Tag Archives: Smartphones

Mobile Growth Forecast, 2016-2020

Mobile use continues to see strong growth across all demographics. In 2016 there was over 6.1 billion mobile users worldwide. By the end of 2020, the number of worldwide mobile users is expected to increase to over 6.9 billion. Mobile devices in use, including smartphones and tablets, will grow from over 11 billion in 2016 […]

The Mobile BYOD Trend is Declining

It appears U.S. companies are moving away from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend that started five years ago and had workers using their personal smartphones and tablets for work, according to a new report. A recent online survey conducted in April and May of 375 U.S. IT professionals in various private businesses found that 53% allowed […]

85% of Mobile Smartphones shipped last quarter run Android

It is interesting to see that like earlier tech trends such as the PC market, now Android is on the verge of turning mobile smartphone platforms into the market dominant provider.  A recent report by Strategy Analytics shows these new market analytics for smartphones.   http://www.strategyanalytics.com/ Android and its low-cost services and user-friendly software remain strongly […]

Android, Windows Smartphones Continues to Increase Market Share in Q3 2013

The Mobile Marketplace continues to see growth and expansion with both Android and Windows Phone significantly increased their market share, while iOS and BlackBerry lost share, according to IDC’s third quarter 2013 smartphone tracker report. The most recent numbers are for the third quarter of 2013, and they show impressive gains for Android and Windows […]

Android Now the Top U.S. Smartphone Platform [Data Reports]

More mobile smartphone data keeps coming in showing how Android’s grip on the smartphone market is continuing to increase with each passing month.  Information from comScore shows that the Android platform has taken the number one spot from BlackBerry.  Note that this data doesn’t include the iPhone introduction to the Verizon network. According to comScore’s […]