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Report: BlackBerry losing sales to Nokia Lumia devices in Australia, paints a bleak picture for the struggling Canadian manufacturer

Report: BlackBerry losing sales to Nokia Lumia devices in Australia, paints a bleak picture for the struggling Canadian manufacturer

Heading into the last quarter in 2013, it is becoming increasingly clear that Windows Phone is now solidifying itself as the third alternative for smartphones (see the latest IDC report). While sales are still miles behind iOS and Android, Windows Phone as a platform is finally being treated more equally by retailers and consumers. Part of that apparent victory, in typical Microsoft...

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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

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...

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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

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,...

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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

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...

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Windows Phone sales nearly double in the US passing RIM, according to Kantar Worldpanel

Windows Phone sales nearly double in the US passing RIM, according to Kantar Worldpanel

Looks like there may be some good news for Nokia and Windows Phone after all, at least according to Kantar Worldpanel who has been accumulating sales of smartphones for the last 12 weeks across the globe. The data suggests a strong increase in sales of Windows Phone in the United States where sales jumped from 1.9% in 2011 to 3.6% during the same time frame in 2012. What's more, that...

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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

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...

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