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Happy Birthday Android

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Android is now seven years old.

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Xiaomi Has Become The World’s Third Largest Smartphone Manufacturer

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Xiaomi is now the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer. Samsung is leading the list and Apple has taken the second spot.

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iOS Keeps Losing Market Share, But Increases Shipment Volumes

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Even so, it doesn't look like Tim Cook and the team in Cupertino have very much to worry about. Even though iOS market share dropped about 1.5% compared to last year, shipment volumes actually increased about 25%.

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Apple Gets 40% Mobile Market Share in the USA

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The story is a little different when you look at the global numbers, but in the United States, Apple continues to be the dominating force in the world of smartphones.

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Samsung Outsells Apple, Nokia and LG Combined in Q3

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The latest figures are coming in from Stategy Analytics and they're saying that in the third quarter of this year (that includes the period between July and September), Samsung sold a total of 120 million phones around the globe.

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Tim Cook: iPad Boasts 81% Market Share of Tablet Usage

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As far as Android tablets have come, it looks like the iPad is still the king of the bigger touchscreen castle, accounting for some 81% of the market.

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US Market a Low Priority for Sony Smartphones

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This decision comes from Sony CEO Kaz Hirai, who recognizes that the company's "biggest priority is maintaining our share in Japan or increasing it... But getting into the US market requires a lot of resources and marketing, so we have to go one step at a time."

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IDC Predicts Tablets Will Outsell PCs in Q4 2013

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Indeed, the analyzing gurus at IDC have put together their market forecast for the fourth quarter of this year and they're predicting that more tablets will be shipped in that period than PCs.

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Huawei CEO Says They “Can Be Third By 2015″

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With Samsung and Apple clearly taking the first two spots in smartphone market share, Huawei CEO Richard Yu says his company can take bronze in just a couple more years. This is coming from a cell phone company that nobody even knew up until not that long ago.

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Windows Phone Grew Over 36% in US Market Share Last Quarter

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That being said, third place isn't being much of a contest either as Microsoft's Windows Phone platform actually continues to grow.

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Apple’s Tablet Market Share Slips, Samsung on the Rise

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After holding the crown for so long, Apple is now slipping in the tablet market, while Samsung, Asus, Amazon and other Android tablet makers catch up.

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Kantar Worldpanel: Android and Windows Phone Gain Market Share

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Even though the iPhone continues to be the talk of the town, iOS actually lost 3.5% market share in the United States compared to the same period last year. By contrast, Android gained nearly 6% market share compared to last year.

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70% of Smartphones Shipped in Q4 2012 Were Android

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Even though many people think that the iPhone is continuing to dominate the world of smartphones, the recent stats are really stating otherwise. A report has been released by the good people at Canalys, for example, and they're saying that Android accounted for a full 70 percent of all smartphones shipped during the fourth quarter of last year.

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Huawei Propels Itself to Become 3rd Biggest Smartphone Maker

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I don't think anyone really saw this one coming. When we talk about market share in the smartphone world, we are used to seeing names like Samsung, LG, and Motorola, but Huawei has (not so) quietly moved itself into the third spot overall

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iOS Smartphone Market Share Breaks 50% in US

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Despite Microsoft's efforts with Windows Phone, the two biggest players in the smartphone game continue to be Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Just when we thought that Android was on the rise, it appears that the iOS smartphone market share is actually growing, breaking the 50% mark in the United States.

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