Nielsen Breaks Down Smartphone Market Share by Brand and Age

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So, in the battle royale involving a little green bot, a half-bitten produce, and some Canadian fruit, who reigns supreme? Nielsen has compiled its statistics for the period covering November 2010 to January 2011 and is presenting it in the form of a couple colorful stacked bar graphs.

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Android set to overtake BlackBerry for 2nd place in USA

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The newest data is for November 2010 and it shows that RIM’s BlackBerry dropped from 33.9% in June to just 26.1% in November. By comparison, Google Android-based devices rose from 15% to 25.8% over the same time period with no real sign of slowing down. That puts Android within fractions of a percentage point of RIM. For frame of reference, Apple is sitting relatively steady at 28.6%.

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EA plans to release over 70 iOS games for under a buck

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Electronic Arts is one of the biggest video game developers in the world for a reason. They’ve got access to a huge library of licenses and they’re not afraid to push out franchise after franchise on just about every platform. iOS is no exception, because EA is launching more than 70 games for the iPhone at 99 cents a pop.

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Apple removes jailbreak detection API, hacker adds ASLR security

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It’s pretty clear that Steve Jobs and the rest of the team in Cupertino aren’t exactly fans of people who go around jailbreaking iOS devices. They’d much rather you stay inside the confines of the controlled Apple ecosystem. Strangely enough, though, Apple has decided to pull the jailbreak detection API for its afforded options.

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Angry Birds stats are in, 12 million copies sold, 30 million downloads

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably pretty familiar with some birds being flung through the air and some pigs stealing eggs from said birds. Rovio has really created quite the phenomenon with Angry Birds, but where are the hard numbers outlining its success? Well, some of those numbers just came in and they’re pretty darn impressive.

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iOS 4.2 developers experience Wi-Fi issues, iPad update delayed

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The iOS 4.2 release we were expecting to roll out today for the iPad has hit a wall. According to developers on Apple’s own discussion boards, there has been Wi-Fi connectivity issues where a 4.2 iPad would disconnect or not connect at all to the Internet after establishing a connection. No Internet on the iPad is a bad thing.

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Apple’s iOS Update: Pre-release rumors

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One thing that all of us do quite frequently (though some do it less frequently than others) is printing – documents, photos and what not! Apple users are perhaps expecting a treat coming their way as far as printing is concerned, and if rumors are anything to go by, the next software update for iOS will feature wireless printing, for not just iPad but even iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Apple extends FaceTime video chat to Mac computers

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Apple announced during its “Back to Mac” event earlier today that FaceTime is indeed bound for the Mac and the beta version is available for download right now. Video chatting isn’t exactly anything new, on both mobile devices and especially on a full computer, but Apple wants to sell it to us on the novelty factor.

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Android gets Angry Birds game for free (not a demo)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed that Angry Birds is one of the most popular games today on the iPhone and the iPad. You fling birds with a giant slingshot. What isn’t there to like? Well, now Android devices can get into the slinging action and, better still, they can do it for free.

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