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BlackBerry Z10 is touted as innovative, but how does it fare against Nokia's Lumia 920

BlackBerry Z10 is touted as innovative, but how does it fare against Nokia's Lumia 920

Rich Edmonds 180

BlackBerry today unveiled its new family of smartphones, running BlackBerry 10. The Z10 (review) is arguably the flagship device, touted as new innovation and pushing the boundaries of mobile computing. We checked out the presentation today and kept a watchful eye on how everything was progressing. It's impressive to see how RIM (now BlackBerry) has turned things around, but how does...

Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Daniel Rubino 66

Another Monday, another questionable story about marketshare and smartphones is making its way around the tech blogs. This one centers on data collected by StatCounter, a site that collects data usage on browsing habits. They claim to gather data on more than 3 million websites and 15 billion page views per month, making them one of the largest aggregating companies around. Recently,...

Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Rich Edmonds 46

Windows Phone has been growing at a steady rate, mainly down to advertising campaigns and brand pushes from Nokia with its Lumia family of smartphones. According to data released today by IDC, the platform has been sporting a year-on-year growth increase of 115% - not bad, eh? IDC also notes that the OS has been closing the gap between itself and Blackberry in the last quarter in the...

Microsoft Surface and RIM BlackBerry Windows Phone 8 concepts that will probably never come to be

Microsoft Surface and RIM BlackBerry Windows Phone 8 concepts that will probably never come to be

Rich Edmonds 44

Could Microsoft make a Surface Phone? Not likely We've re-published a number of concepts in the past when it came to guessing what designs Nokia had up their sleeves for Windows Phone, or how Windows 8 tablets could look like. Fortunately for consumers, Microsoft decided to smash the latter and unveil their Surface range of Windows 8 tablets to compete with the iPad and Android...

Nokia files patent lawsuits against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic in the US and Germany

Nokia files patent lawsuits against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic in the US and Germany

Rich Edmonds 25

The Finnish manufacturer has announced in a press release today that they have filed patent lawsuits and will be taking on HTC, RIM and Viewsonic. Nokia has filed the patent claims in the U.S. and Germany, alleging that products from the three manufacturers infringe a number of owned patents. Louise Pentland, chief legal officer at Nokia, had the following to comment on the situation...