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Apple slides as Wall Street panics over potential iPhone sales miss

April 24th, 2012

Apple’s stock continued to slide on Tuesday morning as some analysts suggest AT&T’s earnings point to a possible rare miss for the Cupertino, California-based company. Wall Street expects Apple to report iPhone channel sales of 32 million units when it posts its earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, but several analysts have made last-minute …

Google CEO Larry Page talks Android activations and Motorola acquisition

April 6th, 2012

Google CEO Larry Page stated in a blog post on Thursday that the company’s Android platform is “on fire.” The CEO boasted that there are now more than 850,000 Android devices activated each day through a network of 55 manufacturers and more than 300 carriers. Page called Android a “tremendous example of the power of …

China leads U.S. in iOS, Android activations, study shows

March 21st, 2012

Mobile analytics firm Flurry on Wednesday announced that sometime in February, activations for iOS and Android devices in China overtook the United States for the first time ever. In January 2011, the U.S. accounted for 28% of the world’s total iOS and Android device activations, while China only accounted for 8%. China is now the …

Android accounted for less than 19% of Q4 smartphone sales at AT&T

January 26th, 2012

Apple’s share of the global smartphone market reportedly topped the market share of all Android vendors combined in the fourth quarter last year, and nowhere was the iPhone’s lead more dominant than at AT&T. The nation’s No.2 carrier on Thursday reported its earnings for the December quarter, stating that smartphone activations totaled 9.4 million units. …

AT&T reports best-ever quarter for smartphones; 7.6 millon iPhones activated

January 26th, 2012

AT&T reported its fourth-quarter 2011 results on Thursday and noted that it achieved record mobile broadband and smartphone activations during the quarter. The company reported consolidated revenue of $32.5 billion, up 3.6% or $1.1 billion from the same quarter last year, but it posted a loss of $6.7 billion, or $1.12 per share. EPS swings …

Android and iOS users downloaded 1.2 billion apps during last week of December

January 3rd, 2012

Both Android and iOS saw tremendous growth this past holiday season, with device activations jumping 353% to 6.8 million on Christmas day. On the same day users downloaded more than 242 million new Android and iOS apps according to market watcher Flurry Analytics. During the final week of the year, over 20 million iOS and Android devices …

Andy Rubin: 3.7 million Android devices were activated during Christmas weekend

December 28th, 2011

Google’s Android head Andy Rubin confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday that there were a total of 3.7 million Android devices activated on December 24th and December 25th combined. Google recently said that there are now more than 700,000 Android devices activated per day on average, which means the average daily activation figure was more that doubled over …

Android and iOS activations jump 353% on Christmas Day to set new record

December 27th, 2011

Did you give or receive a smartphone for Christmas this year? If so, you contributed to the largest day ever for Android and iOS activations. According to Flurry Analytics, Christmas Day set a record for activations of those two smartphone operating systems in a single day. Between December 1st and December 20th, activations teetered between …

Daily Android activations top 700,000

December 21st, 2011

Google’s Andy Rubin recently boasted that there are now more than 700,000 Android devices activated each day. Just over a month ago, on November 16th, Google revealed that there was 550,000 Android activations per day and 200 million Android devices activated worldwide. To put that rapid progress into further perspective, Google said in May that there …