Everyday seems to bring another analyst report or memo declaring the continuing proliferation of smartphones worldwide, and that trend certainly rolled right through the third quarter.
This time the update comes from Canalys, which revealed smartphone shipments grew by 44 percent year-over-year in Q3.
But the number to know is simple yet astounding. The tech insight firm cited that nearly a quarter of a billion (yes, billion) smartphones shipped over the three-month period.
Naturally, there were some familiar names leading the way, such as Samsung and Apple.
The mobile phone rivals maintained the top two spots on the global vendor … Read more