Apple’s Audacious Bet to Build its Own Maps. Too Little Too Late?

Since the Apple Maps fiasco at the launch of iOS6 and a public apology by Tim Cook in 2012, which led to exit of Richard Williamson who used to be…

IoT World USA 2018: ST Micro, Sunsea IoT, Ericsson-PTC, Cumulocity & Microsoft Impresses the most

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - June 29th, 2018 IoT World 2018 was a comprehensive event in Santa Clara, CA…

AWS Greengrass

AWS Greengrass: Amazon Driving Intelligence at the Edge

Overview: This report discusses the need to shift from Cloud to Edge computing and the current players. It thereafter analyses AWS Greengrass in…

Xiaomi IPO Analysis

Xiaomi IPO : Need Focus on Intellectual Property & Opportunities

It is a historical day for the eight year old upstart Chinese consumer electronics vendor Xiaomi as it filed for its Initial Public Offering (IPO)…

KaiOS : Bridging The Digital Divide

Mobile devices have consumed the world. They’re the most successful consumer durable product of all time. Smartphones now get all the attention. In…

Apple’s Revenue “Super Cycle”

Everyone has been less bullish or skeptical if Apple this time will witness a "Super Cycle" for demand of its new iPhone X, 8 series portfolio like…

Apple HomePod: Let’s Just Call It an ‘Apple Music’ Speaker

Some quick thoughts on Apple HomePod. HomePod, which Apple claims to be in the development for last six years, definitely shows up in terms of the…

HERE “Mobility Marketplace” Platform – Unique, Disruptive & Will Help Build the “Mobility Graph”

CES 2018 has transformed from a show focusing on "consumer electronics products" to "intelligent consumer mobility" solutions powering next…

Samsung Transforming into a Semiconductor and Systems Company

Samsung today announced its fourth quarter (Oct-Dec) 2017 and full year results. The results have been good but also indicate how Samsung…

nand storage

Average Smartphone NAND Storage Capacity will Top 60GB by 2018

Flash Memory storage has become an important component in smartphones not only for consumers as their needs for storage keeps on increasing with…

key trends driving mobilephone growth in india

Key Factors Driving Mobile Device Growth in India

This report contains an overview of mobile market drivers in India and takes a detailed look at various factors that are driving the growth. It also…

Location Platform Players Analysis & Scorecard

We closely track the location industry and here we have updated location ecosystems. Overview: With proliferation of internet, growth in mobile…

Location Platform Effectiveness Index: HERE Leads Ahead of Google & TomTom

With proliferation of internet, growth in mobile devices, applications, increasing urbanization, rise of e-commerce and on-demand services, the power…

Google-HTC Deal: Make or Break For Both’s Smartphone Ambitions

We have extensively followed HTC since its Windows Mobile heyday, more than a decade ago, and when it was more of an ODM (Original Design…

Q2 2017: Apple: Operating Margins Dip to 2009 Levels

Apple reported its calendar Q2 2017 (Apr-Jun) results and on the 10th Year Anniversary of iPhone, the overall results followed the typical cyclic…

iPhone :: A Decade of Billions

On June 29th 2007, Apple first begin selling its then iconic smartphone the "iPhone" which with multiple iterations transformed Apple into one of the…

Domestic Brands Captured 87% of the Chinese Smartphone Market in Q2 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphones shipments in China grew a modest 3% annually during Q2…

JioPhone: Accelerating India to Cross The 4G Chasm

The most disruptive 4G operator in India Jio, part of Reliance Industries, announced a category of 4G Feature Phone "JioPhone" which is essentially…