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Tablet Shipments on the Break to Lap the PC

In 2008 laptop shipments passed desktop shipments for the first time, marking the end of stationary PC as it transitions to mobile computing. Two years after (April 3, 2010) Apple released the first generation iPAD the missing link between mobile Smartphones and laptops, it didn’t take long for this new category to storm over and according

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PC Shipments Post the Steepest Decline Ever in a Single Quarter

According to IDC, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), down -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of -7.7%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The extent of the year-on-year contraction marked the worst quarter since IDC

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Android and iOS Combine for 87.6% of the 2012 Worldwide Smartphone OS Market

Published on February 15, 2013, in Smartphone.

IDC released on Friday their yearly worldwide OS market share results. Android and iOS, the number one and number two ranked smartphone operating systems (OS) worldwide, combined for 91.1% of all smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012 (4Q12). According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Android smartphone vendors and Apple

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Smartphone Mobile Payment to Replace Wallets

Published on November 14, 2012, in Smartphone.

As more and more people phase out of real money transaction in favor of credit cards, electronic transaction such as PayPal, etc. the move to mobile payment is the next big thing, with potential of replacing our wallets and with it money and credit cards with another device that we carry at all times. As

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Samsung See the Fastest Growth out of all Tablets

Following our recent post report – Apple Losses Large Tablet Market Share to Android in 3Q12, International Data Corporation (IDC), released today their Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, showing, Worldwide tablet shipments totaled 27.8 million units in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12), growing 49.5% year over year in 3Q12 and 6.7% over the second quarter of 2012. Android shipments surged during

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Android Reached 75% Market Share in Just 4 Years

According to a recent report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Android smartphone operating system reached 75 percent market share during the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12). With a total Android Smartphone shipment of 136.0 million units from  the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in 3Q12. The 91.5% year-over-year growth was nearly double the overall market growth rate

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Consumers Increasingly Using Mobile Devices to Surf the Net

Published on October 29, 2012, in Tablets.

According to the latest release of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide New Media Market Model. Consumers are migrating away from using a PC to access the Internet  and are increasingly using mobile devices as their default gateway to the Internet. The United States leads that trend and by 2015, for the first time ever, there will

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Smartphones Drive 3rd Quarter Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Growth

Published on October 26, 2012, in Market Share.

International Data Corporation (IDC) released today its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker stating that the worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4 percent year over year in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12) as vendors shipped a total of 444.5 million mobile phones in 3Q12 compared to 434.1 million units in the third quarter of 2011,

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Smartphone and Tablets to Continue and Grow by 14% Annually Through 2016

Published on October 15, 2012, in Market Share.

A recent research by International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals that shipments on smart connected devices —a combination of PCs, smartphones, and tablets—  reached 267.3 million units worldwide in the second quarter of 2012 (2Q12) , a 27.4 percent increase year over year and a 2.8 percent quarter-over-quarter improvement with revenue total $131.5 billion worldwide, a 16.3 percent year-over-year increase, but

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Tablet Sales Continue to Soar

IDC updated its worldwide Media Tablet forecast on projected fourth quarter strong demand and expected new key product launches. International Data Corporation (IDC) increase its forecast by 9 percent from 107.4 to 117.1 million units for the whole year. The firm also revised upward its 2013 forecast number by14 percent from 142.8 to 165.9 million units. And expects that in just 4

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