Apple's (AAPL) iPhone took first place in J.D. Power's 2009 smartphone consumer satisfaction survey released Thursday.
The iPhone ranked highest in every category except battery life, where it was tied for last place with Motorola (MOT).
Research in Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry, by contrast, scored highest in battery life but ran with the middle of the pack in the other categories (physical design, ease of operation, features, operating system and overall satisfaction).
The survey MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 1, 2009 9:54 AM ET
UPDATE: To see what will and won't be in the new iPhone OS when it's released this summer, you can read our summary here or follow our link to the Quicktime video here.
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The first thing to remember about Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 3.0 special event, announced last Thursday and scheduled for Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m PT), is that it has been billed as "an advance MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 17, 2009 7:12 AM ET
This comes from one Web metric among many, so take it with a grain of salt.
But according to AdMob, one of the largest mobile Web ad networks, Apple's (AAPL) handsets now dominate mobile Web traffic in almost every category.
According to AdMob's analysis of the billions of ad requests it saw in January:
The iPhone OS now represents 51% of U.S. smartphone traffic, leaving RIM's (RIMM) BlackBerry (19%) and Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 12, 2009 6:33 PM ET
It's classic Microsoft.
On Thursday, two business days before Apple's (AAPL) World Wide Developers Conference, Redmond sent a shot across Cupertino's bow with a letter to Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows Mobile partners -- with copies to the press.
It's already been noted that the letter quietly moves Microsoft's goal post -- from its 2008 target of "more than 20 million Windows Mobile licenses" in February to "nearly 20 million" today. (see here)
But what MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 6, 2008 10:42 AM ET
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