More than 200 million Apple users are running the new iOS 7 on their iPhones and iPads, and that more than 11 million unique listeners already tuned in to iTunes Radio in the first five days after it went live.
Apple took 21 days to sell 10 million iPhone 5s; Samsung took 50 days to sell 10 million Galaxy S IIIs
As of 3/2013 Microsoft's Internet Explorer has a 56% market share for Internet browsers on personal computers, Mozilla's Firefox has a 20% share and Google's Chrome has 17%.
Apple sold about 250 million iPhones before iPhone 6 waa released.
About 145.8 million iPhones were sold before iPhone 5 was released (9/21/2012).
Apple sold 125 million iPhones, 58.31 million iPads, 35.16 million iPods and 18.15 million Macs in 2012.
Apple has sold 55 million iPads since it was launched in 2010.
Around 1.7 million iPhone 4 devices were sold in the first 3 days after its availability.
Over 1 million iPhone 3GS devices were sold in the first week after its availability.
There are over 300,000 iPhone applications available in the Apple shop, and there were over 7 billion downloads as of May 2011.
Apple spent at least 150 million dollars to build iPhone, and filed over 200 iPhone patent applications in the U.S alone.
The number of telephone subscribers in China is 863,000,000 (as of 2/2011), 771,181,357 (as of 1/2011) in India, 292,847,098 (as of 6/2010) in the U.S., 213,900,000 (as of 6/2010) and 205,100,000 (as of 1/2011) in Brazil.
In a complaint filed in December 2009, Nokia asked the International Trade Commission to bar the importation of Apple devices that infringe Nokia patents.
These include iPhones, iPod Touch, and iPod Classic portable music players, as well as the iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro, Mac Book, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air computers.
On 3/25/2011 Apple won a round in its patent fight with Nokia; a trade panel judge ruled that the U.S. company did not violate any of five Nokia patents.
Cisco predicted that 66% of world’s mobile traffic will be Video by 2014. Middle East & Africa will have highest growth in mobile traffic (CAGR 133%),
followed by Asia-Pacific (119%) & North America ( 117%).
Smartphone sales surpassed worldwide PC sales in 2011
In July 2010, the number of mobile service subscribers in Hong Kong was boosted to 13.02 million, representing one of the highest penetration rates in the world at about
184 per cent. Among these 13.02 million subscribers, 4.64 million were 3G/3.5G service customers.
In 2009, 57% of Americans watched TV and surfed the Internet simultaneously.
In 2009, top-five best-selling smartphones is: RIM BlackBerry Curve (all 83XX models), Apple iPhone 3G (all models), RIM BlackBerry Storm, RIM BlackBerry Pearl (all models, except flip), and T-Mobile G1.
58% of Americans have a mobile phone with Web connectivity; 21% own a smartphone, 8% own an iPhone (TM), and 29% own another type of Web-enabled phone.
30% of iPhone 3G buyers switched to AT&T from other carriers in 2008.
1973 - Experiments with VoIP begin. A major development that started in 2004 was the introduction of mass-market VoIP services that utilize existing broadband Internet access,
by which subscribers place and receive telephone calls in much the same manner as they would via the public switched telephone network (PSTN)
Many countries' public telephone networks have a single emergency
telephone number that allows a caller to contact local emergency
services for assistance.
The emergency telephone number differs from country to country
It is typically a three-digit number (though not always). Some countries
have a different emergency number for each of the different emergency services.