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Report: LG G5 is not selling
Report: LG G5 is not selling
In April LG released their latest flagship smartphone, the G5, to big hype and a large marketing campaign. According to one report, however, ...... 06 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
'Warcraft' sets opening week record in China
'Warcraft' sets opening week record in China
Despite a tepid opening week in the U.S., the Duncan Jones directed 'Warcraft' film has set the record for largest debut in China by a foreign film. ...... 14 Jun 2016
Star Wars Battlefront is a huge hit
Star Wars Battlefront is a huge hit
As if it was ever really a question, we now have proof of how big a hit Star Wars Battlefront really is. EA's blockbuster has sold about ...... 06 Jan 2016 - 4 comments
Apple reveals record sales for latest iPhones
Apple reveals record sales for latest iPhones
Apple has said today that they have sold 13 million new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, a new record for three days of availability. "Sales ...... 28 Sep 2015
Report: Apple makes massive margins on Apple Watch bands
Report: Apple makes massive margins on Apple Watch bands
According to a new report, Apple is making huge margins on the bands for the Apple smartwatch. Citing data from Slice Intelligence, a research ...... 21 Jun 2015
One analyst believes the Apple Watch will be the company's most profitable item ever
One analyst believes the Apple Watch will be the company's most profitable item ever
Last week, Apple began pre-orders on the Apple Watch and its hundreds of varieties before the smartwatch goes on sale officially this Friday. ...... 20 Apr 2015 - 14 comments
Microsoft discounting the Xbox One with Kinect
Microsoft discounting the Xbox One with Kinect
Microsoft has announced that its Xbox One console with Kinect will be discounted for the coming weeks. "For two weeks, starting Sunday, Feb. ...... 12 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare unsurprisingly ends 2014 as top selling game
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare unsurprisingly ends 2014 as top selling game
According to research firm NPD, the top selling video game of 2014 was 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,' the latest in the blockbuster franchise. ...... 20 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
'Super Smash Bros.' for Wii U hits 500,000 units sold in three days
'Super Smash Bros.' for Wii U hits 500,000 units sold in three days
Nintendo has proudly boasted that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is the fastest-selling game for the console since its inception. The game reached ...... 27 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
Samsung hits 200 million units sold milestone for Galaxy S smartphones
Samsung hits 200 million units sold milestone for Galaxy S smartphones
Samsung has announced today that the company has sold over 200 million Galaxy S smartphones since the series launched in 2010. The company ...... 26 Feb 2014
Sony has sold 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles
Sony has sold 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles
Sony has revealed that the company has sold 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles as of February 8th, well ahead of its projections. Earlier ...... 19 Feb 2014 - 7 comments
Minecraft on PS3 reaches 1 million sales
Minecraft on PS3 reaches 1 million sales
Mojang, the makers of blockbuster hit Minecraft, has proudly boasted that the game has reached 1 million sales for their PlayStation 3 edition. ...... 26 Jan 2014
HTC One hits 5 million sold
HTC One hits 5 million sold
According to the WSJ, HTC has sold 5 million One smartphones, a surprisingly high number that still pales in comparison to the Samsung Galaxy ...... 24 May 2013 - 3 comments
Barnes & Noble drops the prices of their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets for this week
Barnes & Noble drops the prices of their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets for this week
Nook Media, the joint venture between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft, has announced today a major promotional price cut for their Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets. ...... 05 May 2013
Microsoft tops U.S. console sales chart for 27th straight month
Microsoft tops U.S. console sales chart for 27th straight month
Microsoft was the first to report their U.S. console sales figures for March, claiming the top spot in the nation for the 27th straight month. ...... 18 Apr 2013 - 6 comments
Friday's T-Mobile USA sales were 'gangbusters'
Friday's T-Mobile USA sales were 'gangbusters'
T-Mobile USA was very satisfied with the first day sales of the iPhone. After years of not offering the Apple flagship, the company recently ...... 14 Apr 2013 - 7 comments
Report: Netbooks to go way of Dodo by 2015
Report: Netbooks to go way of Dodo by 2015
According to a new IHS report, netbooks will go completely extinct by 2015. At one time, (not so long ago) netbook sales were huge, but the ...... 14 Apr 2013 - 7 comments
Report: Samsung wants to sell 500 million phones this year
Report: Samsung wants to sell 500 million phones this year
According to a new Digitimes report, Samsung has some pretty lofty ambitions for 2013. The company wants to sell 500 million feature and ...... 04 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
IDC: PC market to decline again in 2013
IDC: PC market to decline again in 2013
According to the latest IDC report, the global PC market will decline for the second straight year. While it forecasted slight growth for ...... 06 Mar 2013 - 21 comments
Google will continue selling hardware through Play Store
Google will continue selling hardware through Play Store
Speaking at the MWC, Google Play VP Jamie Rosenberg explicitly stated that the model of selling hardware through their Play Store is "here to stay." ...... 27 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
BlackBerry Z10 off to hotter start than Lumia 920?
