Traditional TV Market Continues to Slowdown in 3Q13

The cord cutting phenomenon seems to be extending beyond cable subscriptions.An IHS report projects that global TV shipments are expected to fall from 238.3 million units in 2012 to 226.7 million in 2013. This follows a decline from 2011 to 2012 of 7%, and although sales were expected to pick up slightly this year, the original estimate of a 2% decrease

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Tablet Shipments on the Break to Lap the PC

In 2008 laptop shipments passed desktop shipments for the first time, marking the end of stationary PC as it transitions to mobile computing. Two years after (April 3, 2010) Apple released the first generation iPAD the missing link between mobile Smartphones and laptops, it didn’t take long for this new category to storm over and according

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Apple Upcoming MacBook Pro May be Retina Only

Apple’s upcoming event scheduled on Oct 22nd expectations for what will be shown are in many cases continuing to firm up with rumors and speculations circulating the WEB. StorageLook is not accustom to post rumors however one of our long time insider source within Apple brought some interesting bit of information. This source is familiar with Apple’s

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Come Visit Us at CES Unveiled TEL AVIV

The first CES Unveiled show in Israel is set to start tomorrow and the StorageLook will be presenting at the VBox Communication booth. VBox is launching at the show their first retail TV Gateway product family the V@Home. The VBox TV Gateway is set to change how we distribute live  TV content across the household.

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EMC to Acquires Israeli Storage Startup ScaleIO For $200M-$300M

Palo Alto-based ScaleIO is one of a new generation of startup storage providers that’s using intelligent software to help big companies streamline and converge their data storage operations at scale across thousands of servers. On a mission to re-imagine the very operations of enterprise data centers, the startup’s tech takes aim at the core business of storage

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Taiwan IC design houses reducing exposure in NAND flash controller market

DigiTimes reveals that as more NAND flash memory chips are designed into embedded applications, Taiwan-based IC design houses have shifted their attention away from the memory controller IC segment with some already diversifying their offerings to include solutions for non-memory products, and some looking to transform their core businesses, according to industry observers. Rising demand

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Intel Launch Haswell CPU to Revive PC Market

Computex Taipei 2013, Intel today on the first day of Computex launched its long-awaited lineup of Haswell processors. The chips are designed to enable a new breed of computers based on a 2-in-1 form-factor – PCs that can turn into tablets. The 22nm Tri-Gate Haswell CPUs offering 50 percent more battery life for notebooks than Ivy

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Samsung Takes 128-Gbit Flash Memory Below 20 nm

Samsung Electronics has announced it has begun volume production of a 128-Gbit, 3-bit Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND memory using 1x-nm class process technology. Samsung defines 1x-nm class to be somewhere between 10-nm and 19-nm. Samsung claims its chip has the highest physical density and the highest performance as it can move data at 400-Mbits per

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PC Shipments Post the Steepest Decline Ever in a Single Quarter

According to IDC, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), down -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of -7.7%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The extent of the year-on-year contraction marked the worst quarter since IDC

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Samsung Increasing Purchases of Memory Products from Outside

Samsung Electronics reportedly has expanded the purchase of memory products from outside, including the purchase of mobile DRAM chips from Elpida Memory as well as NAND Flash and eMMC devices from Toshiba/SanDisk. Samsung’s own supply of memory products is already falling short of internal demand, including that for its Galaxy-series smartphones and tablets, industry sources

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