Tag: sales

Tesco Hudl – Doing rather well actually

Whilst the recent sales at Tesco have been a little disappointing, their Hudl tablet seems to have been selling well. Tesco’s like-for-like sales were down by 2.4% during the Christmas period, and its shares fell by 4%. However, the good news for the supermarket is that some 400,000 …

Apple announce AppStore sales of $10 Billion

Today Apple announced that the AppStore has generated $10 Billion in 2013. Guess what, $1 Billion of that was in December alone. That’s some serious spending on the users part. Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services said the following about the whole exciting …

Galaxy Note 3 shifts 10 million units

Meet the Galaxy Note 3. We’ve already penned our Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review and we were pretty impressed. It’s powered by a quad-core 2.3GHz CPU and has 3GB of RAM with a 13 megapixel camera. Big yes, but it’s popular too. 10 million of these have gone …

40 Million people have it, many more want it

40 Million. That’s a big number. It’s pretty much the population of Argentina. Imagine, if you will, 40 million people. Got that? Now imagine them holding something. Something plastic. It’s a Galaxy S4. Samsung have, according to inews24, offloaded this many in just 6 months. We’ve just done …

Has Windows Phone turned a corner?

Yesterday a lot of people picked up on the fact that Windows Phone was hitting a 9.2% sales share across five major European markets. Those five markets? Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Wehay! Surely it’s time to party, yes? It must be. Here in Great Britain …

More woes for beleaguered Blackberry

Touchscreens rule the world.  This is the conclusion that we can now come to after sales of the Blackberry Q10 have tanked. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that carriers and vendors are increasingly claiming that handset sales have been exceptionally poor and many of those sold have …

Samsung Galaxy S4 not selling quite as many as hoped?

A few weeks back we expected the Samsung Galaxy S4 to sell more than 10 million handsets. The Samsung Electronics co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun told reporters that it would happen last month but according to analysts this hasn’t happened. Shares dipped on Friday after J.P. Morgan analysts advised that …

Samsung Galaxy S4 sales set to pass 10 million

The S4 seems to be selling a lot faster than the S3. Samsung Electronics co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun has told reporters that the S4 will fly past 10 million sales at the end of next week, making it the fastest selling smartphone in Samsung’s history. A huge advertising campaign …

The customer is always right and they’re changing behaviour rapidly

Something is happening, and it’s happening quickly. It hit me this afternoon when I was buying apples in Morrisons. The supermarket chain is massive. They bought Safeway (anyone remember them? I used to work there y’know) but in the run-up to Christmas their like-for-like sales dipped 2.5%. “Hey …

Samsung celebrate 100 million sales of the Galaxy S series

After just over two and a half years Samsung has managed to shift 100 million Galaxy S series devices. Their SIII hit the 1 million sales after just 50 days and reached 30 million in less than 6 months. Samsung aren’t forgetting the SII though, which was the …

Microsoft smartphone share continues to slide – comScore

Based on a survey of 30,000 mobile subscribers in the USA, comScore figures are out for the three month period ending November 2012. The study reveals Samsung at the top of the tree with 26.9% of US mobile subscribers and Apple second with 18.5%. LG are in third …

Nexus 4 device sales at 400,000? Production ramping up?

  I’ve been curious about the Nexus 4 for quite some time. So much so that I bought one but my main curiosity has been the process for getting it into consumers hands. Its been fraught with problems and their seems to be some significant shortages and waiting …

Nokia Q4 sales – lower than first thought?

Oh Nokia… some good press would be great, wouldn’t it? It seems analysts are revising earlier predictions that Nokia would have a strong Q4 with “an overly optimistic interpretation of initial Lumia sales commentary”. That’s “we thought they’d sell more phones” to you and me. If the analyst …

Samsung has sold 5 million Galaxy Note 2’s

Samsung has today announced that they have sold 5 million Galaxy Note 2’s, the latest iteration of their so called “Phablet” device. It took the original Galaxy Note 3 months to sell that many but the sequel has managed that in just 2. We reviewed the Note 2 …

Carphone Warehouse slash tablet prices for christmas

The weather has turned colder, the leaves are falling off the trees, Halloween is over and done with and Sainsbury’s have mulled wine in stock.  This can mean only one thing…..Christmas is rapidly approaching! In celebration of this fact Carphone Warehouse are slashing the prices of several tablets …

Samsung shifts 20 million SIII units in 100 days

Samsung have announced that they’ve sold a staggering 20 million Galaxy SIII in 100 days. That’s just over 3 months, or a quarter. Nokia sold 4 million Lumia handsets during Q2 of 2012. Whilst the iPhone 4S sold 4 million units in 3 days last year, we should …

“No death spiral here”, says RIM CEO

During a visit to London, CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins, was impressed to see BlackBerry handsets in use and told The Telegraph that… Surely that’s not bad for a company that one analyst recently suggested was “in a death spiral”. Mr Heins also takes a swipe at Windows …

Galaxy S3 sales on track – 10 million sold in less than two months

Come on. You knew it would sell in spades, didn’t you? Samsung has managed to sell more than 10 million Galaxy SIII handsets in less than two months. President of IT and Mobile Communications, Shin Jong-kyun, has revealed that the SIII has done in two months what the …

Lumia rumours – Are the vultures really circling?

You may have seen a number of items recently surrounding the Nokia Lumia handsets. Powered by Windows Phone, there’s already some who have stuck together some numbers and calculated that 330,000 Nokia Lumia handsets have (probably) sold in the USA during 4 months of sales. There’s an element …