Research firm IDC has published its latest estimates for global smartphone shipments, this time from the second quarter of 2014. It says that handset makers shipped 301.3m smartphones during the quarter,...
August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
Microsoft is preparing for a new round of job cuts, including some of the company’s “areas of overlap” with Nokia. That’s according to a report on Bloomberg yesterday, which suggested...
March 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
MixRadio has been an interesting turnaround for Nokia's digital music business. Where Comes With Music was widely hyped but underperformed in the market, MixRadio has been relatively under the radar for...
November 21st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Interesting times at Nokia, whose shareholders approved the imminent sale of its devices and services division to Microsoft earlier this week. The company's music team is pressing on with the development...
November 1st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
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...
October 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally
It may be time to stop seeing Microsoft's Windows Phone as a minor player in the smartphone market.
August 14th, 2013 by Music Ally
Earlier this year, Microsoft released its own YouTube app for Windows Phone to fill a gap left by Google, which hadn't made an official one.
May 17th, 2013 by Music Ally
IDC has published its latest estimates for smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. IDC pegs Android as taking a 75% share of smartphone shipments in Q1.
January 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
Q4 of 2012: Apple's iPhone accounted for 51.2% of new smartphone sales in the US, while Android took a 44.2% share.