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Report: By 2017, iPhone market share could reach 68% in US

A new report is out with some news Apple is sure to be a fan of, and so are those that wish all their friends used iPhones. According to research firm Asymco, around 68% of Americans will own an iPhone by the year 2017. That’s a crazy amount of iPhones, and with a new iPhone coming out every year (and possibly two new iPhones every year from now on), Apple…

Apple and Samsung combined take 109% of mobile industry profits

Figures from Canaccord Genuity have emerged today showing that Apple and Samsung combined to take an estimated 109% of profits in the mobile industry in Q3 of 2013. It’s no secret that Apple and Samsung dominate the mobile market, yet these numbers are truly staggering. According to the report, Apple took 56% of the operating profits for “feature phones…

Apple top of the tablet market – share waning

Tablet shipment figures have shown that Apple is still top of the tablet market, however it’s share is dwindling. In Q3 Apple shipped 14.25 million iPads, giving it a market share of 29.7 percent, down on Q2′s 33.5 percent. IHS put this down to the lack of a second quarter release and the anticipation of a Q3 product, which led to “tepid” sales of the…

Apple slowly regaining U.S. smartphone market: up to 42.5%

Figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech show that Apple is slowly regaining the U.S. smartphone market. Figures show that Apple’s share is now up to 42.5%, up very slightly from 39.2% this time last year. Android’s share has dropped from 52.6% to 51.5%. Elsewhere, Blackberry’s share fell from 4% to just 1%, with Windows Phone growing slightly from 2.9% up…

Apple granted “on hold sharing” patent

Apple was granted a patent today that will allow users to share content while on hold with another contact. The patent, 8,494,123, is for an “on-hold visual menu from a user’s communication device,” meaning that a menu will allow users to share content such as photos, videos, and music with the person that is on hold, creating an easy way to send…

iPhone 5 losing ground to Samsung thanks to S4

A research note published by Canaccord Genuity has revealed that in June the iPhone 5 was the top-selling smartphone at “essentially all global carriers”. Despite this feat, it also found that the iPhone had been losing global market share to Samsung following the release of the Galaxy S4. Whilst it’s not clear just how much impact the S4 has made on the…

iOS market share shrinks: Android takes astonishing 74%

In the first 3 months of the year, Android has taken a massive 74.4% of the smartphone market. Analyst firm Gartner has published figures today which shows that in Q1 of 2013 phones running Android software made up for almost 3 out of 4 smartphone sales, with a massive 156 million units sold. In second place came our beloved iOS, which only managed to…

iOS lead over Android in US web traffic share growing steadily

Despite the fact that Android devices sell in bucket loads, when it comes to usage, it’s been shown on various occasions that iPhone and iPad users are far more engaged with their products than any other platform. We could speculate as to why that is, but I needn’t. For now. The latest research done by Piper Jaffray shows that iOS devices make up well…

Report: Apple’s worldwide tablet shipments share drops below 40%

We all know the iPad sells well (well other than BlackBerry’s CEO). But how well? According to a report coming out of IDC, the iPad maker’s shipments have dropped below 40% of the total tablet shipments. However, it was still at least doubling the second place manufacturer, which was without much surprise, Samsung. This however has shown that over the past…