Apple said pre-orders of its iPhone 5 climbed over two million in just 24 hours, doubling the previous one million record set by iPhone 4S. Released for pre-orders on September 14th, demand for the new smartphone already outstrips the initial supply. However, Apple reports that the majority of pre-orders in the US, Australia, Canada, France, [...]
Apple hit another milestone over the past weekend: more than 25 billion apps from the iTunes App Store have been downloaded. As you might expect, the world’s most valuable company celebrated that achievement by awarding a US$10,000 iTunes gift card to the user who downloaded app number 25,000,000,000. Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China probably had [...]
Canada’s Research in Motion (RIM), makers of the popular Blackberry devices, was the leading mobile smartphone operating system in the U.S. in December 2009 with 41.6 percent share of U.S. smartphone devices according to a recent Comscore report.
Apple ranked second with a 25.3 percent share, followed by Microsoft with 18.0 percent share, Palm with 6.1 percent share, and Google with 5.2 percent share.