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Samsung aiming to take bite out of Apple’s tablet dominance

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With the launch of its Galaxy Tab S, Samsung has signaled its intent to take on Apple head-on in the premium tablet. Priced at the same level as Apple’s flagship iPad Air the Galaxy Tab S could be the Korean company’s last attempt to compete with Apple at the higher end of the tablet market. If rumours are to be believed, Samsung may exit the high-end tablet market if the Galaxy tab S fails to make significant inroads against the iPad. Although Samsung has been able to compete effectively in… Read more

Kindle Fire to Challenge Apple iPad

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According to third-party reports available online, the growing sales of the Amazon Kindle Fire potentially took away revenue from sales of anywhere between 1 and 2 million units of the iPad in the fourth quarter of 2011. The comparison between Kindle Fire and iPad 2 may seems a little unjustified in technical aspects, as the latter’s technical features are way ahead, but when it comes to market statistics Amazon Kindle Fire is challenging Apple’s tablet. Despite not having as many high-end features as the iPad 2, Kindle Fire has been… Read more

Can the PlayStation 4 Compete with Casual Mobile Gaming?

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At a New York press event on 20 February, 2013, Sony took to the world stage to unveil its latest incarnation of the PlayStation line: the PlayStation 4 (PS4). Although the console itself was not revealed, Sony’s main emphasis was on the concept behind the PS4, which was given a vague release window of holiday season 2013. Notably, much attention was paid to how the console will fit in with, and thus compete against, consumer movement to casual mobile experience offered by smartphones and tablets, which typically run on iOS,… Read more

The iPad mini is official, but does its price place it out of touch of the competition?

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  Cupertino technology giant Apple, Inc. (Apple) has officially unveiled its new iPad mini, a 7.9 inch screen version of its tremendously popular tablet computer to go against rival hardware from Amazon and Google. However, the higher price of Apple’s latest offering compared to its competitors’ products may serve to limit its competitive impact within the small tablet market space. At its press event last night, after a huge degree of industry speculation and now seemingly genuine product design leaks, the company lifted the lid off its latest expansion into… Read more

Amazon continue to pursue the lucrative tablet computer market

  Amazon’s Kindle Fire has seen great success in the US since its launch last November: according to Amazon, it has captured a 22% market share of the US tablet computer market. So, with rumors of an Apple iPad mini, speculated for announcement on September 12th, and the entry of Asus’s Google branded Nexus 7 tablet into the fray, an update to Amazon’s product seemed inevitable. Amazon did not disappoint. On September 6th, we saw three new Kindle Fire tablets revealed to the world: an updated version of the original… Read more