Android devices fuel strong tablet growth…
Featured The Channel Worldwide sales of tablets to end users reached 195.4 million units in 2013, a 68 percent increase on 2012, according to Gartner. Read More →
Lenovo ANZ MD explains Kiwi channel plans
Featured The Channel Matt Codrington, Lenovo ANZ managing director, would clearly like to be discussing the vendor’s recent acquisitions and their potential impact on the New Zealand channel. Read More →
Microsoft ramps up Windows Phone commitment with new partners
The Channel “While certainly pragmatic, the Nokia X strategy must have been a hard one for the traditionally proud Microsoft to swallow.” Read More →
Samsung dominates smartphone-focused market
Featured The Channel Worldwide sales of smartphones accounted for 53.6 percent of overall mobile phone sales in 2013, exceeding annual sales of feature phones for the first time. Read More →
Was buying Motorola a costly mistake for Google, or a clever move?
Featured The Channel News that Google is selling Motorola has sparked media commentary that this acquisition was a mistake – but is that really the case? Read More →
Google exits the smartphone race
The Channel The stark fact of the matter is that Motorola has not trained on in the way in which Google had hoped. Read More →
Why Google sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo…
The Channel “This sale this does not signal a larger shift for Google’s other hardware efforts….” Read More →
How will Lenovo/Motorola Mobility deal impact the Channel?
The Channel Gartner analyst Hugues de la Vergne shares his views on the impact of Lenovo’s announcement to acquire Motorola Mobility. Read More →
Are Samsung and Google friends again?
Telco Review The debate about the implications of Google’s purchase and subsequent sale of Motorola goes on after Lenovo’s purchase of the Read More →
Samsung dominates smartphone market as Apple smashes iPhone records
Featured The Channel Samsung has once again dominated the global smartphone market, accounting for almost one in three of the 980 million devices shipped worldwide during 2013. Read More →
Lenovo says “Hello Moto” to the tune of $3 billion
Telco Review Google is on the verge of selling its Motorola Mobility smartphone operations to Lenovo for around USD $2.91 billion if reports are to be believed. Read More →
Apple ahead of the tablet game as Samsung trails
The Channel “We expect commercial purchases of tablets to continue to accelerate in mature markets, but softness in the consumer segment point to a more challenging environment for tablets in 2014 and beyond.” Read More →
As 7,500 jobs go to Lenovo, IBM continues “workforce rebalancing”
IT Brief Following news that 7,500 IBM workers will join forces with Lenovo in the company’s newly acquired x86 server business, the tech giant has revealed more cuts could be on the way. Read More →
How will IBM/Lenovo deal impact the Channel?
The Channel Following Lenovo’s US$2.3bn deal to acquire IBM’s x86 server business, many leading industry analysts have questioned how this will impact the channel market. Read More →
Samsung dominates record-breaking smartphone market
Featured The Channel “The sheer volume and strong growth attest to the smartphone’s continued popularity in 2013.” Read More →