Nevertheless, 234 million fewer women than men access mobile Internet.
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Desktops, however, recorded a 6.6% decline as Internet café demand dropped significantly in markets such as the Philippines due to a prolonged period of forced shutdown in business operation caused by the pandemic.
According to research firm IDC, the Philippines smartphone market grew annually by 26.8%, bringing in 4.2-million unit shipments in the first quarter of 2021.
While market leaders like Apple and Samsung maintained double-digit market shares during the quarter, most of the growth came from smaller companies.
Inkjet vendors continued to record high shipments to meet ongoing demand and fill backlog orders as markets continue to adapt to the new normal.
Spending continued to consolidate in 2020 with the combined revenue of the top 5 public cloud service providers (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Google, and Oracle) capturing 38% of the worldwide total and growing 32% year over year.
Huawei is out of the Top 5 for the first time in many years, after suffering heavy declines under the increased weight of US sanctions.
While much of the world is still dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, sales of tablets and Chromebooks remain on fire.