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ABI Research: WP sales more than double in a year

02 February, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
ABI Research: WP sales more than double in a year - read the full textABI Research has posted its report on the smartphone market in the final quarter of 2013 and according to it total shipments grew 38% Year-on-Year and 25% sequentially to 287.8 million units. iOS was the big winner in the three month period, increased its sales over Q3 of 2013 by 51% to snatch 18%...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 23:50 from 6jrj - click to readThe thing you don't understand is that google sevices is just a part of the problem, the system it self is a problem to, let's say it's leacking. Anyway, maybe you know something i don't, but one thing is for sure. If you want privacy, donlt use smartphones (even normal phones) and install and protect linux on your pc. That's about the close you can get to have real privacy and not be spam'ed every two seconds. Also, kill yoi facebook account and use crypted mails. I think you start to understand what i'm talking about, i think. So, your aosp? Hm, don't think so;).

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  • 2014-02-05 08:28
  • L71k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 23:50 from 6jrj - click to readOh the humanity ! Where do these kind of people come from ?he actually believes he has total control and has snoop proof data. I I'm not going to waste my words explaining you how it works cuz it's obvious you have your head so up to dream shoes.

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  • 2014-02-04 14:41
  • TmCa

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-04 02:15 from kg3x - click to readeven with 512 MB ram its much smoother than Droids with 1GB RAM....

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  • 2014-02-04 06:45
  • PIbs

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 09:11 from v6ak - click to readWP8 is smooth as a baby's ass if you have 1GB of RAM.

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  • 2014-02-04 02:15
  • kg3x

> In reply to Carol @ 2014-02-03 23:19 from L71k - click to readI know what AOSP is. It is to android what chromium is to chrome. I use none of Google services, I've complete control of what data goes in and what goes out via an closed module and I'm soon to start using cryptography for my data. I think it's you who needs to do more research on the platform, I am the one who is brewing kernels for it.

And yes symbian is potentially better but with a far more meager support in many ways it is more limited than modified aosp. To equate -though- what I have which indeed is pure Linux with android libraries to full on android is blasphemy...

Anyway I'm not here to support any of the companies, it just so happens to be that Google generally let's you modify the kernel so much that you can make your phone unrecognizable, the other two will only deem your private data very much recognisable. My initial argument is that MS is an evil spawn and I stand by it...

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  • 2014-02-03 23:50
  • 6jrj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 19:45 from 6jrj - click to readI like your enthusiasm. And your nativity to. By the way, i'm using Symbian, way better then what you brag about there. Anyway your aosp is in fact Android Open Source Project and if you think you are using pure linux, then please do it further. Just give me your number and i will tell you what you've ate last night. Pure linux, my aDollarDollar.

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  • 2014-02-03 23:19
  • L71k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 21:10 from TmCa - click to readI'm using AOSP, no Google services. Pure Linux with some android libraries. You seem to lack comprehension... I praised android for letting you put your own Os, I didn't praise it for the Os itself, it is why I deleted android, now nobody snoops in my phone. They only snoop in yours...

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  • 2014-02-03 22:37
  • 6jrj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 14:54 from 6jrj - click to readGoogle makes its profits by collecting data from its users. Why do you think they closed Google reader ? They could not harvest data from us and out was useless to their strategy. You live on a throne of lies But that does not mean Google doesn't have great services. I myself am an avid Google services fan but I hate the useless war my android is better than your iPhone because you are an idiot. It is totally illogical. Both Google and Apple are companies that changed the future of tech and the world and nobody can deny it. As for security nothing is all around snooping proof. I just am worried on what hands or how many people will my personal stuff go through and that s normal but I'm not doing anything wrong to get overly upset on surveillance even though I dislike it

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  • 2014-02-03 21:10
  • TmCa

> In reply to Carol @ 2014-02-03 18:15 from L71k - click to readI don't run android. I DELETED it and run aosp, so yeah I'm not being watched, that is the point of my post.

Android with Google services, WP, iOS users are all being watched closely. A simple query and they find who you are who you dated what your mother likes, what you said last. You are all watched equally, snowden said so.

I am out of the loop because I installed a custom kernel that I made on m own so the government can't watch me...

