More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The iPhone continues to prove hot among buyers in Europe, through Android still dominates the worldwide market by a wide margin, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
One in every four smartphones now sold in urban China is an iPhone, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.
World's largest maker of personal computers reports second-quarter net profit of $262.1 million, an increase of 19 percent from the year-ago period.
Apple is still king of the tablet market with 32.5 percent share, but Samsung keeps grabbing a bigger slice, according to IDC.
Smartphone giants ses their market share decline slightly in the face of growing competition from Huwaei and Lenovo, according to new figures.
While worldwide sales are up for the iPhone, Apple's smartphone market share is down from a year ago, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Apple is still the No. 1 tablet vendor, but its Android counterparts are really the ones pushing market growth, a new study shows.