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June 12, 2019
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Market share for iPhone in EMEA region for Q1 2019 lowest in the last five years

The smartphone market has stabilized in EMEA regions despite there being a contraction of sales in the Middle East, claims IDC, with Apple seen to be facing challenges from Chinese competitors as it sees its lowest level of market share … Continue reading

May 30, 2019
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IDC: Huawei and Samsung see huge YoY gains in wearable market but still bow to Apple

The wearable market is continually growing each year with new smartwatches, headphones, and fitness trackers. Today, IDC has posted an update on wearable market share, detailing huge growth from the likes of Samsung and Huawei thanks to products such as … Continue reading

April 1, 2019
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IDC: Smart home market to grow 27% in 2019, Apple to continue gaining traction

IDC is out this week with a look at the smart home market in 2018 and predictions for 2019. According to IDC data, the global smart home device market is expected to grow 26.9 percent year-over-year to 832.7 million shipments. … Continue reading

February 28, 2019
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Apple shipped 9.2M Apple Watch units in Q4 2018 to capture half of market, report says

Fresh statistics from research firm Strategy Analytics show Apple retained its position as the clear leader in the smartwatch sector, with Apple Watch capturing 51 percent of the market during the fourth quarter of 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 30, 2017
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Apple 2017 year in review: The ‘Pro’ desktop market is revisited with the iMac Pro, with more in the pipeline

After years of no updates to Apple’s "Pro" desktop line, the company uncharacteristically made some public statements in April about a forthcoming line refresh, which led to the iMac Pro’s release in December. But, the remarks made may or may … Continue reading

July 10, 2017
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Apple sees iTunes market share slip as competition increases from Amazon & Comcast for films

Despite its increasing focuses on Services revenue, Apple is struggling to draw users to the iTunes Store for movie purchases and rentals. According to a new in-depth report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s market share for renting and purchasing … Continue reading

February 19, 2017
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Apple’s iPhone drops to fifth place in Chinese smartphone market

Apple continued to struggle for ground in China during the December quarter, ceding fourth place in the country’s smartphone market under pressure from local brands like Huawei and Xiaomi, according to new research data. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 6, 2017
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With Apple Watch prices falling and Jawbone’s exit, is there still a market for dedicated fitness trackers? [Poll]

Earlier today, we reported that Jawbone was exiting the consumer hardware market in favor of selling health products and services directly to businesses. Furthermore, 9to5Toys shared an Apple Watch deal today that pushed the price of a Series 1 model down … Continue reading

February 5, 2017
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Jawbone reportedly exiting consumer wearable market, shifting focus to clinical hardware & services

According to a report from TechCrunch, Jawbone is exiting the consumer hardware market and will shift its strategy to selling services and products directly to businesses in the health market. The report comes following earlier claims that Jawbone had run … Continue reading

March 17, 2016
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Apple Watch Predicted to Capture 50% Market Share in 2016 on 14 Million Sales

While the Apple Watch captured an impressive 75.5 percent share of the smartwatch market through its launch quarter last year, market research firm IDC predicts that watchOS will gradually cede market share to competing platforms such as Android Wear, Tizen, … Continue reading

January 9, 2016
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This week on AppleInsider: ‘iPhone 7’ rumors, iPhone 6s production cuts, stock market troubles & more

News stepped to a fast pace at the beginning of 2016, with numerous rumors about the iPhone 7, and worries about Apple’s stock price and the prospects for iPhone 6s sales. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 14, 2015
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Swatch beats Apple to China mobile payments market with Bellamy watch

Swatch, the world’s largest watchmaker by revenue, on Wednesday announced immediate Chinese availability of Bellamy, an NFC-toting watch capable of conducting mobile transactions processed by credit card operator UnionPay and the state-owned Bank of Communications Co. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 24, 2015
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Apple Shares Drop Below $100 Amid Wider Stock Market Downturn

Apple shares dipped below $100 in pre-market trading today amid a wider Dow Jones and stock market downturn, with AAPL fluctuating around the $98-$100 mark prior to the New York Stock Exchange opening bell at 9:30 AM Eastern. Apple shares … Continue reading

July 29, 2015
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iPad Market Share Falls Below 25% as Tablet Market Continues to Decline

The latest numbers from market research firm IDC‘s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker show that Apple remains the largest vendor in a declining tablet market, shipping 10.9 million iPads in the second quarter of 2015. While the iPad continues to be … Continue reading