Apple Music was set to become the next big thing.The thought of having millions of tracks available to stream, and that could be saved online, seemed like a recipe for success. However, a recent survey conducted by The New York Post showed that nearly half of the iOS users that enthusiastically downloaded the trial version of Apple Music have shockingly, stopped using it even before their trial period gets over.
The stats revealed that 48% of early Apple Music users have given up on the service while 52% are still using it. Of those 52%, nearly two-thirds said they were “extremely or [...]
While Android fragmentation continues with Jelly Bean being announced just 6 months away from the ICS update. Android owners have started to shift to ICs with most companies now offering ICS updates for the devices.
While Gingerbread still remains at the top with 64 % of the Android base. GFroyo follows by 17.3 %, and Google’s recently announced Jelly Bean update was not included in this stat.
Google at the I/O Conference has announced that the usage of their web browser Chrome has almost doubled since last year and now tops 310 Million users. 1 TB of data is downloaded daily by these users, and according to Google the speedy browser has saved users 13 years of total browsing time.
Samsung Galaxy SIII, the device recently launched in London with a worldwide announcement of features, has received over 9 million pre-orders worldwide according to the Korea Economic Daily. If these numbers are to be believed, then Samsung is almost close to the half of the 20 million SIIs they sold overall till FEB 2012.
According to a separate report by Reuters, the company’s factories are producing 5 million units monthly, so it does not seem like stocks should be an issue once the device does get launched.
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Motorola has posted yet another disappointing quarter, while revenues were up to $3.1 billion, Moto lost $86 million in Q1 of 2012. That is 6 more million lost compared to their previous quarter. In terms of shipments only 8.9 million devices were shipped in the quarter which is down from the 10.5 million shipped last quarter. The company’s home gateways and broadcast goods, managed to generate $68 million, up from $53 million a year ago.
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Motorola Mobility Announces First [...]
According to a recent report by Gartner Apple leads as the world’s top smartphone vendor by market share (19 percent), majorly thanks to the holiday quarter. During the season Apple sold some 35.5 million handsets to end users, a 121.4 percent increase from Q4 2010.
Apple now also overtook LG as the Third largest seller of mobile handsets with 7.4 percent market share in the past holiday quarter right behind Nokia (23.4 percent) and Samsung (19.4 percent).
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Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Soared [...]
Nintendo just put an end to all rumors about the next WIi. The company will show the new Wii at E3 2011 and will make it available in 2012.
What could Nintendo possibly bring to the gaming experience this time ?
April 25, 2011
To whom it may concern:
Re: Wii’s Successor SystemNintendo Co., Ltd. has decided to launch in 2012 a system to succeed Wii, which the company has sold 86.01 million units on a consolidated shipment basis between its launch in 2006 and the end of March 2011.
We will show a playable model of the new system and announce more specifications at the E3 [...]
Sony just release information that they sold 50 million Playstation 3 consoles and a total of 8 Million Move controllers. Technically these are units that were sold by Sony to retailers and not to end users so we dont know if they are direct sales yet. But, heck these are impressive numbers none the less.
PLAYSTATION®3 SALES REACH 50 MILLION UNITS WORLDWIDE
Sales of PlayStation®Move motion controller for PlayStation®3 (PS3®) surpass 8 million units worldwide, accelerating the expansion of [...]
Looks like the Galaxy S 2 is running Benchmarks all round, the device beats any stock device in current benchmarks. Scores are coming in over 3300 thanks to the dual core processor.
The Samsung Galaxy S 2 was launched Yesterday in India, check out our coverage of the launch with hands on Here