Samsung Electronics Co., which has established itself as the market leader in the Android tablet and smartphone categories, was on display at 2013 E-Tech Awards on the 23rd of May at the CTIA trade show held in Las Vegas. In an interesting development, Apple Inc. has added one more Samsung model to its long list of Samsung devices that it wants the federal judges to review for patent infringement.
The big day has come. On the 21st of May, Microsoft Corp. is due to present its Xbox 720 game console as the tech giant aims to win a bigger market share in the gaming market. The new Xbox 720 game console is expected to help the company strengthen its position in the market which has been dented by the emergence and growing popularity of mobile devices. But the fact is that Microsoft Corp. will witness also stronger competition from Sony Corp. which is due to launch its new PlayStation 4 in June. The competition gets tougher not only in the computer gaming industry, it gets tougher in the console market as well.
Black clouds are gathering over Apple Inc. and its CEO Tim Cook as the Senate panel has found that the smartphone giant avoids paying corporate income tax. The Apple CEO is due to excuse the company’s tax practices to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation on the 21st of May and it seems that he will face bitter criticism over the company’s operations.
Dell Inc., the largest PC manufacturer in the world, is currently facing a losing battle in the post-PC era of smartphones and tablets. The slump in demand for PCs has grown year-on-year and affected first-quarter profit of the company.
Samsung Electronics Co. continues to establish its market leadership as the highest grossing smartphone maker in the congested Android smartphone industry. By offering a broad-selection of models, at different price-points and feature-options, the company’s Android smartphone profits are astonishing 95 percent of the revenues earned by the Android smartphone market. The South Korean giant firmly grasped an individual profit of as much as $5.1 billion from the total $5.3 billion posted by Android smartphone industry for the first quarter ended March, according to the findings issued by Strategy Analytics. The Samsung’s domination of Android in 2013 does not come as a surprise to those within the industry.
Famed Google Developer Conference Google I/O held between the 15th May and the 17th May in San Francisco emblazons the technology giant’s latest products, services and more. Google Inc. is expected to soon bring music streaming product as it wants to gain share in the market dominated by Apple Inc.
A news byte that has excited most iPhone and Android smartphone users is the statement made by software vice president Andrew Bocking who underlined: “BBM has always been one of the most engaging services for BlackBerry customers, enabling them to easily connect while maintaining a valued level of personal privacy. We’re excited to offer iOS and Android users the possibility to join the BBM community.”
Apparently, 2013 is a good year for Samsung Electronics Co. Pioneering new undiscovered lands, the South Korean communication devices giant will bring the speed-breaking 5G connectivity by 2020.
A lot of water has passed under the bridge but after all Sony Corp. has surprised as it recorded the first annual profit in five years. Its performance was substantially improved by assets sales, including some of its office buildings, and the weak yen which is the results of the “Abenomics”.
In what could well be the start of exciting new phase in the laptop market segment, Sony Corp., the Japanese electronics giant, has announced its full-loaded news series the Vaio Fit Line as a surprising entry-level device. The confusing range of Sony laptops currently available includes the Tap and Duo series of laptops, the low-cost and low-end models E-series, followed by mid-level S-series and a premium range of Ultrabooks popularly called as the T-series.
It was merely a question of time before Intel Corp. would begin to focus on its mobile processor segment, considering the runaway success of Qualcomm. Not surprisingly, the US-based company has for some time now been working on improving its standard Atom mobile processors. And at last the launch of the new microarchitecture – Silvermont – was solemnly announced by Intel Corp.’s chief product officer Dadi Perlmutter on the 6th of May.
The past week has been good for those looking to buy the new wave of smart tablets. It’s just not Amazon cutting prices on Kindle Fire but Barnes & Noble’s (B&N) tablet debuting with Google Play Store access for content download that is the flavor so far.
The competition among the top players in the smartphone and tablet segments has now reached the corridors of the US Department of Defense. Undeniably, the recent approval of Blackberry Operating System 10 by Pentagon implies that personnel can use Blackberry devices and applications for communication.
Intel Corp. has bet on a faithful employee as it announced that Brian Krzanich was named as chief executive officer. The choice was much predictable, yet analysts hoped for a professional out of the company who would bring fresh ideas and revolutionary changes to Intel which has been struggling due to a slump in demand for PCs. New Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is widely expected to introduce steps aimed at adjusting the company to growing popularity of mobile devices as this electronics segment has not been a main focus of the chipmaker .
Not surprisingly, Apple Inc.’s iPad, the game-changing device, continues to dominate market with its latest version release – the iPad mini. The research firm IDC projected that Apple Inc. would sell approximately 18.7 million units in the first three months of 2013.
After making a lot of fuss, Samsung Electronics Co. has finally informed that it will release its new device – Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 – in May. The successor of the Galaxy Tab 2 has been highly anticipated, but the question is whether it is surprising enough to be widely desired by customers. The launch of the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 might also turn out to be a simple washout as analysts note that it does not offer anything new or exciting.
The KALQ keyboard is to liberate us from pain which often accompanies us while we are simply typing. The question is whether the KALQ keyboard will replace the QWERTY.
Samsung Electronics Co. can surprise. And it has surprised again with its record quarterly profits exceeding analysts’ expectations as the smartphone bonanza continues. No doubt that the South Korean electronics manufacturer witnessed these strong results as strong sales of its Galaxy models indeed offset weak demand for the company’s TVs. It seems that Samsung Electronics Co. will enjoy maybe even stronger results in the upcoming months as its new Galaxy S4 smartphone is expected to strengthen the company’s presence in the US market.
The Apple Inc.’s conference on quarterly earnings turned out to be a curtain raiser on the devices to be released later this season. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that a follow-up to iPhone 5 will be launched by the end of the year. He also reiterated that Apple’s position as a market leader in the smartphone and tablet form factor was the ‘distinct and unique’ advantages it had due to hardware/software and services skills