Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC

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Indian tablet market has yet again seen a dip by 11% in 2017, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. A total of 717 thousand tablets were shipped in India with a 32% sequential decline in 2017, which is more or less similar YoY.  Continue reading “Indian tablet Shipments decline by 11% in 2017, Lenovo leads with 26.1% share: IDC”

Tablet shipments in India drop 18.6% YoY, Samsung rules with 21.3% market share: IDC

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A total of 701,000 tablets were shipped in India in CY Q1 2017 – a marginal drop of 2.2 percent from 716,000 units in the previous quarter, according to the latest IDC Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker. Tablet shipments in the consumer segment also declined 28 percent in Q1 2017 compared to the same period last year and resulted in a sharp 18.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) drop in total tablet shipments in India.The commercial segment accounted for one-third of total tablet shipments in India.

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BlackBerry eyes licensing deals for tablets, wearables and appliances

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BlackBerry has announced it is seeking to expand its licensing agreements into the Enterprise of Things market. The company is looking to foray into tablets, wearables, medical devices, appliances, point-of-sale terminals and other smartphones. Continue reading “BlackBerry eyes licensing deals for tablets, wearables and appliances”

U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East

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After banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries at the beginning of this year, the U.S. government has now announced that it will start restricting passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa, starting March 21. Continue reading “U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East”

Google confirms Google Assistant is not coming to Android tablets

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Earlier this month Google Assistant started rolling out to eligible Marshmallow and Nougat devices. However, the Assistant will be limited to Android phones and will not expand to tablets, as per Android Poli who confirmed the same with Google.

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Nokia branded Android smartphones and tablets coming in Q4 2016

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Earlier in May, Nokia announced that it is coming back to smartphone and tablet market with new Android devices. Now more details about Nokia’s entry in to the highly competitive smartphone market have surfaced

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Global PC shipments hit 101 million units, drops 13% in Q1 2016: Canalys

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Worldwide PC shipments that comprises of desktops, notebooks, two-in-ones and tablets hit 101 million units in Q1 2016, according to latest report from Canalys. PC shipments volumes fell by 13% year-on-year to their lowest point since Q2 2011. Continue reading “Global PC shipments hit 101 million units, drops 13% in Q1 2016: Canalys”

Global tablet shipments to fall 5.9% in 2016: IDC

Worldwide tablet shipments is expected to decrease by 5.9% in 2016, to 195 million units, according to a latest report from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker forecast.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab E 7.0 specifications surface – Tab E Lite for Kids too

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Samsung is working on a 7 inch variant of their Galaxy Tab E and the specifications have surfaced online. It will also include a Tab E Lite version which will be directed specifically for kids.

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Micromax ropes in Ajay Sharma as head of mobile phone and tablet sales

Last week, Vineet Taneja resigned from the Micromax as CEO and the four promoters are now gearing up to take the entire control of the homegrown company. Now, a new report from Economic Times is stating that, Micromax is bringing back a couple of top executives to take charge of its smartphone business.

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Top 5 use cases for Intel’s Real-Sense Technology

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We’re sure that many of you have heard of Intel’s Real-Sense technology* by now, perhaps some of you may even have it on your devices. Today, we will be taking a look at top 5 use cases for RealSense™ technology in real world applications. Who uses it or who can use it and how.

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Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 now available in US and Canada

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Microsoft’s first ever laptop Surface Book and the fourth generation of tablet-cum-laptop Surface Pro 4 are now up for grabs in the United States and Canada starting today. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 now available in US and Canada”

How 2 in 1s are transforming workflows across industries

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“The only thing constant is change” – Heraclitus. This is a quote that was true in the past, is true now and will remain true in the future. As true as that is, people in general are opposed to change at first even if that change is for the better. 2 in 1s is a change that is slowly but surely transforming the workflow across various industries and while people did hesitate at first, they are now taking a liking to it and are embracing its potential. Let’s take a look at a few industries where 2 in 1s have changed the workflow and how.

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2 in 1s : How convergence of technology has led to divergence

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Technology is constantly evolving and with each new breakthrough in technology, a new gadget or device is spawned. This is true especially in the past century where we had corded landlines which then evolved into mobile phones, film cameras that evolved into digital cameras, record players that evolved into mp3 players and PMPs (portable media players) that we could put in our pockets. The list goes on and on.

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