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Smartphone sales globally hit $522B in 2018
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Richard Harris
Global smartphone sales remained strong in 2018 as the premium trend continues to fuel growth. In figures this equates to an increase of five percent ($522 billion). However, the demand for smartphones in 2018 declined by three percent to 1.44 billion units sold worldwide versus 2017. Smartphones represent the majority of the total spend on the global TCG market last ye...
Discussing Android OS in the Enterprise With Zebra Technologies
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently spoke with Bruce Willins, engineering fellow at Zebra Technologies, to discuss the versatility and power of the Android OS and how it’s used at an enterprise level in retail, manufacturing, supply chain and more.
ADM: Who is Zebra Technologies and what does the company do?
Willins: At Zebra, we make businesses as smart and connected...
Every CIO Should Cross the App Delivery Chasm in 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015 by Gottfried Sehringer
Across all industries, companies are transforming their business with more multi-channel and customer facing apps. This trend is increasing pressure on IT teams to deliver more applications, quicker than ever before.A recent survey of nearly 500 IT and business professionals found that the business demand for custom applications is far greater than IT’s ability to deliv...
Install Windows Phone on an HTC Android Device
Friday, October 4, 2013 by Richard Harris
ROM cookers have attempted to put different OS's and "cooked" versions of operating systems on their favorite devices for years, but now Microsoft has taken this to a whole new level with the report they have reached out to HTC to ask about putting the Windows Phone OS on their devices that are made for Android - as a second option.It's not real clear how the OS would '...
My Thoughts On The Windows Phone 8 Marketplace
Monday, August 12, 2013 by Peach Pellen
Now that Windows Phone 8 is 3rd in mobile platforms marketshare, I've had developers ask me whether or not I think it's worth trying to port some of their more successful apps to the marketplace, questioning whether or not they might benefit from the added visibility that goes with having a fraction of the apps to compete with compared to the App Store or Google Play.Ho...
CEO of AppGratis Speaks Out
Friday, April 12, 2013 by Richard Harris
Last week the AppGratis app promotion and discovery app was yanked from the Apple Apple store shortly after it's ipad debut, which came as a surprise because pre-launch negotiations with Apple had cleared the app for launch. Apparently most of this can be attributed to a rouge Apple employee that maybe "didn't get the memo". CEO of AppGratis, Simon Dawlat has rele...
Nokia helps Windows Phone grow to over 16 percent marketshare in Poland
Thursday, February 28, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marc Toumelin, who is head of the regional department of Windows Phone at Microsoft announced at The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, that Poland has one of the highest Windows Phone market shares in the world, at 16.3%. That is double that of Central and Eastern Europe, which already has a pretty good Windows Phone market share of 7.8%...