Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 2 Percent in 4Q17 and 2.8 Percent for the Year

Posted on: March 26th, 2018 by axel No Comments
Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 2 Percent in 4Q17 and 2.8 Percent for the Year

The fourth quarter results confirmed again that PCs are no longer popular holiday gift items. This does not mean that PCs will disappear from households. Rather, the PC will become a more specialized, purpose-driven device.

Artificial Intelligence Is a Game Changer for Personal Devices

Posted on: March 26th, 2018 by axel No Comments
Artificial Intelligence Is a Game Changer for Personal Devices

AI Will Drive the Most Compelling User Experiences at Home and in the Workplace Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual’s emotional state than his or her own family. AI is generating multiple disruptive forces that are reshaping

10 Uses for AI-Powered Smartphones

Posted on: March 26th, 2018 by axel No Comments
10 Uses for AI-Powered Smartphones

Analysts Predict 80 Percent of Smartphones Shipped Will Have On-Device AI Capabilities by 2022 Artificial intelligence (AI) features will become a critical product differentiator for smartphone vendors that will help them to acquire new customers while retaining current users, according to Gartner, Inc. As the smartphone market shifts from selling technology products to delivering compelling

Smartphones shine in a difficult year for South Africa’s consumer technology sector

Posted on: March 25th, 2018 by axel No Comments
Smartphones shine in a difficult year for South Africa’s consumer technology sector

Sales of basic mobile phones dropped 11% in 2017, as users continued to migrate to smartphones. 

Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives Will Reach $28.3 Billion in 2018

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by axel No Comments
Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives Will Reach $28.3 Billion in 2018

SINGAPORE, March 23rd, 2018 – Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is expected to reach $28.3 billion in 2018, according to the first-ever IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide. In its inaugural release, IDC provides a comprehensive outlook at the technology investments associated with a range of Smart Cities priorities and

Worldwide Spending on Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Grow to $19.1 Billion in 2018

Posted on: March 22nd, 2018 by axel No Comments
Worldwide Spending on Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Grow to $19.1 Billion in 2018

Interest and awareness of AI is at a fever pitch. Every industry and every organization should be evaluating AI to see how it will affect their business processes and go-to-market efficiencies

Worldwide Spending on Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Grow to $19.1 Billion in 2018

Posted on: March 22nd, 2018 by axel No Comments
Worldwide Spending on Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Grow to $19.1 Billion in 2018

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 22, 2018 – Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing aggressively in projects that utilize cognitive/AI software capabilities, the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide forecasts cognitive and

Lenovo Sees Double Digit Year-Over-Year Growth in Worldwide PC Monitor Market in Fourth Quarter of 2017, Says IDC

Posted on: March 21st, 2018 by axel No Comments
Lenovo Sees Double Digit Year-Over-Year Growth in Worldwide PC Monitor Market in Fourth Quarter of 2017, Says IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, March 21, 2018 – Worldwide monitor shipments totaled 31.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker. “The fourth quarter of 2017 was a strong one for monitors, posting 2.5% year-over-year growth. The holiday season helped fuel the consumer sector, benefiting consumer-oriented

Smartwatches to Have More Than Just Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Posted on: March 20th, 2018 by axel No Comments
Smartwatches to Have More Than Just Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Consumers are finally starting to understand and demand the utility of a smartwatch. Fitness uses lead by a mile but mobile payments and messaging are starting to catch on.

Demand for Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Headsets Expected to Rebound in 2018

Posted on: March 19th, 2018 by axel No Comments
Demand for Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Headsets Expected to Rebound in 2018

There has been a maturation of content and delivery as top-tier content providers enter the AR and VR space