Long overshadowed by smartphones, smartwatches have become useful gadgets in their own right. More features and functionalities have made them less dependent on smartphones. Though smartwatch sales are nowhere near that of smartphones, they have steadily growing market.
Smartphones with increased functionality and performance have become an indispensable tool for many users. Smartphone users make up a large percentage of global mobile phone users which is estimated to about 5 billion by 2019. The fierce battle for market share thus continues.
Google’s Android and Apple’s IOS in a few years have completely taken over the mobile OS market. The have an overwhelming control over this market with a combined market share of 99.8% as of 2017. For now and the foreseeable future there is no reason to think their reign will end anytime soon.
Video games have gone past the early days of just fun and games. They make up a huge market now and some video games, in particular, have had great influence in growing the video games business. These games have sold millions of units worldwide. They are the best-selling video games ever.
Video games have developed over time to become a large industry. The video games industry is vast and generates astonishing amounts of money every year with Sony Microsoft and Nintendo being the major beneficiaries. These companies have a firm grip on the gaming market.
Google does not totally dominate the search market. In countries like China, Russia, Japan and others, Google faces serious competition from home companies. Even in the US Bing and Yahoo! are serious competitors to Google. It is, therefore, good to rank in all major search engines for better visibility.