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iOS developers earn roughly $10k more than Android counterparts, study shows

Stack Overflow, an online social community of more than 4.7 million programmers, recently discovered iOS mobile developers frequently earn higher annual salaries than their Android counterparts.

Gartner: Middle East mobile phone sales will hit $37B in 2019

Gartner predicted that the value of mobile phone sales in the Middle East will grow from just over $30 billion (€27.5 billion) in 2016 to almost $37 billion in 2019, as part of broader growth in IT equipment spending in the region.

Gartner: Apple smartphone sales recorded first year-on-year decline during Q42015

Growth in global smartphone sales to end users slowed to its slowest rate in seven years in the final quarter of 2015, a period that also saw Apple record its first year-on-year decline in sales, Gartner announced.

TurnToTech, Mobile Makers, Flatiron bootcamps keep app developers on pace

More than 70 app development bootcamps are available across the United States and Canada, but what do they offer students? The fast-changing app environment means devs should look at schools with a critical eye.

Gartner forecasts drop in spending on devices for first time in 2016

Gartner predicted that worldwide spending on devices including PCs, 'ultra mobiles', tablets and mobile phones will decline for the first time in 2016, although overall shipments are expected to increase slightly by 1.9 per cent to reach 2.4 billion units.

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 1.9% in 2015

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $333.7 billion (€307 billion) in 2015, a 1.9 per cent decrease from 2014 revenue of $340.3 billion,

Gartner: Consumers in mature markets will own 3 to 4 devices by 2018

Gartner estimates that the installed base of devices will total 7.8 billion units in 2016 and is on pace to reach 8.3 billion units in 2018.

Gartner: Huawei tops device sales growth tables, but Samsung maintains market dominance in Q3

Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.

Gartner: 17% of consumers plan to purchase a tablet in the next 12 months

A recent survey by Gartner found that 17 per cent of consumers in mature markets intend to buy a tablet in the next 12 months.

Gartner forecasts 1% decline in mobile device shipments in 2015

Gartner issued a somewhat gloomier forecast for the mobile devices market in 2015, revising downwards its previous prediction of 1.5 per cent growth this year to a 1 per cent decline from 2014 to 2.4 billion units.