Tag Archive: Market

Apple supplier Foxconn is reportedly cutting costs and widening its margins to keep ahead of the pack as the Chinese smartphone market slows, according to a new report. Although Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou has been outspoken about his desire to not rely too heavily on any one company, Foxconn currently gets around half of its […]

Looks like Samsung and Apple pretty much own the smartphone market, though there are some scrappy contenders starting to make headway. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), handset makers shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the last… Read more ›

Iran could be big new market for Apple products

The United States and Iran finally signed an official agreement today after 20 months of negotiations, and according to a new report, Apple is already looking to move in. Apple has been in touch with potential Iranian distributors, reports the… Read more ›

iPad still king in a slowing tablet market

Worldwide tablet sales may be falling, but according to figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, the iPad is still leading the product category when it comes to sales — despite five consecutive quarters of negative annual shipment… Read more ›

iPhone market share hits all-time high in China

The iPhone 6 has helped Apple shatter sales records worldwide, and nowhere is it bigger than in China. According to a new report from Kantar, Apple’s smartphone market share in China is at an all-time high of 27.6 percent. China… Read more ›

Tablet sales are on the decline, and the iPad is “the weakest leak,” according to the latest report from International Data Corporation. The organization has scaled back its five-year forecast for tablets, expecting market growth to come to a near… Read more ›

A billion dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool, Justin Timberlake? A trillion dollars! Three point four trillion to be exact. That’s how big Apple’s target market (the money it could potentially make if it had no competitors) could be… Read more ›

Why Apple Watch will wrap up luxury market in China

China’s elite class overwhelmingly prefers Apple products for gift giving, even more so than luxury fashion brands like Gucci and Chanel. An interesting survey conducted by Hurun asked 376 Mainland Chinese millionaires about their buying habits, and their responses also… Read more ›

Who says iOS has all the apps? According to new data, Google isn’t just kicking butt when it comes to market share, but also mobile apps as well. The search giant’s Play Store now offers a great selection of titles… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Keith Nothacker is living proof that persistence pays off. Nothacker is here at the giant International CES gadget show to introduce a key-size version of his pocket breathalyzer — the first personal, police-grade breathalyzer approved by the… Read more ›