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Devices & Tools

Discussion about devices over the last ten years has focused on three principal strands:the initial focus of this debate was about 'lean-back' devices(television) versus 'lean-forward' devices(personal computers)and the relative attributes of these devices;interest then shifted to the impact of mobility, and the difference between devices designed for static environments versus portable laptops and mobile phones and PDAs; the current focus is on 'convergence' in mobile devices, with blurring of the functionality provided by phones, PDAs, Portable SatNav devices, and music, video and games players.

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iPhone drives doubling of Apple's revenues from 2007 to 2009

Apple's latest results show that the strategy of adding new product innovations, while maintaining revenues from older product lines, is working brilliantly. Apple's total revenues nearly doubled from 2007 to 2009, to nearly $43bn in 2009. More »

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Content owners cannot rely on Ads to compensate for declining Music revenues

Falling revenue growth and pricing pressures mean that ad-supported business models cannot compensate for declining music revenues. More »

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Adobe announces Flash for Mobile

Adobe is one of the companies battling for control of the mobile web agenda, but it has been hampered by the exclusion of its Flash technology from the iPhone and the Android-based G1. It is now trying to make it simpler for handset makers to incorporate fully blown Flash on to their devices, to... More »

Saturday, March 21, 2009

T-Mobile launches first Google Android Phone at long last

T-Mobile has announced the launch of the first smartphone to be powered by the Google Android operating system but the phone will not be available to customers until early November 2008. Android is promoted as open source with plenty of room for customization, but the new T-Mobile G1 phone is... More »

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

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