Posts Tagged ‘smartphones’
Global mobile phone sales increased slightly in the first quarter of the year, with Asia-Pac the only region to show real sales growth. But Samsung is still dominating the vendor leaderboard according to Gartner.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the good folks at Trend Micro surveyed 1,037 folks online to find out how moms use (and misuse) technology and devices. Here’s what they discovered.
Tom Wheeler may be better known to wonky Beltway insiders than to those in technology, but his appointment Wednesday by Pres. Obama to head the FCC should be good news for the channel.
Gartner finds 38 percent of companies worldwide say they expect to stop providing mobile devices to their staff by 2016.
The South Korean technology conglomerate today announced record profits of $6.5 billion for the past quarter, a 42 percent rise over the same period last year.
Synnex is joining other distributors in enabling solution providers to capitalize on the mobility trend by forming a new division that will give resellers products and support in selling devices, transport services and complementary technologies.
Analyst Ovum has hit back at industry encouragement to migrate from Microsoft’s Windows XP by declaring it does not think life after the operating system’s support ceases will be any different.
The new Aruba WorkSpace component extends current ClearPass capabilities for provisioning and managing mobile devices by adding network-aware applications controls, which can limit the apps allowed on the corporate network, enforce network prioritization policies for work applications and change security profiles on the fly.
Canalys found that app downloads from the four leading stores worldwide – Apple’s App Store, Google Play, Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store and BlackBerry World – shot up 11 percent sequentially to 13.4 billion.
A new Gartner estimate shows conventional desktop and notebook PC shipments falling by one-fifth over the next four years, while tablets and smartphone sales skyrocket. The change will mean new opportunities and challenges for vendors and solution providers.