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Tablets and smartphones are turning handheld gaming devices into a niche

What Disk-Drive Shortage? PC Shipments Up 2% In 1Q, Gartner Says

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Global shipments of personal computers rose in the first quarter, despite expected impacts from a disk-drive shortage and a lack of new chips and software to stimulate demand. European Pressphoto Agency Hewlett-Packard remains the top PC maker by volume. Industry researcher Gartner Inc. said shipments of PCs rose 1.9% from...
What Disk-Drive Shortage? PC Shipments Up 2% In 1Q, Gartner Says

Nokia's Elop admits to low early Lumia 920 production, explaining some shortages of the new handset

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In a short video interview, Nokia’s Stephen Elop admitted that his company is ramping up production of the Lumia 920 and 820 over time, helping to explain some reported shortages of the handset. The specific quote, as transcribed and surfaced by WMPowerUser, is as follows: [A]s we introduce the 920...
Nokia's Elop admits to low early Lumia 920 production, explaining some shortages of the new handset

Let's Face It, RIM is a Total Disaster

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Having consistently failed to meet its financial forecasts over the past year, Research In Motion has stopped providing them. Which is just as well, because Wall Street has clearly lost all faith in the company. To wit, Morgan Stanley’s brutal downgrade downgrade today of the BlackBerry maker in advance of...
Let's Face It, RIM is a Total Disaster
Intel beats first quarter earnings forecasts

Samsung and HTC financial contrasts exposed, say analysts

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Android handset makers to report widely different profits, with South Korean giant up 65%, while HTC's revenues diveThe contrasting fortunes of Android handset makers were laid bare on Monday as analysts forecast that South Korea's Samsung Electronics will see its quarterly operating profit to rise 65% to 8.7trn won (£5bn))...
Samsung and HTC financial contrasts exposed, say analysts

Apple and Samsung account for 90% of smartphone profits, control 55% of the market

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It’s common knowledge by now that Apple’s smartphone business is all but unique in the mobile world in terms of its ability to generate profits. However, when a competitor is added to it, and the pair are compared to the larger smartphone market, the difference between those at the top...
Apple and Samsung account for 90% of smartphone profits, control 55% of the market

From The Pebble Smartwatch To Google Glass: Gauging The New Mobile Market For Wearable Devices

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Those betting big on wearable computing believe an assorted new crop of gadgets -- mostly worn on the wrist or as eyewear -- will transform the way in which we interact with the rest of our devices. What is perhaps most intriguing about them is that they will serve new purposes....
From The Pebble Smartwatch To Google Glass: Gauging The New Mobile Market For Wearable Devices

BlackBerry Bounceback Beat Back

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Research In Motion has a new name, a new operating system, and a pair of new handsets, but it’s still got the same old sinking stock price. On Thursday, shares of the smartphone pioneer continued the downward slide they began the day before, during the unveiling of its long-awaited BlackBerry...
BlackBerry Bounceback Beat Back

Apple closes gap on Samsung 'smart connected' device share

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Samsung remained the world leader in "smart connected" devices during 2012, but Apple gained some ground, according to new IDC data. In all the market grew 29.1 percent year-over-year to reach over 1 billion units, and a value of $576.9 billion. Samsung grabbed 21.2 percent of unit shipments, but Apple...
Apple closes gap on Samsung 'smart connected' device share

IDC: Smart Device Shipments To Grow 14% Annually To 1.2B In 2016, But U.S. Shipments, Revenue Dropped In Q2

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Evidence of market saturation in the U.S. can be seen in new research from IDC that takes a look at the global connected device market. Shipments and revenues declined here, even as worldwide market share grew. The connected device market, meaning smartphones, tablets, and PCs combined, grew 27.4% year-over-year in Q2...
IDC: Smart Device Shipments To Grow 14% Annually To 1.2B In 2016, But U.S. Shipments, Revenue Dropped In Q2
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CHART OF THE DAY: Developer Interest In Android Is Slowly Eroding (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

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Android phones and tablets are "showing slow erosion of interest levels" from developers according to a new report from IDC's Appcelerator. Appcelerator got responses from 1,869 developers on which platforms were they were "very interested" in developing for. In its report, IDC wrote, "This quarter, interest in Android phones...
CHART OF THE DAY: Developer Interest In Android Is Slowly Eroding (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

As Apple and Samsung accelerate, HTC’s sales fade away

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Once high-flying Android manufacturer HTC reported weak fourth quarter results and forecast an even tougher first quarter as competition from Apple and Samsung squeezed the Taiwanese smartphone maker. HTC reported revenue of 101.42 billion Taiwan dollars or $3.48 billion with earnings of 10.94 billion Taiwanese dollars or $369 million, good for...
As Apple and Samsung accelerate, HTC’s sales fade away

