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Samsung Departs from Symbian

October 1st, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Symbian | No Comments »

Following in SonyEricsson’s footsteps, Samsung also announced to stop using Symbian for its smartphones. Samsung will focus on Android, Windows Phone 7 and of course its own Bada OS.

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Informa: 0.5 Billion Android Users in 2015

September 29th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: Symbian, Research & Stats | No Comments »

Android’s growth seems unstoppable if we have to believe Informa. The analyst expects half a billion people will be using Android powered phones by 2015.

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SonyEricsson Drops Symbian Support

September 27th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: AndroidOS, Platforms: Symbian, Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

It seems Nokia will be the only European company to support Symbian the coming time as SonyEricsson announced that it has chosen Android above the good old Symbian platform.

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Ovi, The Numbers and The Future

September 14th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: J2me, Platforms: QT, Platforms: Symbian, Platforms: WRT | 2 Comments »

Ovi pushes out 2 million downloads a day. 90% of the Ovi visitors actually find something they want to download and 85% of the traffic is returning traffic. Carrier billing is the most popular billing method.

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Gartner: Android to be Leading in Four Years

September 12th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

According to a study from Gartner, Android keeps picking up speed and with the current growth, it is likely to outnumber Apple’s iOS based devices in North America by the end of the current year.

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Vodafone Iceland Selects Selatra for Games and Apps

August 23rd, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Distribution | No Comments »

Though Selatra has been silent for a long time, the aggregator seems to have been working out a sweet deal with Vodafone Iceland that puts them in charge of games and apps.

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Symbian Sells 298.000 S60 Phones a Day

August 9th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Symbian | No Comments »

Thought 200.000 new Androids a day is a lot? Symbian says they are still miles ahead of Google as Symbian sees 298.000 new S60 based smartphones being activated every single day.

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ABI Research: Symbian and Android Will Grow Fastest

August 6th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

According to ABI Research, Symbian and Android will be the fastest growing mobile operating systems over the coming years. Growth will mainly come from developing countries.

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SE: Symbian or WinMo, One Has to Go

July 19th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Smartphones & Tablets | No Comments »

During the presentation of their Q2 financial results, Bert Nordberg showed his enthusiasm about the success of the Android platform in SonyEricsson’s portfolio. The company is less satisfied with Windows Mobile and Symbian.

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Symbian Botnet Uncovered

July 9th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Analysis & Editorial, Platforms: Symbian | No Comments »

Though mobile phones have never been a real target for hackers, a security agent from NetQin claims to have uncovered a Symbian based botnet consisting of 100.000 mobile phones.

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