manufacturers' devices, Android will overtake Apple's iPhone in terms of market share by 2012, an analyst has predicted.

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Flash coming to most smartphones, but not Apple's iPhone

10/05/2009, 09:10 am

Adobe on Monday announced partnerships with numerous handset operating system makers, including Research in Motion, Nokia, Palm, Google and Microsoft, to bring Flash Player 10.1 to smartphones. Absent from the list: Apple.

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Nokia hopes to fight off Apple iPhone gains with Linux

08/26/2009, 04:08 pm

Even though Nokia's Symbian mobile operating system commands the lion's share of the worldwide smartphone market, the world's largest handset maker is looking to Linux to take on the iPhone.

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Apple leads international smartphone market growth

08/12/2009, 09:08 am

Sales of iPhones increased more than sixfold during the second quarter of 2009, helping Apple maintain its ranking as the third largest smartphone maker worldwide, according to a new report.

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End users, developers seen flocking to iPhone apps on wide scale

04/21/2009, 06:04 pm

A mobile analytics firm has published new findings which show the iPhone taking the majority of the app market -- especially when it comes to the sheer number of users.

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Apple iPhone controls over 66% of all mobile web use

03/01/2009, 11:03 pm

In its first detailed look at web market share for cellphones, a research firm has found that Apple's iPhone represents a staggering 66.61 percent of mobile traffic while its competitors have only just gained a foothold.

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Hacking contest to test iPhone's security

02/26/2009, 06:02 pm

After being humbled last year at the high-profile CanSecWest security conference, Apple faces further scrutiny as the same event organizers not only plan to test the Mac's defenses but, for the first time, the iPhone's as well.

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Apple rumored allowing real background apps on iPhone

02/03/2009, 07:02 pm

After leaving its once-touted background push data feature by the wayside, Apple is now reportedly mulling an option that would let iPhone apps run third-party background processes and give the phone true app multitasking.

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Nokia leans on new N97 as best hope for an iPhone rival

12/02/2008, 06:12 pm

At a special event in Spain, Nokia has revealed the N97, which is just the second touchscreen phone in company history -- and potentially the company's one real chance at reversing market share losses to Apple's iPhone.

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iPhone tops business rankings, steals Nokia market share

11/06/2008, 06:11 pm

Often labeled the outsider in the corporate world, Apple's iPhone has already reached the top of J.D. Power's satisfaction ranks for business smartphones -- and is simultaneously the second-largest smartphone maker in the world.

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Nokia answers iPhone's blows with its first touchscreen phone

10/02/2008, 07:10 pm

After more than a year without a direct competitor to the iPhone, Nokia on Thursday fired back with a phone that it hopes will better Apple's now widespread device -- albeit with a delayed launch and a few other catches.

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Apple tackles iPhone background app limits with push service

06/09/2008, 07:06 pm

Addressing one of the most outstanding complaints regarding feature limitations in third-party iPhone applications, Apple on Monday said it has developed a push notification service that will feed programs with data even when technically shut down.

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