Written by administrator on January 31st, 2013
Apple, Samsung claim 95% of global cellphone profits, report says
News from Los Angeles Times:
With the iPhone, Apple accounted for 70% of the cellphone industry’s worldwide earnings in the fourth quarter of 2012, a report indicates. (Apple / January 31, 2013)
Although there are hundreds of companies making and selling cellphones, Apple and Samsung accounted for 95% of the industry’s profits in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Apple alone claimed 70% of the cellphone industry’s total worldwide profit of $ 16 billion, while Samsung had 25%, according to a report released late Thursday night by Counterpoint Technology Market Research.
In third place was Nokia with 2%. That left the remaining 3% to be split by about 300 companies.
GameStop now offering cellphone plans
News from GameSpot:
January 31, 2013 10:56AM PST
Specialty retailer partners with NET10 for unlimited talk, text, and data service plans beginning at $ 50 at all U.S. stores.
GameStop is hoping to not only be a go-to destination for games, but also for phones. The company is now offering unlimited talk, text, and data plans at all stores across the United States through a partnership with NET10.
Those interested can purchase a SIM card at GameStop, place it into any GSM-enabled device, and then activate one of