Jack Schofield

Freelance blogger

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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Android dominates China's smartphone market

Android dominates China's smartphone market

Beijing-based Analysys International reckons Android took 76.7 percent of China's smartphones sales in the first quarter of 2012, while Charlie Wolf of Needham & Company says Android took 69.5 percent in the second quarter. Either way, Android has grown rapidly to take the majority of sales.

July 10, 2012 by in Smartphones

Samsung tipped to lead China's mobile phone market

Samsung tipped to lead China's mobile phone market

Samsung, which is now the world's largest mobile phone supplier, will become China's largest mobile phone supplier in 2012, overtaking Nokia, according to Digitimes Research. It also predicts that smartphones will take almost a third of the handset market, and 70 percent of those will run Android.

July 13, 2012 by in Smartphones