02/06/2012, 08:02 am
HTC on Monday revealed that its handsets are struggling against Apple's iPhone, as well as Android-based smartphones from companies like Samsung, leading to a 26 percent drop in fourth-quarter profits.
02/06/2012, 08:02 am
Apple's third-generation iPad is expected by one market watcher to soon arrive during an advantageous "window of opportunity," in which competitors have nothing significant to offer, that will further increase the company's lead in the mobile computing market.
02/02/2012, 09:02 pm
Google has added a behind-the-scenes service, codenamed Bouncer, to scan for malware on applications on the Android Market in an effort to counter the notion that its mobile operating system is insecure, the company revealed on Thursday.
02/02/2012, 07:02 pm
New data shows that Apple accounted for 36 percent of worldwide mobile phone revenue and 74 percent of industry EBIT in the fourth quarter of 2011, with the iPhone taking more than a quarter of the entire smartphone market.
02/02/2012, 06:02 pm
After a rapid erosion of RIM's BlackBerry US market share throughout 2011, new data indicates a stabilizing slowdown in RIM's losses as well as a tapering off of Android's growth, as Apple continued to be the only significant manufacture to experience growth in the quarter.
Windows Phone 8 to address its "perceived inability to compete" with iPhone, Android later this year
02/02/2012, 04:02 pm
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8, expected in the second half of the year, will seek to address its "perceived inability to compete" with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android according to a report detailing its planned enhancements.
02/02/2012, 02:02 pm
Circuit Judge Posner has expressed dissatisfaction with the number of patents Apple is arguing against Motorola, asking the company to "winnow" its claims.
02/01/2012, 01:02 pm
A German Munich Regional Court judge has decided against granting Apple injunctions on two Samsung products, noting that at least one of the patent challenges was likely to be revoked at trial.
01/29/2012, 01:01 pm
United States Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner has issued an interpretation of Apple's '263 patent that is likely to result in a jury finding HTC (and Android in general) of infringement in the key "realtime API" case previously passed over by the ITC.
01/28/2012, 10:01 pm
In the consumer market, Apple's iOS and Android's licensees have engaged in a consumer tug of war over sales. Among enterprise buyers however, Apple has maintained extensive lead that is only strengthening.
01/26/2012, 09:01 pm
App publishers on Apple's App Store typically see a significant first-day revenue jump of 52 percent for iPad apps and 41 percent for iPhone apps and and 19 percent and 22 percent overall, respectively, when they put their software on sale, according to a new analysis.
01/26/2012, 07:01 pm
Motorola Mobility's fiscal year ended on a sour note with poor tablet and smartphone sales leading to a Q4 2011 loss of $80 million, which was further exacerbated by merger costs associated with a planned Google takeover.
01/26/2012, 03:01 am
Shipments of 15.4 million iPads in the fourth quarter of calendar 2011 gave Apple a commanding 58 percent of the market, while Amazon's Kindle Fire helped heat up Android tablet shipments to a record 39 percent, according to one analysis.
01/25/2012, 07:01 pm
Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported that iPad accounted for 96 percent of tablets and iPhone 53 percent of smartphones activated by the more than 2,000 companies using its services in the fourth quarter, giving iOS a 71 percent share of all mobile devices.
01/25/2012, 05:01 pm
Apple has appealed last month's ITC final ruling on the HTC case, seeking to revive a key patent it hopes to use against Android while adding two more.
01/25/2012, 03:01 pm
Motorola Mobility has filed a new U.S. lawsuit, presumably with approval from Google, against Apple, seeking an injunction against the newly released iPhone 4S as well as the iCloud service.
01/25/2012, 12:01 pm
Apple's share of smartphones sold in the U.S. doubled in the fourth quarter of 2011, pushing iPhone sales just past the myriad of devices that run Google's Android platform.
01/24/2012, 09:01 pm
The value of Apple's platforms is reflected in the amount of revenue the company's App Stores pays its developers, a figure that has now hit $4 billion.
01/24/2012, 07:01 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook outlined his thoughts on the company's iOS device performance during Q1 2012 and sees iPhone sales momentum closing the gap with rival handsets running Google's Android platform, while iPad and iPod touch are in a league of their own.
01/23/2012, 10:01 am
A new survey of recent iPhone customers found that 21 percent of iPhone 4S buyers chose Apple's highest capacity 64-gigabyte model, while 36 percent of users migrated from another platform like Android, BlackBerry or Palm.