Android might be the market share leader, but Apple continues dominate app sales.
The Android versus iOS rivalry has been ongoing for nearly 10 years. As of Q3 2014, Android owned more than 80% of the smartphone market around the world, but that's split between the dozens of different companies that produce Android phones. Show More Summary
Windows Phone has never really had the same level of popularity as Android or iOS, and in the past year Microsoft’s first party Windows Phone devices have been focused on the budget and mid-range smartphone market. It has, however, been confirmed that flagship Windows phones are on the way. Show More Summary
If you’re in the market for a new quad-core Android 4.4 smartphone, be sure to check out Gionee’s latest Pioneer P6. As part of the Pioneer series, this entry-level smartphone features a 5.0-inch 854 x 480 FWVGA display, a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor, a Mali-400 GPU, a 1GB RAM, an 8GB of expandable internal […]
Another self-destructing app hits the market today with the launch of Quickie for both Android and iOS. And while there are tons of these apps on the market, Quickie isn’t necessarily just jumping onto the bandwagon. The company and its founders are trying to reinvent the way we message. “Everything started with email, then came messaging. […]
The HTC One M9 is easily one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of 2015 among Android enthusiasts. The mass market didn’t exactly flock to the current-generation HTC One M8, but that’s thanks largely to the fact that Samsung’s marketing and advertising budget is more than double HTC’s annual revenue. Show More Summary
Linx 8 tablet NOT BAD - unless you use Google Mail Review With little fanfare, the Windows tablet market is changing. Step into your local supermarket, and you may see Windows tablets on show priced below equivalent Android devices...
Meet the best Android RPGs on the Google Play Store! If you're in the market for the best Android RPG available, you've come to the right place. These are games that put the focus on slaying bad guys, amassing experience points, levelling up, and getting decked out in killer gear. Show More Summary
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS has been second fiddle to Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android for the last few years in the global market shares in smartphones. But with a very successful iPhone 6 sales, one might expect that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iOS is soon catching up with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android. CNBC’s Landon Dowdy talked on […]
The HTC One M8 was easily the most beautiful Android smartphone of the year in 2014. It might not have been the best-selling handset since HTC doesn’t quite have a marketing budget that compares to its massive rivals Samsung and Apple, but the M8 is still one of our favorite phones of all time. Show More Summary
Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker that has seen tremendous success selling affordable Android handsets in China and other markets, and whose various products have more than once heavily borrowed design inspirations from competing Apple products, is now out with a couple of new affordable phablets meant to take on the iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary
Kantar's data provides clear takeaways for Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone.
We always love reading about what happens when fans of one platform switch to another and our latest example comes to us from Ernest Oppetit, a product manager for marketing consultants QuBit Group who recently wrote about his experiences switching from Android to iOS on Medium. Show More Summary
If you’re in the market for a new entry-level Android 4.4 smartphone, I recommend you to take a look at Celkon’s latest Campus A400. Coming with dual SIM card slots, this budget-friendly smartphone features a 4.0-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen display, a 1GHz dual-core Spreadtrum SC7715 processor, a Mali-400 GPU, a 256MB RAM, a 512MB […]
At the moment, there aren’t many smartwatches on the market that compete with the Moto 360 when it comes to user interface and design. It’s a well-made product and showpiece for Android Wear, but with the Apple Watch right around the corner, Motorola wants to ensure that the Moto 360 retains its status as the wearable to beat. Show More Summary
The launch of the iPhone 6 has made a significant impact on Android's market share. New data from Kantar shows that Android's share of the smartphone market has actually dropped for the first time since 2013. Kantar released new data on Wednesday that showed a drop of 2 percentage points in Android's share of the smartphone market in the US. Show More Summary
By integrating BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) into Android Wear, BlackBerry Ltd. is entering the smartwatch market. The announcement happened yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES), taking place in Las Vegas this week. The integration will bring all of the BBM features … Continue reading ?
Apple Inc.’s share of the smartphone market increased in the three months ending November 2014 on the back of its new iPhone 6 and 6s models, new figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveal. The increase in iPhone sales challenged Android’s dominance of the … Continue reading ?
Apple’s new larger-screen iPhones are helping the company claw back market share from smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system, according to a new report.