Android Tablets Take 20 Percent of the Market

By Robert Vamosi | 8/17/11 2:14 AM

According to ABI Research, within the last 12 months Android tablets have gained and now hold 20 percent of the market against iPads. But the analysts don't think the open source OS will ever dominate the tablet market in part because none of the Android-tablet vendors pose enough of a challenge to Apple's iPad.

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More Vulnerable TVs in 2015?

By Robert Vamosi | 7/12/11 7:14 AM

According to the DisplaySearch Q2’11 Quarterly TV Design and Features Report one quarter of the TV sold today have Internet capability. That number is forecast to grow to nearly half of the 500 million flat screen digital TVs predicted to be sold in 2015. The study found the most steady growth among emerging markets in the Asian Pacific and within Eastern Europe.

This is a bit more conservative that an earlier report from ABI Research that predicted 50% of flat screens will have Internet connections by 2013. Nonetheless, the exponential growth is there. And so are the advances in features and possibilities that go with it.

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