TSMC Q4 2014 : Record Revenues Signals Big iPhone Quarter

As we highlighted in our insight post last quarter, TSMC is an important semiconductor company to track to understand the underlying growth trends in…

Merry 4G Access, Argentina!!!

Finally, this Christmas, Argentines can say, 4G is coming to town. Last week, Friday 19th, December 2014, Movistar and Personal have both announced…

Big Trend: Messaging Apps Becoming Ecosystems : Line, WeChat & Others

We have written previously and predicted on how the messaging apps are revolutionizing the tech industry. i.e. How Wechat has transformed into a huge…

Russia – heading for recession, mobile market will contract

We have been warning for some months that Russia is heading for tough times. The international response to Russia's intransigent position in Ukraine…

$300 Billion Smartphone Industry

We recently posted the latest Q3 2014 mobile phone industry market results, the industry growth remained positive led by proliferation of smartphone…

Web Summit 2014 : The Hottest Tech Trends

Counterpoint Research attended the 2014 Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland in November 2014. Web Summit has been going for 4 years. In that time it has…

Amazon Echo : Echoes Amazon’s Technology Prowess

There has been a rising negative sentiment on web after Amazon fire Phone debacle that Amazon is becoming a worse consumer product company. While I…

What can we learn from TSMC’s Quarterly Results

TSMC announced its Q3 2014 results and its worth highlighting about the company which is the world's largest contract chip manufacturer and has been…

What’s Going On In The Latam Tablet Market

A few days ago, after checking the mails in my smartphone while waiting for a friend in a local café in Buenos Aires, Argentina, I raised my eyes and…

iPhone 6, 6 Plus & Stockouts

The Apple aura and iPhone enthusiasm has been steadily growing year after year and at a much faster pace than the incremental features, specs Apple…

Pride comes before a Bend

Bendgate is one of a number of issues that has struck Apple in the last few weeks. The apparent fragility of iPhone 6+ is coming on top of the…

Android One Launch in India: Similar Devices But a Different Initiative!

This is our second post in series of posts on the Google's Android One program which we think will have significant implications on them mobile…

Google Android One: Tighter Control & Mass-ive Scaling

The day has finally arrived as Google formally launches devices under its much talked about Android One program. India's Micromax, Karbonn and Spice…

HERE : Moving Into Top Gear

It always fascinates me how quickly the technology industry is evolving as the power and momentum shifts away towards broader, deep-rooted horizontal…

Apple’s Launch – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (truth)

Apple’s September 9th product launches were much hyped before the event and have generated more commentary than any other technology launch this year…

Tweet, Tweet, Buy, Retweet, Buy, Tweet !! Welcome to Twitter Commerce

The world is going mobile thus use-cases are going mobile thus social behavior is going mobile thus advertising is going mobile and so is commerce is…

Selfie Smartphones, the New Battlefield or Passing Fad?

Selfie has been a huge consumer fad since last twelve months or so. According to Google, Android users capture and share almost 93 million selfies…

Facebook’s Mobile Magic Is Working But For How Long?

Facebook released its Q2 2014 results yesterday and the results were truly impressive. Facebook has been riding high lately after shifting focus on…