Samsung Reigns Supreme in US Smartphone Market

Samsung ranked as the top smartphone in the U.S. for the three-month average period ending in June, claiming 25.6 percent of mobile subscribers, according to the comScore MobiLens service. LG followed, with its 18.8 percent share. Apple ranked third in the OEM market, claiming 15.4 percent of mobile subscribers. Next came Motorola with 11.7 percent […]

App Developers Tilt Toward iOS

A survey of more than 3,600 Appcelerator Titanium developers has revealed that they would rather develop mobile apps for iOS than for Android. iOS led Android by 16 percent in the Appcelerator/IDC Q2 2012 Mobile Developer Report. Fifty-three percent of the respondents believed that iOS was winning in enterprise app development, whereas only 37 percent […]

iOS More Crashtastic Than Android

The rivalry between Google and Apple in the cutthroat mobile device world took a new turn recently when mobile-app support platform company Crittercism published a study that found iOS apps crash more often than their Android counterparts. Crittercism analyzed more than 214 million apps launched in November and December that use its service. The worst […]

The Surprisingly Juicy Desktop Linux Market Share Report

There’s no doubt the Linux world has seen its share of good news over the past year or so, but every once in a while a tidbit comes along that calls for a little extra fanfare. Case in point: Recent data from research firm Net Applications suggests that desktop Linux’s market share has jumped considerably […]

Samsung’s Profits Soar Powered by its Arsenal of Android Smartphones

Asia’s largest consumer electronics company, Samsung Electronics, is on a roll. Beating all estimates, Samsung reported a record quarterly profit, primarily on back of surging sales of its Galaxy line of Android smartphones. Smartphone shipments were so massive that it completely masked Samsung’s declining earnings in Chips and LCD Panel business. Samsung Reports Record Quarterly […]