May 17th, 2013

App Annie
Android and iOS accounted for three times as much gaming revenue in the first quarter of 2013 as handheld consoles, according to new figures from App Annie and IDC. The Portable Gaming Report Q1 2013 reveals...

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May 17th, 2013

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Windows Phone has sneaked past Blackberry into third position among smartphone operating systems worldwide, according to IDC, but its 3.2% market share of devices shipped in the first quarter of the year...

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April 29th, 2013

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Apple's publication of its latest quarterly financial results last week was the traditional trigger for analyst firms to release their latest smartphone market-share stats. IDC notes that Q1 2013 was...

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March 28th, 2013

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone is outselling the iPhone in seven countries: Argentina, India, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Ukraine and a seventh territory made up of smaller European countries including...

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March 27th, 2013

IDC
128m tablets were shipped in 2012 according to figures published by IDC yesterday, but it sees that growing to 190m units in 2013, overtaking desktop PC shipments for the first time, before overhauling...

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March 13th, 2013

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Two analyst firms have released their latest predictions for the tablet market's growth in 2013, and they paint an interesting picture of Google and Apple's respective strengths. IDC claims that shipments...

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March 5th, 2013

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The burgeoning smartphone and apps market is certainly keeping analysts' prediction machines busy: today sees two more sets of forecasts. IDC claims more smartphones will ship globally this year than...

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February 22nd, 2013

IDC
Shipments of smart connected devices - desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones – grew 29.1% in 2012, with just over 1.2bn units shipped according to IDC. The growth was, unsurprisingly, driven by...

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February 22nd, 2013

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App Annie and IDC have teamed up for a new report analysing sales of games on smartphones and tablets, versus those for Nintendo and Sony's handheld gaming devices. The findings are being presented...

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