Another new innovation by the Korean tech company that will be formally introduced on the Mobile World Congress is Samsung TV Discovery service. This allows users to look for internet TV and video in real-time. It is also smart as it will recommend channels according to your preferences. The TV Discovery service will also work on smartphones, according to Samsung. It will reach the European, Korean and US shores before the first quarter of 2013 ends.
Since the service is available to other devices as well, this will make for easy data transfer to other smart devices. TV Discovery pools the information from what you often watch on live TV and other sites such as YouTube and other channels and it suggests videos for you to watch based on this information. You will also be able to share what you watch with your other friends.
According to new figures from analyst Strategy Analytics. The analyst estimates that 152.1 million Android smartphones were shipped globally in the quarter, nearly double the amount shipped in the year ago quarter, around 80.6 million, bringing Android's global smartphone market share from 51% at the end of 2011 to 70% at the end of 2012.
iOS saw modest gains, with 47.8 million units shipped up from 37.0, but failed to top out at even one third of Android's marketshare. Every other platform barely registered. Symbian, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Bada struggled to hit 7.9 percent marketshare.
The global smartphone shipments for the full year 2012 reached a record 700.1 million units.
Source: Android And Me