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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.

IDC: Tablet projections lowered for 2014 as demand softens

IDC has lowered its forecast for worldwide tablet and 2-in-1 (computers that can function as tablets) shipments to 233.1 million units. This represents 6.5 per cent year-over-year growth rate, which is well below the 12.1 per cent growth rate previously forecast.

Juniper Research: Revenues from tablet games to exceed $13B by 2019

Worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach $13.3 billion (€10 billion) by 2019, a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6 billion.

Juniper Research: Bill payments via mobile and PC to represent 16% of global household bills this year

The number of household bill payments made via PCs, tablets and mobiles will exceed 20 billion this year, representing approximately 16 per cent of all global consumer household bills.

IDC: Worldwide tablet market grew 11% in Q2 2014

The worldwide tablet grew 11 per cent year over year in the second quarter of 2014 with shipments reaching 49.3 million units, according to preliminary data from IDC.

CCS Insight: Global tablet growth to drop sharply in 2014

CCS Insight said a slowdown in the tablet market in 2014 has been more dramatic than expected, with latest forecasts saying that growth is now expected to drop to just 14 per cent worldwide compared to increases of 71 per cent in 2013 and 79 per cent in 2012.

ABI: Tablet installed base to reach tipping point in 2014 as Android surpasses iOS

According to latest market forecasts, branded OEM shipments will exceed 200 million in 2014.