Tag Archives: Android

Tablet Pecking Orders

I’ve just been reading a great blog post by Jaye Richards-Hill ( @JayeRHill ) on her ‘Minimanifesto’ blog, entitled ‘Tablet Pecking Orders ..but it’s now a battle of the Ecosystems’, http://mimanifesto.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/tablet-pecking-orders/ My attention was drawn to it by a retweet from Microsoft Schools Business Manager Michael Jones ( @Mike_JonesEDU ) who, very evidently, also saw […]

Gartner Says Worldwide PC, Tablet and Mobile Phone Combined Shipments to Reach 2.4 Billion Units in 2013

Traditional PC Market Predicted to Decline 7.6 Percent as Change in Consumers’ Behaviour Drives Transition to Tablets and Ultramobiles Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are on pace to total 2.4 billion units in 2013, a 9 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. Device shipments are forecast to […]

BBC web traffic hit 700Gbps during Olympics

The BBC delivered a staggering 2.8Pb (petabytes) of content in a single day during its coverage of the Olympics, peaking at a rate of 700Gbps as cyclist Bradley Wiggins took gold in the time trial event. The figures give some indication of the stresses facing delivery networks during major events, with a record-breaking 55 million […]