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  • TomTom: Privacy Please

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 06, 2019
    TomTom's earnings call at 9 a.m. this morning should be an attention grabber coming, as it does, on the heels of selling off its telematics division for €9... ...
  • Q4’18: Is it too late for LG now?

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 05, 2019
    LG’s handset shipments and revenues witnessed a steep decline in Q4 2018. Both metrics dipped annually by -45% and -44% respectively. Our latest insight r... ...
  • Q4’18: India Smartphone Market Grew 10% YoY

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 04, 2019
    The Indian smartphone market maintained its double digit growth in Q4 2018 too. It grew by 10% annually, per our latest quarterly study available here, from the... ...
  • The Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Trends for 2019

    by Andrew Brown | Feb 01, 2019
    In our recently published analysis of the The Top 10 Trends in the IoT in 2019, we provide decision makers with an understanding of the market drivers... ...
  • Samsung Breaks 19-Quarter Tablet Decline to Post 7% Growth in Recovering Global Market

    by Eric Smith | Jan 31, 2019
    We just reported that several major tablet vendors had very happy holidays in 2018 and Samsung posted its first global quarterly shipment growth since 2014. App... ...
  • Global Smartphone Shipments Declined on a Full-Year Basis for First Time Ever in 2018

    by Linda Sui | Jan 31, 2019
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 6 percent annually to reach 376 million units in Q4 2018. Global smar... ...
  • How to Fix Apple?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 30, 2019
    Global iPhone shipments, revenue, ASP and profit margin fell sharply during Q4 2018. This was Apple’s worst quarter in years. Overpricing and de-subsidiza... ...
  • Oppo’s Market Diversification Continues

    by Rajeev Nair | Jan 30, 2019
    Oppo launched RX17 Pro, RX17 Neo and Find X smartphones in the UK market. Its entry in UK is in line with its European expansion plans. Here, it has partnered w... ...
  • IoT, UEM, RCS, LBS And 5G Networks will Shape the Enterprise Technology Landscape in 2019

    by Gina Luk | Jan 30, 2019
    2018 was a significant year for enterprise mobility, as organizations continued leveraging new mobile technologies to boost productivity, lower costs, protect d... ...
  • Apple Shipped 66 Million iPhones in Q4 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 29, 2019
    Apple today reported its financial results for Q4 2018 (October to December). Strategy Analytics (SA) estimates Apple shipped 65.9 million iPhones worldwi... ...
  • Are Facebook and Instagram Apps in Trouble?

    by Prabhat Agarwal | Jan 29, 2019
    Facebook has been under the microscope for many months and now new AppOptix data from 2018 Q4 showcases that the pressure may be showing up in terms of consumer... ...
  • Telenor Norway Will Launch 5G in 2020

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 29, 2019
    Telenor this week announced it will kick off a new pilot for its budding 5G network, in Norway, in Q2 2019. The soft trial will run for about a year, followed b... ...
  • Apple iPhone to Challenge Nintendo Switch?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 29, 2019
    The Internet this week is awash with rumors, again, that Apple will launch a subscription-based gaming service (beyond iTunes) in the US and perhaps worldwide d... ...
  • AR & VR at CES 2019

    by David MacQueen | Jan 29, 2019
    CES 2019 was a subdued show for new product launches in the AR and VR sector. HTC bucked this trend with not one but two new devices; the Vive Pro Eye (with eye... ...
  • Samsung Launches Galaxy M Series Phones in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Jan 29, 2019
    Samsung launched the Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M10 smartphones in India under the M series. They are dubbed as “India First” smartphones and targeted at... ...
  • Can HMD Nokia Crack the US Smartphone Market?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 28, 2019
    HMD (Nokia) this week announced it will push hard into the US smartphone market for 2019. HMD is partnering with Verizon and Cricket Wireless for sev... ...
  • No Radio, Android

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 28, 2019
    There was a CES 2019 interview in The Verge (theverge.com) last week of Patrick Brady, described as Head of Android Auto for Google, in which more than 6,000 wo... ...
  • Jeephack Repercusions

    by Roger Lanctot | Jan 28, 2019
    Automotive cybersecurity is an intractable nightmare with significant though inchoate implications for consumers and existential exposure for auto makers. ... ...
  • A New “Golden Age” for Bluetooth Headsets

    by Ken Hyers | Jan 25, 2019
    Global demand for Bluetooth headsets are at an all-time high. The previous peak in Bluetooth headset sales came more than a decade ago, during the “golden... ...