niche status

niche status

Tablets and smartphones are turning handheld gaming devices into a niche

Apple May Not Have A Choice But To Release A Watch

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Apple is reportedly developing a smart watch made from curved glass. Does it really have a choice? With iPhone sales stalling, the Cupertino innovator is in desperate need of another hit product, and not just any product: Apple needs something that consumers will refresh every 12 to 18 months. My...
Apple May Not Have A Choice But To Release A Watch

Gaming handhelds relegated to 'niche' status by iOS, Android

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Devices like Nintendo's 3DS and the Sony PlayStation Vita are fighting an uphill battle in the mobile-gaming market, according to one analyst. [Read more]...
Gaming handhelds relegated to 'niche' status by iOS, Android

Intel finally releases 9500-series Itanium, announces plans to merge Itanium and Xeon

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Last week Intel revealed the new 9500-series (Poulson) Itanium processors that finally replace the previous generation 9300-series Tukwila CPUs which were released nearly three years ago. The 9500-series processors utilize the Intel Itanium Architecture (also known as the IA64 ISA), and are used in large mainframe-like systems for mission-critical applications...
Intel finally releases 9500-series Itanium, announces plans to merge Itanium and Xeon

IDC: Android OEMs Shipped 162M Smartphones In Q1, More Than 4X Apple's Rate; Windows Phone Now A (Distant) Third

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IDC today was the latest to publish its numbers on smartphone market shares after the major handset makers released Q1 earnings, and like Gartner, Strategy Analytics and the rest, it underscores the power of Google’s Android platform in the market at the moment: Android OEMs shipped 162.1 million handsets in...
IDC: Android OEMs Shipped 162M Smartphones In Q1, More Than 4X Apple's Rate; Windows Phone Now A (Distant) Third

Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

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Mobile browser Dolphin is by all accounts a quality third-party application for both iOS and Android. Dolphin was one of the first browsers to come out with gesture and voice controls, allows for excellent personalization and is reasonably fast.  It is also fundamentally flawed.  A lot has been written in...
Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet
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