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Fitbit & Xiaomi account for almost 60pc of wearables market in Q1’15: IDC

Research firm IDC has published the first quarter numbers for the wearables market and the market continues to be dominated by the fitness band makers. According to IDC, Fitbit and Xiaomi accounted for 58.8 percent of all wearable shipments in Q1, 2015. A total of 11.4 million wearables were shipped in the last quarter, with […]

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As Lollipop reaches almost 10pc devices, KitKat loses market share for first time

Since February this year, when Lollipop made its first appearance in Google’s Android platform distribution numbers, both KitKat and Lollipop Android versions had been maintaining steady growth. But, it looks like the time of KitKat’s growth is over and the Android version lost its market share for the first time this month, revealed Google in […]

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iBall becomes top tablet vendor in India, introduces new Android devices

Indian computer peripherals maker iBall overtook Samsung to clinch the top tablet vendor spot in fourth quarter of 2014, claims IDC in its latest quarterly tablet tracker report. According to IDC, iBall more than tripled its market share from 4.5 percent in Q4, 2013 to 15.6 percent in Q4, 2014, thus removing Samsung from the […]

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720,000 Android Wear devices shipped worldwide in 2014: Canalys

Moto 360 clear leader Android Wear might have piqued consumer interest last year, but the actual device shipments weren’t exactly earth-shattering. According to research firm Canalys, just over 720,000 Android Wear devices were shipped worldwide in 2014, out of the total 4.6 million smart band shipments. Canalys noted that among the Android Wear devices, Moto […]