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In the rapidly growing smartphone market, where (almost) everyone’s a winner, Apple is currently the winningest of them all. According to research firm IDC, in the second quarter of 2011, Apple’s iPhone outsold all other brands for the first time. Year-over-year, the smartphone market has shifted wildly and dramatically. Apple’s market share jumped from 13% to 19.1% to give it the top spot, but number-two Samsung actually grew by a far greater percentage, from 5.6% to 16.2%. And for the first time since IDC started keeping track, Nokia fell--nay, plummeted--from the top of the heap to number three, losing more than half its market share (from 37.3% to 15.7%). Granted, Nokia... Read more...