Will Apple envy wreck Samsung?

“Samsung is tired of watching Apple run away with most of the money in mobile,” Mike Elgan writes for Computerworld. “Now, the Korean giant is making a big play to become like Apple — a company that makes not only the hardware, but also the software and the store where you buy stuff.” “Samsung also … Continue reading

Gartner: 2012 mobile phone sales declined 1.7% worldwide; Apple iPhone sales up 22.6% YOY

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 1.75 billion units in 2012, a 1.7 percent decline from 2011 sales, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphones continued to drive overall mobile phone sales, and the fourth quarter of 2012 saw record smartphone sales of 207.7 million units, up 38.3 percent from the same period last year. … Continue reading