All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tablet sales’

Android Tops iOS in Banner Year For Tablets

Analysts are seeing established smartphone market growth slow to single digits as consumers move on to newer device categories. Predictions show that fitness bands and smart watches will be the gadget segments to watch for growth in the coming years. Right now, however, the tablet market is where the competition for growth is. Market research firm Gartner today released a …

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Sales of Smaller Tablets Could Fall This Year

Though Apple kicked off the tablet market with the iPad, it was Amazon that expanded the market to its current size. With its less expensive seven-inch Kindle Fire tablet Amazon pioneered the low-cost tablet segment and Samsung, Apple, and nearly every other manufacturer followed along, with sales of seven- and eight-inch tablets now dominating the tablet industry. Now, however, it …

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Consumer Computer Sales Increasing, Thanks to Tablets

Throughout the past few years, the tech industry has watched as consumers bought fewer PCs each year. Shipments of PCs and notebooks have been declining for several consecutive quarters now. Consumers have not been lured in by new PC hardware features such as touchscreen notebooks and Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform has similarly failed to gain traction. This doom-and-gloom about he …

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Branded Tablet Install Base to Hit 285 Million by Year’s End

If 2013 could be labeled anything for the tech world, it would certainly be the year of tablets. Every major tech manufacturer is now trying to stake their place in that rapidly growing market segment and tablet sales this year outpaced even the traditional PC market. Tablets were some of the most-wanted items of this year’s Black Friday weekend, and …

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