Yesterday Apple introduced the iPad Air 2, a faster, slimmer version of its predecessor with other modest improvements. Today’s graphic compares the new iPad to four of its major competitors on the market.
Microsoft’s Windows operating system still runs about 90% of PCs around the world, but widespread adoption of powerful phones and tablets means it now features on only 14% of computing devices. Today’s graphic shows the current market share by operating system, with projections for this year and next.
PCs running the Windows XP operating system, which is no longer supported by Microsoft, are vulnerable to a recently disclosed Internet Explorer security bug. The bug is the first high-profile computer threat to emerge since Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP earlier this month. That means PCs running the 13-year-old operating system will remain unprotected, even after Microsoft releases updates to defend against it. Today’s graphic is a timeline of the lifecycles of all the versions of the Windows operating systems.
For the world’s biggest tech giants, there’s a lot of turf to fight for in 2014, from your wrist to your digital wallet. Reuters’ Jon Gordon reports.
As Microsoft releases its newest next generation console today (Xbox One) following the launch of Sony’s Playstation 4 last week, today’s graphic highlights the global sales of the Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3 consoles.
Yesterday, we posted a graphic comparing some of the most popular “mini” tablets currently on the market. In addition to a new iPad mini, Apple also announced the new iPad Air. Today’s graphic compares the iPad Air to some of its major competitors.
The mobile explosion presents a challenge to console heavyweights Sony and Microsoft – but also an opportunity. Yonggi Kang explains how the big players are creating a new kind of gaming experience.
Sony and Microsoft both plan to release next generation iterations of their flagship consoles while Nintendo sales continue to lag behind. Today’s graphic takes a look back at the global sales of the Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and Sony PS3 consoles.
Nokia has recently launched new products in the lower and mid-tier range to protect its position in emerging markets, but its success in the high-margin smartphone market will be crucial to its long-term survival. The Lumia 925 is the latest Nokia high-end smartphone that uses Microsoft’s Windows Phone software. Today’s graphic compares it to other major smartphones on the market.