After smartphones, it’s now time for fitness trackers to strike the Asian markets. Companies like Fitbit and Misfit are looking to enter various Asian markets in the coming year. These international companies will compete with smaller local players to begin with, and the wearables market is still growing up in emerging markets in Asia.
The worldwide tablet market continues to grow, although not at quite the expected rate. The fourth quarter of 2013 saw around 54 million units being shipped worldwide, up around 11.5% from the same quarter last year. The latest numbers are from research firm IDC’s report on tablet shipments for Q2 2013.
Google today announced its latest Android release, and three new devices into the Nexus family. The internet giant didn’t organize a special event to make these announcements, throwing more credibility into reports that the company is still polishing the latest edition of Android.
Samsung claims that it has developers a new 60GHz WiFi technology that will bring a major boost to practical WiFi speeds all across. As of now, advertised WiFi speeds are mainly theoretical in nature. In a real-world environment they hardly live up to their theoretical equivalents. Samsung’s latest innovation, if true, is all set to change that.
Consumers in Asia love to talk to their tablets. You can easily spot a number of users talking on their tablet devices in the public; some even hold the tablet like a phone while talking. According to a new report by research firm IDC, emerging markets in India are rapidly adopting tablets with voice call functionality.
Apple's secret interest in solving our living room problems is intriguing to say the least. From going public while claiming how the company still has an immense interest in the living room to applying for patents that hint at Apple's strong interest to come up with a magical solution to improve our TV viewing experience just like the way it did for our smartphones.
The race for the world’s slimmest phone just got a new contestant. China's Huawei has unveiled the Ascend P6, which it claimed to be the world’s thinnest, at an event on Tuesday.
Sony has just announced its new waterproof smartphone - Xperia ZR. The new variant of its flagship Android device is capable of capturing HD videos and photos while the phone is underwater. Apart from being capable of withstanding water, the smartphone is also dust resistant just like the Xperia Z.
You must have heard of Dual SIM smart-phones, but have you heard of something called Virtual SIM support? Where you have one handset and one SIM but you can simultaneously have two distinct numbers, one for personal use the other issued by your enterprise for professional use.
Companies should have no fear of implementing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programme; In fact, enterprises that put in place a mature programme can only stand to achieve the most benefits, according to a study by Dell Quest Software. The global survey of IT executives was carried out to gauge the level of organisational maturity with existing BYOD strategies, along with realised and anticipated benefits and problems.