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Android Powers Almost 60% Of All Mobile Devices Sold, iOS Just 19.3%

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Android doesn’t look like it’s about to lose any of its market share to competing platforms any time soon. During the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform powered a whipping 59.9% of all smart mobile devices sold as total shipments hit 308.7 million units.

Apple’s iOS, on the other hand, was installed on just 19.3% of devices — despite the success of its iPhones and iPads.

That’s pretty incredible when you  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Sold Half A Million iPhones In Less Than A Month

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T-Mobile finally started selling the iPhone back in April, and it has already been a successful move. In its financial report for the first quarter of 2013, which was published this week, the carrier reveals that it sold half a million iPhones in less than a month.

Despite 500,000 iPhone sales, T-Mobile still saw a 7% drop in revenue from a year earlier, while adjusted earnings were down 7.5% to $  [Read More…]

WWDC 2013 Tickets Sold Out In Just 2 Minutes

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WWDC 2013 is already proving to be Apple’s most popular event ever. After opening ticket sales for the event a mere two minutes ago, Apple has already sold out.

Cult of Mac’s John Brownlee was trying to get a ticket. He says: “I started refreshing ten minutes before WWDC, and when the tickets went live, I was instantly hit with an error message when trying to  [Read More…]

Sprint Reports Q1 2013 Results: 5 Million Smartphones Sold, $643 Million Loss

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Sprint has this morning reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, and they show yet another loss for America’s third-largest carrier. The company announced a $ 643 million net loss on $ 8.79 billion revenue, though it did manage to generate a positive operating revenue of $ 29 million.

Sprint sold 5 million smartphones during the period, 1.5 million of which were iPhones.

Sprint added 23,000 postpaid subscribers  [Read More…]

iOS Newsreader App Pulse To Be Sold To LinkedIn For Over $50 Million

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Pulse has been one of our favorite newsreader apps for the iPad since it was released in 2010, but it’s looking for a new home.

According to a new report, LinkedIn wants to buy the maker of the iOS app Pulse, and they’re not afraid to spend big.

Liz Gannes at All Things D says that negotiations have begun between the two companies, with the current acquisition figure being somewhere between  [Read More…]

iTunes Store Hits New Landmark As It Surpasses 25 Billion Songs Sold

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Apple has today announced that its iTunes Store has set yet another record as it surpasses more than 25 billion songs sold. The 25 billionth song to be downloaded was “Monkey Drums” by Chase Buch, and it was purchased by Philip Püpke from Germany, who will receive a €10,000 iTunes Gift Card from Apple.

“We are grateful to our users whose passion for music over the past 10 years has made  [Read More…]

AT&T Confirms ‘Best-Ever’ Android & iPhone Sales In Q4 With 10 Million Devices Sold

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AT&T will announce its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012 later this month, but the carrier has today confirmed that the quarter saw its “best-ever” sales of both Android and iOS devices. More than 10 million smartphones were sold during the three-month period, with an average of more than 110,000 smartphone sales a day.

“We had another incredible quarter of smartphone sales as the mobile Internet continues to drive strong  [Read More…]

Apple’s White iPad Mini Sold Out Within Minutes, Now Ships In Two Weeks

After a white iPad mini? You’ll need to go into store if you want one on launch day.

When Apple began accepting pre-orders for the iPad mini at 12 a.m. Pacific, I visited the store a few times to see how quickly it sold out. I didn’t buy one; I have a third-generation iPad and decided I don’t need another one. But I was curious.

To my surprise, at 12:03 a.m. Pacific,  [Read More…]

Apple Announces Q4 2012 Earnings: $36 Billion In Revenue, $8.2 Billion In Profit, 30 Million iPhones And 14 Million iPads Sold

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Apple just announced its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012 ahead of its conferenced call in 30 minutes. The company has reported $ 36 billion in revenue and $ 8.2 billion in profit. 29.9 million iPhones 14 million iPads and 4.9 million Macs were sold.

Apple expected to earn $ 34 billion in revenue, so it beat its own estimate met Wall Street’s average estimate of $ 35-$  [Read More…]

Analysts Disappointed That Apple Has “Only” Sold 100M iPads So Far

When Tim Cook jumped on stage yesterday and ran through all the little statistics about how extremely successful Apple’s been over the last few months, he put some added emphasis on the fact that Apple just sold their 100 millionth iPad.

100 million iPads in just over two years is absolutely nuts. 100 million of any product sold in two years is insane. But it turns out that analysts weren’t thrilled  [Read More…]