Author: Marina Koytcheva

Things Are Finally Going Well for Extended Reality

Solid growth in 2021 in both consumer and enterprise spaces Strong demand for Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 headset and keen interest by enterprises in extended reality technology are fuelling market…

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Tuning into the Connected Consumer Radar

New survey charts the post-pandemic market for connected devices The connected consumer has changed a lot over the past year. The pandemic caused a long and deep disruption to lives,…

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5G Marches On Despite Short-Term Hiccups

In some advanced markets, 5G is on the verge of becoming mainstream Despite the ongoing pandemic, connections to 5G networks worldwide will triple this year to 670 million, according to…

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Mobile Phone Sales Set to Remain Weak in 2021

But one in three phones sold this year will support 5G The mobile phone market will grow in 2021, but shipments will remain well below their pre-pandemic level until 2022….

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More Gadgets Please

Smart tech ownership grows relentlessly Consumer tech products have proven hugely successful in capturing people’s imaginations and, importantly, making them open their wallets. Ten years ago, most people even in…

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Fit for the Pandemic

Healthy outlook for wearables as people focus on fitness and well-being Demand for smart wearable devices, that is, smartwatches and fitness trackers, remained robust during the pandemic, and partially thanks…

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Forecasting Challenges of 2020

Why it’s good to be a forecaster in a year like no other The “new normal”. Unprecedented. Uncertain and challenging times. These, as we know all too well now, are…

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Extended Reality Gets into Gear

Minor decline in 2020 just a bump in the road to solid growth Disrupted supplies in the first half of 2020 and economic weakness in the second hurt the market…

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The Super Single Sizzle

Alibaba’s Global Shopping Festival sees record consumer spending Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw an unprecedented response to its Global Shopping Festival this year, beating its record from 2019. The event…

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Predictions Week Video Highlights: Karandeep Anand, Facebook

Excerpts from our video interview with Karandeep Anand, VP and Head of Workplace, Facebook As the world walks the long and uneven road to recovery from the recession caused by…

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