While tablets are pretty ubiquitous at this point in time, it seems that recent numbers released by the IDC has revealed that the tablet market is starting to slow down rather drastically, telling a completely different story from a few years ago when many had expected tablets to become possible PC replacements.
According to the IDC, tablets have seen a 7.2% year-on-year growth rate for 2014, which is still in the positive, but compared to 2013, it definitely pales in comparison. Last year’s figures had a 52.5% year-on-year growth, so safe to say the 7.2% is nowhere near the speed or rate compared to last year, thus indicating that the market for tablets is indeed starting to slow. Read full post →IDC: Tablet Market Sees Massive Slow Down In 2014
Right now there are users with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite devices that are suffering from WiFi issues. Apple recently issued an update meant to address these issues but recent reports have revealed that this is still a problem plaguing many users. Well according to a post by Mario Ciabarra, the co-founder and CEO of Quantum Metric, he claims to have found the root cause for the WiFi issues and has provided a workaround, at least until an official patch from Apple is released.
According to Ciabarra, “I’ll go out on a limb and say the WiFi issues are because of Apple’s choice of using Bonjour over AWDL and that, given the constraints of the WiFi hardware, this will be difficult to get right. But perhaps I’m crazy, and this is just a bug that can be fixed by Apple.” He also goes on to a rather lengthy and technical explanation, so for those of you who want to better understand the technology and issues, it’s a pretty good read. Read full post →Possible Root Problem Of iOS 8/OS X Yosemite WiFi Issues Discovered