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Smartphone Market Nearly Monopolized by Android – Apple & iOS Losing Ground

Hooray, finally the statistics for market development are in! Gartner has released its report on the development of the mobile market in the second quarter of 2012. First, the smartphone: smartphones are on the upswing and now have a large share of the total volume…

Nokia Tops Windows Phone Manufacturers From Q4 2011

While there have been reports in the recent past that Nokia’s market share of Windows Phone devices was growing steadily since the launch of their Lumia line, it’s now official: Nokia is at the top of the list of Windows Phone manufacturers from Q4 2011…

Apple Ahead of HP in Global PC Sales, If You Count Tablets as PCs

Every once and a while a story crosses my desk that causes me to just shake my head.  Last year research group Canalys decided to include tablets in their calculations for ranking in the personal computing space.  Today they announced that Apple became the leading…

Amazon Kindle Fire May Not Have Scared Apple, But Other Android Tablet Manufacturers Should Be Wary

For all the blustering from both the iOS and Android sides of the tablet market, the fact remains that iPads are still at the top of the heap in tablet sales. According to analyst estimates, Amazon may have sold 6 million Kindle Fire tablets in…

iPhone Loosing its Market Share in Mainland Europe

Looks like the Apple iPhone is starting to loose its steam. It looks like market share is declining in the majority of Europe except for the UK, they’re still loyal Apple fanboy’s. According to research firm Kantar the October release of Apple’s new iPhone 4S…

Amazon Kindle Fire Positioned to Grab 50% of Tablet Market

In a note to investors on Monday, Evercore Partners analyst Robert Cihra said he believes Amazon’s line of Kindle Fire tablets will make up 50% of all Android slates sold in 2012, leaving Apple’s iPad… as the only tablet essentially unaffected by Amazon’s blockbuster device.

HP TouchPad #2 Tablet Behind iPad, Says NPD Report

HP had a ridiculous goal to be “number one plus” in the tablet space. Well, it was ridiculously described, but had they really put their weight behind webOS and the HP TouchPad, they might’ve gotten really close to the iPad… in popularity.

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Android Extends Lead in the US Smartphone Race

Android of Apple’s iOS? Nielsen reports that 43% of all US mobile subscribers now own a smartphone and 43% of them have a device running the Google OS. The 43% market share represents a 4 percent points increase compared to the Android result in Q2.…

Acer: Windows 8 to Take on Apple’s Dominance

Acer Chairman JT Wang sees a resurgence of Microsoft software in the coming years, enabling Windows to more effectively take on Apple. Microsoft’s Windows “has not had any achievements within these two markets that can help it gain share,” precipitating a decline in Netbook shipments…

Apple’s iPad Still Dominating the Tablet Ecosystem

There is no doubt that the iPad is the most common tablet on the market, due in part to its head start but also because of its easy usability.  The iPad and the iPad 2… currently hold 61% of the market for the latest quarter. 

Netbooks Not Dead Yet! Over 30 Million Units Projected in 2011

The netbook market is expected to maintain shipments of about 30 million units in 2011 with the top-three vendors to ship about six million units each, according to the word on the street here in Taipei. Netbooks are Dead is a catch phrase that’s been…

2011 Predictions for Netbooks & Tablets

We’ve got our crystal ball and we aren’t afraid to use it! We get into what the landscape will look like in terms of who is coming onto the scene to threaten Intel’s dominance in the netbook space. The over all mobile computing ecosystem is…