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Is This The Beginning of The End For Microsoft

Published on June 30, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Tablets.

We have reported in the past that PC vendors are struggling to build Ultrabooks and Tablets based on Microsoft Windows 8 OS, and now it seems that as Microsoft is continuing to insist on selling its OS for $85 to PC OEMs. Now we hear that many of it’s loyal partners have decided that their new BFF

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Google Unveils its Own-Branded Nexus 7 Tablet

Published on June 27, 2012, in Press Release, Tablets.

During the keynote presentation at the annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, California, Google unveil its Nexus 7 tablet which rivals Amazon’s popular Kindle Fire in both size and price. The device features a 7-inch screen that is designed to display books and other media available on Google’s Play service. The tablet was developed together

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Seagate Invests Several Million Dollars in NAND Controller DensBits

Published on June 27, 2012, in Press Release, SSD.

Seagate and DensBits Technologies the inventor of the world’s first Memory ModemTM have announced today a strategic agreement for the development of low-cost, high-performance SSD for the consumer and enterprise markets. In conjunction with the agreement, Seagate has made an undisclosed equity investment in DensBits. Seagate and DensBits are joining forces, to develop future products that are

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Google to Unveil Nexus Tablet Next Week

Published on June 20, 2012, in Tablets.

Google and Asustek of Taiwan jointly developed the 7-inch Nexus tablet PC. The tablet will be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center in the US, according to industry sources the Nexus tablet price will be set at US$199 and manufactured by Quanta Computer. The

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Microsoft Launched First Own-Brand Tablet

Published on June 20, 2012, in Tablets.

While PC vendors are struggling to launch a Windows 8 Tablet due to high OS costs, Microsoft on Monday unveil its own branded Tablet named Surface,  a sleek and thin magnesium slate with the intended to set the stage for Windows 8 and Windows RT The surface is  9.3-millimeter thick tablet, which includes a magnesium case that

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Loewe Officially Denies The Rumors of Apple Acquisition

Published on June 15, 2012, in Rumor, Smart TV.

German HDTV maker Loewe AG has denied that it is in talks with Apple about a potential $113 million buyout of the company. In an interview published on German website Heise on Sunday the company’s spokesman claimed there was “absolutely nothing to” the rumor. An unconfirmed tip provided to AppleInsider on Saturday claimed that the company’s board of directors was due to make a

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Digitimes Sources Say that Amazon May Drop Kindle Fire Price to $149

Published on June 15, 2012, in Rumor, Tablets.

According to sources from the upstream supply chain, Amazon is said to be considering launching a new 7-inch tablet at the beginning of the Q3 2012, and consequently reduce its existing 7-inch Kindle Fire pricing to US$149 to help transition to the upcoming new tablet. The industry sources believe that Amazon aims to expand its market share by

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IDC Projects Tablet Forecast Growth on Strong Windows 8 Tablets Interest

Published on June 15, 2012, in Market Share, Tablets.

IDC in its Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker increased its forecast for the worldwide media tablet market to 107.4 million units for the year, up from its previous forecast of 106.1 million units.  IDC also revised upward its 2013 forecast number from 137.4 million units to 142.8 million units. And by 2016 worldwide shipments should

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Microsoft to Unveil Windows 8 RT Tablet on June 18th

Published on June 15, 2012, in Rumor.

Microsoft scheduled an event on Monday in Los Angeles where it is expected to show devices running Windows 8 RT as well as highlight some of the  programs and services that will run on the products, according to AllThingsD Microsoft is confirming the L.A. event but is not offering any details on what will be covered. Source: AllThingsD  

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Microsoft Windows 8 OEM Pricing to Damage Struggling PC Vendors

Published on June 14, 2012, in SSD, Tablets.

At Computex Taipei, Microsoft disclosed to multiple PC vendors its new windows 8 OEM pricing strategy. Originally Microsoft thought to offer the Windows 8 RT, the version to ARM based CPU, to OEMs at $35. however the reality is that Microsoft offered the Windows RT at a staggering cost of USD$80-95 dollars. For a long time PC vendors  such

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