Several years ago, technology research firm Gartner predicted Apple would maintain its hold on the tablet market until 2015. A new study from the company, however, shows Android taking a decisive lead: in 2013, it boasted 62-percent market share,...
Ever since Apple released its first-generation iPad in 2010, iOS reigned supreme as the top tablet operating system of choice. But, just as Android smartphones have cut into iPhone sales around the world, Android tablets are findingShow More Summary
Despite making headway in international markets, Windows Phone still struggles to increase its global market share. Will new features and an initiative targeting the low end of the smartphone market help it to move more devices?
Android’s share of the tablet market increased while Apple’s iOS fell as consumers shifted from the higher end of the market and to lower-end devices at all price points.
It's a first for Android: In 2013, more tablets running Google's software were sold than those running Apple iOS. How much does that matter? Likely little in the short term based on the smartphone market where Android also has the market share crown.
It's no secret that Android has become a dominant force in the smartphone arena, with Strategy Analytics estimating that it commanded 79 percent of smartphone market share last year. Much of that success has come on Samsung devices,Show More Summary
Google’s Android tablet is steadily taking control of the tablet market from Apple thanks to the Android’s lower price range, according to a report released Monday. Worldwide sales of Android tablets catapulted upwards to 121.0 million sales in 2013, or 61.9% of the global tablet market, according to the latest data by the research firm Gartner. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has been inching forward since it first debuted in 2010. While the mobile platform finally started making gains worth speaking of in 2013, Microsoft’s global smartphone market share remains in the low single digits. Show More Summary
Tablets sold using Apple’s iOS operating system saw their share decline to 36% from 52.8%. But Android tablets, racking up 121 million sold units, saw market share increase to 61.9% from 45.8% as consumers moved away from a saturated high-end tablet market and flocked to lower-end devices at all price points.
The BroApp is one of the newest Android apps, marketed as a clever relationship wingman. For less than the purchase price of
If at first you don't succeed... iterate, iterate, iterate on Android? After signing on Ashton Kutcher as a product engineer -- and then going on to release a pair of poorly received tablets -- Lenovo is dusting itself off. A marketing executive told...
If you’re in the market for a 10-inch Android tablet, your options are fairly limited. Samsung has a wealth of slates to choose from, but if you dislike TouchWiz and... Keep reading ?
Spice Mobile has released a new dual SIM Android 4.2 smartphone for the Indian market. Called the Smart Flo Poise Mi-451, the handset packs a 4.5-inch IPS display (unknown resolution), a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, a 512MB RAM, a 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, dual SIM card slots (GSM+GSM), dual cameras (1.3MP front […]
Riz Virk and Mitch Liu have been through pretty much every wave of the shift to free-to-play mobile and social gaming. They had an early mobile gaming hit called Tap Fish (which even had its own silly moment on The Daily Show). They sold their company Gameview Studios to Japanese gaming giant DeNA. Show More Summary
Learn why Samsung is developing its own mobile operating system, and how the company plans to capture Android's market share.
There is word going around that the new Sony Xperia Z1 Compact that hit the market earlier this year in January, with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in tow, ought to be on the receiving end of an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat – kicking it off in April, of course. Show More Summary
Mobile smartphone applications have become a trendy market in our fast-advancing technological era. The iOS App Store was a huge leap forward and Google was smart to jump onto this bandwagon. Android users now have access to a large marketplace of applications for tools, resources, games, and a whole lot more. Show More Summary
Boeing is best known for manufacturing airplanes, but it has now stepped into making smartphones by unveiling the ‘Boeing Black’ — an extra-secure device designed for government-level “missions.” Yes, that... Keep reading ?
The OnePlus One Android phone may just be one of the most interesting handsets of the year, at least for hardcore Android users, but there’s actually nothing official about this vaporware device yet. The company has been marketing aShow More Summary
We guess it goes without saying that Windows Phone is hardly the largest smartphone platform at the moment. In fact based on past figures, Windows Phone’s market share is pretty small compared to the likes of Android and iOS, but apparently...Show More Summary