The world of computing and computer hardware is a fast and ever-evolving market. The latest trends released seemingly just the other day may be outdated and obsolete after only a few years as the market continues to leap frog off the latest advancements and inventions, continually developing new products and models. Through Statista’s online statistics database you can find all the latest trends and statistics on computing and hardware.
At the top of the tech food chain are big name brands such as: Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Samsung, just to name a few, each of which generate generous profit margins thus allowing them to invest liberally in research & development programs that help them to maintain their lead in the market. Many of the leading companies in the technology field are also amongst the largest and richest companies the world over.
Just some of the more recent trends that are anticipated to see continued growth in the future are tablets, 3D printers and wearable computing devices such as smartwatches and Google Glasses. Sales of traditional PCs and laptops are expected to see slight declines although remain relatively steady as tablets take over the market place for personal computing. The 3D printing market, also known as additive manufacturing, is expected to develop into a multi-billion dollar industry as more and more uses for this technology are discovered and as technology becomes even further intertwined in our everyday lives, the transition to wearable devices can be expected in the not so distant future. If you want to find more statistics on the latest trends, just search our extensive database.
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