The launch of the Amazon Kindle Fire at its price point may disrupt the Android tablet market in a way that drives down prices, a note from UBS says.
The Kindle Fire may push other Android tablets manufacturers to lower the price of their products. Image: sethiele / Flickr (CC)
“We expect the Amazon tablet to… put pressure on the other non-iPad competitors as they are unlikely to be able to compete on price and value,” UBS said in its note.
“At the $199, we believe Amazon’s …
Apple’s iPad tablet continues its domination of the North American market with an 81 percent market share in tablets for the region for the second quarter, a new report from an analytics firm reveals.
The iPad has an 81 percent market share of tablet sales in North America for the second quarter. Image: FHKE / Flickr (CC)
According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, the iPad still has the lion’s share in the North American tablet sales competition.
Strategy Analytics’ new report …
Apple is reportedly decreasing orders for parts of its popular iPad tablet in its supply chain, a report from JPMorgan Chase & Co. said, Bloomberg reveals.
Apple is reported to have cut 25 percent its orders for iPad parts for the fourth quarter of the year. Image: FHKE / Flickr (CC)
The financial firm in its report noted that vendors included in the supply chain for the iPad have revealed that Apple has cut by 25 percent its orders for iPad parts for the last quarter of the …
Apple’s iPad will continue to dominate the tablet market through 2015, a new report from research firm Gartner indicates.
Gartner says that the iPad will continue to outsell every tablet in the market through 2015. Image: Yutaka Tsutano / Flickr (CC)
“We expect Apple to maintain a market share lead throughout our forecast period by commanding more than 50 percent of the market until 2014,” Gartner research Vice President Carolina Milanesi said in the report.
For 2015, Gartner does …
For those who may be waiting for the iPad 3, an analyst says that it may not appear until “deep into 2012” because of the weak performance of competitors of the popular tablet.
Apple, despite having more than one prototype for an iPad 3, will not rush to market with its next-generation tablet as competitors lag, an analyst from J.P. Morgan says. Image: hawaii / Flickr (CC)
The view comes from J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz via AppleInsider. The site writes: “Apple reportedly has …
After various reports have tackled the release of a Sprint iPhone with the upcoming iPhone 5, a report now says that it looks like the popular iPad tablet is also going Sprint’s way.
Apple and Sprint are reportedly finished with developing an iPad for Sprint’s own network. Image: Cesar Dominguez / Flickr (CC)
A report from 9to5Mac says that “Apple and Sprint have completed work on a version of the iPad for Sprint’s data network.”
“This Sprint compatible iPad appears to be ready …
Gaming equipment retailer GameStop will soon be offering the whole line of iOS devices from Apple, a report from 9to5Mac reveals.
GameStop will soon sell the entire iOS line from Apple which include iPods, iPhones and iPads. Image: Moe_ / Flickr (CC)
According to the publication, it has “received a word from several sources” about the plans of GameStop to sell the entire iOS line by Apple which includes iPhones and iPads.
The iOS range also includes iPods which includes the original iPod, …
A Lenovo executive has told the British publication the Guardian that Samsung sold just 20,000 of the 1 million, or just 2 percent, tablets is shipped last year.
Lenovo executive Andrew Barrow has told the British publication the Guardian that Samsung only sold 20,000 of the 1 million Galaxy tablets it shipped last year. Image: liewcf / Flickr (CC)
According to the publication Lenovo Western Europe Director of Consumer Products and Pricing Andrew Barrow told the Guardian that Samsung tried to …
A woman from Spartanburg, South Carolina may have thought she will be getting a pretty good deal after buying an iPad for just $180 only to find out later that she got scammed.
A woman was duped after buying a piece of wood decorate to look like an iPad for $180. Image: PC Mag
According to reports, 22-year-old Ashley McDowell was approached by two black men outside a McDonald’s store showing her an iPad.
McDowell said that the men claimed they had a trove of iPad tablets which they got for …
The price of a typical television set is falling so quickly that soon it will cost less than an Apple’s Pad, says Bloomberg.
According to research firm Display Search based in Santa Clara, the average prices of 42-inch liquid-crystal-display TVs in US may drop to $599 this quarter. By the end of the year, it may further slip to $578, predicts Display Search. On the other hand, iPad tablet computers prices in US range from $499 to $829 depending on the model.
The price drop of television sets …