Tag Archive: Lead


Nexus-w-iPadFor a long time after its launch, the iPad was by far the best-selling tablet on the market, and no matter how hard they tried, rival devices didn’t stand a chance of stealing its market share. But that’s all changed, according to the latest figures from IDC. Android-powered slates saw a staggering 163% increase in [...]

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comscoreapplereport  Apple is stil the top smartphone maker in the U.S. according to the latest quarterly report from comScore. While HTC, Motorola, and LTG continued to lose marketshare in the U.S. over the last three months, Apple and Samsung have continued to outpace the competition. As of May 2013, comScore found that the iPhone now [...]

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mike-bell-intelIntel lost the opportunity to power the iPhone, but the company is hard at work to make sure they don’t get completely shut out of mobile hardware, and to do so they’re hiring some old Apple talent. To lead the charge in its plans to build “smart devices” Intel has hired former Apple Vice President, [...]

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While tech experts have been eager to announce the demise of Apple and the iPhone, a different story has taken place in the U.S. as Apple has continued to widen its lead against Samsung.

comScore just released its latest report on the state of the U.S. smartphone market, and their findings show that Apple managed to widen increase its marketshare. Samsung saw some growth as well (1.0% ) but Apple grew about  [Read More...]

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After facing a lot of scrutiny for the past few years over working conditions at factories in China, Apple has made a lot of progress on cleaning up their manufacturing partners’ facilities. Pay has been increased. Forced overtime and child labor aren’t as frequent. And we haven’t heard of any massive brawls in a while.

Following Apple’s lead, HP has decided to get its act together in China as well by reducing the number  [Read More...]

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Samsung and Apple are the only two smartphone vendors currently seeing growth in the United States, and although it was Apple that saw the most between September and November of last year, it’s Samsung who will attract most customers throughout 2013. The Korean electronics giant will see 35% growth over the next 12 months, according to Strategy Analytics, further increasing the lead over its arch rival in Cupertino.

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The International Data Corporation has published its most recent mobile market forecast and unsurprisingly, they’re predicting Android to maintain its strong market share lead over the next four years. In fact, there’s really not much surprising about the report at all.

The global mobile phone market will continue to grow, Android and iOS will continue to be the top two mobile operating systems, and Apple and Samsung will continue to be the  [Read More...]

In the race to the top of the smartphone market, it’s only Apple and Google now.

There are two fighters left in the battle for market share dominance in the mobile space: Apple and Google. Android powers Samsung’s flagship handsets, and the Korean company continues to crush Apple in terms of sheer volume of units sold. Without Android, Samsung wouldn’t be near as successful.

But Apple is showing incredible growth, especially in  [Read More...]

Mac Setups: The Desk of a Startup Lead

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Alex L. manages a startup in Brazil that builds web apps with Ruby on Rails, and, no surprise, he uses a bunch of great Apple gear to get the job done. Being a startup also means juggling a lot of hats, so beyond development the workstation gets used for design and film production. Hardware shown includes:

MacBook Pro Retina 15″ – 2.6GHz Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD,  [Read More...]

A new report from the market analytics firm, Nielsen, found Android’s U.S. growth to outpace Apple’s iOS as smartphones accounted for two thirds of all new wireless phone purchases for the first time ever. According to the report, the growth of smartphone penetration in the U.S. continued in the second quarter of 2012 as 54.9% of mobile users owned a smart device at the end of June. The information is contrary to last quarter’s report, as Android  [Read More...]