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Palm OS

HP's this week's announcement that the company was rapidly exiting the hardware business, as well as the demise of the WebOS and its associated line of mobile devices, including TouchPad, shocked many around the world. Within a day, a fifth of the company's stock value disappeared on Wall Street.A staggering $16.2 billion -- some $4 […]

For Hewlett-Packard's TouchPad webOS tablet, which heads to market on Friday, doesn't mean the PC maker is dumping its support for Windows-based products. Well, actually, at a very specific cost: HP spent $1.2 billion last year to acquire Palm, which helped develop the TouchPad's slick software, WebOS.The company avoided using Android at all costs. Indeed, […]

comScore results from a study of mobile social networking check-in service users based on data from its comScore MobiLens service found that 16.7 million U.S. mobile subscribers used location-based "check-in" services on their phones in Mar 2011, representing 7.1% of the entire mobile population.Of the 16.7 million people using check-in services on their mobile devices, […]

comScore MobiLens service latest data released today revealed that for the three month average period ending in March, "Samsung ranked as the top OEM with 24.5% of U.S. mobile subscribers, LG came in 2nd with 20.9%, followed by Motorola 15.8% and RIM 8.4%. Apple continued to gain share following the launch of the Verizon iPhone, […]

Angry Birds Rio, the latest edition of the casual gaming megahit, has finally reached webOS as well.The Angry Birds Rio has two episodes that contain over 60 new levels at the moment, but episodic updates are promised to arrive throughout this year. Let's not forget that Angry Birds Rio brings the biggest change to the […]

Customers interested in connecting to either Exchange Online or Sharepoint Online from their smartphone need to head over to the Microsoft Download Center and grab "Microsoft Online Services Mobility Solutions Description," which provides detailed description of mobile device options for Exchange Online and Sharepoint Online including Windows Mobile, Exchange ActiveSync and RIM BlackBerry devices, including […]

Using Efficient Frontier data, banking and investment firm Macquarie Group reported that almost 5% of paid search spending in the US is now in mobile.Google dominates mobile search share in the US with roughly 98%, the report said that 97% of mobile search spend for Efficient Frontier clients now goes to Google, while 3.2% spend […]