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Apple and Android are destroying the Swiss Watch industry

In Q4 2017 – essentially during the last holiday season – market research firm Canalys found that more people bought Apple watches than Swiss watches. Two million more, to be exact. Brian

Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

Xiaomi couldn’t have wished for better timing of two reports that claim it has toppled Samsung to become India’s top-selling smartphone company. The Chinese firm, which is reportedly on a

The iPhone X was the top shipping smartphone over the holidays, according to analysts

Apple hasn’t been been particularly transparent about the iPhone X’s numbers, in part because it’s a bit of a tricky new model. For starters, it’s a $999 phone. It’s also positioned against

Wearables are still growing globally, thanks to Xiaomi

The burst of the wearable bubble may have been overstated — on a global scale, at least. The category has been struggling here in the U.S., but internationally, it’s still seeing growth. Wearables

Chinese smartphone makers closing the gap on iPhone, Samsung

While Samsung and Apple continued to occupy long-time number one and two spots in the global smartphone market in the second quarter of the year, Chinese Android OEMs Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi are conti

Apple Watch Took Two-Thirds Of Smartwatch Market In 2015, Says Analyst

Apple does not break out sales of its debut wearable, the Apple Watch, so it's up to analysts to stump up the sales estimates -- and the latest to do so, Canalys, reckons the Apple Watch accounted for

Moto 360 Leads As 720K Android Wear Devices Shipped In 2014, Says Canalys

Consumers didn’t want for choice in smartwatches last year, but that doesn’t mean they’re gobbling up the devices: Research firm Canalys reports today that only just over 720,000 And

Tablet Shipments Fell 12% In Q4 2014, Its First Decline Ever, Says Canalys

As phablets become more popular, consumers are waiting longer to upgrade their tablets or eschewing them altogether. As a result, worldwide tablet shipments plunged 12 percent year-over-year to 67 mil

Apple Tops Smartphone Shipments In China For The First Time, Says Canalys

Apple has topped smartphone shipment numbers in China in Q4 2014, according to analyst firm Canalys. The popularity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped push the California gadget-maker ahead of its home

Xiaomi Surpasses Samsung As China’s Top Smartphone Vendor, Says Canalys

Xiaomi's name may mean "little rice" in Chinese, but it's not so little anymore. According to a report from Canalys, Xiaomi has surpassed Samsung as China's top smartphone maker, thanks to massive gro

Wearables Market Heating Up, With More Than 17M Bands Forecast To Ship This Year, Says Canalys

The wearables device market is still in its infancy but it's growing fast -- with more than 17 million wearable bands forecast to ship this year, according to a new forecast by Canalys. It reckons 201

Tablets Help Apple Stay On Top As World’s Biggest ‘PC’ Maker In Q4 As Windows 8 Struggles: Canalys

It's a mobile world after all, even where PCs are concerned. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.canalys.com">Canalys</a> today published its latest figures tracking PC sales in Q4, and thanks to the

Canalys: Half Of All PCs Shipped in 2014 Will Be Tablets; Android 65%, Apple 30%

The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping that of more traditional desktop and laptop personal computers for a while, and now it looks like we are finally approaching the tablet/PC tipping poin

iPads (Thanks To The Mini) Were 1 In 6 ‘PCs’ Shipped, Tablets One-Third, And Windows RT Didn’t Even Break 1M: Canalys

The PC market is fast shifting into a touchscreen world, and Apple is leading the charge. Some <a target="_blank" href="http://www.canalys.com/newsroom/one-six-pcs-shipped-q4-2012-was-ipad">new number

Canalys Q2: 68% Of All Smartphones Shipped Were Android; China’s The Biggest Market By A Wide Margin

One more analyst house, Canalys, has <a target="_blank" href="http://www.canalys.com/newsroom/stellar-growth-sees-china-take-27-global-smart-phone-shipments-powered-domestic-vendors">released its numb