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  52.4 million tablet shipments in Q4 globally


IDC released the global tablet shipment report for Q4. The total tablet shipments in Q4 were 52.4 million globally. It set a new record where the shipments increase 75.3 annually and increase 74.3% compared to last quarter which had shipments of 30.1 million. Among all the tablets vendors, Apple iPad's shipments were 22.9 million which ranks the first place among all vendors. It takes 43.6% market share. Samsung has 7.9 million shipments, increased by 264% compared to the same period last year....

   IDC,Tablet, iPad,Android,Kindle,Surface     2013-01-31 02:45:25


  Apple is catching up with Samsung in smart connected device market


According to Sina Tech. IDC's latest report shows that as of the end of 2012, Samsung has a 21.2% share of the global market on smart connected devices which is #1. Apple has a 20.3% share which ranks #2. In smart connected devices market, Apple is catching up with Samsung. These devices include desktop computers, laptops, smart phones and tablet PCs. However, because of the higher prices,  Apple is still far ahead of Samsung in revenue. As of the end of 2012, Apple's revenue accounts for 3...

   Apple,Samsung,IDC     2013-03-26 10:53:31


  IDC lists top 6 myths, realities about open source


Summary: What are the top 6 myths? That open source software will enter every market, is inherently innovative, it improves faster than commercial software, that it has less lock-in, that it’s free and that it has little benefit if one is not involved in the community. IDC calls these ideas “myths” but acknowledges there’s more than a grain of truth to all of them At its Directions 2012 conference in Boston today, IDC revealed the top 5 my...

   IDC,Open source,Reality,Free,Contribution     2012-03-16 08:47:53


  Lenovo becomes the king of PC


According to Sina Tech, Data from market research firm IDC and Gartner shows that Lenovo defeats Hewlett-Packard to become the largest PC manufacturer in the world In the second quarter , global PC shipments dropped by 11%, the fifth consecutive quarter of decline.In October 2012, Gartner ranked Lenovo as the world's largest PC manufacturer, but IDC data ranked HP as the largest PC manufacturer. However, the rank of largest PC manufacturer between IDC and Gartner has no difference this time.Gar...

   Lenovo,PC,HP,IDC     2013-07-11 04:52:04


  IDC report shows developers are losing ineterst in Android development


IDC's latest report shows that: the development interest in Android Phones and Android iPad  has been dropping steadily. 1869 developers participated in this survey.In this quarter, the development interest in Android phone applications fell by 4.7%, down to 78.6%; the development interest in Android iPad applications fell by 2.2%, down to 65.9%. Although the survey result may not be so accurate, it still shows a trend : Although sales of Android devices is growing, it is still unable to re...

   Android,Developemnt interest,IDC,HTML5     2012-04-09 06:26:18


  The new Surface RT may use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor


According to Sina Tech, Microsoft will launch its new Surface RT tablet equipped with Qualcomm processor . The source said, some of the new Surface RT will use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, this processor will provide faster wireless data connection speed. The current Surface RT uses Nvidia's Tegra processor. Some versions of the Surface RT will continue to use Tegra processor. By adding Qualcomm processor as another option, Microsoft will further expand Surface RT function. Despite Microsoft h...

   Surface RT,Qualcomm,Processor     2013-06-19 08:11:03


  Coming back, Nokia?


Nokia officially unveiled an Windows Phone 8 phone model Lumia 920T in cooperation with China Mobile in yesterday's Global Developer Conference of China Mobile. This is the first to support China Mobile's TD-SCDMA 3G mobile phone network standard in the Windows Phone ecosystem, it that Windows Phone is available in TD camp. Meanwhile, as China Mobile's official custom models, Lumia 920T will be sold using China Mobile's sales channel, this may further promote the sales of Nokia Windows Phone dev...

   Nokia, China Mobile, Lumia 920T,TD-SCDMA     2012-12-06 13:17:24


  Google feels the threat from Samsung


In response to Apple's iOS system, Google and Samsung stood on the same side. But with the increase of market share of Samsung Android devices, Google begins to feel the threat from Samsung.On MWC in Barcelona, a group of business executives said Google increasingly worried about Samsung after a private party. Because its equipment has occupied 40% of the Android devices, which could erode the Google advertising service. Google hopes manufacturers such as HTC and HP can challenge Samsung.It is r...

   Google,Samsung,Android     2013-02-27 21:12:17


  The ‘Edge’ in Developing for Android Devices


In today’s times, the consumer is spoiled for choice with the number of options they have with respect to owning mobile device hardware and their operating systems. This diverse availability raises a critical question for both independent developers as well as large app development companies as to which platform to target. Although for larger app development companies, it is possible to simultaneously develop for multiple platforms, it might not be the case for small-scale enterprises. In...

   Android App Development Company, Web Application Development Company, Android App Developers, Web De     2015-08-07 05:36:11


  Samsung Overtakes Apple as World’s Biggest Smartphone Seller


Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung Electronics Co. overtook Apple Inc. in the last quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone vendor amid a widening technology and legal battle between the two companies.Samsung shipped 27.8 million smartphones in the last quarter, taking 23.8 percent of the market, Milton Keynes, U.K.- based Strategy Analytics said in an e-mailed statement today. Apple’s 17.1 million shipments, comprising 14.6 percent of the market, pushed the Cupertino, California-based c...

   Samsung,Apple,Samrtphone,Overtake,Samsung No. 1     2011-10-28 10:18:12