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As mobile devices power on, PC sales register worst drop in history

by: Bogdan BeleApril 11, 2013
PC sales have kept going south in this year's first quarter, despite the fact that Windows 8 has shipped with a lot of new devices, data by IDC and Gartner reveals.
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Samsung and Apple almost equal in total number of smart connected devices sold in Q4 2012

by: Bogdan BeleMarch 26, 2013
The battle for market share between Apple and Samsung has very few chances of slowing down, as fourth quarter results for 2012 show something close to a tie.
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IDC: Apple’s iPad to give up its tablet crown to Android in 2013

by: Bams SadewoMarch 12, 2013
According to research firm IDC, Apple's tablet market share will fall to 46% in 2013, while Android tablets will lead the tablet race for the first time with 49%.
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Samsung dominates Indian smartphone race in Q4 2012, Apple quickly closing the gap

by: Ankit BanerjeeFebruary 21, 2013
While Samsung dominated the Indian smartphone race in the last quarter of 2012, Apple is slowly but surely closing the gap, jumping to second place in terms of revenue in one quarter.
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iPhone now officially the underdog down under

by: J. Angelo RacomaDecember 12, 2012
Android is still just warming up in some markets. In Australia, for instance, Android smartphones have only started overtaking the iPhone. This year so far, 67% of smartphones sold down under were Android devices. Summing up total smartphone usage in the country, Android has overtaken the iPhone, with a 44% market share, versus the iPhone's 43%, as reported by Australian market research firm Telsyte.
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Here’s what IDC says is happening in the tablet market, this year and beyond

by: Bogdan PetrovanDecember 6, 2012
While it’s fun to predict market shares for years in advance, there’s really no telling what will happen six months from now, and four year predictions are pretty much useless in the tech world. But trends do matter and they are worth analyzing. With this necessary caveat out of our way, here’s what IDC says it’s happening in the tablet market, this year and beyond.
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IDC: Android and iPhone to beat Blackberry in the enterprise sector for the first time

by: Bams SadewoNovember 28, 2012
According to research firm IDC, shipments of BlackBerry phones in the enterprise market -- for the first time ever -- are set to be eclipsed by the iPhones and Android phones in 2012.
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IDC: iPad drops to 50.4% market share, Android tablets surge in Q3

by: Bams SadewoNovember 5, 2012
Wonder why Apple – under Tim Cook’s regime -- changed its mind about releasing a mini version of the iPad? The latest IDC report on worldwide tablet shipments in Q3 2012 may provide some hints.
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IDC: Android holds 75% worldwide smartphone market share in Q3, Apple’s iOS holds 14.9%

by: Bams SadewoNovember 2, 2012
It’s just another day at the office for Android handsets, kicking everybody else’s behinds. According to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), Android-powered handsets maintain its commanding lead over Apple’s iOS devices and others in the global smartphone market for Q3 2012.
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IDC: Android has four times more global market share than iOS

by: Derek RossSeptember 18, 2012

There’s no denying that Google’s Android is a force to be reckoned with. Android recently hit an impressive 500 million globally activated devices and a whopping 1.3 million new devices being activated daily. If those numbers didn’t make your jaw drop, how about a commanding market share lead, four times more than their competitors?

According to the research firm IDC’s latest Q3 numbers, Android has a 68% market share dominance. Apple’s iOS comes in at second place globally with a mere 17%. After Google and Apple, RIM’s BlackBerry comes in at 4.8%, Symbian at 4.4%, and Microsoft’s Windows Phone is in last place at at [...]

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