Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow
Dec16

Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow

The smartphone boom does not seem to be slowing down anywhere in the world as 20% more devices were sold during the third quarter compared to the second three month period of the year. The data was gathered by respected market researchers Gartner. The company found that 310 million smartphones were sold during the last quarter, while good old feature phones continue to fall in the market as more and more budget smartphones are made....

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Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?
Nov13

Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?

For those who have a soft spot for Android that borders on fanatical there is an easy target to slap on Apple, the fact that Google's platform hands down beats iOS in terms of market share. The other side of the fence, the iPhone crazies were hoping that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus would address the balance somewhat. However, despite mammoth sales one survey seems to suggest that the two new iOS smartphone have not enjoyed...

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Google Publishes Guide to Switch from iOS to Android
Oct21

Google Publishes Guide to Switch from iOS to Android

Google has published a new page on its Android website that gives consumers detailed explanations on how to switch to Android if they are currently using Apple’s iOS. The guide shows how to move every detail, such as photos, emails, music, and even gives instruction on how to find your favourite apps. Apple recently published its own similar guide for enticing Android users, but Google’s effort is far more detailed. The war still...

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Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US
Aug07

Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US

ComScore's latest figures show that Android continued to be the dominant mobile platform in the US market during the last quarter, although Google's OS did lose some market share. The United States market is arguably the most important as it paints a picture as to what is going on globally, so these figures show Android’s continued popularity. Android's hold on the market continues to be strong as the platform accounts for over half...

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Android’s market share grows around the world
Jul30

Android’s market share grows around the world

Kantar Worldpanel's results for the performance of mobile platforms through the month of June have been released and make extremely happy reading for Android. Google's OS recorded widespread growth around the world as it continued to be the comfortable market leader. Microsoft's Windows Phone also enjoyed growth in key markets, while Apple's iOS continued to lose ground. The monthly survey uses market trends, sales records, and...

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Touch ID to arrive on all iPhones and iPads?
May28

Touch ID to arrive on all iPhones and iPads?

The Touch ID fingerprint sensor included on the iPhone 5s was a bold and innovative move on Apple’s part, one that other companies such as Samsung have been quick to follow. However, while Touch ID is a dazzling piece of tech, the software is still not at a mature stage, and applications for its use are, by design, not readily available. That will not stop Apple continuing to use Touch ID on future devices as the company has certainly...

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