Nokia looking for partner to re-enter smartphone market

There have been reports that claimed Nokia is planning to re-enter the smartphone market. In an official statement, the Finish firm said that it does plan to go back to selling mobile phones, but it has to find the right partner first. Here’s Nokia’s official statement: For 14 years Nokia was the biggest cell phone […]

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 Chen explains why BlackBerry is still in the smartphone-making business

These days, iPhones and Android smartphones are dominating the smartphone market. Although BlackBerry has returned to profitability, it still has a lot of catching up to do. This makes a lot of us wonder why the Canadian smartphone maker is still in the smartphone-making business, when it can easily focus more on its security platform. […]

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 Samsung shipped more smartphones in Q1 2014 than all of its major competitors combined

Who shipped the most smartphones in the first quarter of 2014? Samsung did. The Korean tech giant shipped more smartphone than all of its major competitors (Apple, Huawei, Lenovo, and LG) combined. This is according to data gathered from market expert IDC. Here’s the press release from IDC: FRAMINGHAM, Mass. April 30, 2014 – The worldwide […]

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 Android remains strong in Europe with a 70.7% share – iOS in second place at 19.2%

According to market experts at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Android remains strong in Europe owning 70.7% of the market. iOS held at second place at 19.2%. According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, “Across Europe, Android remains the top OS with 70.7% share, while Apple holds second position at 19.2%. Windows, at third, accounts for 8.1% of smartphone […]

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 267 million smartphones shipped in Q1 2014 – Samsung leads at 30%

According to a report, there were 267 million smartphones shipped in Q1 2014 (first quarter (January to March) of 2014). Leading the pack is Samsung, with 30% market share. The news comes to us courtesy of DigiTimes. The site reports, “Global smartphone shipments rose 1.13% on quarter to 266.9 million units in the first quarter […]

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