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Gartner: Apple's record quarter made it world's No. 7 cell phone maker

05/19/2010, 11:05 am

New data released Wednesday by research firm Gartner shows Apple as the No. 7 overall worldwide cell phone maker, with a total 2.7 percent market share.


Apple edges Motorola with 3% global cell phone market share

05/17/2010, 09:05 am

Apple moved ahead of rival Motorola in unit sales in the first quarter of 2010, with the iPhone taking a 3 percent share of the total cell phone market.


iPhone market share grows to 16% at expense of BlackBerry

05/07/2010, 11:05 am

Apple's 8.75 million iPhones sold in the first quarter of 2010 were good for a 16.1 percent worldwide market share, taken at the expense of Research in Motion's BlackBerry smartphones.


Robotic test reconfirms Apple's iPhone touchscreen superiority

03/24/2010, 02:03 pm

A new test of touchscreen smartphones with a precise laboratory robot has confirmed what a human test already concluded: Apple's iPhone touchscreen is far and away the most accurate touch panel on the market.


First-gen iPhone, Droid sold 8 times better than Nexus One debut

03/16/2010, 10:03 am

In its first 74 days of availability, the Google Nexus One has sold an estimated 135,000 units, compared to 1 million in the same timeframe for the original iPhone, and 1.05 million for the Motorola Droid.


Apple iPhone targeted in patent lawsuit over sync, Bluetooth

03/10/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple -- along with AT&T, Research in Motion and a number of other mobile companies -- is the defendant in a new patent suit that covers a broad range of smartphone related technologies, including e-mail syncing and Bluetooth connectivity.


First AT&T phone with Google Android will feature Yahoo search

03/03/2010, 03:03 pm

Although Google makes the Android mobile operating system, the search giant's chief competitor, Yahoo, will be the default provider on AT&T's first Android-powered handset, due to be released March 7.


Scientific analysis finds iPhone LCD trumps Nexus One OLED

02/22/2010, 03:02 pm

The LCD screen on the iPhone 3GS is far from perfect, but it's also significantly better than the much-touted AM-OLED display on the Google Nexus One, a scientific comparison of the two displays has found.


Apple's share of U.S. smartphone market grows to 25% - study

02/09/2010, 07:02 am

A strong holiday quarter helped to grow Apple's share of the U.S. smartphone market by 1.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009, giving the iPhone a 25.3 percent share of users, according to a new report.


IDC: Apple iPhone was No. 3 smartphone in 2009 with 14.4% of market

02/04/2010, 12:02 pm

Apple's smartphone market share increased by more than 5 percent in 2009 as total iPhone shipments surged by a massive 81.9 percent over 2008, a study released Thursday shows.


Despite sales growth, Apple's iPhone loses market share - report

02/02/2010, 09:02 am

Though iPhone sales grew 18 percent in the fourth quarter, the overall market saw even greater growth, leaving Apple with a smaller market share during the holiday season, a new study has found.


First week Google Nexus One sales a disappointing 20,000 - estimate

01/15/2010, 07:01 am

After much hype, the launch of Google's self-sold Nexus One smartphone managed an estimated 20,000 sales in its first week, well behind not only Apple's iPhone, but also competing Android-based handsets.


Google reveals Nexus One for T-Mobile, Verizon: $529 contract-free

01/05/2010, 01:01 pm

As expected, customers can purchase a contract-free, unlocked Nexus One smartphone direct from Google for $529, or buy a subsidized handset through carrier T-Mobile for $179, the search giant announced Tuesday.


Google's Nexus One compared to Apple's iPhone, Motorola Droid [u]

12/23/2009, 10:12 am

New photos and a hands-on description have compared Google's custom-built Nexus One handset, rumored to be for sale to the public next month, with Apple's iPhone [updated with hardware specs].


Time ranks Motorola Droid above Apple iPhone for 2009

12/09/2009, 09:12 am

Time magazine has named the Motorola Droid the No. 1 gadget of 2009, besting the iPhone 3GS and calling the handset the first to truly challenge Apple's groundbreaking smartphone.


Motorola suggests Apple's iPhone is feminine in latest TV spot

12/04/2009, 09:12 am

Motorola has continued its assault on the iPhone with a new commercial that indirectly compares Apple's handset to a "tiara-wearing digitally clueless beauty pageant queen."


Google Phone reports continue; Apple rejects Motorola Droid app

11/30/2009, 03:11 pm

Another report claims that a Google-branded phone will arrive soon, and an application that served as a promotional tool for the Motorola Droid was rejected by Apple for distribution in the iPhone App Store.


Motorola passes Apple in brand loyalty among men - study

11/24/2009, 02:11 pm

Motorola has exceeded Apple in brand loyalty among men ages 18-and-up since the launch of its new Droid handset, but the iPhone maker has remained well ahead of competitor BlackBerry, according to one study.


Motorola Droid estimated to have sold 100,000 in first weekend

11/10/2009, 08:11 am

Motorola's new Android-based Droid, which launched on Verizon Wireless last Friday and aims to take on Apple's iPhone, is estimated by one analyst to have sold about 100,000 units in its first weekend.


Review roundup: Motorola Droid, Verizon's first Android handset

11/05/2009, 08:11 am

Verizon's first Google Android-based handset, the Motorola Droid, has been directly positioned as a competitor to Apple's iPhone. Reviewers have now compared the two to see how they stack up.