August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm Gartner has published its analysis for smartphone sales to end users in the second quarter of this year, reporting that while they grew 13.5% year-on-year to 330m units, that’s the slowest...

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August 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has published its latest smartphone sales stats, calculating the market share of the various platforms in countries around the world. Its figures for sales (note, actual sales,...

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August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We reported yesterday on the speculation that Apple is in talks with European and US mobile operators to launch its own MVNO for iPhone, and noted that this could have some *very* interesting implications...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple announced its latest quarterly results last night, and while the company resisted the temptation to give hard stats on the performance of its new Apple Music service, CEO Tim Cook did throw out a...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What is a smartwatch for, really? It’s nice to have something on your wrist that tells the time, but many of the much-hyped ‘smart’ features aren’t proving that appealing beyond the earliest adopters....

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been nearly three years since the last time Apple released a new iPod touch device: the fifth-generation model came out in September 2012. Has the device (and, indeed, the iPod category) been abandoned?...

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May 19th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Streaming music service MixRadio – originally launched by Nokia, then sold to Microsoft, which sold it on to Line – is finally expanding beyond Windows Phone. The service launches today for Android...

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April 28th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple’s quarterly financial results last night were a now-familiar tale of massive revenues and profits, although the performance of the company’s iPad tablet remains the one less positive aspect of...

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March 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is holding its ‘Spring Forward’ press event in San Francisco tonight, with its Apple Watch smartwatch expected to dominate the launch. Announced last year, the device is due to go on sale in...

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