Aussies to get Galaxy Tabs for Christmas

Just like in all the best movies, Australians look set to get their Christmas presents after all. The country's High Court has dismissed Apple's appeal in the long-running patent case with Samsung, allowing the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to go on sale.

Apple succeeds in blocking Aussie sales of Galaxy Tab

Samsung's been forced to delay selling the Australian version of its latest Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia because of its continuing litigation with Apple.

Feature phones are going out of style

As the mobile handset market grows, smartphones seem to be taking center stage worldwide while the demand for feature phones begin to dwindle.

Last year's iPhone still selling like hotcakes

Last year’s iPhone may be “old” to most fanboys, but it’s still selling at a high rate.

Apple profits seen buoyed by iPad 2 success

Despite dwindling sales of the now "old" iPhone 4, Apple is set to report a 69% rise in profits this quarter. How, you ask? The iPad of course, along with supplemental sales from Mac computers.

Nokia leaving Japanese market

Nokia couldn’t overcome the popularity of smartphones in Japan, so they’ve decided to pull out of the Japanese market.

Texas profits off airport property seizures

In Texas one person’s seized property is another person’s treasure. That’s because the Texas State Surplus Store makes a lot of money selling items that were confiscated at airports.  

AT&T is cautiously optimistic about Windows Phone 7

AT&T CEO Ralph De La Vega admits Windows Phone 7 sales have been slow, but remains cautiously optimistic about the future of the Nokia-backed platform.

E-book sales have overtaken print, says Amazon

Amazon says that, for the first time, it's now selling more Kindle books than print books.

Nintendo acknowledges lackluster 3DS sales

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata acknowledges that sales of the company's 3DS handheld console have been rather lackluster in recent weeks.

eBook sales jump 115%

The American Association of Publishers (AAP) recently confirmed that eBooks sales are significantly increasing as paperback and hardcover shipments decline.



Kinect sales figures net Microsoft a Guinness world record

Guinness World Records has added the Kinect to its roll of honor - not for sitting in a tub full of baked beans for a record time, but for being the fastest-selling electronic device in history.

Tablets continue to threaten PC sales

Despite the meteoric rise of tablet devices, worldwide PC shipments totaled 93.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010, marking a 3.1 percent increase from Q4 2009. 

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 launch fizzles and fazzles

It seems as if Microsoft only managed to offload 40,000 over-hyped Windows Phone 7 devices on launch day - despite spending a whopping $100 million on the doomed platform’s advertising campaign.

Video game industry weakens as recession worsens

The video game industry continues to be hit hard by the worsening recession, with US sales dropping more than a hefty 10% to $1.6 billion.

Apps to outsell iTunes downloads by year-end

Apps will outsell music downloads at the iTunes store by two to one by the end of the year, according to Finnish analyst Asymco.

Tablets fail to impact smartphone sales

Worldwide smartphone sales have soared over the last quarter as prices have fallen.

Kindle price cut triggers big increase in sales

Amazon says it's now selling substantially more Kindle books than standard hardcover ones, and that its recent price cut has boosted demand for the e-reader dramatically.

US games sales continue to fall

A weak lineup of new titles meant US video game hardware, software and accessories fell six percent in June to $1.1 billion, according to the NPD Group.

Media tablets play catch up with portable PCs

Media tablets may seem to be all the rage, but the nascent market still has a ways to go before catching up with traditional portable PC sector.