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News September 26, 2011 04:08 PM ET Computerworld - Apple's iPhone lost share among U.S. consumers who bought a mobile phone in the last three months, while the share for devices running Google's Android climbed, Nielsen said Monday. In August, 28% of those who had purchased a smartphone in the preceding 90 days said that they picked an iPhone, down from 31% who said the same three months earlier.
Social networking is an integral part of a most people's lives today, irrespective of their profession. This is mainly due to the fact that social networks such as Facebook , Twitter , and Google+ (which is still in its initial stages) keep users connected with their friends and family. Recently, HTC showed off its ChaCha and Salsa at MWC 2011 , which took social network integration to a whole new level. The two handsets came with a dedicated Facebook button at the bottom of the phone, allowing users easy one-touch access to the social networking website. Now, rumors suggest that the next Nexus device could feature a similar button, only this time it will be for Google+ instead.
Article Excerpt Few devices know more personal details about people than the smartphones in their pockets: phone numbers, current location, often the owner's real name—even a unique ID number that can never be changed or turned off. These phones don't keep secrets.