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  1. Apple to Open 22,000-Square-Foot Office in Ottawa Suburb

    Industry News
    This week Apple announced they will be opening a 22,000-square-foot office in Ottawa suburb, Kanata, reports the Ottawa Citizen. Apple is refusing to comment on its large expansion in the area, which is about 2.5 times the size of a regular Apple retail outlet, but a report in the National Post...
  2. Gartner lowers 2011 sales forecast for android tablets

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Worldwide sales of tablet computers are on pace to reach 63.6 million units according to a recent report from Gartner. While the increase is still amazing, the numbers are down significantly from the almost 70 million in predicted sales in Gartner’s April report. The firm has significantly...
  3. Worldwide sales of Smartphones up 85% in recent quarter

    Industry News
    Global sales of wireless phones and smartphones were 427.8 million units in the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 19 percent from the first quarter of 2010, according to recent report from Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales totaled 101.8 million units in the January to March timeframe, up 85...
  4. Analyst estimates 250,000 Playbooks have been sold

    Industry News
    In a research note sent to clients, RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky is reporting that Research in Motion (RIM) has sold 250,000 Playbooks since its launch on April 19th. The tablet computer went on-sale April 19th at more than 20,000 retail locations in the United States and Canada...
  5. Gartner predicts 70 million tablets will be sold this year

    Industry News
    The worldwide market for tablet computers is expected to climb almost fourfold in 2011 according to a recent report from Gartner. The research firm estimates 70 million tablets will be sold this year, up from 17.6 million in 2010. The firm also predicts sales of 294 million by 2015. Despite...