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Smart Phones To Surpass 1 Billion Units This Year

One out of every seven human beings in the world will get a new smart phone this year. According to a new forecast from market research firm IDC, more than 1 billion new smart phones will make their way into consumers' hands in 2013, the first time it will reach that mark in a single year.

Microsoft Looks To Scale Up Mobile with $7.18 Billion Nokia Buyout

Microsoft will acquire Nokia's devices and services business for $7.18 billion in cash.

Qualtrics Survey Software Takes Mobile Form

Qualtrics has launched a mobile edition of its survey tools for higher education researchers.

Outlook for Tablets Lowered Even as Education Segment Helps Propel Growth

Tablets are facing strong competition from an unexpected segment of the computing industry: smart phones. Just as tablets have chipped away at PCs in recent years, in coming years larger smart phones will cut into some of the growth previously forecast for the tablet market, according to a new report.

Parallels Access for iPad Treats Remote Windows and Mac Applications as Native iPad Apps

Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.

U Michigan Startup Develops RRAM Prototype for Faster, More Efficient Mobile Device Memory

Crossbar, a University of Michigan (U-M) startup, has developed a working prototype of an advanced data storage technology that offers up to 1 TB of storage on a chip that performs 20 times faster, uses 20 times less power, and has 10 times the endurance of today's best-in-class flash memory.



Eurocom Offers Education Discount on High-End Mobile Workstations

Eurocom has kicked off a new education program offering discounts to students, teachers, and institutions on its workstation-class laptops and all-in-one systems.

AccessToGo 2.0 RDP Client Optimized for Mobile Devices

Ericom Software has released Ericom AccessToGo 2.0, a remote desktop protocol (RDP) client that provides secure access Windows applications, desktops, virtual desktops (VDI), and Windows terminal servers from a mobile device.

Report: Smartphones Outsell Feature Phones for First Time

Worldwide sales of smartphones rose to 51.8 percent to surpass sales of feature phones for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Android, iOS, Windows Phone All Make Gains in Second Quarter

Smart phone shipments increased by more than 50 percent in the second quarter of 2013, with the top 3 operating systems — Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone — all seeing double-digit gains.