Smartphone market sees over 300 million device shipments in second quarter

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Figures show that the lead held by Android is continuing to grow within this competitive marketplace. According to some of the most recent IDC reports, the mobile device shipments in the smartphone market during the second quarter of 2014 reached a record breaking 301.3 million. These sales figures were given a considerable boost by the Android based devices sold for less than $200. At the moment, Android smartphones under that price limit have given the operating system a considerable boost in its popularity. That O.S. now holds 84.7 percent of…

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Apple app available at the iTunes Store now number over 1 million

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Though it has been over a year since there were a million submissions, now these applications are available. Last year, it was reported that the number of application submissions of Apple apps to be sold on iTunes had passed the one million mark, but it took quite a while for them all to actually become available to users of iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Although it has been over a year, the official store for iOS applications has now broken that mark. It has now been announced that the number of…

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Mobile gadgets strategy from Schmidt includes switching advice

The Google chairman has offered recommendations for Apple customers who want to convert to Android. Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, has left one of his rare posts on his Google+ account, in the form of a recommendation for consumers regarding the way in which they can switch their mobile gadgets from Apple to Android. The post was designed in the form of a comprehensive guide for leaving iOS and its products behind. Within the mobile gadgets switching post, Schmidt explained that “The latest high-end phones […] have better screens,…

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