Microsoft chairman Bill Gates believes that a lot of iPad users are “frustrated” by the tablet, and that the Surface and Surface Pro tablets have an advantage over Apple’s offerings.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, claimed that many of the Apple’s iPad users are frustrated with their tablets. He also said that they will cover these frustrations with their Surface and Surface Pro tabs with good offerings than Apple’s.
In an interview with CNBC, the former Microsoft CEO said that the line between desktop PCs and tablets is gradually blurring. According to Mr. Gates, Microsoft’s . . . → Read More: iPad Users are Frustrated, According to Bill Gates
Nokia’s venture capital arm, Nokia Growth Partners, is planning to invest more in the California-based startup company Pelican Imaging as an attempt to get back customers from top competitors such as Android devices and Apple devices that offers high-end cameras with features and technology that changes picture-taking experience of the users in to a higher level.
This move from the Nokia’s venture capital arm is to encourage the demand of Nokia’s flagship phone line, the Lumia – which handles Microsoft Corporation’s Windows OS – to recover the loss in market share and increase the sales.
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Android reportedly caused the drop of shares of Apple Inc. According to analysts and income reports of both companies, though Apple sold many iPads in the first quarter, their share in the tablet PC market decreased slightly and might continue this year. While Android platform together with Samsung, Apple’s greatest rival, is enjoying a huge leap of profit and increased market share.
But one analysts, Carl Howe, concluded that Apple might also cause a drop of profit and share of Android smartphones in the coming years.
In a poll conducted by the Yankee Group, . . . → Read More: Apple will Regain Profit and Share in the Coming Years According to Analyst
Apple and Samsung maintain their dominant ranks in smartphone market.
A recent report from Canaccord Genuity presented a survey that indicated smartphone sales are greater for smartphones from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. The survey was said to be conducted in February in wireless stores. Even though February sales are weaker compared to December sales, the two domineering smartphone giants still got the top two spots in the market share positions.
Moreover, the recent survey is consistent with the past surveys and sales. It has indicated increasing combination of LTE smartphones led by market sales from LTE versions of . . . → Read More: iPhone 5 remains the top-selling smartphone, survey
According to comScore, Google Inc. is continuing to close in at seventy percent on its market share, which moves up by 0.1 percent this month, taking up a record of 67 percent of all search traffic for the month of November.
Yahoo dropped a tenth of its percentage point to 12.1%. Bing’s had increased its share by 0.2 percent, having a total of 16.2%. AOL.com and Ask.com both have dropped their share to 1.7 percent and 3 percent respectively.
The figures for the month of November has marked another new record for both Bing and Google. These numbers reveal explicit . . . → Read More: Google covers 67% of market share, ranks first for November
iPhone has won another battle. A U.S. government agency, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency or ICE, is jumping to iPhone and leaving off RIM and its Blackberry smartphone. The said agency is said to spend an amount of US$4.1 million for its 17,600 employees to purchase for iPhones after having an eight-year partnership with Blackberry.
According to the officials of the agency, the provider for Blackberry, RIM, can no longer address and meet the needs of the agency when it comes to mobile aspects. In addition to this, they emphasized that upon finding out the services of iPhone, these . . . → Read More: Blackberry left out hanging for iPhone, ICE