Strong demand for portable PCs and desktops in the enterprise space helped compensate for weak demand for tablets in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in overall growth in the smart connected device market in Western Europe, according to market research firm IDC.
Could enterprises switch out all of their PCs for tablets and still be as productive? Yes, says Mike Elgan, a Silicon Valley-based tech writer in a Baseline article.
Advertisers have even more incentive to go mobile with the results of this year's IDG Global Mobile Survey pointing to an abandonment of traditional print media in favor of smartphones and tablets.
U.S. mobile commerce sales are exploding, soaring 19-fold from 2010 to 2013, according to the Custora E-commerce Pulse Mobile Report.
The Asia-Pacific region continues to be a leader in adopting new mobile technology and devices.
Tablets are moving into the late adopter stage of device adoption in mature markets, where sales growth is forecast to slow this year, says market research firm Gartner.
The sale of high-end tablets is forecast by Gartner to decrease as tablet penetration passes 50 percent of U.S. households with the next wave of adopters more attracted to lower-priced utility tablets.
Digital payments--mobile, online and contactless--are forecast to almost double in transaction value by 2019, according to the latest data from Juniper Research.
While the World Cup is spurring the use of mobile devices to view video, mobile video watching was on the way up well before the quadrennial soccer tournament.
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