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Android tablets outpace iPad growth in NZ

Android tablets outpace iPad growth in NZ

The Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) media tablet market doubled in Q2 2011, driven by multiple launches of Android-based devices, and soon to be joined by other players globally such as the Amazon Kindle Fire.

Ovum Comment: Launch of Amazon tablet

Ovum Comment: Launch of Amazon tablet

By Adam Leach, Ovum Practice Leader

Philips launches new docking speakers

Philips launches new docking speakers

Philips announces the launch of its full range of Fidelio docking speakers in New Zealand, designed specifically for iPods, iPhones, and iPads to bring best-in-class sound performance to every room in the house.

Sony Ericsson launches Xperia ray

Sony Ericsson launches Xperia ray

Sony Ericsson today announced the new Xperia ray smartphone - fast, attractive and compact - is now available exclusively to Vodafone customers.

Mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016

Mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016

Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016 a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum.

Mobile app downloads in Asia-Pacific to grow 189% this year

Mobile app downloads in Asia-Pacific to grow 189% this year

Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile phone application downloads will top almost 5 billion by the end of 2011, growth of 189% per cent from the 1.6 billion downloaded in 2010, according to Ovum.

NZ domain lookup iPhone app launched

NZ domain lookup iPhone app launched

FlexiHost Limited has just released what is believed to be New Zealand's first domain lookup/registration tool for iPhone users.

Hamilton RWC phone app launches

Hamilton RWC phone app launches

Rugby World Cup fans visiting Hamilton can have important event and city information at their fingertips through a free smartphone app available from today.

Vodafone Warriors Android joins the game

Vodafone Warriors Android joins the game

Vodafone Warriors fans can now get even closer to their sporting heroes with the release of a special Vodafone Warriors smartphone.

What's App With Steinlager?

What's App With Steinlager?

Steinlager is responding to the needs of both Steinlager and All Blacks fans by providing a new iPhone app to help supporters find their way around town and back home safely.