According to industry analyst IDC’s recent sales data, the first quarter of 2013 has a very significant statistic. Smartphones have finally outsold feature phones (cell phones that are not smartphones but do more than just calls and texts — basically all non-smartphone cell phones) worldwide.…Read More »
Ready for some more Windows 8 hate? Here it comes!
Bob O’Donnell, Program VP of Clients and Displays and “responsible for tracking the latest and most important hardware developments that impact PCs, notebooks, thin clients and other computing devices” at International Data Corporation (IDC), recently told Brooke Crothers of CNET that Windows 8 sales have stalled because Microsoft made a couple of flaws, namely lack of ‘Start’ button (aka Start Menu) and inability to boot directly to desktop mode:
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There were certain decisions that Microsoft made that were in retrospect flawed.
Despite being handed numerous setbacks courtesy Apple, Android continues to build on its world wide dominance in the mobile area with the latest stats from the International Data Corporation (IDC) showing that, in Q3 2012, Android has extended its lead over rivals.…Read More »
As smartphone wars continue, on the field and in the courtroom, the contest worldwide seems to have already been won by Android. The International Data Corporation, aka IDC, has released a Q2 2012 study on smartphone global marketshare and has found Android and iOS consist of 85% of all smartphones shipped worldwide in Q2 2012.…Read More »
Earlier this month we learned Android comprises of roughly 50% of smartphone sales in Q2 2012; and, last year we learned Samsung is the new leader in smartphones, snatching the spot for #1 smartphone maker from Apple. So it shouldn’t be very surprising when I tell you Apple and Samsung dominate smartphone sales, comprising of about 50% of all smartphones sold in Q2 2012.…Read More »