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Battery life top complaint of Apple Watch owners: survey

Media | 09/15/2015 5:38 pm EDT

A new survey from research company 451 Research LLC. indicates high consumer satisfaction ratings with Apple Inc.’s Apple Watch, noting 54 per cent of consumers studied were very satisfied. 451 Research said in a press release Tuesday that, of those studied, 49 per cent said they liked the notifications best, followed by 41 per cent liking its health and fitness monitoring capabilities, and 30 per cent liking the esthetics and design. The release indicated that the short battery life of the smartwatch was the top reason for disliking the device, cited by 37 per cent of respondents,...

Cellular IoT/M2M connections predicted to quadruple by 2019

Media | 06/15/2015 6:58 pm EDT

The number of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections globally will nearly quadruple between 2014 and 2019, technology research group 451 Research LLC said Monday. 451 Research said in a press release that the number of connections will reach 908 million in 2019, up from 252 million last year. It said one reason for this growth is lower costs for technology and connectivity, giving companies more of an opportunity to enjoy financial benefits from IoT. It added that cloud-based platforms for storing data are making it possible to generate insights from...