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Windows 10 is the second most popular desktop OS

Microsoft’s aggressive pushing of Windows 10 appears to be paying off as it has now become the second most popular desktop operating system. On top of that, Windows 10 is continuing to grow in market share while other versions of the OS are continuing to shrink. This information comes from …

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Samsung’s Tizen OS is now more popular than BlackBerry

BlackBerry has been on a downward spiral over the last few years, barely managing to cling on to a percentage of the smartphone market. However, now the OS isn’t just contending with Android, iOS and Windows Phone, as Tizen OS has also over taken it in terms of market share. …

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AMD reportedly begins to fight back market share from Nvidia

Advanced Micro Devices began to fight back its market share from Nvidia Corp. in the third quarter of the year, a financial analyst revealed on Wednesday. While Nvidia still dominates the market, the launch of AMD’s latest graphics cards helped the company to improve its sales a bit. “Graphics processor …

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Sales of SSDs increase by 3% in the second quarter

Despite of the fact that sales of personal computers are decreasing, shipments of solid-state drives are rising, according to analysts from TrendFocus. Samsung continues to be the world’s largest supplier of NAND flash memory as well as solid-state drives and it is unlikely that this will change any time soon. Sales …

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Only 1.6% of Android phones run Lollipop

Android versions

Android 5.0 (or “Lollipop” as its known) has been out for over 3 months now and unfortunately despite the massive improvements over earlier version of Android, it is hardly managing to make a dent in the overall Android picture. Even the long since supported Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” has over four times …

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Apple and Google control 96% of smartphone market

In the second quarter of 2014 shipments of smartphones reached a new milestone: 300 million units per quarter for the first time in history, according to International Data Corp. When it comes to operating systems, then Apple and Google controlled 96.4 per cent of the market, whereas shares of BlackBerry, …

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20% of Android devices now run KitKat

Google’s latest usage statistics have revealed that Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on a fifth of all active Android devices. However, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean still remains supreme, claiming over half of all devices. Google obtained these statistics by examining active Android devices over a period of seven days …

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Roy Taylor and Never Settle impacts nVidia

The appointment of Roy Taylor, former nVidia VP for global graphics sales, was reported on KitGuru first. At the time, we could see the significance of AMD CSO John Byrne’s team selection – but the question would remain, “How long would it take for Roy to begin impacting AMD’s business”. …

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Android 4.0 devices growing in number, albeit slowly

If you have happened to receive an update to Ice Cream Sandwich on your Android device in the last few months consider yourself part of the lucky few. Google has just announced the latest figures for platform version market share and the latest Ice Cream Sandwich update holds just 1.6% of the market. This …

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