12 septembre 2007

Symbian Praises IPhone, See Opportunity

By James Quintana Pearce - Tue 11 Sep 2007 07:52 AM PST Jerry Panagrossi, vice president of US operations for Symbian, has spoken to GigaOM about Apple's entrance into the mobile operating system market and the rumored plans of Google to follow suit. He seems fairly confident that Symbian will be able to fend off these newcomers and gain marketshare in the US—although that won't be difficult considering its low base. There's an interesting bar chart showing the penetration of smartphone OS's in various regions around the world,... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2007

Symbian Shipments Increased 52 Percent In Q2

By James Quintana Pearce - Tue 28 Aug 2007 02:44 PM PST Symbian has reported a 52 percent increase in shipments of handsets with its smartphone operating platform in the second quarter to hit 18.7 million handsets, due mainly to the recent success enjoyed by Nokia. It has also reduced the average royalty rate from $5.70 down ot $4.30 to "reflect the downward trend of phone costs in the market". I guess Nokia being its biggest customer and owning 47.9 percent of the company had something to do with that. Symbian’s revenue... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2007

Game Developers Notice Smartphone Market

By James Quintana Pearce - Wed 08 Aug 2007 09:21 PM PST Mobile game makers are beginning to pay attention to the high-end smartphone market as the segment grows in size. WSJ notes that 3.9 million smartphones and mobile PDAs were shipped in North America in the first quarter of this year, a 50 percent increase year-on-year. This accounted for 9.5 percent of phone shipments in North America. It's not just the increase in consumer base as smartphones move beyond professionals which is causing... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2007

Symbian Slingplayer In Private Beta

By James Quintana Pearce - Sun 12 Aug 2007 06:17 PM PST SlingPlayer has a private beta version of its service onto Symbian devices going in the US. So far it runs on the Nokia E65, N75 and N95 handsets, which have S60 and high-speed access (via WiFi or 3G) reports Engadget. SlingPlayer already has mobile versions for Windows and Palm devices, and on the N73 through 3UK. The suggested beta time is four weeks, so a public release is likely (or at least, possible) for the fourth quarter of this year. Of... [Lire la suite]
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