Apple Tops Motorola, Microsoft in Global Smartphone Sales; Nokia, RIM Still Market Leaders

The iPhone has been on the market for less than a year, but the chic gadget has already made Apple the world's third largest vendor of smart mobile devices, according to a recent report. Nokia and BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) remain the clear kings of the space, however.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.