Intel is launching several new chips designed for mobile devices like smartphones.
Mozilla, which makes a popular web browser called Firefox, is launching a new operating system for smartphones.
Why all of this mobile action from companies that heretofore have focused on the PC market?
Because mobile is where the growth is. And these companies and others realize that, if they don't get into the mobile game now, they'll never get into it.
Even now, it may be too late.
But aggressive pricing on tablets, smartphones, and components from these and other companies will likely have an impact on the existing mobile leaders, companies like Apple and Samsung. Specifically, the new entrants will put more pressure on the market leaders to cut prices or risk losing market share.
Price pressure in the tablet and smartphone markets is nothing new, but it is intensifying. Apple's profit margin has already begunRead More »from HP’s New Low-Priced Tablet Puts Even More Pressure On Apple