Posts Tagged ‘QBurst’

Explanations are not needed when one is talking about social networking. Young or old, most Internet users are active members of Facebook, the giant among social networking sites. And with the advent of smart phones, many apps have also cropped up making it even easier for people to connect with each other. However, few have been able to replicate the success of Ogle, which has numerous new users being added to its fold every passing day!

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As we all know, China is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that they are also the largest market for smartphones.

According to Strategy Analytics, a global research and consulting firm headquartered in Boston, USA, China has overshot the United States in Q3 2011, to become the world’s largest smartphone market by volume.

This sudden growth in smartphone sales dates back to the previous quarter when the market share in China grew by 58 percent with sales touching 24 million. The US market however fell by seven percent, with just over 23 million handsets sold in the same quarter. (more…)

Researchers at Gartner now report that one in every two Smartphones sold in the world, run Android. According to their latest study, Android claims a 52.5 percent market share worldwide, in the third quarter of 2011. About a year ago, their market share was a mere 25.3 percent and by the last quarter, it touched a mark of 43.4 percent. Today, with its stunning operating system and a vast collection of devices, Google sits pretty at the top, stealing market shares from almost every other Smartphone.

Smartphone market has been a churning revolution for a while and so, it’s not surprising to see a steep 42 percent in its growth in just a year’s time. As a matter of fact, sale of Smartphones to end users reached 115 million units in the third quarter of 2011! (more…)

I’m Watch

Amal Ambili November 23, 2011

During the summer of 2011, some tech blogs talked about a cool new wristwatch that would allow users to communicate with each other! Many people chose to ignore this news as it seemed too good to be true. However, a few who accepted the simple fact that they lived in a world where fantasy could at any moment turn into reality, chose to believe it.

And for them, it didn’t come as a surprise when Blue Sky announced the launch of ‘I’m Watch’, the first real smart wristwatch ever made. (more…)

For over two decades, Nintendo and Sony have ruled the portable gaming industry literally like kings. But now, winds have started changing direction dramatically!

According to a new research from Flurry, a mobile analytics firm, Android and iOS games have taken a significant lead in the US portable game market in the year 2011.

The study reveals that iOS and Android, which had a mere 19 percent of the U.S. portable game market in 2009 when Nintendo and Sony together had 81%, has grown up to 58 percent in 2011, leaving Nintendo and Sony fighting for the rest of the share. The low price tag of mobile apps and the high adoption rate of new smartphones and tablets seem to have closed the deal for Apple and Android. (more…)

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