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Amazon's Appstore is Coming to BlackBerry

Amazon's Appstore is Coming to BlackBerry | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Blackberry announced Wednesday it would be brining Amazon's Appstore, which includes more than 200,000 Android apps, to its platform.
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Smartphone Market Leaders, Samsung And Apple, Both Lost Share In Q1, Says Analyst

Smartphone Market Leaders, Samsung And Apple, Both Lost Share In Q1, Says Analyst | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it

Strategy Analytics has put out its latest smartphone market figures for Q1, and the market watcher has Samsung and Apple both losing share in the quarter.

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Android now has 52.2% of the U.S. smartphone market

Android now has 52.2% of the U.S. smartphone market | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
As the calendar turned to December and we gazed upon a new month, we also anxiously awaited the latest information from comScore.
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Apple sells 9 million iPhones over launch weekend

Apple sells 9 million iPhones over launch weekend | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Apple sold a record nine million of its latest iPhones in their first three days in stores, selling out of the initial supplies of the more expensive model.
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Apple iPhone 5s and 5c: everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c: everything you need to know | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two...
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There will never be another Nokia smartphone

There will never be another Nokia smartphone | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
The Nokia brand name, one of the most storied marks in mobile, will never grace another smartphone.
Under the terms of Microsoft's $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices and services...
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How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata | TechCrunch

How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata | TechCrunch | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Sony's first go at the smartwatch mostly went unnoticed – a lot of people, myself included, had to be reminded of its existence when the Pebble made big waves for its huge Kickstarter funding success.
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Instagram video vs Vine: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint

Instagram video vs Vine: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Facebook-owned Instagram has introduced a new video feature with 15-second videos, editing functionality, filters and image stabilization. Such bells
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Android Took 64% Of All Smartphone Sales Globally In Q1; Windows Phone Continues Modest Gains, Says Kantar | TechCrunch

Android Took 64% Of All Smartphone Sales Globally In Q1; Windows Phone Continues Modest Gains, Says Kantar | TechCrunch | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Google's mobile OS Android continues to power ahead as the world's most popular smartphone platform, according to figures out today from Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, the WPP-owned market research company that tracks sales of handsets across key...
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Apple - Press Info - Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

Apple - Press Info - Apple Reports Second Quarter Results | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
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Facebook Home And The Promise Of Android | TechCrunch

Facebook Home And The Promise Of Android | TechCrunch | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
If you're an iPhone user, you might be feeling a little left behind, because Facebook launched an application called Facebook Home, touted by CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the "next version of Facebook." In fact, you might be feeling this way if you're an...
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HTC Posts Record-Low Profit After Latest Smartphone Delayed

HTC Posts Record-Low Profit After Latest Smartphone Delayed | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
HTC Corp., Taiwan’s largest smartphone maker, posted its lowest quarterly profit on record after the delay of a new flagship phone caused revenue to miss the company’s target.
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Amazon unveils Fire Phone with eye-tracking tech

Amazon unveils Fire Phone with eye-tracking tech | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
The day has finally come for Amazon to enter the smartphone market, and the Fire Phone is now official.
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A smart form for the smartphone?

A smart form for the smartphone? | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
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Galaxy Round: Samsung unveils world's first curved screen smartphone - Telegraph

Galaxy Round: Samsung unveils world's first curved screen smartphone - Telegraph | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics has become the first manufacturer to unveil a smartphone with a curved screen.
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Blackberry to cut 4,500 global jobs

Blackberry to cut 4,500 global jobs | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Shares in smartphone maker Blackberry plunge 17% as the company announces thousands of job losses and issues a profits warning.
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Summary: Apple unveils iPhone 5s and 5c, announces ship date for iOS 7 | Macworld

Summary: Apple unveils iPhone 5s and 5c, announces ship date for iOS 7 | Macworld | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
The rumor mill got most of Tuesday's announcements right: Two new iPhones and a ship-date for iOS 7.
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ZTE Open - First Firefox O.S based Smartphone - Quill Share | Share your Views

ZTE Open - First Firefox O.S based Smartphone - Quill Share | Share your Views | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Mozilla on Monday announced the launch of 2 new Smartphones running on the Firefox O.S, the ZTE Open and the Alcatel One Touch Fire.
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Post-process: why the smartphone camera changed photography forever

Post-process: why the smartphone camera changed photography forever | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
I am a professional commercial photographer. I have been for the last 25 years.

Throughout most of my career, I’ve had a hard time taking personal pictures — and for years I thought that...
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iOS 7 vs iOS 6 - Side By Side Visual Comparison [IMAGES] | Redmond Pie

iOS 7 vs iOS 6 - Side By Side Visual Comparison [IMAGES] | Redmond Pie | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
So, after much deliberation, rumor, concept and a little bit more rumor, Apple has finally shown the world what exactly Jony Ive's vision of software design is with the introduction of iOS 7.
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Good to get a look at the side by side comparison of iOS 6 and iOS 7

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Chat app messages 'overtake texts'

Chat app messages 'overtake texts' | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Instant messaging on chat apps, such as WhatsApp, has overtaken the traditional SMS text message for the first time, research firm Informa says.
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IDC: smartphones outsell feature phones for the first time ever

IDC: smartphones outsell feature phones for the first time ever | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Research firm IDC is sharing its most recent smartphone sales data, numbers that show big gains for the top manufacturers from Korea and China, but only a modest jump for Apple. The market itself...
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The Photography Experience

The Photography Experience | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it

“Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.” – Ansel Adams, Photographer

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Read my blog post about the threat of smartphone photography on the photography industry, and potential future opportunities

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Facebook phone unveiled as HTC First with Facebook Home, available 12 April on AT&T US, EE coming soon - Pocket-lint

Facebook phone unveiled as HTC First with Facebook Home, available 12 April on AT&T US, EE coming soon - Pocket-lint | Smartphone Trends | Scoop.it
Facebook has officially announced the HTC First "Facebook Phone" at a media event at its headquarters in San Francisco.
Peter Chou, HTC's chief executive
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