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Android Market Share Dominates iOS Once Again In U.S.

04/01/2013, The last time Kantar World Panel released its smartphone platform market share report, iOS had been announced the winner by an extremely slight margin as it had a 48.1 percent market share, while Android’s market share sat around 46.7 percent....

Apple now the world’s 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer

02/02/2012, According to results from IDC’s latest report – Apple has now surged forward to claim the spot of the world’s 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer. The Cupertino company increased its market share by 128.4% when compared to its Q4 results...

One in every two smartphones sold in the world run Android

11/15/2011, It took awhile, but Google’s domination of the mobile platform has finally occurred. According to the latest findings by Gartner, Android now has 52.5% market share worldwide – up from 43.4% last quarter and double the 25.3% from one year ago. And...

Internet Explorer global browser share dips below 50% mark

11/02/2011, Microsoft executives would definitely sit up and take notice that their Internet Explorer global browser share has just dropped below the 50% mark sometime during the month of October – something that had never happened before in over a decade....

Android top smartphone purchases in Asia

10/21/2011, The Apple iPhone 4S might be doing gangbusters in terms of sales, but that does not mean North America is the center of the universe. There is this thing known as the rest of the world, and in Asia, Android-powered handsets top the smartphone purchase...

WebKit browsers catching up to Firefox (updated)

06/03/2011,   While Firefox is having trouble surpassing Internet Explorer’s market share in the browser wars, it looks like it has another competitor right at its heels – browsers that run the WebKit web page renderer, in the form of Google Chrome and...

Nokia’s market share: at its lowest point since 1997

05/20/2011, Things don’t look too good for the Finnish giant. After spending countless years as the company to beat, Nokia seems to have rolled back in time 14 years – with its global market share reduced to 25%, almost the same level as it was back in 1997....

Windows 7 finally overtakes Windows XP’s desktop OS market share

04/08/2011, According to the latest results of the desktop OS market share in the US for April 2011 collected by StatCounter, it looks like people are finally leaving Windows XP behind and getting an upgrade to Windows 7. For the first time since it became the most...

LG claims top global market share in LED LCD monitors

03/30/2011, Korean electronics manufacturer, LG Electronics has been crowned the world’s market leader in LED LCD monitors in 2010, with 18% of the market share. Out of the 16.68 million LED LCD monitors that were sold worldwide last year, LG were accounted for...

IDC predicts Windows Phone will overtake iOS market share by 2015

03/29/2011, For the surprising news of the week, it appears that the IDC has some interesting predictions to share. According to their team of researchers and analysts, they see Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform overtaking iOS’s market share by the year...

Android 2.x On 83 Percent Of Android Devices

12/02/2010, Not every Android-powered device out there is blessed with the latest and greatest firmware update, sometimes due to carrier or hardware restrictions. Now the stats are in and according to the Android Market, Android 2.0 or higher is already on 83 percent...

Android for Men, iPhone for Women According to Recent Survey

12/01/2010, A recent survey published by Nielsen reveals that Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone are among the most popular phones in the U.S., with iPhone and BlackBerry leading the pack with 27 percent market share each and Android not too far off with 23 percent and...

Market share doesn’t mean much

07/20/2009, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson – that’s the market share classification that most people use to rank handset makers. However, people overlook profitability, The key metric in a mature business like cellphones. While Nokia still...