Battle of the mobile tech giants
Mobile platforms are hitting critical mass across smartphones and tablets. In 2011, it is estimated that approximately 480 million smartphones and tablets were shipped as opposed to approximately 380 million desktop and PCs. Frost & Sullivan analysts weighs in on the battle of the mobile tech giants.
Analysts, reviewers not impressed by new Galaxy Note 10.1
As consumers in the US prepare to welcome Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10.1, an analyst believes that the Korean giant’s stab at the tablet market will make little difference to Apple’s iPad dominance in this sector.
Mobile phone sales down 2.3% worldwide, smartphone sales up 42.7%
Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end-users was at 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3% decline from the second quarter of 2011, according to Gartner Inc. Smartphone sales accounted for 36.7% of total mobile phone sales and grew 42.7% in the same period.
Tablets to replace in-flight entertainment systems: Analyst
Tablet computers could end up replacing in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems in major airlines as its portability and relatively low maintenance are strong impetus to make this happen in the near future.
Samsung to use Azure to manage Smart TV service
Samsung has decided to adopt Windows Azure, Microsoft Corp’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud offering, to manage its Smart TV infrastructure, helping it reduce costs and increase its capacity to meet its growing customer base.
What CEOs and the Beautiful Game have in common
In the business world, as with football, statistics may mean very little to companies battling it out with their competitors. Every battle a company goes into with its competitors is a battle unto itself. Even if a company had won the previous rounds, or was the undisputed champion from its past life, it must still compete as if the next battle is a fresh new one.