There was general discontent when OnePlus announced the new OnePlus 6 with a display notch and a glass back. Some OP fans claimed they'd never purchase the phone, but it appears they were a vocal minority. The company has just announced that the OP6 sold 1 million units in just 22 days, which is much faster than its previous phones. Read More
This rant isn't a long-coming, deep-think sort of article. It is, however, at least mildly timely. Soon, Apple will tell us how many people have bought an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus (or pre-ordered one) in the first weekend of sales. Or maybe they won't, if sales are down versus last year (because Apple). They'll also round it to the nearest million units, because something-something-sellthrough delay blah blah regional reporting issues, etcetera.
Surprisingly, for being the world's most notoriously secretive company, Apple is still among the most open about device sales - even though that's saying very, very little. Every fiscal quarter, we get to hear how many iPhones, iPads, and Macs Apple has shipped. Read More