250k downloads for AOL’s Android music app
At SXSW last month, AOL launched a new music app for Android smartphones called Play. Now the company says it has been downloaded 250,000 times in its first three weeks...
April 6, 2011
Windows Phone 7 update will include multitasking
In a mobile World Congress keynote yesterday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a key Windows Phone 7 update due later this year which will include multitasking, simultaneous game play with Xbox and the addition of the...
February 15, 2011
7digital powers music hub on new Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone
Mobile World Congress is underway today in Barcelona, and music was a part of Samsung's glitzy press event last night.
February 14, 2011
Google VP tweets “turkeys” insult about Nokia’s WP7 partnership
Nokia's big strategy announcement is coming tomorrow morning, and speculation that it involves a deal with Microsoft to make Windows Phone 7 smartphones is hotting up.
February 10, 2011
Nokia CEO calls for change in ‘Burning Platform’ memo
In the last three years of smartphones, Nokia has fallen behind its rivals, missed major trends, and isn't even fighting them with the right weapons.
February 9, 2011
LG underwhelmed by Windows Phone 7 popularity so far
LG was one of the key handset manufacturer partners for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 smartphone OS last year, so it should have a good idea of how popular it's been.
January 17, 2011
160k Android handsets are being sold every day
Google has revealed that 160,000 Android smartphones are being sold every day, up from 60,000 in February, and 100,000 last month.
June 24, 2010
Nokia wants to kill off the apps phone
Well, not quite as brutally as that sounds. But Nokia's latest attempt to seize mobile mindshare back from Apple and Google was a speech by EVP of services Tero Ojanpera at the MEM conference in London...
June 24, 2010
Android apps bring music piracy to mobile
Google isn't just having to deal with piracy issues online. A series of apps have been released for its Android smartphones that sre designed to facilitate free downloads of copyrighted tracks. The apps include Music Junk,...
June 22, 2010
Nokia revises its Q2 forecasts downwards
Nokia has admitted that it's being squeezed in the smartphone market, revising its financial forecasts for Q2. "multiple factors are negatively impacting Nokia's business to a greater extent than previously expected.
June 17, 2010
iPhone gaining ground in US
According to new figures from Nielsen, Apple's iPhone is closing in on rival BlackBerry in terms of US ownership, gaining two percentage points to reach a 28% market share compared to BlackBerry's 35% share.
June 7, 2010