Jon Peddie research counted
AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD.
Not that AMD is telling anyone
AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.
Android 4.4 still king
Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.
Thanks to “Free Upgrade” offer, upgrade aggressiveness
The folks over at Neowin have recently reported that Microsoft’s latest operating system is quickly approaching a large installation base worldwide and should eventually overtake Windows 8.1 as the world’s second most dominant operating system (behind Windows 7) sometime later this year.
AMD managed to take a tiny part of the discrete market share back from Nvidia.
40 million heading to Western Europe
MediaTek is winning market share in all territories as the outfit moves to challenge Qualcomm. .
Teams up with India's largest handset maker
MediaTek has teamed up with Micromax India’s leading handset player as part of its push into the huge market.
Suppliers need to sell less to make money
Nvidia had good quarter thanks to selling plenty of desktop-based Geforce cards, but the overall market has dropped 11 percent from the last quarter.
Year of shrinking
It would appear that the world is rushing to Nvidia to buy its latest GPU at the expense of AMD.