This Week in Mobile January 28th to February 4th – Our weekly post on mobile news. You can expect a new post every Monday morning giving a brief summary of what happened the previous week in the mobile space along with links for more information. If you think we missed anything important, leave a comment or send us a tweet @willowtreeapps. Here’s what happened this week…
- Comscore released it’s newest mobile market share numbers this week. Apple’s share grew, while Android remained the same. Microsoft and BlackBerry continued to decline.
- TechCrunch has an interesting article on the mobile games that received the most playtime this month.
- Research in Motion is now officially known as BlackBerry. The company announced the official name change this week.
- BlackBerry 10 launched with 70,000 3rd party apps, The Verge provides some coverage of what to expect, and what big names are absent.
- US Appeals Court denied Apple’s appeal to ban Galaxy Nexus sales in the US.
- The US Court also ruled that Samsung did not knowingly violate Apple’s patents. This prevents a potential tripling of the fines Samsung must pay to Apple.
- Nokia rolled out updates to last generation Windows Phones, updating them to the promised Windows Phone 7.8 this week.
- Leaked Qualcomm documents point to an Android Key Lime Pie release sometime this Spring.
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