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2011 Sony Ericsson smartphones to have Android ICS upgrade option

Sony Ericsson has said all of its Android smartphones released in 2011 will be able to receive an upgrade to the latest Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) version of the operating system

TomTom shifts focus to smartphone mapping services

Dutch satellite navigation and mapping company TomTom is shifting its focus from personal navigation devices to mobile mapping services and in-car satnav systems as it strives to restore growth and profit

Reports: Nokia to unveil three WP devices this week

Nokia will reportedly unveil three new handsets running Windows Phone OS this week, representing the first fruits of its tie up with Microsoft

Samsung forecasts bullish Q3; on track to become smartphone number one

Samsung has forecast stellar profits for the third-quarter on the back of strong smartphones sales.

UK leads European countries in smartphone adoption

comScore has released a study of the smartphone market in Europe showing that smartphone adoption in the EU5 (UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy) has grown 32 percent versus a year ago to 51.6 million subscribers.

Smartphone shipments rise 30% in Q4

Global smartphone shipments rose 30 percent year-over-year to reach a record 53 million units in Q4 2009, according to figures released today by Strategy Analytics.

Operators shun Dell smartphones, says analyst

Computer-maker Dell is rethinking its entry into the smartphone market after failing to generate sufficient interest from operators, says a leading industry analyst.

PayPal: smartphones trigger mobile money uptake

The uptake of smartphones by consumers will act as an important trigger for mobile payments services in developed countries, claims PayPal.