Innovation is the name of the game.
For 2013, the tech world opens up with some of the top competitions punching and butting out gadgets, comparing shares and results, and enhancing creativity to new inventions. Tech experts expect the following gadget-should-haves to look out for this year.
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This is characterized as the introduction of wearable computers. Google Project Glass has already been viral and made it into tech headlines as a possible product. But before this project was even made, military forces have already been using these glasses. With this, major corporations have quite slowly joining . . . → Read More: Top 4 Gadgets You Should Have for 2013
The patent settlement between Apple and HTC, a Tawainese smartphone maker, has marked another milestone in the global war among the makers of tablets and smartphones.
But this remains to be not the turning point of this tech war.
According to observers of the settlement, Apple has just simply closed a front against one of the considered weakest rivals of the company, HTC. As a result, it has permitted Apple to focus more on battling against its more intimidating competitors that post threats to its market shares for tablet and smartphone. The company is paying more attention to two other . . . → Read More: Apple-HTC on patent settlement
According to the data collected by the International Data Corporation, the market shares for Apple in China has reduced to about five percent between the periods of April and June. The reason behind this drop down is that a lot of people want to buy iPhone 4S when iPhone 5 is just around the corner.
The analyst from IDC, TZ Wong explained that there are two things in play in the market for Apple now — one is seasonal, where people know that there is a new phone coming, and second is that the alternate choices are coming out as . . . → Read More: Apple shares in China market falls down
There have been speculations that HTC Corp. could become a target for takeover. However, given the condition that its market share is slipping and with a gloomy outlook, the smartphone maker from Taiwan could be a risk bet for any purchaser.
Some experts and analysts argue that it would make sense for smartphone makers in China like Lenovo Group, ZTE Corp., or Huawei Technologies Co. to break up HTC to increase its scale. This is most especially for those outside of China as they are transitioning to the high-end market of smartphones, the aspect where they have been focusing for . . . → Read More: Market shares for HTC are cheap, but hard to trade
As the tech market gets wider and wider, market shares also soars high but some company seems not happy with the results.
Smartphone shipments by Samsung increased over the same period in 2011, letting it simply take hold of the biggest share of the global market, while Nokia’s share dramatically plummeted as their smartphones are not clicking to the mass and only playing in the low end, according to a market analyst, while another market analyst rated the South-Korea-based company as the top or the no. 1 on the cellphone market.
In the first quarter of 2011, Samsung’s . . . → Read More: Samsung Gets the Highest Market Share in the First Quarter of 2012