Author: Marina Koytcheva

The Smart Home Opportunity

Smartness has quietly made its way into people’s homes. Our research has found that in advanced markets, 37% of households own at least one smart home device, be that an…

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Forecasts during Wartime

Events in Ukraine will have a global impact As the crisis in Ukraine has turned into a dreaded war, a growing number of questions are being raised about what impact…

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Green Considerations for Connected Devices

How can tech companies convince people their green efforts are genuine? Tech companies are among the most active businesses when it comes to setting sustainability targets and actually working toward…

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The Consumer Device Forecasting Puzzle in 2022

A dynamic and interesting year is in store for the tech industry Technology market forecasting has never been a boring job, but the past two years have been particularly fascinating….

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Extended Reality Deserves Optimism

Market will reach sales of 71 million devices in 2025 On 23 November, we published our latest market forecast for virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) devices. Here, we…

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Apples and Repairs

Survey shows support for efforts to make devices more repairable Last week, Apple announced that starting in 2022 in the US, owners of some iPhones will be able to order…

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5G Progresses Despite Questions About Mobile Phone Supply

Connections will triple in 2021, shows new forecast The worldwide transition to 5G networks continues apace. Our latest forecast, available to subscribers here, shows that 5G network connections worldwide remain…

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Predictions Week Highlights: Interview with Leila Rouhi, Ring

The concept of the smart home is more relevant than ever before. Our Connected Consumer Radar shows that adoption of some smart home devices is hovering at about 10% of…

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Mobile Phone Market Looks to a Better 2022

2021 still forecast to remain below pre-pandemic levels The mobile phone market continues its recovery in 2021 following the Covid-induced slump in 2020, but so far it’s still lacking the…

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Good Times for the Smart Wearables Market

The benefits of a focus on health and well-being The global pandemic has made more people aware of their health, fitness and well-being, and the smart wearables market is reaping…

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