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  • 2014-02-03 19:45
  • 6jrj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 14:54 from 6jrj - click to read:)), you really believe that? So you really believe you are not watched with Android? WITH ANDROID? The brother of UBUNTU, the two free masterpieces of what is called YOU ARE FREE TO BE WATCHED. OI OI, think again, you're kind of naive, big time!

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  • 2014-02-03 18:15
  • L71k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 14:54 from 6jrj - click to readI dont care about Snowden & I dont care abou NSA at all, I'm not plotting any terrorism & I'm just a normal person, doing what most of the people on earth doing, I dont think they'll have any interest on me, they wanna spy let it be.

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  • 2014-02-03 17:13
  • tV07

WP will continue rising above the game. I really love the Nokia Lumia 1520 and I bet that Nokia will continue its progress in regaining its crown from Samsung and Apple. Nokia and Sony used to be on top of the game until Android OS came to the scene where Samsung reigned. Now Sony and Nokia have the best designs and cameras out there found in a smartphone. Sony really shows good figures for the Xperia Z1 and 1520 is very promising! WP is the future! :)

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  • 2014-02-03 16:26
  • sxry

> In reply to punit.online @ 2014-02-03 11:44 from vGX5 - click to readYeah I'm deceived for running a phone with my own kernel on with none, *not one* of Google's services installed. I must be deceived feeling 1 million times safer in my AOSP build than in any of the completely controlled closed source environments , like wp, iOS, skinned android.

I don't mean to say that Google doesn't collect of course she does, and so does Apple and so does Microsoft. But at least she gives you a chance to *own* your device by installing an os of your own liking (basically what installing a kernel is) and basically stop the survailance.

How can any of you people feel safe with your unencrypted data flowing in completely controlled environments (Closed source oses)? I would had been driven mad by the knowledge that everybody can know anything about me especially after the things snowden said and he was quite clear, running a "closed garden of eden" deal (closed source os)? You are *being* watched, good luck with that !:p

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  • 2014-02-03 14:54
  • 6jrj

Android had its run. It's flagship models are good, but bulk of market share comes from low end phones, which is the segment Nokia is now attacking (quite successfully).

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  • 2014-02-03 13:57
  • Hxg6

> In reply to Alfonsan @ 2014-02-03 02:48 from PncH - click to readStill a beginner isn't it?:). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvhW8cp15tk this will enlighten you;).

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  • 2014-02-03 12:09
  • L71k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 10:06 from pVNQ - click to readandroid world is all about deception. its owned by Google. who can any point of time close all the walls. just that their interest at this point of time is stealing customer data and selling it to ad companies and govt agencies. for real face of google have alook at chrome os and chromebooks.

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  • 2014-02-03 11:44
  • vGX5

> In reply to MT1385 @ 2014-02-03 07:23 from PIbs - click to readAndroid is closed but compared to WP or iOS it is like the garden of eden. Things like xposed modules cannot even be imagined to the other platforms and let me not start on how it is the only platform which you can operate with custom kernel...

Compared to Linux -> closed. Compared to iOS/wp -> are you kidding me? Those two are not even in the map of openess...

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  • 2014-02-03 10:06
  • pVNQ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 08:40 from Kg$8 - click to readIf WP would not have been an alternative then it would be sitting at third position of OS Ecosystems overtook BB a long back..BB was considered as a huge but its nowhere to be seen now..Symbian also had the same story..
WP current installed base is 50millions..WP took the same time to reach this number as iPhone took 3 years 3 months to reach..WP is moving a tad slow but its moving and its good to have options..

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  • 2014-02-03 09:34
  • PIbs

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-02-03 08:46 from kg3x - click to readWhy miss out the rest?

CONTRACT CELL PHONES: Galaxy S4, best-seller:
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sel...2_2407748011

UNLOCKED CELL PHONES: Galaxy S3, Moto G, best-sellers:
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sel...2_2407748011

Yes, the Lumia 520 is the best-seller...amongst no-contract cell phones. However, when a list has a certain Samsung Galaxy Centura as the third best-seller, you know just how good that list is.

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  • 2014-02-03 09:29
  • ttc1

WP8 smoooooooth as silk!

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  • 2014-02-03 09:11
  • v6ak

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