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Android powers over 51% of smartphones, continues growing

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Nielsen has published a report on U.S. smartphones and their operating system. Of course, Android is in the lead, running on 51.8% of all smartphones. iOS came in second with 34.8%, which is a 17.5% difference between the two. It's interesting that Android and iOS combined make up for over 85% of the entire smartphone market, as RIM and "others" come in at a cool 14%

Amazon Working on a Smartphone?

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We have heard many rumors till now about Amazon working on their own phone to compete with Android and iOS devices. If we have learned nothing else with Amazons release of the Kindle Fire we know that the company can push a product better than even Apple when it comes to economy and learning curve.

SANDISK introduces world’s fastest memory card for smartphones and tablets

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  • Loads apps faster, transfers files quicker and improves overall system responsiveness with up to 95MB/sec read and up to 90MB/sec write speeds (1)
  • Ideal for users running multiple apps such as mobile games, email, photo capture and Full-HD (2) video recording
  • Mobile phones will capture 525 billion images in 2012 and nearly one third of all video footage in 2014, according to IDC

ABI Research: Samsung, Apple rake in 90 percent of smartphone profits

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Samsung and Apple are responsible for 90 percent of smartphone profits, according to new findings out of ABI Research. Collectively capturing more than half (55 percent) of the market, the two companies seem to be running away with our smartphone monies. Whereas Apple is still the leader in profitability, Samsung now leads all with 43 million smartphones shipped in the first quarter.

Garmin Smartphone Link Connects Your Nüvi To Your Android Device To Provide Live Traffic Info, Help Find Your Parking Space

thumbGarmin International, the world leader in satellite navigation, has announced Smartphone Link for Android, an app which allows your Android-powered device to communicate seamlessly with your nüvi via Bluetooth, enabling live traffic information, traffic cam images, weather info and fuel prices to be displayed quickly and easily.

Over 700,000 Android Devices Being Activated Every Day

andyIntrepid Google+ user and Android head Andy Rubin mentioned yesterday that there are now over 700,000 Android devices being activated every day.

Wow.

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