Galaxy S4 Shipments Top 10 Million in First Month

A massive amount of product to move in the first month after the device’s commercial debut.

The Galaxy S4 Is Samsung’s Fastest Shipping Smartphone Ever

When is a sale not a sale — at least not the kind of sale most people think about? When the phone guys report their numbers.

Apple’s Biggest iPhone 5 Surprise: An Aggressive Rollout Schedule

Nine key markets to start, 100 by the end of the year.

Samsung: We Shipped 300 Million Cellphones This Year, and It’s Not Even Over Yet

Uh-huh … that’s right.

Hewlett-Packard’s PC Market Share Grows, Raising Questions About Those Spinoff Plans

The latest market data shows that HP’s personal computer business improved relative to most competitors during the last quarter. What then, happens to those spinoff plans?

Mac Growth Outpaces Market for 19th Straight Quarter

The Mac has been on a growth tear for a few years now, outperforming the broader PC market in most every sector. Indeed, December 2010 marked the 19th straight quarter that it did so.

Apple: King of All Mobile PCs

If the iPad truly is a PC and not the “media tablet” that some claim, then Apple is the largest mobile PC vendor in the world. According to DisplaySearch, Apple shipped 10.2 million mobile PCs in the fourth quarter of 2010–iPads, MacBooks and MacBook Pros–to claim a 17.2 percent share of the mobile PC market. That makes it the new global leader.

Verizon iPhone Demand Could Hit Nearly 25 Million, Theoretically

It’s indisputable that Verizon is going to sell a lot of iPhones when the device finally arrives on its network. The question is how many? And the answer is as varied as the research houses trying to pinpoint it. On the low end, analysts have been calling for nine million, and at the highest end, 12 million. Until today, when R.W. Baird & Co. analyst William Power reset those parameters with a bullish new potentiality.

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Nokia Reports Lower Profit, Shrinking Margins

Nokia shares sagged this morning as the world’s largest mobile phone maker posted a 20 percent drop in fourth-quarter net profit to 742 million euros ($1.02 billion) for adjusted earnings of 22 cents a share–not quite as bad as analysts had expected–but also reported shrinking operating margins, a three percent drop in handset shipments and a weak outlook for Q1. CEO Stephen Elop said Nokia “faces some significant challenges in our competitiveness.”

Another Tough Quarter for Nokia