Cyanogen: Disruption Around The Corner?

Mobile is eating the world. The platforms (i.e. iOS & Android) empowering this trend have revolutionized by making mobile devices smarter with…

BlackBerry: On Knife Edge

We have been tracking BlackBerry's performance since years now and it is one of the companies with a great amount of potential but slipping away…

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6 Pricing Strategy

Samsung announced 2015's latest flagship models the Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 1st March 2015. Samsung aims to…

Face-Off: Apple Watch vs. Swiss Watch Industry

Today one of the most premium Swiss watch brands, Tag Heuer jumped (or was forced to) into the smart wearables space partnering with Google (Android…

HERE Launches its Industry Leading Maps & True Offline Navigation Capable App on iOS

HERE launched new navigation and mapping app for iOS today with a nicely done user interface and set of advanced features to compete against the…

“Monthly Active User” Metric is Dead

Change is the Only Constant Social Media companies are mutating where their business models are rapidly changing from platform driven to ecosystem…

LTE Is Eating The World

The connected era is here and this is being possible by the evolving cellular network infrastructure, flatter all-IP scalable core network and…

Webinar : How the West Was Won

Analyzing Sales of 3,000+ Handsets in 2014 Do you or your team need a detailed understanding of hot trends, strategies and competitive dynamics in…

Apple-IBM Deal is expanding-Will it boost slowing iPad sales?

Apple and IBM entered into a partnership last year and announced first wave of Mobile first iOS solutions by IBM during december 2014 where they…

Time to go Vertical? Alibaba Vs Amazon

Alibaba is continuously growing at a significant pace; over 45% YoY for last several quarters. Mobile Monthly Active Users (MAUs) is growing faster…

Xiaomi’s Growth Strategy in West – Baby Steps..

Xiaomi's Growth Strategy Outside China - Will US help Xiaomi propel ahead?  Xiaomi became the third largest smartphone brand in Q3 2014 though…

Apple Records Highest Ever Market Share in Japan & Korea

According to Counterpoint Research’s Monthly Market Pulse report, global Apple iPhone sales grew a healthy 26% annually crossing 20 million unit…

CES 2015 – the show that grows

The Consumer Electronics Show that kicks off the year in resounding style was larger than this year. Its size and diversity mirrors the rapidly…

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…