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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Predictions’

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They decided to start with fats, since it was the easiest and least expensive,” according to a report by CNN. “They drew blood from …

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Mobile, Online Games To Make Up Majority Of Market By 2017

Mobile gaming is huge. The ability to play games whenever you want on a device that’s always on your person has attracted millions of people to a market that was at one time propped up solely by consoles and PCs. Now the mobile market is on the verge of taking a majority stake in an industry that it’s only been …

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Predictions for 2014: What Can We Expect?

A new year typically brings one or both of two things: Resolutions and predictions. As for predictions, it’s fun to look at what’s ahead and try and guess how we think things will turn out. Here are a few predictions that or may not take place next year. A Fresh New Diet Craze: Nothing brings out the measuring tape and …

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Tablet Shipments to Reach 381M in 2017

Though the tablet market slowed down during this year’s second quarter, the market is still expected to grow significantly for the foreseeable future. Android tablet shipments alone have doubled in just the past year. Analyst firm Forrester Research is now predicting a big future for tablets. The firm predicts that worldwide tablet sales will reach 381 million tablets by the …

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Mid-Range Smartphone Market Set to Take Off

The market for high-end smartphones in the U.S. and Europe is becoming saturated. As U.S. mobile providers are beginning to change their subscription models to compete for every last subscriber, smartphone manufacturers are now looking to emerging markets for growth. DigiTimes is reporting that smartphone makers are now increasing their orders for mid-range smartphone components. The report cites unnamed “sources …

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5 Million Smart Watches Predicted to Ship Next Year

In the wake of the mega-successful Pebble Watch Kickstarter campaign, large tech companies took notice of the untapped demand in the market. Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and Google are all rumored to be working on their own version of the Smart Watch. Though true consumer demand for such devices has yet to be proven, even analysts believe wearable computers could soon …

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Pat Robertson’s Annual Predictions Greatest Flops

Pat Robertson pops up every few months to make some statement or other that polarizes people. His faithful viewers get some red meat, and his ministry gets some attention. Robertson doesn’t seem to care a whit about any negative blowback from the things he says. People are pretty used to his outlandish statements by now, and he never really suffers …

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Android Tablets To Overtake The iPad This Year

Android devices may be locked in a heated battle for supremacy with the iPhone, but the iPad has never really had much competition. Cheaper devices, like the Nexus 7, has ensured that some players find some form of success, but Apple is still the company to beat in the tablet market. That all may change this year. IDC released a …

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Groundhog Day Prediction to be Streamed Live Online

Everyone snowed-in and sick of winter will be happy to learn that the yearly Groundhog Day prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania will be live-streamed online this year. The Pennsylvania tourism website will stream Punxsutawney Phil’s annual “prognostication” from this website. The prediction is scheduled to take place around 7:25 am EST. According to the folk tale, six more weeks of winter …

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Tablet Shipments Could Reach 145 Million This Year

It’s already clear from multiple reports this month that tablets took a big bite out of PC sales during the 2012 holiday season. Now, a new report is showing that the tablet market is set to grow even stronger in 2013. Analyst firm ABI Research this week revealed its prediction that, worldwide, 145 million tablet devices will ship in 2013. …

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Mobile Ads Could Rake in $11.4 Billion in 2013

A new Gartner report estimates that worldwide mobile advertising revenue could reach $11.4 billion in 2013. That would be greater than an 18% increase from 2012, which saw $9.6 billion in mobile ad revenue. The analyst also predicts that worldwide mobile ad revenue will reach $24.5 billion in 2016. “The mobile advertising market took off even faster than we expected …

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Most TVs To Be Internet-Connected by 2016, Predicts Analyst

The tech research firm Gartner is predicting that almost 85% of all flat-panel TVs made in 2016 will be internet-enabled “smart TVs.” Worldwide production of “smart” flat-panel TVs is also predicted rise to 198 million units in 2016, up 35% from 2012’s 69 million units. While manufacturers will be excited enough about the new technology to increase production, it is …

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