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  1. Year to date: HP top seller of tablets in U.S. after Apple

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    U.S. tablet sales, excluding iPad sales, reached 1.2 million units for the first ten months of 2011 according to a recent report from the NPD Group. Surprisingly, HP, which released its WebOS powered Touchpad tablet in July and cancelled it in August, was the number one seller with a 17% market...
  2. eReader sales expected to triple in next five years

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    Worldwide sales of ebook readers, such as the Kobo wireless readers shown here, are predicted reach 67 million by 2016, nearly triple the 25 million devices expected to be sold in 2011 according to a recent forecast by Juniper Research. The research firm expects sales to remain strong thanks to...
  3. Sales of iPhone 4S top four million in first weekend

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    The iPhone 4S may not have captured the hearts of the blogosphere but it certainly has captured the hearts of consumers. Apple today announced it has sold over four million of the devices in just three days. The device sold just over a million units on Friday, the first day of sales and a...
  4. Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million in first day of sales

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    While tech bloggers and critics complain the new iPhone 4S is short on new features and a new design, consumers seem quite happy to shell out many hundreds of dollars for the new smartphone.   Apple yesterday announced pre-orders of its iPhone 4S topped one million last Friday, surpassing the...
  5. X-Men: First Class tops last week's DVD Charts

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    American Superhero film "X-Men: First Class" from Fox Studios was the top selling movie and the top rental on DVD in North America last week according to figures published today by Rentrak. The fifth installment in the X-Men series which acts as a prequel to the X-Men Trilogy was released to...
  6. Global PC sales top 85 million units in second quarter

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    Global sales of personal computers reached 85.2 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 2.3 percent increase from the same period last year according to a recent report from Gartner. While the numbers were up over 2010, they were below Gartner's earlier projection for 6.7 percent growth...
  7. LG Cuts Smartphone Sales Target 20% After Apple, Samsung Gain

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    LG Electronics Inc., the world's third-largest mobile-phone maker, lowered its full-year smartphone sales target by 20 percent after losing customers to competitors led by Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. The company expects to sell 24 million smartphones this year, Park Jong Seok, head...
  8. IDC: Smartphone Shipments to approach 1 billion in 2015

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the worldwide smartphone market is forecast to grow 55% year over year in 2011 as a growing number of users turn in their feature phones for more advanced devices. IDC predicts vendors will ship a...
  9. Analyst estimates 250,000 Playbooks have been sold

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    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...
  10. Kinect sales top ten million

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    Microsoft announced this week that it has sold more than ten million Kinect for Xbox 360 units to retailers since its introduction last November. Kinect for Xbox 360 is a peripheral device for the video game console that enables players to control one of seventeen Kinect ready games without...
  11. Canadians spending less at electronic stores this holiday season

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    Canada's largest payment processor, Moneris Solutions, today announced that 2010 holiday spending over the last five saw an overall increase of two per cent from 2009. While sales were up overall, electronic store sales decreased a whopping 8.82 per cent during the past five weeks, which...
  12. New Apple TV sales expected to top one million by Xmas

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    Apple said today that it expects to have sold one million units of its second generation Apple TV (ATV) by the end of this week. Apple began selling the devices on the company website on September 1st. The revamped device, which sells for $119 in Canada, gives users in Canada the ability to...
  13. Sales of mobile phones tops 340 million in third quarter

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    The Global market for mobile phones market grew 14.6% in the third quarter of this year, the fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, according to a recent report from the International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC says vendors shipped 340.5 million during the July to September...
  14. Microsoft Windows 7 sales top 240 million in 1st year

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    Microsoft Corp's Windows 7 has sold more than 240 million copies in its first year, the company said on Thursday, making it the fastest-selling operating system, and helping the software giant to record profits despite a recent dip in computer sales growth. from article.. Microsoft still...
  15. Almost 20 million tablet computers expected to be sold in 2010

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    Thanks to massive sales of the Apple iPad, worldwide media tablet sales are forecast to reach 19.5 million units in 2010, according to Gartner, Inc. The research projects sales will rise to 54.8 million units in 2011, up 181 percent from 2010, and surpass 208 million units in 2014. Gartner...
  16. 3DTV sales expected to disappoint

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    While manufacturers and movie studios have been desperately trying to sell 3DTVs and 3D movies this year, it appears that high prices and lack of content have kept consumers from opening their wallets. A recent report by DisplaySearch predicts that just 3.2 million 3DTVs will be shipped in...
  17. Report predicts sales of 242 million televisions in 2010

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    Global television sales are forecast to increase from sales of 211 million units in 2009 to sales of 243 million units in 2010, an increase of 16%, according to a recent report from DisplaySearch. That number is up significantly from the firm's March report which predicted sales of 228 million...
  18. Global TV sales top 56 million in Q2

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    Global television sales showed continued growth in the second quarter of 2010 thanks to improving global economic conditions according to a recent report from DisplaySearch. Total television shipments in the April to June quarter first three months of this year were 56.2 million units, up 26%...
  19. iPad now shipping within 24 hours

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    The mad rush for Apple iPads appears to have finally subsided as wait times for one of this year’s hottest consumer electronic devices has virtually vanished. The Apple online stores in Canada and the United States are now saying they will ship all versions of the tablet device within 24 hours...
  20. Amazon's newest Kindle selling like hotcakes

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    The latest generation of Amazon Kindle readers are selling faster than at anytime in their history according to a statement put out by the company today. Amazon says it began shipping the new devices to customers who had pre-ordered today, two days earlier than previously announced. Amazon...
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