Tablets to Surpass Notebook Growth in 2016

The demand for tablet computers such as the iPad is growing so quickly that shipments of them are projected to surpass notebook shipments by 2016. According to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch, the mobile PC category is poised to soar from 347 million units in Read More …

5 Reasons Amazon Should Stay Out of the Smartphone Market

Alex Goldfayn’s book is called Evangelist Marketing: What Apple Amazon and Netflix Understand About Their Customers (That Your Company Probably Doesn’t). He is CEO of the Evangelist Marketing Institute, a marketing consultancy with clients that include T-Mobile, TiVo, and Logitech. Follow him @alexgoldfayn. Word is, Read More …

How Android Phone Owners Use Their Devices

If you have a Samsung Galaxy-S and live in Sweden, chances are you like to talk on your mobile device using Bluetooth while on-the-go — that’s according to a recent study that shows Swedes use Bluetooth and wireless headsets more than people from any other Read More …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro Wants to Be Your Tablet and Big Screen TV

Image: Lenovo What if your tablet was also a home theater projector? That’s exactly what Lenovo is trying to do with the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro. The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is a 13.3-inch Android tablet with a built-in Pico projector and an 8 watt Read More …

25 Most Famous Fictional Robots In History

Humans have always been fascinated with the notion of robots. The earliest accounts of such notions can be traced all the way back to the 3rd century BC ancient China where a curious description within the Lie Zi text describes an artificial humanoid who could Read More …

Android App Revenue Growing Faster Than iOS’

Revenue from apps on Google Play — Android’s official app store — grew a massive 311% between October 2011 and October 2012, according to a report released Thursday by App Annie, an app analytics company. In comparison, iOS revenue grew just 12.9% over the same Read More …

How the Cellphone Got ‘Smart’

Human intelligence has a long and illustrious history. From Greek philosophers to geek programmers, being called a “smart” person is, and always has been, a weighty commendation. With such high inherent value placed on intelligence, bestowing telecommunications devices with the personified moniker “smartphones” means those Read More …

What Apple’s iPad Sales Say About The Growth Potential Of The Tablet Market

It is becoming clear that there is a different psychology among consumer buying habits for tablets than smartphones, namely that they are holding out longer to replace them. View this image › The Associated Press Apple CEO Tim Cook mounted a spirited defense of the Read More …

Android KitKat Commercial

As a great way to promote their new operating system and continue their pattern of naming them after candy, Android has teamed up with unlikely ally Kit Kat to name their newest OS after the popular Nestle bar.  To announce the new marriage, KIT KAT posted this Read More …

Snoop on Competitors’ Online Deals With This App

Market researchers everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief. A new app called Perch, by developers Closely, lets small businesses monitor and track the online activity of their competitors — essentially, giving them a digital birds-eye view of their immediate competitive landscape. Perch collects Facebook Read More …