Finds high pent up demand for iPhone 5 among Verizon subscribers and Android owners
It's only a tiny sample, so large conclusions must not be drawn. But the survey results reported in Gene Munster's note to Piper Jaffray clients Monday suggest that the pent-up demand for Apple's (AAPL) next iPhone could be even stronger than suspected.
In a survey of 216 mobile phone users conducted one recent week in Minneapolis ( in "food MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 1, 2011 8:14 AM ET
The sharp rise of one of Apple's frenemies triggers a fierce debate about what it means
Some of the most intelligent conversations on the Internet these days are to be found in the comment stream of Horace Dediu's Asymco blog. Not only does Dediu produce striking charts and graphs from his analysis of the mobile phone market, but he carefully moderates the subsequent discussion, pruning repetitive comments and chasing out the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 1, 2011 6:41 AM ET
Android, at 39%, is OS No. 1 in the U.S. But Apple, with 28%, is the No. 1 manufacturer
If you're having trouble interpreting the chart of the U.S. smartphone market released Thursday by Nielsen, think of it as a brownie pan, a spokesman helpfully suggests, not a pie.
And depending how you slice the brownies, Apple (AAPL) is either No. 2 or No. 1 in the U.S.
When all the Android phones are combined, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 28, 2011 8:00 AM ET
The effect of the long-awaited launch of an iPhone for Verizon, or a bump from the iPad 2?
During the rapid ascent of Google (GOOG) Android phones in 2010 it was never clear how much their popularity was due to the fact that Apple's (AAPL) iPhone was available in the U.S. on only one carrier -- AT&T (T) -- with somewhat spotty coverage.
The test was supposed to come in February, when MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 30, 2011 8:30 AM ET
But in the smartphone race, Android's lead grew slightly, according to Millennial Media
There's good news and bad for Apple (AAPL) in Millennial Media's May report, issued Wednesday morning.
The iPhone is still the top phone in Millennial's ad network, for the 20th month in a row
Apple is still the leading mobile manufacturer, with a 30% share
When breaking down ad revenue driven by apps, iOS devices were still narrowly ahead of Google MORE
Google's OS is still more popular than Apple's, but no more than it was in March
Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) and Research in Motion (RIMM) have reached something like a three-way stalemate in the battle for dominance of the U.S. smartphone market, according to Nielsen survey results scheduled for release Tuesday.
Smartphones are increasingly popular -- they now represent 37% of all U.S. mobile phones -- and smartphones running Google's Android operating MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 30, 2011 2:00 PM ET
If Apple's share of global profits is going up, others' must be going down
Last fall, Asymco's Horace Dediu introduced a new way of visualizing the dynamics of the worldwide mobile phone market.
He started with two sets of data -- market share and dollar share in 2007 and 2010 -- for the eight largest vendors in the mobile phone space, from Apple (AAPL), the smallest in 2007, to Nokia (NOK), the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 26, 2011 7:19 AM ET
Google's new Maps and Local VP Mayer says users are moving to mobile fast and Google will have layers of useful information waiting for them.
FORTUNE -- Despite a recent management reorganization at Google (GOOG), Marissa Mayer, now vice president of Maps and Local, says it's business of usual, describing the company atmosphere as "optimistic." At TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City, Mayer focused on the progress of her division, and MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - May 25, 2011 6:10 PM ET
Also with friends (10%), while waiting (9%), in meetings/class (5%) or in the bathroom (4%)
A report issued Thursday by Nielsen compares usage patterns of nearly 12,000 U.S. owners of tablets, eReaders or smartphones.
The key findings, as Nielson sees it:
70% of tablet owners and 68% of smartphone owners said they use their devices while watching television, compared with 35% of eReader owners.
61% percent of eReader owners use their device in bed, MORE
A second look at the claim that Apple's four-year conquest of the mobile market is adrift
Business Insider's Henry Blodget may come to regret -- if he doesn't already -- using the phrase "dead in the water" to describe the performance of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone in a comScore market share survey that seemed to show, as Blodget's headline put it, that "Android is destroying everyone."
The comScore survey to which Blodget was MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 12, 2011 5:26 AM ET
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