Posts Tagged ‘Tablet computers’

Report Claims Apps Economy Accounts for Nearly 800k New Jobs Across EU

Friday, September 6th, 2013

This is surprising; I knew the Apps market was growing like crazy, but I didn’t realize that it was growing this much …

Trade body ACT’s report claims apps will be €11.2bn EU market in 2013, and calls for more support from policymakers for the industry to spur future growth. The growing apps economy has created nearly 800,000 jobs across Europe in the last five years, and will generate €11.2bn in revenues across the region in 2013, according to a report published by industry trade body ACT.


Apple Secretive About ‘Polluting and Poisoning’ Supply Chain, Says Report

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Boy, if even the Chinese are complaining, then things must be pretty bad …

Apple comes joint last among IT firms in a transparency study drawn up by leading Chinese environment groups.


Tablet Strategies, Chip Strategies, 3D TV, Smart TV and MIAs

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Some interesting observations regarding the recent Consumer Electronics Show …

Looking back on the week in Las Vegas’s giant show points to some serious struggles ahead in a number of sectors.


Richard Branson Launches Project as ‘First Truly Digital’ Magazine for iPad

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Someday, someone will figure out how to make the digital magazine format workable and profitable … I kind of think that day is still years away though.

Virgin tycoon will be up against Rupert Murdoch’s Daily

“This is not a battle! This is not a war!” Richard Branson declared, guns blazing, at the launch in New York today of his new digital venture – a monthly interactive magazine custom-designed for the iPad.


iPad Helps Lloyd’s Slip Into 21st century

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

It’s pretty amazing that a business as prestigious and well known as Lloyd’s is just now, finally catching up with modern technology …

Lloyd’s of London has a swanky Richard Rogers office but its insurers’ underwriting still relies on paper slips. Now Apple’s iPad may be about to change that

For centuries, insurance brokers could be seen in the City clutching bundles of papers in leather slipcases. But the underwriting slip, detailing a risk to be placed on the Lloyd’s of London market, could soon be a thing of the past.


RIM Announces Playbook Tablet Device

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

RIM sure has been in the news a lot lately; it sounds like they’re giving the established leaders in the portable computing market a real run for their money …

Newest rival to Apple’s iPad gets regal launch in San Francisco, but won’t be on general sale until next year

Nine months since the launch of the Apple iPad, 25 days following Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry-manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) has revealed details of its tablet computer, dubbed Playbook.


RIM’s BlackPad Tablet Launch ‘Imminent’

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

It will be interesting to see if RIM’s tablet products do as well as their BlackBerry product …

BlackBerry-maker ready to launch hotly-anticipated tablet device, sources tell the Wall Street Journal

BlackBerry-manufacturer Research In Motion will take headlines away from its ongoing security saga in the Middle East by launching a tablet device “as early as next week”, if the Wall Street Journal is anything to go by.