Nokia's smartphone market share fell in the first quarter as Samsung and Android continued to dominate, the latest statistics from Gartner have shown.
Gartner's figures showed that Nokia's share of the mobile phone market dropped 4.9 percent over the three month period, despite the firm managing to shift 5.1 million Lumia devices during the quarter. This saw Nokia losing its spot as the eighth most popular mobile phone maker, falling into the number 10 spot.
Google on Thursday was ordered to acquiesce to Apple's request for information regarding what methods the search giant is using to sift through internal documents related to Android, with the resulting data being part of a second U.S. patent infringement suit against Samsung.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal issued the order compelling Google to reveal how it is selecting documents to furnish as part of the discovery process in the so-called "Galaxy Nexus" patent case, reports Bloomberg.
In the next step of the Apple V. Samsung battle, Apple has asked a judge to make Google hand over documents related to the Android operating system.
They're here! Whether that excites you or not remains to be seen, but the Galaxy S4, which will most likely become the best selling Android smartphone of the year by a huge margin, has been reviewed by all the major sites, and there's lots of interesting conclusions in there - although I think most of you will get the gist.
The Samsung Galaxy line is one of the biggest success stories in Android handset history. It's such a hit, even Google is reportedly at odds with Samsung's success in its mobile business. The name "Galaxy" could conceivably become synonymous with the word "Android." In some cases, it already has.