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Nearly 200 Million Americans Now Own Smartphones

comScore Nearly 200 Million Americans Now Own SmartphonesSmartphone ownership has never been greater in the United States. That’s one of the key takeaways in the latest report from comScore.

A leading provider of digital media analytics, comScore has just released fresh data from its MobiLens and Mobile Metrix, which highlights key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry — in this case for July 2015.

All told, Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 44.2 percent OEM market share.
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Google To Make Major Mobile Announcement September 29th?

Google To Make Major Mobile Announcement September 29thWord on the street is that Google wants to upstage Apple this month.

If so, Google will have its work cut out for itself as the iDevice maker is poised to unveil a slate of new and refreshed offerings next week, including the purported “iPhone 6s”.

But Google doesn’t want to be disregarded on the global mobile stage. Consequently, the rumor mill says that on September 29th, Google will unveil two new smartphones.

These two devices — one from LG and another from Huawei — will be the tech giant’s counter punch for iPhone 6s.
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iGamers, Mobile Casino Lovers Getting a New Kind of App Store

iGamers, Mobile Casino Lovers Getting a New Kind of App StoreAccording to a new report from our sister site mGamingWatch, there’s an app store just for real money iGaming on the way.

The team at Betcade is busy talking up the first dedicated Android app store for real money gaming.

Betcade will launch the first dedicated Android app store for real money gaming, providing casino operators with a unified, branded destination for gaming app distribution and management, and players with a trusted source for gaming app discovery and downloads.

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Is Android a Confusing Jungle? Open Signal Thinks So

Is Android a Confusing Jungle Open Signal Thinks SoThe world Android lives in is a confusing jungle.

So says Open Signal, which just released its annual report on “Android Fragmentation,” which takes a look at the complex variety of devices for which developers have to build.

“This complexity is both good and bad. If you can imagine your dream phone then someone, somewhere, will probably have built it,” notes Open Signal. “The downside, however, is that the apps you install may not be optimized for its screen size or features.”

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Report: Android Dominates Usage in APAC Region

Report Android Dominates Usage in APAC RegionSmartphone use in the Asia Pacific region “continues to grow at a pace on par with the rest of the world, with page-view volume on mobile websites and apps approaching global averages.”

That’s according to this week’s APAC State of Mobile Advertising report from Opera Mediaworks in partnership with the Mobile Marketing Association.

The findings in the report, we’re told, are based on Q2 2015 data from 400 million unique users on the Opera Mediaworks platform.
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Yahoo Launches Livetext as a ‘New Way to Connect’

Yahoo Launcges Livetext as a 'New Way to Connect'Yahoo is at it again — making another bold move in the realm of mobile communications.

According to an announcement from the prominent Internet company, Yahoo! Inc. is launching Livetext, a new app for one-to-one live video texting on iPhone and Android phones.

Yahoo Livetext exists, the company says, to blend the convenience and ease of texting, with the immediacy and vividness of live video, but without the audio – so you can use it in any context, Yahoo says.
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Rumors, We Hear Rumors: Could Microsoft Ditch Windows Mobile and Peddle Android?

Rumors, We Hear Rumors Could Microsoft Ditch Windows Mobile and Peddle AndroidHere at MMW, we don’t truck in rumors… except when they’re kinda juicy.

Let’s hear from a writer at ExtremeTech who provided the latest tasty bit:

“There are certain tech rumors that make the rounds so regularly, you could almost write the stories in advance. Every year, someone is going to buy AMD, graphene is just around the corner thanks to one major breakthrough or another, OLED televisions are finally going to hit the mass market at near-LCD prices (I cry inside every time this one turns out to be untrue) and, inevitably, Microsoft is going to give up on Windows Phone10 Mobile and make Android devices.”

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