Lower average selling prices for millions of new smartphones and tablets will help keep the global market for technology in 2014 at 1% below last year’s level, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
The Internet of Things, which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020 representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009, according to Gartner.
Hoping to make a big push into the mobility segment, Logicom Dubai recently signed a distribution agreement with ZTE Corporation, one of China’s largest smartphone and tablet vendors.
Across a spectrum of industries, Middle East organisations today face challenges that traditional data tier scaling cannot easily resolve, says Red Hat’s Christina Wong.
Over the past year, Microsoft has shown poor planning and a lack of respect for the tumultuous consumer market, which can sink or float a company within months.
Intel has posted information on its website about new tablets for the education market with 10-inch and 7-inch screens, Atom chips and the Android OS code-named Jellybean.
Consumers apparently don’t care if they buy a tablet from a cheaper, no-name brand, as a whopping 45 percent of tablets sold within the “other” category.
Fragmentation has been both a blessing and a curse for Android since the beginning, and a new report says that’s not changing any time soon.
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes and rings that can double up as Bluetooth headsets?
The Surface RT is better-equipped for business than rival tablets, and at $350 ( $470 once you add a Touch or Type keyboard cover, which it requires to be truly functional) it straddles the line between tablet and PC, and could help business customers rein in IT costs.