Apple Leapfrogs RIM to Become #2 Smartphone Seller in the World

Apple, just a year and a half into the smartphone business, now has a higher marketshare than Canadian giant Research in Motion, and is second place only to Nokia. Apple's 17.3% share is just barely beating out RIM's 15.2%, and of course is nowhere near Nokia's 38.9%, but it's just one more sign of how important the… » 11/08/08 12:30pm 11/08/08 12:30pm

Zune Hits 2 Million Sales, Drinks Creative's Milkshake

Industry numbers group NPD has just confirmed that Microsoft's Zune's sold 2 million units, just slightly under one year after it sold its first million. Where is Microsoft getting the marketshare for the extra million? Mostly from Creative, who dropped from 4% marketshare to 2% from Q1 '07 to Q1 '08. Apple's also… » 5/12/08 5:10pm 5/12/08 5:10pm

iPhone Smashes Windows Mobile and Motorola in 4Q

Steve Ballmer must be banging his head against the wall after dismissing the idea of the iPhone as "silly" last year: market research firm Canalys has confirmed the trend announced by Jobs at MacWorld, with the iPhone grabbing 28 percent of the U.S. "converged-device" market (aka smartphones) for the fourth quarter,… » 2/06/08 2:10pm 2/06/08 2:10pm