Tag Archives: Gartner
- Android claims half of smartphone market as research firm predicts iPhone sales decline
February 15, 2012
Our remarkably insightful weekly poll results last summer may have suggested our mobile iGaming readership were more prone to a bit of Apple lovin’, with 37% preferring Apple’s iPhone over Android devices. However, a recent study performed by research firm Gartner suggests things may change. According to Gartner's figures, Android...
- China overtakes US in smartphone shipments for first time
November 25, 2011
Researchers at Strategy Analytics claim China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest smartphone market by shipments. The Asian tiger received 23.9m units in Q3 2011 (up 58% sequentially), compared to 23.3m shipped in the US (down 7%). However, with the western holiday season approaching, the US could...
- Android to control half the mobile market by 2012; HTC Corp triples profit
April 9, 2011
Technology researchers Gartner Inc. are predicting that Google’s Android OS will have captured 49% of the smartphone market by 2012, more than double its 22.7% share in 2010. Gartner also believes Apple’s iOS will peak at 19.4% in 2011, falling to 17.2% by 2015. In that same period, Microsoft’s partnership...
- Mobile casinos all the rage
August 3, 2010
When you hear that mobile casinos are more popular than ever, and the market will be worth over $1billion come 2011, does it not conjure up the image of a mobile circus/freak show hopping from town-to-town offering its illicit gambling services? Would make a change from the humble mobile library...