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CCS Insight: Tablets set to see a revival in fortunes after sluggish 2014

The consensus among analysts appears to be that 2014 was a terrible year for tablet sales, but opinions seem to differ over the outlook for the mobile devices in 2015.

Report: 16% of online adults say they use 4G on mobile, but 3G still dominates

Around 16 per cent of adults who access the Internet via a mobile device say they use LTE (or 4G) networks, with a similar percentage saying they typically connect via Wi-Fi. However, 3G remains the dominant form of connectivity with a 36 per share.

Gartner: Tablet sales to remain sluggish in 2015

After a difficult year in 2014, the global tablet market is not returning to the levels of growth seen in the last four years as demand for tablets will continue to be slow in 2015 according to latest research from Gartner.

IDC: Android inspires another bright quarter for MEA tablet market in Q3 2014

While shipments of Android tablets in MEA increased 47 per cent year on year in the third quarter of 2014, iOS and Windows OS both suffered declines over the same period.

JW Player index puts tablet viewing ahead of smartphones, desktops

Enterprise video services provider JW Player released its first-ever quarterly index, and its findings are similar to those in Ooyala's recent video index: Tablet users watch the most online video each month, with PC and smartphone users falling into second and third place, respectively.

ABI Research: Lenovo increases share of branded tablets shipments in Q3 2014

Lenovo continued to increase its share of worldwide branded tablet shipments during the third quarter of 2014, although Apple is expected to reverse a nine-month slide in the fourth quarter.

As our phones get smarter, we do not it seems

Latest research suggests that smartphones are making us clumsier. According to SquareTrade, our tendency to browse and walk leads to tripping incidents that often cause us to damage our phones and ourselves.

IDC: Worldwide tablet market grew 11.5% in Q3 2014

The worldwide tablet market grew 11.5 per cent year over year in the third quarter of 2014 with shipments reaching 53.8 million units.

ABI Research: ASUS, Lenovo and Amazon fight for tablet third place as Apple and Samsung loosen grip

The race for third place in the tablet market is up for grabs and competition is heating up between Lenovo, Amazon, ASUS and other emerging vendors.

PCs still hold sway for OTT viewing audience, survey says

The personal computer remains the preferred viewing device for over-the-top video worldwide, followed by tablets and smartphones, a new survey conducted by SPB TV reveals. But the television is still holding its own as a home for high-quality "destination" viewing such as sports.