Tag Archives: Google

THE STATE OF MOBILE APP MARKET FOR 2019

Global app store consumer spend reached $101 billion in 2018, up 75 percent from 2016. This figure is expected to exceed $120 billion in 2019. Globally, on a category level, games accounted for 74 percent of consumer spend in 2018.  Also, it is estimated that China accounted for nearly 40 percent of total consumer spend […]

Mobile Growth Forecast, 2016-2020

Mobile use continues to see strong growth across all demographics. In 2016 there was over 6.1 billion mobile users worldwide. By the end of 2020, the number of worldwide mobile users is expected to increase to over 6.9 billion. Mobile devices in use, including smartphones and tablets, will grow from over 11 billion in 2016 […]

Why PC Sales Are in the Tank? Don’t Just Blame the Tablets Success

It is shocking in one sense to see the latest IDC report that has some alarming news for Microsoft and the PC industry. Personal Computer sales are in free fall due to lack of hardware and software innovation. Not only has Microsoft Windows 8 failed to save the PC industry, the questionable operating system (OS) […]

Mobile Tablet Devices Demand Cuts into PC Sales

Chief Executive Steve Jobs, Apple recently stated that the tech industry is in the “post-PC” device era as Apple introduced the iPad 2.  Then, a Gartner a leading technology research firm gave some credibilty to that claim, by  reducing their PC shipment forecast and citing tablets as one of the primary reasons. Gartner Inc. said it expects worldwide PC […]