Windows 8 fails to lift the PC market in Q4

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Microsoft's Windows 8 OS failed to provide a spark to PC sales during last year's fourth quarter, with worldwide unit shipments falling by 6.4 percent compared to the same quarter in 2011, according to research by IDC released on Thursday....
Windows 8 fails to lift the PC market in Q4

iSuppli: Samsung forecasted to unseat Nokia for top ranking in 2012 global phone shipments

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Between the years of 1998 and 2011, Nokia consistently took the first-place prize for global unit shipments, outpacing both Samsung and Apple. This year, however, iSuppli projects that the Finnish firm will slip to the second position, representing 24 percent of device shipments, compared to 29 percent for Samsung...
iSuppli: Samsung forecasted to unseat Nokia for top ranking in 2012 global phone shipments

Chart: Tablets cutting legs out from under regular PCs

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Last month we published a preliminary version of the chart above, showing the unit sales trends for traditional PCs through the third quarter of the year. In short, it’s still a giant market, with more than 87 million PC shipments worldwide in the latest quarter. But it’s also a flat...
Chart: Tablets cutting legs out from under regular PCs

Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

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Much as people talk constantly about the booming future for the construction of data centers and thus for the potential of sales of the gear that goes in them, the market reality is that on a global basis, fewer servers were sold in late 2012 than in the same period...
Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

Android, iOS nab 82 percent of smartphone market in Q1

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Android smartphone shipments soared 145 percent in the first quarter to 89.9 million units. Apple's iPhone hit unit shipments of 35.1 million last quarter. [Read more]...
Android, iOS nab 82 percent of smartphone market in Q1
Apple may post huge Q4 miss

Apple closes gap on Samsung for connected device sales in Q4 as market hits 1B devices

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Research firm IDC is out today with its latest report on the smart connected device market, which includes worldwide shipments of desktop PCs, notebook PCs, smartphones, and tablets. IDC predicts the market in total grew 29.1% year over year in 2012, crossing the 1 billion units shipped mark and hitting...
Apple closes gap on Samsung for connected device sales in Q4 as market hits 1B devices

Total shipments of Android phones to surpass 1 billion in 2013

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Market research firm IHS iSuppli estimates that by 2013, cumulative shipments of Android smartphones will exceed 1 billion units. Handsets shipping with Google’s (GOOG) mobile operating system are expected to reach 451 million units in 2013, an increase from 357 million in 2012, and approach 3 billion cumulative units...
Total shipments of Android phones to surpass 1 billion in 2013

Apple Estimated to Retake Title of World's Largest Smartphone Vendor

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Research firm Strategy Analytics today announced its estimates of the global smartphone market for the fourth quarter of 2011, finding that Apple narrowly squeezed by Samsung to retake the title of world's largest smartphone vendor as measured by unit shipments. According to Strategy Analytics' numbers, Apple's 37 million iPhones...
Apple Estimated to Retake Title of World's Largest Smartphone Vendor

Research: PC sales outlook sunny for rest of '07

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PC sales, led by continuing growth in laptops and a surprising resurgence in desktop strength, are expected to be strong in the second half of this year, research firm iSuppli said. The firm expects unit shipments to be up 13 percent over last year's second half. If iSuppli is right,...
Research: PC sales outlook sunny for rest of '07
Huawei Was Top Third Smartphone Vendor In Q4 After Samsung & Apple, Says IDC
Apple caters to China with crop of new targeted features
Samsung smartphones obliterate iPhone sales in Q2 as rivalry reaches boiling point

Processor market to get boost from smartphones, tablets

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Tablets and smartphones will give a much-needed boost this year to the worldwide microprocessor market, which is undergoing a fundamental change with a shift to low-power processors used in energy-efficient devices, research firm IC Insights said. Worldwide shipments of microprocessors that go into mobile devices, PCs, servers and embedded...
Processor market to get boost from smartphones, tablets

Amazon's Kindle Fire settles in at 5% of tablet market

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Amazon shipped more than 1.2 million Kindle Fire tablets worldwide in the second quarter, up significantly from the first quarter, but strong sales of Apple’s iPad left the Amazon device with a relatively modest slice of the overall market, about 5 percent. Those are the latest numbers from the IDC...
Amazon's Kindle Fire settles in at 5% of tablet market

Five years later: Apple iPhone has generated $150 billion in sales, 250 million units shipped

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Friday marks five years since Apple unveiled the iPhone on June 29th, 2007, and the five smartphones Apple has launched since that date have helped shape the industry. They have also made Apple the biggest technology company in the world by a staggering margin. Market research firm Strategy Analytics...
Five years later: Apple iPhone has generated $150 billion in sales, 250 million units shipped
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