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Top 10 Mobile Stories Of 2010

As the workforce became increasingly mobile, developers hustled to ensure their phones, tablets, and notebooks were the products of choice for these increasingly dispersed employees. The smartphone wars heated up, as Apple, Google, Research In Motion, Nokia, and Microsoft battled for dominance. In addition to facing-off over hardware features and capabilities, many phone operating system developers competed over retail outlets and handset manufacturers. They also lured developers to build applic
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In early August, Research in Motion (RIM) made a splash with the debut of version 6 of its BlackBerry operating system. The new edition features a redesigned interface optimized for touch screens and track pads, expanded messaging capabilities, and is better-integrated with social media and RSS feeds, the company said. However, RIM fell behind Google's Android OS in the second quarter, according to NPD Group. Android is found in handsets from multiple vendors, such as HTC, Motorola, and Samsung, while RIM's OS used solely in the BlackBerry smartphone.

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