Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mobile sales up 32 percent last year: Gartner

Worldwide mobile sales increased 32 percent last year and smartphone shipments surpassed those of personal computers for the first time in the fourth quarter, according to tracking firms.Technology research firm Gartner said on Wednesday that mobile device sales rose 31.8 percent last year to 1.6 billion units over the previous year.Smartphone sales soared 72.1 percent in 2010 over the previous