Android tablets to surpass iPad in global sales by 2015: IDC

The Kindle Fire is burning a hole in Apple Inc.'s global dominance of the tablet market, International Data Corp. research suggests.In fact, Android tablets could suprass Apple's iPad as the top selling tablets

Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple already sold out of new iPads ahead of launch

Apple has sold out of initial supplies of the new iPad in every country where it will launch the tablet on Friday, and is now telling buyers that orders will not ship for

Published on: March 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

E-readers are iPad’s biggest threat: Forrester

Forrester Research revised its global tablet sales forecast upward today and said the biggest competition for Apple Inc.'s iPad may be ... e-readers.Forrester now expects that 34.3 per cent of all adults will

Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple CEO predicts tablets will outsell PCs

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that tablets such as the iPad will outsell PCs in the coming years thanks to the explosive popularity of one-panel slates as well as innovation from tablet makers and app

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Ian Paul

RIM continues slide in smartphone market share: Gartner

Apple Inc. saw record sales of its iPhone during the fourth quarter of 2011, becoming the world’s top smartphone vendor as Research in Motion (RIM) recorded disappointing results, according to Gartner Inc.The Stamford,

Published on: February 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Samsung launches its first low-cost Android 4.0 tablet

Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), the first of its tablets to ship with Android 4.0 and its own Touchwiz user interface, the company said on Monday. The latest addition

Published on: February 13th, 2012

Preparing for a major offensive

By Francis Moran When we introduced NanoScale Corporation a month ago, we talked about how the company is faced with the challenge of expanding into a conservative market wary of new products or technologies

Published on: February 12th, 2012 Francis Moran

2012 tablet sales to be slower than expected: analyst

Apple will sell 60 million iPads in 2012, according to Peter Misek of Jeffries, though the analyst has revised his prediction of 150 million sales for the whole of the tablet market next

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Ben Camm-Jones

RIM continues to lose global smartphone share: IDC report

Research in Motion's share of the global smartphone market fell to 8.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from 14 per cent a year earlier, International Data Corp. reported today.

Published on: February 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ultrabook shipments could hit 178 million by 2016

Ultrabooks will grow at three times the rate of tablets over the next five years, according to Juniper Research, with shipments expected to reach 178 million by 2016.While overall notebook shipment volumes will

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Sophie Curtis

When selling yourself as faster and cheaper is no longer enough: Part 2

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In Part 1, we introduced Host Analytics, an enterprise software vendor that delivers a suite of corporate performance management (CPM) tools through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. We discussed

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Francis Moran

Challenging the status quo

By Francis Moran When trying to sell a new and innovative product, and a premium one at that, into a somewhat conservative market, there is often no greater competition than the status quo.

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Francis Moran

HeroBox shooting for global startup competition win

Toronto entrepreneur David Tran points out that it wouldn't make a whole lot of sense to open up a retail location filled with products and then not staff it with salespeople looking to

Published on: November 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

iPad competitors hamstrung by price point and content dearth

While the iPad continues to be a big success, the tablet market offers a harsher climate to vendors other than Apple -- and pricing strategies may be an important factor in their difficulties.Last

Published on: November 4th, 2011