Tag Archives: Media tablets

Gartner: Second-Screen Users To Drive Social TV Activities Over the Next 24 Months

Second-screen devices combined with customized content, interactive apps and loyalty programs will drive social TV consumers over the next 24 months, according to a new report from Gartner. Social TV describes the trend of consumer…

ABI: Nearly 15 Million Computing Devices To Be Shipped Into the Education Market in 2013

Nearly fifteen million computing devices will be shipped into the education market in 2013, according to ABI’s new Education Market for Computing Devices report. Of these, netbooks are anticipated to be the largest proportion of…

Gartner Says Declining Worldwide PC Shipments in Fourth Quarter of 2012 Signal Structural Shift of PC Market

According to a new report from Gartner, worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2011. “Tablets have dramatically changed the…

Enterprise IT Spending in China to Reach $117.8 Billion in 2013, Gartner Says

Enterprise spending on IT in China is forecast to grow from US$117.8 billion in 2013 to reach $172.4 billion in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8 percent, compared to a global…

NFC Will Come Out of the Trial Phase in 2013; 285 Million NFC Devices to be Shipped

ABI Research forecasts that a total of 1.95 billion near field communication (NFC) enabled devices will ship in 2017, a development that will bring the technology out of the trial phase, ABI Research says. The NFC-enabled…

60GHz Enabled Device Shipments to Exceed 1 Billion Units per Year by 2017

After many years of waiting, 60GHz technology looks set to emerge from a niche technology to a mass market solution, according to ABI Research. The main enabler has been the linking of the WiGig Alliance with…