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Samsung beat Apple in 2012 PC, tablet and smartphone sales

Samsung beat Apple in 2012 PC, tablet and smartphone sales

Where once Apple reigned, Samsung now sits supreme. The Korean company surpassed Apple in 2012 to grasp the largest portion of the "smart connected device" market that any single company held, according to marketing research firm [...]

Apple chewed up 19.9 percent of 2012 consumer electronics revenue

Apple chewed up 19.9 percent of 2012 consumer electronics revenue

We’re well on our way into 2013, but there’s still new data surfacing about how mobile sales faired last year, courtesy of market research and advisory firm NPD Group If you had been following the dramatic [...]

Smartphones, tablets only consumer electronics markets to grow in 2012

Smartphones, tablets only consumer electronics markets to grow in 2012

If you had been following the dramatic sales numbers of Android and iOS devices all throughout 2012, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to learn both the smartphone and tablet markets dominated by those [...]

Biggest iPhone, iPad, and Apple podcasts of 2012

Biggest iPhone, iPad, and Apple podcasts of 2012

We do a lot of podcasts, both at iMore and at the Mobile Nations network in general. Any given week, we’re putting out 5 or more hours of audio and video. Multiply that by the course [...]

Buying Guide: Gear of the year: TechRadar’s top tech from 2012

Buying Guide: Gear of the year: TechRadar’s top tech from 2012

I’ve been the reviews editor on TechRadar for a few years now but I don’t think I can remember a year quite as exciting as 2012. I think it’s been one of the greatest years in [...]

In Depth: 10 biggest gadget let-downs of 2012

In Depth: 10 biggest gadget let-downs of 2012

Being a gadget fan can be saddening sometimes. Gadgets you’ve waited for for years turn out to be less than you expected, or don’t turn up at all. Much-hyped hardware turns out to be merely okay [...]

In Depth: Year in tech: highs and lows of 2012

In Depth: Year in tech: highs and lows of 2012

With 2012 drawing to a close, there are plenty of retrospective views around. So who are we to differ? It’s been a brilliant year in the technology space, so let’s focus on what really got us [...]

In Depth: Unsung heroes of tech: 6 innovators from 2012

In Depth: Unsung heroes of tech: 6 innovators from 2012

Apple and Google get all the recognition. Yet, there are those who invent useful technology, innovative gadgets, and ground-breaking services who go unheralded. These six brilliant thinkers invented a product, released in 2012, that pushed the [...]

Tim Cook finishes as runner-up in Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2012

Tim Cook finishes as runner-up in Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2012

Tim Cook has finished in the second runners-up spot for this years’ Time Magazine Person of the Year award. Time Magazine has announced that this year’s outright winner would be US President Barack Obama. Time then [...]

Simon’s gift picks: 2012 holiday guide

Simon’s gift picks: 2012 holiday guide

So, I’ve been drooling over connected home gadgets for the last couple of months. Now that the holidays are here, I can hold my love of friends and family hostage until they buy me these expensive [...]