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Apple Bags the No. 1 charts in US with Just Two smartphones over the Counters

Apple is on Number1

It’s Apple everywhere around the Statue of Liberty! The producers of iPhones, Apple, is on one of the top charts of Smartphone in United States sharing around 26.8% of the total Smartphones owned by the people of the country which is not at all bad for a company like this with only two iPhones currently on sale, iPhone 4 and last year’s iPhone 3GS. Others to join Apple in this marathon are RIM and HTC with 24.7% and 11.8% of the total Smartphone users’ share in the country.

Apple is on Number1
This achievement by the company with only two handsets over the counters cannot be overlooked and that’s what makes the race turn hot. To head the competition, HTC is looking forward to have variety of handsets with more additional features, fun and power packed in them giving Apple a tough fight.

Apple is been talked about for bringing up more iPhones to the showrooms with more attractive hardware and amazing software assembled together, since Google’s Android is becoming more popular and elaborating its product line. Due to its massive usage with smartphones and tablets etc. as Google has made it open to use, everybody is looking for a new Android which is smart and easy in use and goes handy with their gadget.

iPhone 5/4S is on its way to hit the stores later this year which could probably help Apple continue with its No. 1 position on the OEM market. If it does its good and if it’s not, we have much to cover on. There is a lot more the company has to do to save its No. 1 position and we can’t wait to speculate the fueling up run in the mobile industry in US.

How Smartphones Have Changed The World

Smartphones have changed the way Americans communicate. More than a phone, a Smartphone is considered as a handheld computer which has multiple features to run the applications. With the always on and fast internet connection, gone are the days, where people had to access the internet only at homes. A smartphone is considered as a phone which performs the functions of both camera phone and a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).

There are many companies which provide Smartphone mobile services. Apple, Android, Windows Mobile, Palm, Blackberry and Symbian are few such applications which provide smartphone services using different platforms and different operating systems. With the introduction of iPhones from Apple, the smartphones have become affordable and being used by large number of people. There are varieties of applications available in these smartphones. The users of iPhone and Blackberry can call a Toll-free number and record memos, seeking for area code listing , scheduling appointments, etc. The software recognizes the message and sends reminder notes through IM or emails. Apart from this, iFitness, fast food calorie counter, iBreath, Memory Jogger, etc are some of the applications which can prove to be very helpful for Smartphone users.

HTC unveiled Sensation 4G Multimedia smartphone

Earlier today, HTC announced its latest Android smartphone, the HTC Sensation 4G. Basically, this is a multi-media smartphone that comes with a 4.3″ LCD touch-screen, an 8 mega-pixel camera and powered by a dual-core 1.2 Ghz processor. Also, the smartphone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is the latest version of HTC’s Sense UI. Starting this summer, the device will be available at T-Mobile USA.

What’s unique and special about the smartphone is; this is the first ever smartphone to feature HTC watch, a store for video content. Users can now rent or purchase DVD quality-content on up to five HTC devices. HTC assures “sharper graphics, vibrant animations and new widgets” with this release.

Dual core Superphones in 2011

With technology getting upgraded every minute and with an influx of tablets and smart phones in the market providing you with applications which you might have not even dreamt off, one must wonder at times what can be the next in this tech-hub phone arena. Well the next big thing that is going to hit this year is the dual-core Superphone. These phones are going to offer you a lot more than your PCs in terms of multitasking. It is surely going to outdo the current leaders in the market like iPhone and other Windows phone 7 devices which do not multitask well.

Sprint unveiled HTC Arrive WP7 today

We knew it was coming and finally today, Sprint unveiled the release of HTC Arrive WP7 device and this is the first Windows phone 7 smartphone. What’s unique and special about the device is it integrates Xbox LIVE, Netflix, Zune integration combined with Microsoft Office Mobile.

Here are the key specifications of HTC Arrive WP7. Before you get your hands on this device, have a look at its features:

  • 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • Supports up to 6 hours of talk-time using 15 mAh Lithium-ion
  • Windows Phone 7 Hubs- Pictures hub, music +
    videos hub, Games Hub, People hub, Office Hub and Marketplace hub
  • Comes with a 3.6 inch WVGA multi-touch display
  • Supports 16GB on-board memory
  • Sliding full QWERTY keypad and supports bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, Wi-Fi b/g/n connectivity
  • Equipped with 5MP AF camera and 720p HD video recording

The HTC Arrive WP7 will be available on March 20th but it is available for pre-order today. It will be priced at $199.99 after a new 2-year contract.

    HTC mobile phones in 2011- HTC ChaCha and HTC Salsa Facebook phones

    HTC ChaCha and HTC Salsa Facebook phones are the two new smashing smartphones added by HTC to their Android based smartphone lineup. The good news is both the smartphones have been designed especially for people who love social networking activities to the core. There is always something special about HTC phones which drive me crazy and this time too, they have added a Facebook button for one touch access to almost all the Facebook services in a go!

    Before you get your hands on this device, let’s have a look at the technical specifications of the HTC ChaCha:

    • 600 Mhz processor
    • 5 mega-pixel rear camera with auto-focus supported by LED flash
    • GPS, Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth enabled
    • Internal memory is 512 MB and it supports upto 32 GB of microSD memory card
    • Runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating systems
    • Has an 2.6 inch TFT touchscreen with 480×320 resolutions

    The key features of HTC Salsa Facebook are:

    • 600 Mhz processor
    • 5 mega-pixel rear camera with auto-focus supported by LED flash
    • GPS, Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth enabled
    • Internal memory is 512 MB and it supports up to 32 GB microSD memory card
    • Runs Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread operating systems
    • Has an 3.4 inch TFT touchscreen with 480×320 resolutions

    The pricing details are yet to be announced and both the smartphones are expected to reach the masses across Asian and European markets in the second quarter of 2011.