“The top worldwide smartphone manufacturer – by a hefty margin – remains neither Apple nor Research in Motion but Nokia, according to the IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report. In a nutshell, the report places Nokia’s worldwide smartphone market share at 39.3 per cent, RIM’s at 19.4, and Apple’s at 16.1, all for the first calendar quarter of 2010.”
Sony updates VAIO P Series with spring shades, accelerometer
Rachel King provides details about Sony’s new VAIO P Series of products.
“Sony is getting into the spring mood by adding a dash of bright colors to their new VAIO P Series portable computers. Yet, color isn’t the only lively upgrade on these eight-inch laptops. Sony is trying to boast the VAIO P computers as somewhere in between a laptop and a smartphone – yet refrains from labeling it as a ‘netbook.’ Weighing in at only 1.32 pounds and built with 3G support, these notebooks are surely ready to go anywhere.”
“After several months of research and testing, Sophos – the endpoint security and anti-virus software provider – has launched a managed services partner program. The Sophos MSP partner program arrives only a few days after Apax Partners – a private equity firm – acquired majority control of Sophos. But Sophos Channel Chief Chris Doggett is assuring partners that the company’s channel focus remains intact.”