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Apple iPhone Q1 sales tipped as largest ever – by far

Apple iPhone Q1 sales tipped as largest ever – by far

Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo spoke up after the group's financial report this week with sales numbers for the iPhone that, if the group's percentages hold true, tip off Apple having their most successful sales for the iPhone ever. These numbers add up starting with Verizon's note that they sold 6.2 million iPhones this past quarter. If you take what we know about Verizon's quarter before the one we're seeing now, you'll see they sold 3.1 million iPhones, that including only the first 10 days of sales for the iPhone 5 along with the other models Verizon carried at the time - from there you'll begin to see the massive jump.

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HP, Lenovo in tight battle over PC sales in Q4 2012

HP, Lenovo in tight battle over PC sales in Q4 2012

HP may still have the lead when it comes to global PC sales, but Lenovo is right behind in a very tight second. Research firm IDC reported that HP maintained its worldwide PC lead in the fourth quarter of 2012 despite a slight decline in sales. Shipments for the company went down by 0.6% from the same time last year, while Lenovo's grew by 8.2%.

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Nintendo Wii U sales trump Wii sales, 460,000 units sold in December

Nintendo Wii U sales trump Wii sales, 460,000 units sold in December

In 41 days since its launch, the Nintendo Wii U managed to beat the Wii in sales by about $30 million. December saw Wii U sales numbers over 460,000, with a total of almost 890,000 units selling since its launch. This information comes from the NPD Group, with its report covering the time period from November 25 to December 29.

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IDC report claims consoles will remain top in gaming through 2014 and beyond

IDC report claims consoles will remain top in gaming through 2014 and beyond

A report from the International Data Corporation claims that consoles will remain at the top of the totem pole in the world of gaming for the foreseeable future. Of those gaming consoles, the Xbox 360 is the best selling device, according to the NPD Group. For now, tablets, smart TVs, and set-top boxes are not a threat to consoles in the grand scheme of things.

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Kickstarter achieves nearly $320 million in pledges in 2012

Kickstarter achieves nearly $320 million in pledges in 2012

Kickstarter saw a lot of action in 2012, and there were a ton of funded projects that ended up being a huge hit, the Pebble smartwatch and the OUYA game console just to name a few. Today, the online start-up service released some crazy statistics and figures of 2012, the main number being almost $320 million in pledges during those 12 months.

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AT&T reports record smartphone sales in Q4 2012

AT&T reports record smartphone sales in Q4 2012

AT&T has announced some pretty impressive numbers about their fourth quarter sales in 2012. The company reports that they have sold over 10 million smartphones during Q4 2012 alone. The previous record was 9.4 million smartphones sold in the same quarter in 2011, so this year's numbers may not be a huge increase, but progress is certainly progress.

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Analyst: Wii U underperformed at GameStop during holiday season

Analyst: Wii U underperformed at GameStop during holiday season

With the holiday shopping rush comes the expectation that console and game sales will enjoy a boost. According to Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia, however, that wasn't quite the case for the Wii U. Bhatia said in a note today that sales of the Wii U and its games at GameStop have come in under expectations, which is a bit surprising considering that Wii U sales have seemed generally healthy so far.

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Minecraft XBLA sales reach 5 million in 2012

Minecraft XBLA sales reach 5 million in 2012

Minecraft has undoubtedly taken the gaming world by storm -- it's unique gameplay elements have made it a popular choice among casual gamers all around the world. It turns out that as of December 31, 2012, Minecraft sales in the Xbox Live Arcade store alone reached 5 million during 2012, according to the game's developer for Xbox 360.

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Torchlight II hits 1 million sales milestone

Torchlight II hits 1 million sales milestone

It looks like Runic Games is ending 2012 on a very high note, announcing over Twitter today that Torchlight II has sold more than 1 million copies since its release back in September. In this era of Call of Duty and Skyrim selling millions of copies on launch day, that may not seem like much, but it's important to remember that Runic is a smaller studio without the resources to roll out huge marketing campaigns. Add to that the fact that Torchlight II launched just a few months after Diablo III, and Runic has a lot to celebrate with those 1 million sales.

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Ford on track to hit 2.2 million US sales in 2012

Ford on track to hit 2.2 million US sales in 2012

If you're a loyal Ford owner, then you might like to know that 2012 is shaping up to be another great year for the company. Ford announced today that it's on track to hit 2.2 million US sales in 2012, marking the second consecutive year it settles above the the 2 million mark. That isn't bad at all, especially when you consider Ford's claim that it's the only manufacturer to hit 2 million sales in the US since 2007.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II sales top 1 million in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note II sales top 1 million in South Korea

Samsung's latest phablet-style smartphone, the Galaxy Note II, has proven its worthiness over in the states, but what about in the company's own home land of South Korea? It turns out that Samsung has sold one million Galaxy Note II units in the motherland alone, just over 90 days after launching back in September.

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AppSales for Android keeps track of all the holiday app deals

AppSales for Android keeps track of all the holiday app deals

Thanks to the holidays, tons of Android apps are going on sale, some of which are already on sale, but you're probably frustrated at how you can't keep up with all of the good deals at once, especially since some deals only last for 24 hours or so. However, a deal-aggregation app called AppSales looks to take the pain out of curating deals.

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