Market share

Google’s Victory is Not Apple’s Defeat

In the past, WWDC topics have included data on the ever-increasing number of iOS devices sold and growth of the platform, and the same can be expected this year; just don’t expect any more comparisons between iOS and Android on activations.

iPhone Holding on Against Android as RIM Collapses

The March report from comScore sees the iPhone holding against the Android in the U.S., while RIM market share collapses. And iOS as an OS is still doing much better than Android when all types of devices are taken into consideration.

Apple Rules Mobile PC Market With iPad Sales

Apple is the number three worldwide mobile PC manufacturer, and the number one in North America, according to a new report from DisplaySearch, a company that tracks and analyses the display supply chain. The reason it’s doing so well? The iPad.

Mac Market Share Up in U.S., Down Worldwide: iOS to Blame?

According to the October report from Net Applications, the Mac remains mainly an American platform. Mac market share in the U.S. has been steadily climbing, rising in recent months from 11.2 percent in August to 11.4 percent in October. Globally, though, there’s a different story.

Estimating the Verizon iPhone Impact

The Wall Street Journal is now reporting as fact that Apple “is making a version of its iPhone that Verizon (s vzn) Wireless will sell early next year.” The question then becomes, how much will a Verizon iPhone help Apple in the U.S. smartphone market?

Report: iOS Driving Apple Market Share

New data from web metrics firm Net Applications reinforces the notion that iOS is the future for Apple, and OS X the past. During the past year, OS X went from 5.33 to 5.03 percent of OS market share. iOS went from 0.35 to 1.18 percent.

iPad Enters the Market Share Scene: Report

Web metrics firm Net Applications has been tracking the iPad since its launch, and after 10 days the trend is clear. The iPad will soon account for one twentieth of one percent of the overall OS market.