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The market of tablets now looking towards Africa

In 2013, the global market of tablets experienced a slight slowdown. Previously, this market showed spectacular growth these last few years. The analysts now fear that the stagnation will come due to a saturated market in developed countries; therefore,...

Convergence leads to increased demand for tablets

The shifting dynamics of how people are opting to utilise their personal computers has resulted in a change in the type of device being chosen. Increasingly consumers are requiring mobile devices that can be utilised for both work and...

Tablets shipments see explosive growth to MEA

Shipments of PC tablets into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) expanded 111% year on year in the final quarter of 2013, according to the latest results released by International Data Corporation (IDC). The premier global market intelligence and...

South Africa sees huge upsurge in tablet demand

Shipments of tablet PCs to South Africa increased 107.1% year on year in the final quarter of 2013 to total 513,000 units, according to the latest insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The country's traditional PC market suffered...

SA university makes tablets compulsory

One of South Africa’s largest universities, the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has undertaken a decision to make tablets compulsory for first-year students from next year. “This introduction of handheld devices will confirm UJ as a leader in innovative teaching and...

South Africa: FNB Enterprise Banking gets tablet app

Today FNB Commercial and RMB Corporate Bank announced the launch of Online Banking Enterprise on the FNB Banking Tablet App. This new platform will enable business and corporate clients to securely manage their business’ financial affairs anytime and from anywhere...

Samsung launches stores in Nigeria

The rise in telecommunications in West Africa over the past decade has spurred a massive movement into the commercial aspects of delivering products to consumers. In Nigeria, Samsung is taking the initiative and launching a number of new stores...

Lenovo’s smartphone and tablet sales surpass PC

Electronics manufacturer Lenovo announced its results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 this year and confirmed that, for the first time, its combined smartphone and tablet sales have overtaken those of its PCs business. The company had a...

South Africa: 1.4-million tablets in three years

According to a recent study by research firm World Wide Worx, South African consumer bought over 1.4-million tablets in a period of three years – from June 2010 to June 2013. At the end of 2012, 960 000 tablet...

Top 10 tablets suited for Africa

There is no doubt that tablets continue to make an impact on the lives of users worldwide. More manufacturers are producing a wide variety of tablets to cater to different user needs - and this causes confusion amongst consumers. Samsung today said that “the volume...
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