Mobile/Wireless Index

Commercial Drone Market to Reach $3.7 Billion in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 10, 2017
The market for business drones is growing, but it may be a while before they start making deliveries.
8.4 Billion 'Things' to Light Up the IoT in 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 07, 2017
The number of connected devices feeding data into the Internet of Things will jump more than 30 percent this year and help pour nearly $2 trillion into the world economy.
Tablet Market Doldrums Continue
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on February 02, 2017
Buyers are picking up fewer iPads and other tablets, a slump that has lasted over two years according to IDC's latest analysis of the market.
Smartphone In-App Transactions on the Rise
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on January 26, 2017
In-app spending climbed last year despite a general unwillingness to pay for apps by most smartphone owners, finds Gartner.
Mobility and Digital Workspaces Promote Positive ROI
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on January 11, 2017
Businesses that invest in mobile initiatives are getting a lot of bang for their buck, finds a new study from VMware.
IoT Hardware Spending to Hit $400 Billion by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on January 05, 2017
Worldwide spending on IoT-enabled devices, software and other solutions will vault over the $1 trillion mark in 2020, predicts IDC.
Enterprise Smartphones Gain, Tablets Wane
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 22, 2016
Business demand for smartphones, particularly the new iPhone 7, pushed shipments up in Q3, reports Strategy Analytics.
12 Android Apps You Should Have (But Probably Don't)
By Cynthia Harvey | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 15, 2016
You may not have heard of these apps before, but they get excellent reviews from critics and users.
AR/VR Headset Shipments to Hit 76 Million by 2020: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 15, 2016
As augmented reality matures, IDC anticipates that virtual reality headsets will push the market forward for the foreseeable future.
10 Weirdest Tech Gadgets of 2016
By Cynthia Harvey | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 13, 2016
A paper microscope, a connected umbrella and a smartbelt were just some of the unusual tech products being demonstrated last year.  
Dropouts Taking the Wind out of Wearables Market's Sails
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 12, 2016
Considerable abandonment rates raise doubts about whether consumers can sustain a vibrant wearable market.
Top 12 Cool iPhone Apps
By Cynthia Harvey | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 09, 2016
Whether you're into games, exercise, food, making videos or something else, this list of cool iPhone apps has something for you.
Wearables Market Is Fond of Fitness
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 05, 2016
Fitbit leads the pack as health-monitoring wearables far outpace smartwatches in IDC's latest analysis of the market.
Mobility's Still Not a Given in the Workplace
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on December 02, 2016
Businesses are still more likely to issue desktop PCs than smartphones or tablets, Gartner finds.
4G Smartphones to Cross 1 Billion Milestone This Year
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on November 29, 2016
IDC forecasts that 4G smartphone shipments will pass 1 billion units for the first time by the end of the year.
Ecommerce Traffic Spiked on Black Friday: Verizon
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on November 28, 2016
Shoppers are flooding the Internet this holiday shopping season in search of deals. Surprisingly, traffic attributable to mobile devices dipped slightly.
China Lent the Smartphone Market Momentum in Q3: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on November 21, 2016
Huawei and Oppo made big gains while Samsung faced struggles related to with its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7.
Tablet Market Drops nearly 15% in Q3
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on November 02, 2016
Thanks to its Prime Day promotions, Amazon's share of the market surged last quarter while Apple and Samsung suffered declines.
Intel Unveils Apollo Lake 'IoT Processor,' the Atom E3900
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on October 25, 2016
Aimed at compute- and graphics-intensive applications, the new chip may soon find a home in automotive systems and other demanding Internet of Things workloads.
Smartwatch Market Dropped More than 50% Last Quarter
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published on October 24, 2016
The wearables category suffered a major drop in the last quarter as consumers wait for what's new.