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Instagram hits 80 million users

07/27/2012, After passing the 50 million mark in May, it looks like the number of Instagram users has jumped again. According to the latest reports online, the 2-year old photo-sharing service on Android and iOS now has over 80 million users. Talk about popular....

Nintendo 3DS sales reach 5 million in US

07/13/2012, Nintendo has reached a milestone today announcing that it has sold 5 million 3DS handsets since its debut in March of 2011. They’ve also announced milestone sale figures for some games including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D(1 million),...

Xbox 360 holds no.1 US sales spot for 18th consecutive month

07/13/2012, It looks like Microsoft has got something to celebrate about – the Xbox 360 is still the best-selling video game console in the US. It’s been rocking the throne for the past 18 months  despite being released almost 7 years ago – and it...

BlackBerry App World hits 3 billion downloads

07/06/2012, The BlackBerry App World is probably the least talked about app store out of the four major ones (Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Windows Marketplace), so it’s refreshing to hear some news about it. Today, RIM announced that its BlackBerry App...

Samsung Galaxy Note: 5 million shipped

03/28/2012, To all the naysayers who thought the Galaxy Note wasn’t going to be a hit, it looks like you were wrong. According to the latest figures released from Samsung, they’ve shipped over 5 million units of the Android phone since its launch last...

Skype: 34 million people online

02/27/2012, Last week Skype reported hitting an all-time high of 32 million users online at the same time. Well today, the VOIP service has reported that it has managed to surpass the milestone. According to Skype, they hit 34 million users who were online at the...

Skype: over 32 million signed in at the same time

02/24/2012, We all know that Skype is a pretty popular VOIP/instant messaging service, but do you know how many people use it? At least 32 million. According to an announcement from Skype, the company passed a new milestone yesterday when it had 32 million people...

Windows Marketplace hits 60,000 apps

01/22/2012, If “lack of apps” is the main reason why you haven’t switched to Windows Phone yet, it won’t be an excuse for much longer. It has just been reported that Microsoft’s mobile operating system’s app store, the Windows...

Android Market surpasses 400,000 apps

01/04/2012, It has been a few months since Android Market surpassed the 300,000 app milestone, and now it looks like it has reached a new high. According to the folks over at Distimo, the Android Market is now sitting tight over 400,000 apps to boot. While it’s...

Samsung Galaxy Note: over 1 million shipped

12/29/2011, Samsung’s phone-tablet the Galaxy Note 5.3 made an impression thanks to its massive screen when it launched earlier this year, and it looks like the whole world thinks so too. According to Samsung today, the company has shipped over a million units...

3.7 million Android devices activated this Christmas

12/27/2011, If there’s any testament to the fact that people just love shopping more during the holiday season, the amount of Android devices sold during those days proves it. Andy Rubin has just tweeted a new Android milestone – 3.7 million Android devices...

Over 700,000 Android devices activated daily

12/21/2011, Back in June, Andy Rubin of Google announced that 500,000 Android devices were being activated on a daily basis. Well as of today, it looks like Android has hit another milestone. According to the latest numbers posted by Andy Rubin on his Twitter account...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 hit $1 billion sales in 16 days

12/12/2011, If you wonder why Activision churns out a new Call of Duty game each year, today’s announcement will shed some light. The company announced in a press release today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since...

Samsung sells over 300 million phones this year

12/12/2011, Despite all the ongoing legal battles between Samsung and Apple at the moment, it looks like the Korean electronics manufacturer has had a pretty good run this year. Samsung announced yesterday that it had sold over 300 million mobile handsets this year...