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Samsung Passes Apple in Global Internet Use on Smartphones

Samsung Passes Apple in Global Internet Use on Smartphones

Sep 9 2013, 2:25pm CDT | by

More people use the Internet via Samsung devices globally

A new report has surfaced from metrics firm StatCounter that shows Samsung has taken over the lead in global Internet use via smartphones from Apple. I've been surprised for years that Apple held...

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Samsung Passes Apple in Global Internet Use on Smartphones

Sep 9 2013, 2:25pm CDT | by

More people use the Internet via Samsung devices globally

A new report has surfaced from metrics firm StatCounter that shows Samsung has taken over the lead in global Internet use via smartphones from Apple. I've been surprised for years that Apple held onto that lead considering it's the only company making iOS devices whereas Android has multiple manufacturers. Samsung is certainly the most popular manufacturer of Android devices and according to the new statistics more people are accessing the Internet from smartphone using Samsung devices than the iPhone.

The report shows that the month of August, 26.59% of all global mobile web usage came from Samsung device users. That compares to 23.39% for Apple. Even more surprising than those numbers is that Nokia accounted for 21.66% of all mobile web users.

Apple continues to have a strong lead in the United States with 52% of all Internet traffic coming from the iPhone and other Apple devices. The number two spot the US goes to Samsung with a little less than 19%. The iPhone also beats out Samsung the UK. It's countries such as Russia and elsewhere that Android gets such a significant lead.

 
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Apple’s ‘iWatch’ could be a high-end wearable device with a $400 price tag

Aug 30 2014 8:36pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Apple’s so-called “iWatch” may cost as much as $400.According to a new report by Re/code, Apple has considered putting its long-rumored wearable device in the market at a $400 price point. That may be the upper limit of a range of prices for the device, which is said to come in multiple versions including lower-priced ones:The prices under discussion would put Apples device at the high end of the category with Samsungs Gear 2 Silver smart watch costing about $300 and Google-powered devices f ...
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Apple Reportedly Weighing $400 Price Range for Upcoming Wearable Device

Aug 30 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

In the latest of a string a reports regarding Apple's plans for its upcoming wearable device, Re/code reports company executives have "discussed" a rough price of $400 for the device. That is merely a range, however, with cheaper models perhaps also in the works.Apple executives have discussed charging around $400 for the company’s new wearable device. Pricing has yet to be finalized for the forthcoming product, which is expected to begin shipping ...
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4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Built From Parts Supports Theory of 1334 x 750 Display

Aug 30 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Yesterday, we shared a video and some photos from Feld & Volk [Instagram page] apparently showing a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 built from parts actually booting to the "Connect to iTunes" recovery mode screen. A Tweet today from developer Steven Troughton-Smith points out that the graphics shown on the display during this booting process "*seem* to confirm" John Gruber's arguments in favor of the device being equipped with a 1334 ...
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Survey details what consumers want in iPhone 6

Aug 30 2014 8:45am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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iPhone 6 Roundup Update

Aug 29 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Our iPhone 6 roundup has been updated with the latest information, including several details about the 4.7-inch model divined from a completed logic board, and an official September 9 unveiling date. Check our our full roundup for details. Recent Mac and iOS Blog Stories • Buyer's Guide: Labor Day Deals on the iPad Air, Retina iPad mini, Apps, and More • Google Launches First Beta Build of 64-Bit Chrome for Mac • Apple Granted Patent for Fifth Avenue Glas ...
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4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Logic Board Equipped With Qualcomm's MDM9625 LTE Modem

Aug 29 2014 3:38pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Amid all of the leaks today based on photos and videos from luxury modified iPhone vendor Feld & Volk [Instagram page], one additional point worth mentioning is the device's LTE modem. While photos posted to reveal the existence of an NFC chip from NXP has seen identifying marks on many of the other components blurred, a portion of the text printed on the LTE modem is visible, confirming the board does indeed contain Qualcomm ...
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Apple plans to appeal blocked injunction against Samsung products

Aug 29 2014 3:06pm CDT | Source: MacNN

Apple will appeal a recent court decision which denied a permanent injunction against a variety of Samsung products, according to the New York Times. If imposed, an injunction would prevent several devices -- like the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II -- from being sold in the US. The financial impact on Samsung would be minor, since the products in question are outdated and/or no ...
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Apple appeals Judge Lucy Koh’s refusal to block sales of Samsung’s patent-infringing phones

Aug 29 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Aug 29 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Mac World

Apple will appeal a judge’s order this week that denied its request for a sales ban on Samsung products that were found to infringe its patents.A jury in California decided in May that Samsung infringed three of Apple’s patents and awarded the iPhone maker $119.6 million in damages.Apple had been looking for $2 billion in damages, so the award was far smaller than it had hoped, but it also asked the court to prevent Samsung from sel ...
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A8 Chip From 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Appears to Carry 1 GB of RAM

Aug 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Last week, a wiring schematic said to be for the iPhone 6 was initially interpreted to be referring to the device's RAM, showing the same 1 GB of memory for the A8 as found in the current A7 chip. That was quickly determined to be an incorrect interpretation of component being shown in the schematic, however, and Apple's plans for RAM in the iPhone 6 have remained uncertain. A new photo leak from Feld & Volk [Instagram page] and Sonny Dickson showing an assembled logic ...
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