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February 2, 2018
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Apple tops worldwide smartphone vendor list in Q4 amid industry contraction, report says

Apple led the worldwide smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to fresh statistics from Strategy Analytics, with strong demand for products like iPhone X and iPhone 8 bucking wider market headwinds. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 2, 2018
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Strategy Analytics: iPhone the top-selling smartphone in Q4 2017 as whole industry falls 9%

Following Apple’s record earnings release earlier today, Strategy Analytics is out this evening with new data on the smartphone industry. The analytics firm says that global smartphone shipments suffered their largest annual decrease during the holiday quarter… more… 9to5Mac

April 6, 2017
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Canonical kills its Ubuntu smartphone, tablet, convergence plans

Canonical, the software support company that maintains Ubuntu Linux, has announced it is throwing in the towel on Ubuntu phones and tablets and ending work on Unity8–a concept it had hoped would create a "convergence" experience to enable its smartphones … 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 11, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he regards AR ‘as a big idea like the smartphone’

Tim Cook really wants people to know that he’s deeply interested in AR. The Apple CEO hypes augmented reality every chance he gets, and he’s doing it in the same way he teased the wrist as an interesting space before the … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
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iPhone Captured 31% of Smartphone Sales in the U.S. Ahead of Holiday Season

The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the “three most popular smartphones” in the United States in the three month period ending November 2016, when users were purchasing early holiday gifts for friends and family members. According … Continue reading

October 15, 2016
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Banned From All U.S. Flights

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was today banned from all airplanes and flights in the United States by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. It is now labeled as a “forbidden … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
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iOS and Android Combined for Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter

The latest numbers from research firm Gartner reveal that the smartphone industry continues to be a virtual two-horse race between iOS and Android. The operating systems combined for a record 99.1% worldwide market share in the second calendar quarter of … Continue reading

April 25, 2016
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Decline in iPhone Shipments Could Make Apple Worst-Performing Top Five Smartphone Brand of 2016

Apple’s global iPhone shipments will fall short of analysts’ consensus estimates of 210 to 230 million units in the 2016 fiscal year, according to a new research note issued by respected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a worst case … Continue reading

February 4, 2016
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Sony’s Dual Camera to See Inclusion in Devices From ‘Major Smartphone Players’

Sony, the manufacturer behind many of the camera sensors used in Apple’s iOS devices, recently confirmed that its dual-lens camera platform will be featured in devices from “major smartphone players” in 2016. The information was shared by Sony CFO Kenchiro … Continue reading

May 10, 2015
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Nintendo’s First Smartphone Game Due This Year, 5 Planned by March 2017

In Nintendo’s financial results briefing posted today, which relays the company’s past fiscal year ending in March 2015 and looks ahead to the future, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata provided a few more details regarding the company’s future release plans with … Continue reading