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 […]

Game changing tablet & mobile at HP

Palm’s Foleo appeared to be a misguided attempt to add value to PalmOS phones. It had an ARM CPU, instant on capability, and ran a custom version of linux. The offering was canceled just shortly before it would have become available. Looking back on this effort now, it has some similarity to the expected Android […]

HP entering the mobile arena, acquired Palm

“Palm’s innovative operating system provides an ideal platform to expand HP’s mobility strategy and create a unique HP experience spanning multiple mobile connected devices” — said Todd Bradley, executive vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP — “The smartphone market is large, profitable and rapidly growing, and companies that can provide an integrated device and experience […]

Mobile Apps cross-platform development challenge: PhoneGap vs. Titanium vs. Rhodes

What is the best cross-platform mobile framework out there? Let’s take a look at the main three competitors. First of all, cross-platform compatibility is all about compromising on the native look, feel and features of devices. Therefore, if you’re looking into creating a 3D game or an interactive, multimedia, animated app, you’re looking in the […]

AT&T plans for 2010: Android and Palm OS devices, App Store for non-smartphones

AT&T plans to launch its first five Android-based handsets in the first half of 2010, two WebOS devices, and a new mobile application platform for non-smartphones. The devices include a Motorola smartphone powered by MOTOBLUR, its social networking software; Dell’s first smartphone, the Mini 3 — an AT&T exclusive; and a new HTC handset also […]