Elevated demand for PCs combined with shortages that greatly impacted the supply of notebooks led to desktop growth outpacing that of notebooks during the quarter.
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A new survey carried out by security awareness platform KnowBe4 Research revealed that nearly a quarter of employees are unsure whether the information they are working with is confidential or not.
The growing popularity of gaming, as well as fitness, has helped spread consumer awareness of VR while companies like Facebook have made the tech more accessible.
In the Philippines, digital banking dominates 69% of all finance app installs, showing the high adoption rate that Filipinos have when it comes to fintech products.
Nevertheless, 234 million fewer women than men access mobile Internet.
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.