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iPhone Losing Shares To Android Everywhere Except The US And Japan
2013-01-22 08:32:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the season of upcoming iPhone speculation begins to slowly find a proper gait, one rumor has already emerged as more-or-less accepted. Proponents of the “Cheap iPhone” rumor claim that while America may still have a love affair with the iPhone, other countries – developing countries – are looking towards cheaper Android handsets. Therefore, those would-be smartphone buyers making their decisions solely...

Apple Takes Over British Smartphone Market
2011-11-29 12:18:36

According to research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Apple's iPhone 4S has helped the company beat out Google's Android platform in the British smartphone market. Android controlled 35 percent of the British smartphone market in October, and then Apple came out with its newest iPhone device and took a 42.8 percent share of smartphone sales. "With nearly a year and a half between iPhone launches there has been huge pent-up demand for a new Apple device," Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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