Tag Archive: Slowing


iOS 9 adoption slowing, but still faster than iOS 8

71 percent of iOS users are using the latest version of the mobile operating system, according to stats released by Apple. Measured by visits to the App Store this week, the stats also show 21 percent of users are running iOS 8, while 8 percent are running previous versions of iOS. While that’s only a slight […]

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Apple Watch’s dominance isn’t slowing down any time soon

The Apple Watch is the hottest smartwatch on the market. And it looks like it is going to stay that way for a while. A report by International Data Corporation says the Apple Watch will lead a rapidly growing wearables market through at least 2019 as a skeptical public gets won over by more sophisticated […]

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Reports of slowing iPhone production may be greatly exaggerated

Reports that iPhone 6s production may be slower than expected may be plain wrong, if you go by the record earnings one iPhone supplier recorded last month. Catcher Technologies supplies the metal casings for the iPhone 6s. In November it recorded sales on $ 254 million — representing an increase of 1.4 percent from the previous […]

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iOS 9 adoption just keeps slowing down

iOS 9 adoption is continuing to limp slowly towards 100%. A couple weeks after we reported that iOS 9 adoption had “run out of steam” at 67%, it’s gained a few more percent points. But iOS 9 adoption still falls short of total. According to Apple’s latest figures, roughly 70% of eligible iOS users are […]

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Slowing handset sales triggers Samsung firing spree

You know the way that Apple’s heroically struggling to build a new “spaceship” HQ capable of housing its army of brilliant worker ants who design the iPhone? Well, Samsung has an easier solution for its phone division: just fire a load of people. New statistics published courtesy of Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service underline the degree […]

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Mac sales are slowing down, but don’t blame Apple

Apple just announced record-breaking iPhone 6s sales, but according to a new report, the Mac may not be showing quite the same upward trajectory. Research firms Gartner and IDC both claim Mac sales have slowed to their lowest rate since late 2013, although they disagree about the extent. IDC suggests that Mac sales have fallen […]

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Apple’s security obsession is slowing down HomeKit rollout

Apple’s plans for HomeKit to become the de facto platform for the connected home is taking longer than expected to happen because of the company’s obsession with security, according to a recent report. At the moment, only five HomeKit-compatible accessories…Read more ›

iOS 8 growth slowing, but still enough to shame Android

We’re likely only a couple of months away from the first developer previews of iOS 9, but iOS 8 adoption continues to creepy steadily northwards. According to Apple’s in-house stats — measured by visits to the App Store on April 27 — 81 percent…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 ›

Phone 6 orders show no sign of slowing down in 2015

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus may be killing it in terms of demand, but that’s just because they’re the hot new devices on the market, right? Not according to industry sources, who claim that chip orders for iPhone 6…Read more ›