LG is Shooting to Double its Mobile Phone Sales in 2013

Published on March 14, 2013, in Smartphone.

LG Electronics Inc., the world’s fifth-largest handset maker, plans to increase smartphone sales worldwide and reach a sales goal of 40 million units in 2013. LG aims to nearly double smartphone sales in 2013 from shipping 26.3 million smartphones in 2012. It also plans to shift its focus from basic to high-end devices and hopes to

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Low Cost Tablets Increases Forecast

Published on March 14, 2013, in Tablets.

International Data Corporation (IDC) increased today its 2013 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 190.9 million, up from its previous forecast of 172.4 million units as they  predicted surge of smaller, lower-priced Tablets. The forecast Increase in tablet shipments have been made throughout the forecast period with an average increase of 11% between 2013 and 2016.

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What Facebook Really Needs From the Memory Sector

Kristin Lewotsky of EE Times post a blog after talking with Jay Parikh, Facebook’s VP of infrastructure in which he outlines Facebook’s current storage infrastructure, their growth and what they are looking for from the storage industry in order to better support their product. Facebook stores about 240 billion images, a number that is growing daily by roughly 350

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SanDisk Partners with NVIDIA to Deliver Worlds Fastest Tablet Reference Design

SanDisk and NVIDIA announced today at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2013 that the iNAND Extreme Embedded Flash Drive (EFD) supports Tablet reference designs based on the NVIDIA Tegra 4 – the world’s fastest mobile processor. The iNAND Extreme is optimized for use in the Tablets powered by Tegra 4. The reference design assist Tablet manufacturer with developing powerful new Tablets. With tens

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Gartner Test 9 Scale-Out NAS File System Storage

Published on February 23, 2013, in Enterprise.

Garter released today the result of a Critical Capabilities for Scale-Out File System Storage report testing 9 of the leading industry systems from Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nexentra, Quantum and Red Hat. Building scalable and cost-effective storage infrastructure for big data is a key imperative for IT leaders. This research compares nine scale-out file

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Micron Talks About the Future of Embedded Medical Memory

Micron held a Memory for the Interconnected World Webcast of February 21, 2013 where they talked about their Embedded Memory business and market condition in this series of articles I will cover the different Embedded market that Micron is pursuing. The medical space is the second fast growing Embedded market, in the medical space. interconnected helps

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Micron Talks About the Future of Embedded Automotive Memory

Micron held a Memory for the Interconnected World Webcast of February 21, 2013 where they talked about their Embedded Memory business and market condition in this series of articles I will cover the different Embedded market that Micron is pursuing. The main driver for the growth in Embedded Memory is the interconnected systems. The two main

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Etron to Hit 10 Million USB 3.0 Flash Drive Controller Milestone in 2013

Etron Technology of Taiwan fabless IC design and product company, is expected to see its cumulative shipments of USB 3.0 Flash Drive (UFD) controllers surpass 10 million units in 2013, up significantly from the current one million units reached, according to the company. Etron indicated that the company’s recently-launched EV2669 and EV1669 USB 3.0 Flash Device controllers

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Intel’s Short Term Plans to Revive the PC Market

Published on February 21, 2013, in SSD, Tablets, Ultrabook.

PC makers are planning to launch a series of measures, including price cuts for their products, in the second quarter of 2013 to rekindle the stymied notebook industry caused by growing popularity of tablets, according to industry sources. The launch of Windows 8 has failed to ignite replacement demand for notebooks in the end markets,

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Apple Still Leads With The World’s Best-Selling Smartphone Model

“Apple’s iPhone 5 smartphone model shipped an estimated 27.4 million units worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2012,” Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Shah said. “The iPhone 5 captured an impressive 13 percent share of all smartphones shipped globally and it has become the world’s best-selling smartphone model for the first time ever.” The firm estimates that

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