Tag Archives: Market

comScore Shows Nothing New, But Doesn’t Yet Factor In iPhone 5

This comScore is over a 3 month period ending in August, which is before the iPhone 5 launch, so they are a little irrelevant at the moment. Still, the numbers show the state of the phone ecosystem a month ago. As you can imagine, Google is in first place with a growth of 1.7%, up to 52.6%. Apple had a 2.4% growth up to 34.3%. RIM dropped another 3.1%… Read more

Google Announces 25 Billion App Downloads, 25 Cent Sale

A big, big round of applause for Google Play, now home to more than 675,000 apps and games which have led to an amazing feat with 25 billion downloads. To celebrate, Google is announcing an amazing sale over the next 5 days with 25 cent downloads from some of the world’s top developers including: Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat and… Read more

After 9/30, No More $25 Play Store Credit With Nexus 7

When the Nexus 7 was released, it came with a free $25 Play Store credit, letting you buy apps and media content. It was genius, really. Get people sucked into that media ecosystem and keep them spending. However, after September 30th, Google will no longer be offering that $25 credit with the purchase of a Nexus 7. So if you were thinking about buying… Read more

Poll: Can The Nexus 7 Withstand An iPad Mini Assault?

The Nexus 7 has already proven itself to be a worthy competitor in the tablet marketplace. However, with the impending launch of Apple’s alleged iPad Mini, will the Nexus 7 remain the go-to option for budget tablet buyers? In case you haven’t heard, the price of the iPad Mini is slated in between $200 and $250, the exact same tiers as Google’s… Read more

Samsung Sells Over 10 Million Galaxy S IIIs

It was to be expected that the Samsung would move massive amounts of the Galaxy S III and today those suspicions have become fact. Samsung Senior executive Shin Jong-kyun told reporters that the company has sold 10 million handsets. While specific numbers weren’t mentioned, Shin said, “It appears that it (total sales) has exceeded 10 million… Read more

Google Play Store Updated To Version 3.5.19

Google has pushed out a software update to the Google Play store, bringing the version number up to 3.5.19. At the moment, we’re unclear about what’s new in this version other than preliminary reports of the store running a bit faster. Take a look for yourself and see if you can’t find what’s new, what’s fixed and what’s now broken. The boys… Read more