BlackBerry Z10 off to hotter start than Lumia 920?
According to multiple analyst notes, the new BlackBerry Z10 is off to a hotter start than expected, even moving units faster than the Nokia Lumia 920 did. ...... 06 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
R.I.P MiniDisc
R.I.P MiniDisc
Sony has announced today that they will be finally completely discontinuing the MiniDisc player, after 21 years. The company announced two ...... 01 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
iSuppli: Microsoft Surface sales well below shipments
iSuppli: Microsoft Surface sales well below shipments
According to IHS iSuppli, Microsoft Surface sales were well below the 1 million mark. Additionally, the tablet saw a large amount of returns. ...... 01 Feb 2013 - 14 comments
Nintendo slashes sales forecasts
Nintendo slashes sales forecasts
Nintendo has slashed its sales forecasts for most of its devices, including the new Wii U system. The gaming company says it expects to sell ...... 31 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
Samsung Galaxy S series hits 100 million sold
Samsung Galaxy S series hits 100 million sold
Samsung's Galaxy S series, some of the most popular phones in the world, have hit a major milestone. The company has announced this week ...... 17 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
Raspberry Pi hits at least 500,000 sold
Raspberry Pi hits at least 500,000 sold
Raspberry Pi, the mini $35 computer boards released last year, have reached their first major milestone. One of their retailers says over ...... 12 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Samsung wants to sell 390 million smartphones this year
Samsung wants to sell 390 million smartphones this year
Samsung is looking to finally pull itself away from Apple in the world battle for smartphone supremacy. According to the KT, Samsung is planning ...... 02 Jan 2013
Samsung ships one millionth Galaxy Note II in South Korea
Samsung ships one millionth Galaxy Note II in South Korea
Samsung has announced today that they have reached a significant sales milestone in their home nation. The company has sold 1 million Galaxy ...... 31 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
Report: MP3 player sales fell by over 20 percent in UK in 2012
Report: MP3 player sales fell by over 20 percent in UK in 2012
According to a new report by Mintel, sales of MP3 players fell 22 percent in the UK year-over-year, a very strong decline even for an industry ...... 27 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
iPad Mini now outselling big brother
iPad Mini now outselling big brother
NPD DisplaySearch has noted this weekend that the iPad Mini is now outselling its bigger brother, the full-sized iPad. Apple has doubled ...... 17 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
2 million iPhone 5s sold in China in first weekend
2 million iPhone 5s sold in China in first weekend
Apple has announced today that it has sold 2 million new iPhone 5 in China in the first 72 hours of availability. "Customer response to iPhone ...... 17 Dec 2012 - 6 comments
Microsoft sees boost in phone sales
Microsoft sees boost in phone sales
Microsoft has seen a boost in phone sales thanks to Windows Phone 8. CEO Steve Ballmer, speaking at the company's shareholder meeting, says ...... 30 Nov 2012 - 4 comments
Microsoft sold 750,000 Xbox 360 units over weekend
Microsoft sold 750,000 Xbox 360 units over weekend
Large discounts on bundles led to a huge day for the company. Microsoft has announced today that they sold 750,000 Xbox 360 units in the ...... 28 Nov 2012 - 7 comments
Google clearly does not know how to prepare for selling a phone
Google clearly does not know how to prepare for selling a phone
For the second time in as many weeks, Google has failed miserably while trying to sell their latest smartphone, the Nexus 4. Early this morning, ...... 27 Nov 2012 - 9 comments
Samsung Galaxy Note II hits 5 million sold
Samsung Galaxy Note II hits 5 million sold
Samsung's new "phablet" has reached a significant milestone. The Galaxy Note II has passed the 5 million units sold mark, selling 2 million ...... 27 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
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