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  • Android gains ground at RIM's expense

    While Research in Motion's BlackBerry OS is still the most-used smartphone platform in the United States, it's starting to hear footsteps from Google's Android.

  • BlackBerry how-to: Downgrade the OS on your RIM smartphone

    Perhaps your wireless carrier released a new software update for your BlackBerry smartphone, but your favorite applications just won't work on the new build. Or maybe you were feeling daring and decided to install a leaked "beta" BlackBerry OS to check out some new features, but it drastically degraded your handheld's performance.

  • Sony developing devices to compete with Apple

    Sony is countering Apple by developing its own handheld products that include a tablet-like device and a smartphone that can download and play PlayStation games, The Wall Street Journal said in a news report on Thursday.

  • Nokia's N97 touted as most powerful smartphone

    Nokia last week unveiled its high-end N97 3G smartphone, combining a touchscreen with a tilted 3.5-inch display, a full QWERTY keyboard, and a straight-up challenger to Apple’s trend-setting iPhone.

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