51% of electronic device activations in the week up to and including Christmas day were for Apple products. This blasted their nearest competitor Samsung out of the water as they came in second place with just 18% of device activations. Nokia were way behind in third with just 6% of the spoils. Continue reading
According to IDC, smartphone sales figures hit a worldwide record in the third quarter of the year and topped the 250 million mark for the first time ever. Figures across the globe show that 258.4 million smartphones were shipped which is a 38% increase on the same period in 2012.
The smartphone sales figures increase can be attributed to a surge in devices running Google’s Android operating system combined with lower smartphone prices and technology that seems to become more advanced every month. Continue reading