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Gartner forecasts 1% decline in mobile device shipments in 2015

Gartner issued a somewhat gloomier forecast for the mobile devices market in 2015, revising downwards its previous prediction of 1.5 per cent growth this year to a 1 per cent decline from 2014 to 2.4 billion units.

IDC: MEA tablet market remains flat in Q2 2015

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market (which includes 2-in-1 devices) posted flat growth of 0.3 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015.

Amazon refreshes Fire TV, adding 4K capability and gaming option

Amazon released its updated Fire TV streaming device, adding 4K capability, higher processing power, and a gaming option with a game controller and two bundled games. The updated device was among a flurry of announcements by the e-tail giant that also included two new Kindle Fire tablets and a lower-priced Kids Edition durable tablet, all of which were developed with content streaming in mind.

IDC sees sharper decline for tablet shipments in 2015

IDC tipped tablet shipments, including 2-in-1 devices, to decline 8 per cent in 2015, representing a notable increase from the research company's previous forecast of a 3.8 per cent drop.

IDC: Worldwide tablet market continues to decline as vendor landscape evolves

The worldwide tablet market declined by 7 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015 with shipments totalling 44.7 million units.

IDC: Tablets now only business device for 40% of users in UK, Germany and France

A large and increasing share of tablets deployed across UK, French, and German companies are the only devices that employees are equipped with to perform their business activities.

IDC: MEA tablet market suffers first ever year-on-year decline

Tablet shipments to the MEA region fell by 5.8 per cent year-on-year to 3.83 million units in the first quarter of 2015.

Report: Half of UK homes turn to tablets in just five years

The tablet PC has established itself as a must-have device in just five years with more than half of UK homes now owning one.

IDC: Tablet shipments to slow further in 2015

Worldwide shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices are forecast to reach 221.8 million units in 2015, a decline of 3.8 per cent from 2014.

IDC: Tablet shipments drop 20% in CEE in Q1 2015

Shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices fell more than 20 per cent year-on-year in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) in the first quarter of 2015, due in part to the negative economic situations in Russia and Ukraine and the strength of the U.S. dollar relative to the depreciation of their local currencies.