The total value spend of NFC mobile payments will rise to $191 billion in 2017, breaking the $100 billion mark in 2016.
Portable game players took a bigger hit, but game console sales declined in 2010 from the previous year.
As smartphones and app downloads redefine the end-user mobile experience mobile carriers are facing a mobile data traffic boom that is rippling through their networks.
Smartphone shipments grew 71 percent 2009-2020, and Android leads the non-Apple field.
4.5 million tablet PCs shipped during the third quarter of 2010. Of those, about 93 percent were Apple iPads.