The rise of mobiles… and the irrelevance of Microsoft?

Business Insider reports that Apple analyst Benedict Evans of Enders Analysis will be giving a presentation May 29 at the BookExpo America convention in New York. It’s has the provocative title “Mobile is eating the world” and is on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry. There are plenty of charts like the one on the right that should be interesting (and terrifying) to the conventional PC-based industry. Not surprisingly Tablets and Smartphones are both on the steep rise, where as most other IT products are stagnant. Tables are mainly iPADs, Smartphones are mainly Samsung’s Androids in volume, Samsung leads in revenues, whereas Apple is making the most profit.

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About Jens Zander

Professor Jens Zander is professor in Radio Communication Systems at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. He has been among the few in Swedens Ny Teknik magazine's annual list of influential people in ICT that have been given the epithet “Mobile Guru”. He is one of the leading researchers in mobile communication and is the Scientific director of the industry/academia collaboration center Wireless@KTH. His research group focuses on three main areas – the efficient and scalable use of the radio frequency spectrum, economic aspects of mobile systems and application and energy efficiency in future wireless infrastructures.
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One Response to The rise of mobiles… and the irrelevance of Microsoft?

  1. VoIP Service says:

    Microsoft is not there yet when it comes to the battle of the mobile phones, more portion of their capital into their R&D should be prioritized.

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