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Worldwide Smartphone Shipments on Pace to Grow Nearly 40% in 2013 While Average Selling Prices Decline More Than 12%: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker’s most recent update reports that worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass 1.0 billion units in 2013, representing 39.3 percent growth over 2012. Despite a number…

Corporate iOS Users Consumed 6X More Data Than Blackberry Users…55% of Data is Non-Business Usage

According to research funded by Wandera, a provider of Mobile Data Optimization (MDO), the global workforce is driving runaway growth in data usage while creating an increasing cost and management headache for enterprise mobility teams.…

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…

Parents Choose The Bluetooth-Equipped, Battery-Operated Babysitter, Says Harris Poll

A growing trend in mobile device use is the Bluetooth-equipped, battery-operated babysitter, according to a recent Harris Interactive poll. While the American smartphone and tablet buying parent may not be purchasing their mobile devices specifically…

IDC Tablet Tracker Lowers Projected Shipments for 2013 but Still Predicts 57.7 Percent Increase over 2012, Growing to 407 Million Units by 2017

Worldwide tablet shipments for 2013, previously forecast to reach 229.3 million units, are now projected to reach only 227.4 million units, however shipments will still see a 57.7 percent increase over 2012, according to a…

Gartner: Worldwide PC, Tablet and Mobile Phone Shipments To Grow 5.9 Percent in 2013

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9 percent increase over 2012, according to a recent Gartner, Inc. forecast. The market is being driven by…