In this corner Apple; in that corner Samsung. Who's the smartphone champ?
Apple is still the dominant smartphone maker, at least in the U.S., according to stats out today from NPD Group. The research firm pegged Apple's U.S. market share at 29 percent for the first quarter, up 7 percent from a year ago.
At the same time, Samsung's share shot up by 140 percent. But at 24 percent of the U.S. market, it still trailed that of Apple last quarter.
Apple's iPhone commanded the top three spots in market share among devices … Read more