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Archive of posts tagged Galaxy Tab

Amazon’s Kindle is on Fire

IHS iSuppli announced it forecasts that Amazon will ship 3.9 million Kindle Fire tablets during the fourth quarter of 2011, which will surpass all other iPad rivals.

Media Tablets Go Great Guns in Q4 2010

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced that, according to its latest research, manufacturers shipped 10.1 million media tablets in the fourth quarter of 2010, up from 4.5 million in the third quarter.

Gartner Lowers PC Shipment Forecast

Gartner, Inc. announced that it is lowering its PC unit forecast for 2011 and 2012, based on expectations of weaker demand for mobile consumer PCs.

Tablet Popularity Contributes to Lower HDD Sales

IHS iSuppli announced that, according to its latest research, rising tablet sales will contribute to a decline in hard disk drive shipments in the first quarter of this year.

Time and Sports Illustrated for Tablets and Smartphones

Time Inc. and Sports Illustrated announced new digital subscription plans for readers using Android tablets, smartphones and the web.

Yahoo! Unveils Livestand for Tablets

Yahoo! Inc. announced Livestand from Yahoo!, a digital newsstand targeted at users of tablets and mobile phones.

Android Tablets Selling Like Hotcakes

Strategy Analytics announced it reckons that 10 million tablets shipped worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2010, with Android-based devices capturing nearly 22% marketshare.

Tablets Embody Convergence

iSuppli announced that, after decades of discussion, the convergence of consumer, computer and communications is finally becoming a reality with the arrival of the iPad and other media tablets.

OnLive Viewer Launches for iPad

OnLive, Inc. announced it has released its free OnLive Viewer for the Apple iPad and that the company is developing a version for Android.

100 Devices Serve Up BLOCKBUSTER On Demand

Blockbuster Inc. announced that its BLOCKBUSTER On Demand service is available on more than 100 devices – including Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, televisions, smartphones, DVRs and digital media adapters.

Media Tablets Eat into PC Sales

Gartner, Inc. announced that it expects media tablets (iPad, PlayBook, Galaxy Tab, etc.) to eat steadily into PC sales over the next few years.

Samsung Galaxy Tab More Phone than iPad

iSuppli Corp. announced that its latest analysis of the Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 suggests that Samsung has positioned it as a large-scale smart phone, rather than as a true competitor to Apple Inc.’s iPad. According to the statement, the Galaxy Tab carries a Bill of Materials (BOM) of $205.22, significantly less than iSuppli’s $264.27 estimate for [...]

Media Tablets Catching on Quickly

Gartner, Inc. announced it forecasts that worldwide media tablet sales will reach 19.5 million units in 2010. According to the statement, media tablets (Apple iPad, RIM PlayBook, Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc.) are poised for strong growth with worldwide sales projected to total 54.8 million units in 2011 (up 181% from 2010) and surpass 208 million [...]

Media Tablets Grow While Netbooks Slow

ABI Research announced that, according to its latest forecasts, a little over 11 million media tablets and 43 million netbooks will ship worldwide this year.