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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.