Mobile Morning Coffee (12/16/11)

The most relevant mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.

Today: No BlackBerry 10 smartphones until late 2012, an iPad mini to come in early 2012, and Android malware to increase throughout 2012.

RIM paints a rosy fiscal picture, but challenges loom (via GigaOM)
RIM shipped only 150,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets in the past three months.

RIM: BlackBerry 10 smartphones won’t launch until late 2012 (via BGR)
RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis stated that the company is currently waiting for a new line of dual-core processors to become available before it will be able to push its BlackBerry 10 smartphones out to market.

New 7.85-inch iPad mini reportedly coming in 2012 (via GigaOM)
The release of an “iPad mini,” as many have dubbed such a device, would follow an early 2012 release of the iPad 3.

2011 video recap: The year mobile took over the world (via GigaOM)
Kevin C. Tofel runs through the year that was.

Apple could sell almost 200 million iPhones in 2012 (via BGR)
The Morgan Stanley survey results also suggested Apple will sell 31-36 million iPhone handsets this quarter, almost 30% more than estimates from other Wall Street analysts.

More than $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011, mobile threats to increase in 2012 (via BGR)
According to Lookout Mobile Security, the likelihood of an Android user encountering malware grew from 1% to 4% in 2011.

U.S. Teen Mobile Data Usage Triples [STUDY] (via Mashable)
Teens ages 13 to 17 used 256% more mobile data in the third quarter of 2011 than in the same time period of 2010.

Curate Your Own Digital Magazine With Scoop.it For iPhone (via TechCrunch)
The app, which works alongside the Scoop.it web service, essentially lets anyone be a publisher for any topic.

Magisto’s “Magic” Video Editing Tool Coming To iOS (But It’s Not Done Yet) (via TechCrunch)
Magisto, the cloud-based auto-magic video editing tool that raised $5.5m and found a partner in YouTube back in September, is veeeery close to launching.

StackMob’s Mobile App Platform Is Now Publicly Available (via TechCrunch)
StackMob is a fully hosted platform that allows developers to address all the backend needs for their mobile apps including OAuth and social service integration, storage solutions, advertising, push notifications, analytics, API creation and more.




About the author

UNTETHER

Living and breathing the mobile industry.

/* ]]> */