Monthly Archives: March 2012

iPhone, Android Smartphone Use Jumps, BlackBerry Falls: Nielsen – eWeek

Apple’s iPhone and devices based on Google’s Android operating system are running away in a rapidly growing smartphone market that is now as large at the feature phone space, according to numbers in the latest Nielsen Wire report. And the …

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Study: Amazon Trouncing Google in Android App Revenue – PC Magazine

March 30, 2012 05:42pm EST Amazon’s decision to pursue its own app store appears to be paying off, according to Friday data from analysis firm Flurry. Flurry examined a “basket of top apps” that were released for Apple’s iOS, the …

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RIM CEO Pledges Enterprise Focus, But Clock Ticks – InformationWeek

Research In Motion’s fiscal 2012 fourth quarter report shows a company in tatters, a company that is a shadow of what it was just a few years ago, a company desperately in need of salvation. The company saw BlackBerry smartphone …

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Apple Pledge Likely to Boost China Factory Wages – ABC News

This week’s pledge to trim work hours and effectively raise wages for the hardscrabble Chinese employees who assemble Apple’s iPads and iPhones isn’t likely to drive up the prices that consumers pay. Labor expenses remain such a small portion of …

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What Foxconn Changes Mean for Workers, the Industry and You

Employees work on the assembly line at Hon Hai Group’s Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Photo: Qilai Shen/In Pictures/Corbis The big changes headed to Foxconn’s factories have sparked concern and confusion among a number of …

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Catching a Falling BlackBerry – Wall Street Journal

By ROLFE WINKLER Research In Motion has finally issued a call for help. With the business in free-fall, it makes little sense for an acquirer to answer. Yet that is the bet being made by the BlackBerry maker’s investors. Despite …

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Squabbles delay Sim card ruling

30 March 2012 Last updated at 13:59 By Dave Lee Technology Reporter The new smaller Sim is essential for the next generation of smartphones, manufacturers say A decision regarding the next format for mobile Sim cards has been delayed after …

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Engadget Podcast 287 – 03.29.2012

You know those shows where we’re all iPad this, iPhone that? This isn’t one of them. Today we’re doing it all, heading to the department store of consumer electronics news categoies and picking random stuff off the shelves of all …

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RIM posts loss as new CEO begins to clean house

1 of 4. Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins gestures during an interview with Thomson Reuters in New York, January 27, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz By Alastair Sharp TORONTO | Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:38pm EDT TORONTO (Reuters) – Research …

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Grace Digital’s FireDock is a speaker dock for your Kindle Fire

Ignite Your Music and Video Experience with Grace Digital Audio’s FireDock Speaker Dock for Kindle Fire A refreshingly elegant design caters specifically to Amazon’s 7 – inch tablet, enhancing your media with a robust room-filling stereo sound San Diego, Calif. …

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