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Latest comScore rankings show Android has U.S. smartphone market in its pocket
November 7, 2014 | 2:30 pm

comScore_IncThe latest U.S. smartphone market rankings report from mobile comms metrics outfit comScore, Inc., covering September 2014, shows Android in the lead as the dominant smartphone platform "with 52.1 percent platform market share." Apple, meanwhile, remained "the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.7 percent OEM market share." This is off a base of 174 million people in the U.S. owning smartphones, or 72 percent total mobile market penetration, over the July-September 2014 period. Android's market share has if anything very slightly increased since comScore's last set of numbers, from June 2014, rising 0.2 percent from 51.9 percent. it. Apple's OEM market share meanwhile, is...

Where are you spending your tech dollars this holiday season?
November 5, 2012 | 12:15 pm

Back in early October, I wrote about the coin jar my Beloved and I keep, which we cash in at the end of the year to buy ourselves a holiday present. Well, now the end of the year is approaching, and I have the fun task of deciding where to spend my share. He estimates we'll have $300—$400 each to spend on the gadgets of our choosing. Here's what my thoughts are about where to spend mine. (And by the way, I welcome your comments on any of my choices—or suggestions for stuff I haven't considered. And I'd love to hear what...

Apple iPhone 5 pre-order demand has exceeded the initial supply
September 17, 2012 | 10:52 am

Following up on the recent “blown away” comment from Apple, we finally have have some solid sales numbers. We've also got some potentially bad news: Apple has announced that the iPhone 5 pre-orders have topped two million. And just to clarify that point, that was more than two million in the first 24 hours. Incidentally, this tops what we saw with the launch of every previous iPhone. In fact, it has doubled the previous record, which was held by the iPhone 4S, of one million in 24 hours. All of this sounds really good for Apple, but the recent press release did give us...

Apple iPhone 5 officially announced, launching on September 21st with pre-orders from the 14th
September 12, 2012 | 2:55 pm

Image courtesy: As was expected to happen today, Apple has officially announced the iPhone 5. And just to clarify, it seems that most of the rumors surrounding today's press event, and the various announcements Apple was expected to make, were true. To begin with, the iPhone 5 has a larger display. The display measures in at four inches and is Retina. But perhaps more to the point, the larger display means users will be able to get a fifth row of apps. The iPhone 5 will also be an LTE device. More specifically, an LTE and DC-HSDPA device with a single-radio solution. Some... searches spill the beans on what will be announced later today
September 12, 2012 | 11:51 am

By Robert Nelson | for Gadget Tell In what confirms some of the rampant rumors, the website has revealed some of what will be unveiled later today. The results were first discovered by the folks over at 9to5Mac, however they are easy enough to replicate on your own (at least at the moment). A search for terms such as “iphone 5″ or “iphone-5″ will return results of links. The links will not take you to any publicly available page, but the URLs say what needs to be said. Well, at least for now. Anyway, without further ado, the results seem to have confirmed an LTE...

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