Dispelling hype around the next big device boom

Slowing smartphone sales may have some anticipating that the major tech companies will soon release the next game-changing device. But, given the lifespan of other innovative technologies, the next showstopping tech tool may still be a decade away.

There are a variety of signs that suggest that sales of smartphones may be slowing down. Despite impressive annual revenue growth, Samsung is likely to miss analyst’s expectations. Samsung is also cutting back on orders for the S4, despite being likely to meet their target of selling 22 million of these phones in the second quarter. Apple has also been rumoured to be cutting back on its future iPhone 5 orders.

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