iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 underwhelm, but still hit the mark

The yawning, eye-rolling and laughs of derision were understandable. The iPhone 7 launch was classic Apple; making a virtue out of features and…

Wearables TechCon 2016: The Key Takeaways

We attended the WearablesTechCon 2016 convention in San Jose.  The event was enlightening because of the diverse background of attendees including HW…

Market Pulse || July 2016 Edition

Today we published the July edition of our popular Market Pulse report. This edition covers the market for June 2016. The key takeaways in this…

Wearables for Athletic Performance

This is the latest in a series of blogs where I discuss the learnings obtained from trying various wearable devices to aid my training for a…

Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

UPDATED with some comparative photos from the P9 sample device. Huawei has been one of the fast moving brands over the last two years. It was early…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 3. Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and Augmented/Virtual Reality devices…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 2. Activity Trackers

We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and Augmented/Virtual Reality devices…

Smart Wearables Introduction – Part 1. Smart Watches

The Rise of Smart Wearables We have initiated our Smart Wearables coverage. Counterpoint’s focus areas are Smart Watches, Activity Trackers and…

Apple Watch : Wrist Wearable Segment’s iPhone Moment?

Apple's Watch is going to be the "iPhone moment" for the wrist wearable industry. Apple with its premium iPhone offering already commands significant…

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…

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…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…

Top Mobile Devices Trends in 2014

Technologically speaking there has never been a dull year in mobile industry. Every year promises and brings in new technologies, disruptions,…