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Consumers pass on smaller tablets to take advantage of offers for smartphones with bigger screens

On Monday, February 2, 2015, Tiernan Ray of Barrons reported on a research note published by Canalys. Ray’s article is titled Tablets Fall 12% in Q4, First-Ever Decline, Says Canalys; 7-Inch Models Cannibalized. Ray mentions this note claims “that shipments Read more ›

Another reason why the Android segment of BYOD is problematic for enterprise IT organizations

The Wall Street Journal published an article on what appears to be a decision made by Google not to support so-called older browsers (Jelly Bean 4.3 and earlier) for Android smartphones. But Android Jelly Bean 4.3 appeared as recently as Read more ›

Consumers should not be expected to deliver repeat buying opportunities for mobile operating systems in process

Android may be the leader in the mobile operating system popularity contest, but it shouldn’t take rooting a tablet or smart phone to migrate from JellyBean to KitKat or, most recently, Lollipop. Nevertheless, the only process this writer can find Read more ›

Even Apple Listens When Microsoft Debuts New Themes for Product Promotion

For several days in August, 2014, the online New York Times web site ran a front page advertisement for Apple’s iPad tablet computer. This ad presented readers with a short success story illustrating how tablet consumers have been using the Read more ›

Despite diminishing consumer interest in tablets across global markets, Intel remains focused on capturing more share

Anyone paying a recent visit to Intel’s homepage will note the promotional emphasis on tablet computers built on Intel’s processors. Despite holding the position of an “also ran” in the processor market for tablets, Intel still stands to benefit should Read more ›