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…

WWDC 2017 : Powerful New Hardware, Augmented Reality and Machine Learning

Apple's annual WWDC 2017 kicked off today in San Jose, California. Apple’s annual WWDC 2017 conference was centred on getting its legions of…

Why Integrating Bixby is a Good Challenge to have for Samsung!

In smart devices space, the battle has moved from hardware to software to services and now to intelligence. The basic definition of smartphone is…

MWC-2017: Day Zero

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.…

Nokia – More Phoenix than Phone

In Greek mythology the Phoenix was a bird that died in flames and was then reborn from the ashes of its predecessor. Nokia's mobile phone business…

Global PC Shipments: 2010Q1-2016Q1

Counterpoint research is analyzing global PC industry on continuous basis. This report contains analysis of worldwide PC vendors from 2010Q1 to…

Global Tablet Shipments: 2010Q1 -2016Q1

Counterpoint research is closely tracking tablet market since its inception. With a key focus on vital manufacturers, we are analyzing global tablet…

Microsoft Surface Devices Ultimately Rises Up To & Beyond Apple

Lots of things have changed since Mr. Satya Nadella has taken over reigns from Mr. Ballmer. While Steve was adept at selling and growing Microsoft…

Apple: “Hey Siri, Let’s Take Over The World”

Apple the world's second largest smartphone marker made a huge splash with the announcement of new products strengthening the Apple ecosystem and the…

Office for iPad: Advantage Apple… And Microsoft!!

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella yesterday took wraps off an Office suite (client) for iPad broadening its horizontal cloud, software and services…

Is there a replacement market for tablets?

Three years after the introduction of the first generation of iPad, the tablet market has shown an unprecedented success. Seen from the usage…

The future of Windows 8 tablets lies in the Enterprise

  With the smartphone market share so consolidated and dominated there are only few “windows” of opportunities to enter the market, let alone…

HP scraps plans for webOS after writing off $3.3 billion

After 2 years HP has decided to cease all webOS products, which are smartphones and tablets. HP had bought Palm in 2010 at a price of $1.2 billion.…

How big a success will Kindle Fire be?

Amazon has surprised the industry by announcing a new tablet out of the blue, the Kindle Fire. It’s an evolution from the e-book reader series it has…

CES 2011, the year of the tablet ahead ? Not so fast.

It was all about tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, the biggest event in the industry. Almost 80 new tablets were announced after,…