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Gartner Says Sales of Tablets Will Represent Less Than 10 Percent of All Devices in 2014

Tablet sales growth is slowing in 2014 as new hardware buyers turn to alternative devices and existing users extend the lifetime of their tablets. Gartner, Inc. estimates that tablet sales worldwide will reach 229 million…

Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market To Grow 27.8 Percent To Reach $622.4 Billion by 2013

The worldwide smart connected device market (PCs, tablets, and smartphones) is projected to grow 27.8 percent year-over-year in 2013, a rate slightly lower than the 30.3 percent growth experienced in 2012, to reach $622.4 billion…

Twelve Percent of U.S. and Canada IT Organizations Fully Implementing BYOD Policies and 25 Percent are Partially Implementing BYOD

Twelve percent of IT organizations in the U.S. and Canada are fully implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, while another 25 percent have partially implemented these policies, according to a recent Computer Economics report. However, as IT…

IDC: Japan Smartphone Shipment Volume Grew 42.1 Percent and Tablet Shipments Grew 91.3 Percent in 2012

The fourth quarter 2012 Japan Quarterly Mobile Device Tracker shows that smartphone shipment volumes increased 29.2 percent year-over-year. Japan now comprises 8.8 percent of total smartphone shipments, according to International Data Corporation. The ratio of…

Gartner: Transition from PC to Personal Cloud Will Drive Cognizant Computing

As consumers transition their digital lives away from PCs and into personal clouds, a new type of interaction technology is emerging between them and their connected devices: cognizant computing.  According to a new report from…

IDC: Smart Connected Device Shipments Rise 29.1 Percent in 2012 with Tablets Experiencing Highest Growth Level

According to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC), smart connected device shipments rose 28.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 367.7 million units shipped, http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS23958513. Tablet shipments experienced the highest level…

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…