Chinese PC maker Lenovo accounted for 15.7pc of PC shipments in the third quarter, according to research firm Gartner, compared with 15.5pc for HP. The Californian company has led the rankings for the last six years. Gartner said Lenovo shipped 13.8 million units in the third quarter, compared with HP's 13.55 million. It said Lenovo's "aggressive" price cuts had helped it gain substantial market share.
Samsung has acquired SmartThings, an Internet of Things company to kick-start its hardware plans it may currently have. SmartThings will continue to act as an independent company working under Samsung’s Open Innovation Center Group in Palo Alto. SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson will continue to run the company and in a post...
A new report from Sammobile has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be announced on August 12, and then actually go on sale on August 21. Sammobile, cites “insiders” as the source of the definitive launch dates. The report also claims Samsung is planning to launch a Galaxy S6...
Schneider Electric has released the first survey on electrical counterfeiting products ever conveyed in Africa.
Meet R2-D2 and Darth Vader in showerhead form! With a new Star Wars movie on the horizon, the two characters are now finally fully operational. You can now buy Star Wars showerheads to spice up your morning routine. The R2-D2 version is the droid in full form fixed to your shower...
IDC reported top three wearables for 3QFY15 based on annual sales and market share According to IDC’s Press Release, Fitbit, Apple, and Xiaomi have been ranked as the top three vendors for wearable gadgets for 3QFY15. Samsung failed to make it even in top five. The press release was based...
Learning the alphabet is the first building block of reading. It is recommended that children have a working knowledge of their ABCs before entering kindergarten, as mastery of this crucial pre-reading skill will allow them to keep pace with their peers through the first year of school. When learning letters,...
Having a home that's connected to the Internet can make life a lot easier. You can connect practically anything in your home -- your front door, garage, kitchen, lights, and more -- and control it from just about anywhere in the world. But there are some things to consider...
23andMe, the Mountain View, California-based ‘personal genetics’ company, has launched its mail-order DNA test kits in the UK today. The kits provide customers with comprehensive reports about their health, genetic traits, inherited conditions and ancestry. The Personal Genome Service starts with a testing kit that you can order online for...
Electronics giant Samsung have partnered with AlwaysOn to offer Samsung customers 1GB of free Wi-Fi data a month for 12 months. Owners of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers will get 1GB/month of data at AlwaysOn hotspots for 12 months at no charge. This offer applies to Samsung devices purchased after...