How many smartphones were actually sold in the third quarter?
Over the last month, we've reported on figures from research firms like IDC and Canalys about how many smartphones were shipped in the third quarter of this year, and how they broke down between iPhone, Android, Windows Phone...
November 15, 2013
Metric team up with Bjork Biophilia co-creator for Metric Synthetica app
Metric are the latest musicians to find a creative partnership with Snibbe Studio, the US developer that has created innovative apps with Bjork, Passion Pit and Philip Glass in recent years. Metric Synthetica was released...
November 13, 2013
Smartphones in the US: it’s an Android and iPhone world
comScore has published its latest stats for smartphone market share in the US: not for new sales, but for the devices actually being used by people.
November 6, 2013
High times for Android with Nexus 5, KitKat and market-share growth
Just how big is Android in 2013? Very big. Research firm Strategy Analytics published its latest smartphone market-share stats yesterday, claiming that global shipments grew 45% to 251.4m in the third quarter, and that 204.4m...
November 1, 2013
Apple’s last financial quarter: 33.8m iPhones, 14.1m iPads and $37.5bn revenues
Apple has announced its latest quarterly financial results, for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ending September 28. Revenues were up 4.2% year-on-year to $37.5bn, while the company's net profit dropped 8.5% to $7.5bn. Apple...
October 28, 2013
ERA says Apple’s HMV app ban raises “serious issues of competition”
Apple removed HMV's new iOS app from its App Store yesterday, after realising belatedly that it was allowing people to buy music downloads within the app – a well-established no-no on iOS. Now the UK's Entertainment...
October 22, 2013
CBS launches Live on Letterman music app for iPhone
The latest app for streaming live concerts comes from an unexpected source: The Late Show with David Letterman. Well, its parent company CBS, but the brand is the US talk-show. Live on Letterman is a free app for iPhone...
October 14, 2013
11m people have tried iTunes Radio so far
Apple announced first-weekend sales figures for its new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c smartphones yesterday.
September 25, 2013
Music app Discovr gets a major relaunch after 3m iOS downloads
Australian startup Filter Squad has been pretty successful with its Discovr apps since the first one launched in October 2011 as a flowchart-style way to discover music artists.
September 24, 2013
Apple stats: 9m new iPhones sold and 11m iTunes Radio users so far
Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c smartphones went on sale on Saturday, and three days later have shifted more than 9m units, according to the company. Apple announced the stats this afternoon, while also revealing that...
September 23, 2013
2 Chainz launches his own ‘fan-sourced recipes’ iPhone app
Nope, we're not having you on. Rapper 2 Chainz really has launched his own cookery app, with social photography elements thrown in for good measure. The free iPhone app is called 2 Chainz MealTime, and was released on...
September 19, 2013
BuzzFeed on board for Nielsen TOPTEN culture-trends app
Nielsen has traditionally provided its ratings and sales data to paying clients in the TV, film and music worlds among other industries. Now it's reaching out to consumers too, with a new iOS app called Nielsen TOPTEN. Based...
September 16, 2013