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Back in Stylus: Is the ‘Phablet’ Smartphone/Tablet Hybrid Poised To Reign in 2013?

Written on
January 3rd 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

It’s time to break out the stylus . . . again. As with any technology, hardware and software advances progress in a circular fashion, yet still manage to leap forward due to innovation with the introduction of new features. Tablet computers are the new normal these days, with Microsoft announcing ... more...

Tablet App Development: One for All, Not One by One

Written on
October 25th 2011
Author
Tamir Strauss

ADOTAS – Since the launch of the original iPad around two years ago, numerous manufacturers have entered the tablet market, mostly with fairly limited success. Various reports have highlighted that Apple currently commands around 80% of all tablet sales and Apple’s Q2 results saw the iPad overtake the Mac revenue ... more...

Android Is the Mobile OS of the U.S. Masses

Written on
July 29th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Sigh, I remember when Android was a just a tiny blip on the smartphone scene, while RIM’s Blackberry dominated the landscape… November 2009 seems like a lifetime ago. According to the latest data from Nielsen, Google’s Android operating system is now running on 39% of all the smartphones in ... more...

Android Hops Past iPhone in Subscribers

Written on
January 6th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – This is kind of surprising news, especially after Verizon sales data suggested that Android devices couldn’t compete with the iPhone: comScore notes that in November the number of Android subscribers stole past the number of iPhone subscribers for the first time. Of 61.5 million smartphone users, 26% are on an ... more...

Android and iOS Neck and Neck in Mobile Impression Share

Written on
November 18th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – It’s becoming quite an exciting horse race between the Android and iOS mobile operating systems on many fronts, but it’s really heated up in mobile ad impressions served as Millennial Mobile notes the two are now running neck and neck on its network. Android and iOS devices both took ... more...

Apple Topples RIM in Global Smartphone Sales

Written on
October 22nd 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – During Apple’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings call on Monday, CEO Steve Jobs gloated that the company hod sold 14.1 million iPhones in the last quarter compared to RIM selling 12.1 million BlackBerrys. “We’ve now passed RIM, and I don’t see them catching up with us in the foreseeable ... more...

RIM’s App World to Enter Cellmania

Written on
August 25th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Though it’s brightest Torch hath been doused in cold water, BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion isn’t throwing in the smartphone towel yet — and why should it when 35% of smartphone users are hooked up via BlackBerrys? Far smarter, RIM is using acquisitions to boost its App World app ... more...

BlackBerry Torch Doused With Cold Water

Written on
August 17th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Although Google and Apple tend to get the most attention in the ongoing smartphone market share rivalry, Nielsen noted that Research in Motion’s BlackBerry still beat both systems in new subscribers and total share. However, both statistics have been on the decline since 2009, something RIM was hoping ... more...

Android Ad Requests Rocket on Millennial

Written on
May 20th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – “You know, I know, Google I/O!” That’s my little Google I/O 2010 cheer — I even have a dance with pom-pom action that will blow your programming mind. Google has shoved a lot into the I/O conference, but mobile maniacs are most excited about the release of Android 2.2, ... more...

Apple Of My Eye…and OS

Written on
January 8th 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — Apple might be dealing awkwardly with Steve Jobs’ illness, but its products continue to shine. IPod Touch traffic saw a large growth in Decemeber as well as with its smartphone operating system market share, according to AdMob.  The iPod Touch is now the number 2 device in the AdMob Network with ... more...