Latest IHS iSuppli Stories

Tablet Smartphone Revenue Exceeds Entire Consumer Electronics Market
2013-10-25 12:10:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Tablets and smartphones remain in hot demand, so much so that this year’s combined smartphone and tablet factory revenue will exceed that of the rest of the entire consumer electronics market this year. According to a new report from research firm IHS iSuppli this is the first time that this has ever occurred, as worldwide original equipment manufacturer (OEM) factory revenue for media and PC tablets along with 3G/4G mobile...

Cloud Demand Skyrockets Past Forecasts
2012-10-16 05:50:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumers are “aggressively” migrating their data to cloud storage, with the number of subscriptions to online storage services set to soar this year, according to a new report from market research firm IHS iSuppli. Worldwide, the number of subscriptions for paid and free online storage services have already reached 375 million for the first half of 2012, exceeding previous projections. IHS now predicts that figure...

PC Shipments See First Decline In 11 Years
2012-10-11 06:26:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Global shipments of personal computers are set to fall for the first time in 11 years, according to a new forecast released Wednesday by research firm IHS iSuppli. According to the projections, the total PC market is set to fall from 352.8 million units in 2011 to 348.7 million units this year -- a 1.2 percent contraction. That would be the first drop since the 2001 tech bust, IHS said. "There was great hope through the...

iPhone 5 Virtual Teardown Reveals Higher BOM
2012-09-19 10:25:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much of this year´s pre-iPhone hype followed the familiar pattern laid out in years past. The most notable difference, of course, was that we knew nearly all there was to know about the phone going into the announcement. In years past, Apple preferred to shock and surprise us all with one grand unveiling. While we knew more about this year´s iPhone, the rest of this year´s rumor cycle continued on as it had in years...

pc motherboard
2012-09-17 04:54:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time in more than three decades, personal computers accounted for less than half of all dynamic random access memory (DRAM) sales in the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest IHS iSuppli report. The company's IHS iSuppli DRAM Dynamics report discovered that PCs accounted for just 49.0% of all DRAM bit shipments, a decrease of 50.2% from the first quarter of the year, Trent Nouveau of TG Daily reported on...

Amazon Losing Money On Each Kindle Fire Sold
2011-11-19 05:55:37

Amazon is selling their new Kindle Fire tablet computer at a loss of nearly $3 per unit, members of the research firm IHS iSuppli revealed on Friday. According to Edwin Chan and Alistair Barr of Reuters, IHS iSuppli reports that the device, which retails for $199 -- or less than half the cost of the cheapest model of the Apple iPad -- costs $201.70. Of that cost, $185.60 is the total cost of the components used in the Kindle Fire, with the remainder attributed to the cost of assembly and...

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