It may come as little surprise to iPhone and iPod touch users, but new data from market research firm Gartner proposes that Apple’s App Store walked away with almost all of the mobile app sales last year.
Despite Google's handset device receiving a lot of hype and buzz, a mobile research firm is estimating that first week sales figures failed to deliver, and were far behind comparable sales when the 3G S launched.
Word on the street is that Apple’s iPhone is something of a failure in China after moving a mere 5,000 devices at the official launch in late October. But the “little phone that could” has now topped 100,000 units in the weeks since that launch.
Recession? What recession? In October, Apple posted its best quarterly sales figure ever with 3 million Macs out the door and 7.4 million iPhones. With December's quarterly projections aimed squarely at 2.85 million Macs, Apple's gearing up for the holidays.
Either Gene Munster, senior Piper Jaffray analyst, has an insider at
Apple, sees the glass as overflowing instead of half empty, or just
really believes in Steve Jobs, because his predictions always tend to be
on the, well, optimistic side.
Despite being a
late player to the mobile phone market and the typically higher prices
charged for Mac products, Apple's iPhone has managed to move into third
place globally behind Nokia and Research in Motion.