Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jun 2013 13:03 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. 'Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]', IDC said Tuesday. Android, meanwhile, is gaining operating system market share, up 14 percent year-to-year in the first quarter. 'Android continues to dominate the smartphone landscape', according to IDC. In the quarter, Google's OS shipped 21.9 million units and market share increased to 69 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 55 percent in last years' first quarter." On top of that, Apple got knocked out of the top five in India, where it's also bleeding market share. The America-centred large technology sites that dominate our reporting often fail to spot this huge problem for Apple: the company is only doing well in the US. It's losing everywhere else. And just in case you don't know: 'everywhere else' is 95% of the world, and that's where future growth is to be found. The fact that Apple hasn't addressed this yet is exactly why its shares aren't doing stellar anymore.
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RE[4]: Why?
by gan17 on Thu 27th Jun 2013 11:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Why?"
gan17
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Does that work on a non-OSX file manager?
Not sure about Windows, but it's definitely not the case with my Linux or OpenBSD setups.

It might work on Windows file manager (Explorer or whatever it's called) if you have iTunes installed on the system, but I'm talking about non-iTunes compatible operating systems here.

The fact that I can only sync and transfer media to my iPhone on the Mac in my office is annoying, especially when I'm at home.

Btw, even though I do have an iPhone and an OSX system, I still think iTunes is a bloated festering pile of santorum, so don't use that lame "non OSX/iPhone user mantra" excuse. In my world, it's perfectly acceptable to criticize the stuff you pay for.

Edited 2013-06-27 11:47 UTC

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