Analyst Travis McCourt has put together some rather interesting graphs depicting the sales history of Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy handsets. It’s an interesting insight into how the rivalry we all know so well came into being.
On the fence about switching over to Android from an iPhone? Sony is now making it easier than ever to switch to their latest handsets using their new Xperia Transfer feature for PC Companion and Bridge for Mac.
The iPhone, once thought of as the coolest phone to own, is starting to lose its appeal in several Asian countries. So what’s cool now? Samsung and Android, of course.
Samsung is predicted to sell 290 million smartphones this year, giving them a 33% share of the smartphone market. Apple will grow too, but not as fast. They’ll have 21% of the market, if they’re lucky.
In the midst of all the depressing topics this week in the tech world, there is a bit of lighthearted comedy to shine a beacon on. Enter Kate Upton, tech acolyte and her equally shiny…wait, what’s that? An Apple product at a Samsung product launch?
Image credit: Shutterstock Media consumption differs according to platform, a study by the Reynolds Journalism Institute has found. This is also influenced by demographics, including age, education and earning capacity. In the recently-released 2012 RJI Mobile Media News Consumption Survey, researchers have determined that Apple iPhone users are generally older, better-educated and earn higher than those using Android. This may account for Apple’s market dominance over Android since the beginning. RJI’s Roger Fidler has found that — surprise! — iOS and Android are the leading mobile platforms in the consumption of news and content from subscriptions and apps. However, a big portion…
According to Anil Doradla, a financial analyst with global investment banking and asset management firm William Blair, the Apple iPhone has stopped being the best selling smartphone at Verizon for the current quarter. This marks a premiere since the iPhone was first released at Verizon, as well as since the first iPhone reached AT&T back on June 29, 2007. Up until now, after each quarter, the Apple iPhone was declared the best selling smartphone at every single North American carrier it landed on. Continuing among these lines, it should be mentioned that despite the slightly smaller success of the iPhone…