We're Buying More PC Games Than We Can Play

As another Steam Holiday Sale comes to a close, I have spent roughly $100 to purchase 22 games. In the past 2 months I have picked up 3 Humble Bundles. Not a month ago I spent around $50 on 11 games in the Steam Fall Sale. By the time the next Steam Holiday Sale rolls into town I will be lucky if I have played half of… » 1/03/14 1:26pm 1/03/14 1:26pm

Windows 8 Sales: Five Questions That Still Need Answers

Windows 8, Microsoft reported yesterday, has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in its first month of retail. That's an indisputably huge number, outpacing even Windows 7 sales at launch. But it's also a number that raises more questions than answers. » 11/28/12 9:55am 11/28/12 9:55am

Is HTC the New Doomed Phone Manufacturer?

HTC's fortunes aren't going so well. At the start of the year, the company announced a 22 percent decline in operating income, year-on-year. Today, it's had the misfortune to announce that its second quarter net profits for 2012 are down a hideous 57 percent compared to the year before. » 7/06/12 7:17am 7/06/12 7:17am

AT&T Sold 9.4 Million Smartphones—7.6 Million of Them Were iPhones

In a holy crap stat o' the week, AT&T sold a record setting 9.4 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2011. 7.6 million of that 9.4 million were iPhones. 7.6 MILLION. That's a ridiculous 81 percent of all AT&T smartphones sold! That's only 1.8 million phones left to split between Android, Windows Phone and… » 1/26/12 8:43am 1/26/12 8:43am

Digital Music Sales Beat Physical Music Sales for the First Time

It took longer than I thought it would (because physical music sales still makes the monies) but digital music sales has finally topped physical music sales. According to Nielsen and Billboard, digital music sales accounted for 50.3% of total music sales, more than half the pie. What took so long? » 1/05/12 4:02pm 1/05/12 4:02pm