http://www.mactech.com/blog en Mobile phone insurance market will be worth $27 billion by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020 <p>The global mobile phone insurance market is expected to account for $20.5 billion in revenue by the end of 2017, according to ReportsnReports.com.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:27:33 +0000 dsellers 2117036 at http://www.mactech.com Survey: 90% of parents would use a mobile app to decrease distracted teen driving http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/survey-90-parents-would-use-mobile-app-decrease-distracted-teen-driving <p>TeenSafe, an independent smartphone control and monitoring service for parents, has carried out its first national parent survey on teen distracted driving and technologies and found:</p> <p>° 40% know a teen involved in a distracted driving accident.</p> <p>° 91% believe texting and 76% believe using apps or social media are the leading factors in teen distracted driving.</p> <p>° All respondents would use TeenSafe Control (or other technologies) if it would lower their insurance premiums.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/survey-90-parents-would-use-mobile-app-decrease-distracted-teen-driving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/survey-90-parents-would-use-mobile-app-decrease-distracted-teen-driving#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:27:03 +0000 dsellers 2117035 at http://www.mactech.com Mobile phone insurance market will be worth $27 billion by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020-0 <p>The global mobile phone insurance market is expected to account for $20.5 billion in revenue by the end of 2017, according to ReportsnReports.com.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/22/mobile-phone-insurance-market-will-be-worth-27-billion-2020-0#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:27:33 +0000 dsellers 2117037 at http://www.mactech.com Dell, ASUS see solid year-over-year growth in the PC monitor market http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/dell-asus-see-solid-year-over-year-growth-pc-monitor-market <p>Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in 2Q17, according to IDC. While the shipment total represented a decline of 6.4% over the prior year, some of the market softness can be attributed to a strong second quarter in 2016 (2Q16), presenting the most recently closed quarter with a challenging comparison, adds the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/dell-asus-see-solid-year-over-year-growth-pc-monitor-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/dell-asus-see-solid-year-over-year-growth-pc-monitor-market#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:18:06 +0000 dsellers 2117019 at http://www.mactech.com DRG PC forecast increased to 3% annually to 2021 http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/drg-pc-forecast-increased-3-annually-2021 <p>Daniel Research Group (DRG) says three key causal factors will influence the personal computing and communications market over the next five years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/drg-pc-forecast-increased-3-annually-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/21/drg-pc-forecast-increased-3-annually-2021#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:14:29 +0000 dsellers 2117018 at http://www.mactech.com Enterprise WLAN market sees stronger growth in second quarter of 2017 http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/enterprise-wlan-market-sees-stronger-growth-second-quarter-2017 <p>According to IDC, the combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments grew 2.5% year over year in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), finishing at $2.37 billion. </p> <p>The research group added that the enterprise segment grew 9.4% year over year in 2Q17 to reach $1.48 billion. In the enterprise segment, annualized growth in 2Q17 was comparable to that of 2Q16, when year-over-year growth also registered at 9.4%.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/enterprise-wlan-market-sees-stronger-growth-second-quarter-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/enterprise-wlan-market-sees-stronger-growth-second-quarter-2017#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:50:41 +0000 dsellers 2116863 at http://www.mactech.com UTM, firewall growth drive security appliance market expansion http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/utm-firewall-growth-drive-security-appliance-market-expansion <p>According to IDC, the total security appliance market saw positive growth in both vendor revenue and unit shipments for the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17). </p> <p>Worldwide vendor revenues in the second quarter increased 9.2% year over year to $3.0 billion and shipments grew 7.0% year over year to 706,186 units, notes the research group. The trend for growth in the worldwide market driven by the Unified Threat Management (UTM) sub-market continues, with UTM reaching record-high revenues of $1.6 billion in 2Q17 and year-over-year growth of 16.8%, the highest growth among all sub-markets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/utm-firewall-growth-drive-security-appliance-market-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/20/utm-firewall-growth-drive-security-appliance-market-expansion#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:48:42 +0000 dsellers 2116862 at http://www.mactech.com Wrist wearables market gaining momentum http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/19/wrist-wearables-market-gaining-momentum <p>The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is the growing niche market for wrist wearables, according to Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>). </p> <p>The popularity of wrist wearables has been growing to a large extent in the global smart wearables market, adds the research group. Apart from smartwatches and fitness bands, the vendors in the market are focusing on the development and manufacture of various other wrist wearables, including bracelets and tags.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/19/wrist-wearables-market-gaining-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/19/wrist-wearables-market-gaining-momentum#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:07:09 +0000 dsellers 2116625 at http://www.mactech.com Nearly 40% of consumers would switch insurance providers to obtain smart home products http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/nearly-40-consumers-would-switch-insurance-providers-obtain-smart-home-products <p>Parks Associates has announced new research showing that nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households with an insurance policy would switch providers in order to obtain smart home products as part of a new insurance service.</p> <p>The research group also notes that more than 80% of those likely to switch insurance providers are also likely to purchase smart home products with prevention features.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/nearly-40-consumers-would-switch-insurance-providers-obtain-smart-home-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/nearly-40-consumers-would-switch-insurance-providers-obtain-smart-home-products#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:52:56 +0000 dsellers 2116557 at http://www.mactech.com Most Internet users lack basic cybersecurity practice http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/most-internet-users-lack-basic-cybersecurity-practice <p>NordVPN (<a href="http://www.nordvpn.com" title="www.nordvpn.com">www.nordvpn.com</a>), a VPN service provider, has conducted a National Privacy Test – a survey of almost 5,000 respondents in English-speaking countries, which has determined that, on average, Internet users are not aware of basic online security rules. The average rate of correct answers was 44 out of 100, showing some dangerous gaps in general public’s cybersecurity knowledge.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/most-internet-users-lack-basic-cybersecurity-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/09/18/most-internet-users-lack-basic-cybersecurity-practice#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:51:40 +0000 dsellers 2116556 at http://www.mactech.com