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Research firm In-Stat announced its prediction that by 2015, 65% of the total U.S. population will own a smartphone, tablet, or both. That’s around 200 million people, for those keeping track at home. Other predictions from In-Stat for 2015 also include: -86% of smartphone/tablet users will view video on their mobile devices. -Nearly 60% of smartphone/tablet owners will also be viewing OTT video at home. -There will be nearly two smartphone/tablet owners per OTT household. -The average Apple household will have four Apple devices. -The average Google Android household will have over two Android... Read more...
Bluetooth has become in some ways an afterthought, as it seems like it’s baked into everything even remotely mobile, rivalling the ubiquity of WiFi. Thus, it’s no surprise that, according to In-Stat’s predictions, more than two billion Bluetooth-enabled devices will ship in 2013. What’s more intriguing is where and how Bluetooth is evolving. “Classic” Bluetooth is still going strong, but Bluetooth 3.0 + High Speed (HS), Bluetooth 4.0, and Bluetooth 4.0 + HS are emerging. As the press release points out, the various iterations of the Bluetooth standard are present... Read more...
While Intel and AMD pussyfoot around implementing SuperSpeed USB 3.0 chips onto their motherboards, the parts and accessories industry isn't sitting around with their thumbs in uncomfortable places. Companies like NEC and VIA have stepped in to fill the temporary void with USB 3.0 chips that board makers can slap on new motherboards, and the electronics industry has responded by releasing a flurry of USB 3.0-enabled devices in a short period. According to In-Stat, there will be nearly 80 million SuperSpeed USB 3.0-enabled devices in the wild by the end of 2011, and that's just the beginning. Look... Read more...
It's sort of funny. It's as if Asus read In-Stat's latest report before it even hit the presses. Who knows--maybe they did, or maybe they've just got a great pulse on the industry after sitting back and watching the likes of Amazon, Sony and numerous other Asian firms attempt to nail the whole e-book reader thing.The research firm's latest report explains that the e-book market is still growing in the US and around the globe, with the main areas for improvement being longer battery life, Internet connectivity and e-mail. Sounds pretty elementary, but by and large, today's batch of readers only... Read more...