Apple has enlisted K-pop girl band NewJeans to woo users in South Korea — the home ground of arch-rival Samsung Electronics Co. — as the world’s most valuable company bets on a post-Covid global rebound in spending. The iPhone maker is opening its fifth store in the center of Seoul’s posh Gangnam district, with local media reporting plans to open a sixth this year. Seoul would then have more Apple Stores than in iPhone-loving Tokyo.
A new analytical report this morning covers India's PC and Tablet Markets for Q4 2022 with Apple being the leader in tablets with a whopping 135.1% Year-over-Year growth. Apple's market share in 2021 was 13.7% and in 2022 it leaped to 34.7%. Apple's surge in Q4 2022 replaced Samsung as the tablet leader in India a year ago.
E3, the video game industry’s biggest annual expo, has been cancelled. The show had been due to make a return after years of Covid-19 disruption this June in Los Angeles, but in a joint statement, the US’s Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and events company Reedpop announced it would no longer be going ahead.