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Sports Broadcast Wearable FirstV1sion Gets Sweat-Tested In EuroLeague Basketball

Smart garments are one of the fitness wearables Gartner recently pegged as having the “greatest potential for growth”. And lining up in that category is Spanish startup FirstV1sion, whose on-body

Led By iPhone 6, Apple Passed Samsung In Q4 Smartphone Sales, 1.9B Mobiles Sold Overall In 2014

If 2014 goes down as the year when smartphone sales globally passed the 1 billion mark (1.2 billion, to be exact, from a total of 1.9 billion mobile phones overall), Q4 will go down as the quarter

The PC Market Stabilizes

Is the PC market growing or shrinking? It depends on who you ask. As TechCrunch wrote yesterday, tracking firm Gartner reports that PC sales were up 1 percent globally in the final quarter of 2014.

PC Shipments Are Slowly Recovering, Says Gartner

Over the past two years, the growing popularity of mobile devices has eaten into PC sales. A new report by Gartner, however, shows that shipments may continue to enjoy a very slow but steady uptick th

Gartner: 301M Smartphones Sold In Q3 As Xiaomi Muscles Into The Top 5 At Samsung’s Expense

Smartphones now account for 66% of all mobile phones worldwide and are on track to see 2014 sales of 1.2 billion units in 2014. But while Android appears to have “won” the so-called platf

Fitness Wearables Will Bounce Back From Smartwatch Threat, Says Gartner

What's the short term trajectory for fitness wearables? Down. Analyst Gartner is projecting a dip in overall shipments next year, owing to overlapping functionality between different types of fitness

The Rise Of The Sensornet: 4.9BN Connected Things In 2015, Says Gartner

Gartner is predicting a 30 per cent jump in the number of connected objects in use in the wild from this year to next as sensing connected devices proliferate in an Internet of Things (IoT). In a fore

Chromebooks Sales Growing But Still A Drop In The Devices Ocean

Chromebook sales are rising, fueled predominantly by the North American education sector, but despite some increase in sales the Google OS-powered laptops will remain a niche market for next five year

Gartner: Device Shipments Break 2.4B Units In 2014, Tablets To Overtake PC Sales In 2015

The gradual decline of the PC industry, spurred on by the rapid rise of mobile computing, continues apace. Today the analysts at Gartner have published their latest forecasts for global PC, tablet, &

The Pressure On Enterprises To Transform Intensifies

Business is under intense pressure to transform these days whether it’s finding ways to capitalize on mobile, social, the cloud or big data or taking it a step further and becoming a truly digit

Devices Shipments To Grow 6.9% Globally This Year, Says Gartner, As PC Decline Softens

Analyst Gartner has just put out its latest worldwide devices forecast, predicting a growth rate of 6.9% for shipments of traditional PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones this year. That&#8217

Gartner: 195M Tablets Sold In 2013, Android Grabs Top Spot From iPad With 62% Share

A new tipping point in the world of tablets: today the analysts at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com">Gartner</a> have <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com/document/2672716">r

Gartner: Smartphone Sales Finally Beat Out Dumb Phone Sales Globally In 2013, With 968M Units Sold

2013 was the year when the inevitable happened: worldwide sales of smartphones surpassed sales of the more basic (and generally cheaper) feature phone devices for the first time, according to Gartner&

Mobile Ad Market Spending To Hit $18BN In 2014, Rising To ~$42BN By 2017, Says Gartner

In a new report on the mobile ad market, analyst Gartner is projecting a slowing in the growth rate over the next three years, owing to mobile ad inventory outpacing demand. But despite supply tempora

App Monetization To Get Tougher Still, With Gartner Predicting 94.5% Of Downloads Will Be Free By 2017

The business of making money from apps is going to get tougher still, with analyst Gartner predicting that through to 2018 less than 0.01% of consumer mobile apps will be considered a financial succes

Gartner: 2.5B PCs, Tablets And Mobiles Will Be Shipped In 2014, 1.1B Of Them On Android

As the worlds of communication and technology increasingly become mobile-first, the traditional desktop PC continues to go the way of the dodo bird. The analysts at Gartner are today <a target="_blank

Gartner: 456M Phones Sold In Q3, 55% Of Them Smartphones; Android At 82% Share, Samsung A Flat Leader

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/30/androids-us-market-share-declined-by-5-in-q2-approaching-a-peak-strategy-analytics/">Last year</a>, Strategy Analytics made the prediction that we may h

Tablets To Grow 53.4% This Year, Says Gartner, As The Traditional PC declines 11.2% [Updated]

The tablet category is continuing to eat the PC's lunch, albeit it's a large lunch so the feast is taking a while. Analyst Gartner expects worldwide tablet shipments to grow 53.4% this year, with ship

The CEOs Are Wrong: Smart Machines Will Replace Millions Of Jobs

Smart machines are coming to the business world, but don't tell that to the CEOs. Sixty-percent of CEOs surveyed by <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gartner.com/">Gartner Research </a>say the emer

The Much-Hyped 3D Printer Market Is Entering A New Growth Phase, Says Gartner

3D printing remains a nascent market, despite high levels of hype around the technology's potential. The latter may be a little overblown but there's no doubting the technology's trajectory. Enter ana
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