RIM vs. Android vs. iPhone: Q3/2010 sales, market share, desirability percentages emerge from recent studies by comScore, Nielsen and Gartner

Nathan Becker from the Dow Jones Newswires reports that for the three-month period ended in October, Blackberry-maker RIM again had the biggest market share at 35.8%, according to comScore Inc. But that was down 3.5 percentage points from the prior three-month period. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone operating system remained at No. 2, gaining 0.8 point to […]

Intel Moblin + Nokia Maemo = MeeGo

Intel’s Mobilin and Nokia’s Maemo, two Linux-based mobile operating systems, will be merged into one platform. Intel and Nokia said the MeeGo platform will extend beyond smartphones and will be flexible enough to scale to larger devices like full-fledged computers or in-car systems. The first devices running MeeGo, including a new phone from Nokia, are […]

Nokia, Apple iPhone and RIM are the real players in the smartphones market

Apple’s iPhone held onto a 13.7% share of global smartphone unit sales in Q2 2009, outpacing Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, which now claims just 9% of the market, according to Canalys. Canalys specialises in delivering high quality market data, analysis and advice to the world’s leading technology vendors. The results of their research can be summarized […]