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October 10, 2014
Microsoft Corp announced plans to release its latest operating system (OS), Windows 10, in 2015. The naming is significant itself, as the company has jumped from its current Windows 8 to Windows 10. Microsoft claims that the changes and improvement to the fledgling OS deserve significant recognition, thus bypassing the nine denomination. Connected devices Windows […]
September 18, 2014
The video games industry is forecast to post sales growth of over US$23 billion globally over the 2013-2018 period. With a 6% CAGR over the forecast period, video games is expected to be far more dynamic than traditional toys and games, which is expected to record a CAGR of 3% over the same period. Many […]
February 26, 2014
Last year we looked at what to expect from gaming in 2013 as consumers awaited the arrival of new consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Now that these next generation consoles have finally arrived, with strong launch sales, everyone is looking to see which direction video games will take this year. 2014 could shape up to be […]
January 21, 2014
Nintendo’s share value has declined significantly as they issued a profit warning on Monday, mainly due to poor sales of its Wii U static games console which has been impacted by the successful launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.  The release of these two competing consoles hit Nintendo particularly hard over the […]
January 2, 2014
Microsoft Corp has released a new video under its Scroogled! campaign which questions the usefulness of Chromebooks. The video shows a lady pawning a Chromebook to a staff member on the popular reality television show Pawn Stars. Expectedly, the Chromebook is rejected and the video goes on to explain why it has no resale value. […]
October 10, 2014
Acer Inc’s Chairman and CEO, JT Wang, tendered his resignation on 5 November 2013 after the company reported a net loss of US$446 million for the third quarter of the year and announced plans to reduce its number of staff globally by 7%. Just a week earlier, Dell Inc had announced the completion of its […]
October 10, 2014
Revelations in June 2013 regarding the cooperation of major Western technology companies with state apparatus in obtaining user information may have a long-term impact on consumer purchasing decisions in the global telecom sector and boost emerging market firms in the east, especially China and South Korea. The leak by whistle-blower Edward Snowden has transformed the […]
November 2, 2013
Nokia Corp unveiled its refreshed line of devices at Nokia World in Abu Dhabi on 22 September.  Aside from updating its Asha line the company also introduced a new Lumia flagship smartphone, and a mid-range Lumia device in addition to a Windows RT tablet. While spanning a wide price spectrum these devices are all reflective […]

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