Two Out Of Three Phones Sold Are Now Smartphones

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It’s official, smartphones have moved beyond the toys of the wealthy, nerdy or business elite- though this probably isn’t shocking news to anyone. According to information from Nielson, 53% of consumers in the US are purchasing smartphones, and 2 out of 3 new phones purchased last month in the United States were of the smart variety.

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Microsoft Clarifies That They Have No Current Intentions Of Making Their Own Windows Phone Hardware

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With Microsoft getting involved in mobile hardware with the Surface, it’s not surprising that many believed that MS might consider a similar move with Windows Phone 8. According to Information Week though, MS has no plans to do such a thing though, at least according to their conversation with Windows Phone senior marketing manager, Greg Sullivan.

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Some of the Best and Worst of April Fools 2012

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Yesterday was April Fools’ Day, i’m sure most of you didn’t realize it. So what else do large companies with over the top budgets on attempting to create viral videos do? They attempt to make us laugh by revealing fake products with fake announcements. Some of these are quite stupid, actually, most of them are, but you can decide for yourself, have a gander after the jump.

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Microsoft Windows Mobile Marketplace To Be Shutdown On May 9

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It appears like Microsoft is slowly losing their love for their Windows Mobile OS as the company is fully concentrating on the Windows Phone platform. What you see above is the full email that is being circulated to WinMo users which details about the company’s decision to officially shut down Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6.x.

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First Look at Leaked BlackBerry 10 OS User Interface

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Research in Motion, for most intents and purposes, is putting all of its eggs in this tenth basket. And now, we’re getting our first real look at what we can expect from the aforementioned basket. Shown here are a few leaked images depicting the user interface on BlackBerry 10 OS, a platform that is set to make its debut with BlackBerry smartphones a little later this year.

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How Does Windows Phone 8 ‘Apollo’ Compare To Android And iOS?

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Just last week we talked about the new leak of information regarding Windows Phone Apollo, and today we are going to try and answer another big question: How does Apollo stack up against Android (or even iOS)? Are it’s new features enough to draw new users in?

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Windows Phone 8 Details Leaked and Confirmed

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While Windows Phone hasn’t enjoyed the same level of success as iOS and Android up to this point, it is still a very solid, if not sometimes misunderstood, operating system. Luckily, a new leak regarding WP8 shows that Microsoft is wasting no time in adding many great new features that might further push Windows Phone adoption beyond their highest expectations.

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Scosche CellControl Disables Mobile Phones Within Moving Vehicles, Sort of

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While talking to your kids about the dangers of talking/texting while driving might help prevent this problem, it won’t in all cases. So what do you do then? Leave it to Scosche’s cellControl, a unique device that is installed in your vehicle to prevent calls and texts while a vehicle is in motion.

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