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Upsurge In iPhone 5s Sales Take Apple to No.3 Spot In China According to a new report from GoMo News, Apple has surged to number three in the smartphone market share in China in October. This comes on the back of a successful launch of their flagship iPhone 5s. The latest figures from research company Counterpoint, illustrate that many Chinese consumer chose the iPhone over competing products, causing Apple’s market share in the country to 12 percent, a significant increase on the 3 per cent in September 2013. Counterpoint’s Neil ShahRead More
According to a recent report from China, the specs of the HTC One Max code name HTC 8088 has hit the internet. This follows earlier leaks of the 5.9-inch display smartphone , which is expected to come with a  fingerprint sensor and wireless charging support. Other key features of the HTC One Max include: A 5.9-inch screen display A 1080p resolution 1.7G quad-core processor and 2G RAM A 2.0-megapixel front camera and 4.0-megapixel rear camera 4G network (TD-LTE) support, Android 4. 3 operating system and a battery capacity of 3300 mA. The report suggests that theRead More
iPhone 5S With TD-LTE Support To Launch On China Mobile This November Yesterday Apple sent out invites to several Chinese media outlets for a special event to be held at Beijing’s World Trade Center on September 11. The invitation came hours after Apple had sent out a similar invitation to an event at their Cupertino, Calif., headquarters on September 10. Many media outlets speculated that this might connected to  the launch of the iPhone on China’s largest mobile carrier – China Mobile. Today, Chinese tech blog – MyDriver is reportingRead More
An IDC report shows that China’s mobile phone shipments reached 97 million units in the 1Q2013, up 15% compared with the same period in 2012. In addition, China’s smartphone shipments totaled 78 million units in 1Q2013, a growth of 117% compared with the same period in 2012. According to the report the large growth in smartphone market is attributed largely to increase in China Mobile’s subscriptions. According to the IDC report (via Digitimes): Shipments of TDMA-based (Time Division Multiple Access) smartphones reached 28 million units in the first quarter of 2013, withRead More

Posted On February 23, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

TheStreet: China Mobile Could Get The iPhone

China Mobile Could Get The iPhone According to The Street, the introduction of the a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset by Qualcomm could lead to China Mobile carrying the iPhone this year. According to the report: [quote] Qualcomm this week announced a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) chipset, the RF360 Front End Solution, which for the first time offers a truly global 4G LTE design for mobile devices. It can run on all seven modes, including LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD, WCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE. That’s important, because China Mobile’s 3GRead More
Nearly 4.8 Million Nexus 7 By Google Sold In 2012 Google’s 7-inch Nexus tablet went on sales last year and was immediately hit will supply shortage. The Google Nexus 7 received very good reviews, even from die-hard Apple advocates such as MG Siegler. MG Siegler: [quote] If you’re an iOS person like myself, you obviously have to think about Apple moving into this space as well. And I think the Nexus 7 shows a few places where Apple can improve the 7-inch tablet space — namely in making a device just aRead More

Posted On February 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013

A roundup of Apple lawsuits in January 2013 Technology Tell: Apple lawsuits for the month of January 2013 had the ever present patent lawsuits and many rulings in the Apple vs. Samsung case. Apple’s false advertising claim it brought against Amazon’s App Store has been dismissed, with the judge citing lack of proof of confusion as the reason for the dismissal. The California Supreme Court decided that Apple and other online retailers didn’t break California law by asking people to provide their address and phone number before they used credit cards to make payments.Read More
Strategy Analytics, via TechCrunch, is reporting that Apple is the No.1 mobile phone maker in the US in Q4 2012. The Cupertino-based company  shipped approximately 17.7 million units in the quarter. Whilst Samung shipped an estimate 16.6 million units in the same quarter. These shipment numbers give Apple a record 34 per cent marketshare and Samsung 32.3 per cent share market share in the U.S. According to the TechCrunch report: [quote] Strategy Analytics said generous carrier subsidies and extensive marketing of the new iPhone 5 model helped Apple to claim the U.S.Read More
Sky has just updated their Sky Go app making it even better. According to the app description page: [quote] Sky Go, our award-winning TV on the move service, ensures you don’t miss the TV you love, even if you’re away from home – at no extra cost for Sky TV customers. Sky Go Extra lets Sky TV customers download popular TV shows and movies via Wi-Fi to watch on up to four devices. The content available for download depends on your Sky TV subscription. Downloading via Wi-Fi also means thatRead More
One of the big story doing the round today is rumours that Apple will be announcing two new iPhone at the end of June 2013 and the iTV by the end of 2013. The two iPhone will be called the iPhone 5S and iPhone Math, according to report from China Times via BrightWire. According to the article, the China Times citing Taiwan-based Commercial Times is reporting that: [quote] Apple will announce three new iPhone models in 2013, and two of them, the 4-inch iPhone 5S and 4.8-inch iPhone Math (both featuring 8-mega-pixelRead More
Xperia Z Group Black
Sony has introduced their latest and greatest smartphone offering at CES 2013. The Japanese electronic giant mobile division-  Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) unveils new flagship Android smartphone, Xperia Z. The Xperia Z features a 5” Full HD 1080p Reality Display with other innovate features such as the world’s first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones and waterproof design. “With Xperia Z, we are bringing over half a century of innovation in TV, imaging, music, film and gaming to create a superphone experience that truly stands out,” said Kuni Suzuki, President and CEO, at SonyRead More

Posted On December 22, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple Achieves 53.3% Smartphone Marketshare In US

A study published by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech illustrates that Apple has raced to 53.3 percent share of the smartphone market in the US. The data were collected over the last 12 weeks ending 25th November, according to the report. Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer insight director at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, states that “Apple has reached a major milestone in the US by passing the 50% share mark for the first time, with further gains expected to be made during December.” Despite Apple’s Dominance in the US, Android continues its dominance in Europe, reachingRead More