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Intel works with notebook makers to push into Android tablet PC market

Mar 15, 16:09

As Microsoft has announced its Windows operating system will add support for ARM-based platforms, Intel has recently decided to cooperate with Taiwan-based notebook makers including...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

Samsung places about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 orders for new Galaxy Tab

Feb 15, 02:10

Korea-based brand vendor Samsung Electronics has placed orders to Nvidia for about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 processors and will be used for its new 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet PC,...

Intel, Microsoft may face strong challenge from ARM/Android

Dec 23, 01:15

With rumors that Microsoft will announce a Windows operating system designed specifically for ARM-based platforms at CES 2011, plus the fact that Intel has been working aggressively...

Second-tier notebook makers may benefit from Brazil procurement orders

Dec 14, 02:05

As the Brazil government is set to cooperate with Linux operating system designer Mandriva and Intel to offer 1.5 million Mandriva-based Classmate PCs to local children and will have...

Android to take top spot in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Nov 30, 13:53

Symbian will be the top ranked smartphone operating system (OS) in 2010 but its market share is expected to decline to 35.5%. Android will rise to second place from fifth in 2009...

Commentary: End of Symbian Foundation is a blessing in disguise

Nov 10, 11:22

With the Symbian operating system (OS) transforming from a closed platform to an open platform developed by a dozen players, and now once again back under the control of Nokia, it...

HTC WP7 smartphones selling well in Europe, Australia, say Taiwan makers

Nov 3, 09:49

HTC is seeing better than expected sales for its Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphones in Europe and Australia, with the HD7 introduced by O2 in Germany and 7 Mozart by Telestra...

Vendors to debut Chrome-featured smartbooks later in November

Nov 2, 01:45

Global brand vendors are expected to launch their new generation smartbooks featuring the Google Chrome operating system (OS) later this month (November), while Google also plans...

Engineer samples of Android 3.0-loaded tablet PCs to be ready in December

Oct 19, 01:35

Google has recently notified its partners that the Android 3.0 operating system (OS) will soon be completed with the related tablet PC engineer samples set to show up in December,...

First-tier PC vendors unlikely to mass ship tablet PCs this year

Oct 19, 01:30

With most first-tier PC vendors lacking a content supply platform and support from telecom carriers, and with Google's Honeycomb operating system (Android 3.5) not likely to be released...

Android becomes smartphone market's secret sauce for success in 2Q10, says iSuppli

Oct 13, 10:56

In a sign of the growing momentum behind Google's Android, makers of handsets utilizing the operating system represented the majority of the fastest-growing firms among the top 10...

Dell likely to be first vendor to launch Ubuntu Light netbooks, say notebook makers

Oct 8, 12:09

Canonical on October 7 announced its latest Ubuntu 10.10 operating system and Ubuntu Light for netbooks, and noted that consumers should be able to see Ubuntu Light-featured netbooks...

Dual-OS to become a standard for Acer dual-core netbooks

Oct 7, 01:10

Acer, at its new netbook launch press conference, noted that the company plans to adopt dual-operating systems (Windows 7 and Android) as one of the standard specifications for its...

Worldwide smartphone market projections raised 10% for 2010, says IDC

Sep 9, 09:01

The worldwide market for smartphones is expected to grow 55.4% this year compared to 2009 amid greater-than-expected demand for the devices. This is 10% higher than the previous forecast...

Taiwan market: FET receives exclusive rights to distribute entry-level Google smartphone

Sep 8, 11:25

Far Eastone Telecommunications (FET) will exclusively distribute in Taiwan a smartphone endorsed with the Google logo at the end of September at the earliest. The new handset, based...

Taiwan market: Asustek cuts Windows 7-based netbook prices

Apr 1, 12:04

Asustek Computer has recently dropped its Eee PC 1001HA with Windows 7 to NT$9,999 (US$314) in the Taiwan market and the company has also reduced the price of its dual-core Intel...

OS battleground expands from handsets to mobile devices, says iSuppli

Mar 25, 10:31

The battle for mobile operating system (OS) dominance is spreading beyond the smartphone arena and into other mobile and consumer devices, forcing developers to create applications...

Android to be number-2 mobile OS by 2013, says IDC

Jan 28, 12:16

By 2013, worldwide shipments of smartphones will surpass 390 million units, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.9% for the 2009-2013 forecast period, and Andriod...

Operating system software revenues soar 35% in 2009, says NPD

Jan 25, 16:16

Operating system boxed software revenues in the US increased 35% in 2009, but it was not enough to bring overall non-game software revenues into positive territory, according to NP...

Samsung handset focus to be on Windows Mobile, Android and Bada in 2010, says senior VP

Nov 11, 11:57

Samsung Electronics will continue to adopt Windows Mobile- and Android-based platforms for new smartphones launched in 2010, with another focus on in-house developed open operating...

Symbian handset shipments to double by 2014, says Juniper Research

Oct 5, 11:51

Shipments of open source Symbian handsets are expected to more than double over the next five years, according to Juniper Research. However, the platform faces strong competition...

Microsoft to adopt dual-platform strategy to compete with Android and iPhone, say handset makers

Aug 19, 11:14

Microsoft plans to adopt a dual platform strategy to promote its Windows Mobile OS (operating system) so as to take aims at both Android- and iPhone-based platforms, according to...

Netbooks to make head start in adopting touch panels, suppliers say

Jun 30, 14:30

Touch panel makers believe that netbooks will make a head start in adopting touch panels to utilize the Windows 7 operating system (OS), compared to regular notebooks and LCD monitors,...

Taiwan network equipment makers receive Windows 7 certification

Jun 23, 11:37

Taiwan-based network equipment makers D-Link, CyberTAN Technology, Gemtek Technology, Alpha Networks and Cameo Communications have obtained Windows 7 Logo compatibility certification,...

Computex 2009: Microsoft Windows 7 expected to be major attraction

May 26, 11:12

Windows 7 is expected to attract much attention at next week's Computer Taipei 2009, where Microsoft will be staging its biggest Computex ever at the event to demonstrate how its...

Android smartphone shipments to grow 900% in 2009, says Strategy Analytics

May 12, 11:36

Global Android smartphone shipments will grow 900% in 2009, according to Strategy Analytics. Healthy support from operators, vendors and developers is driving adoption. Apple iPhone...

The down economy could give alternative netbook OSes a hand up, says ABI Research

Apr 14, 14:08

Cash-strapped consumers and an economy in recession are bad news for sales of most products, but that may not apply to netbooks, according to ABI Research. Several characteristics...

Smartphones ring in healthy growth in 2009 despite mobile meltdown, says iSuppli

Mar 5, 11:27

Smartphones remain a bright spot with global unit growth as high as 11.1% in 2009, although the outlook for the overall mobile handset market continues to dim, according to iSuppli...

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    Microsoft Surface 2 tablet

    The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and its battery life can last up to 10 hours for video playback, according to Microsfot. The device features a 10.6-inch...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Acer Liquid C1 smartphone

    Acer and Intel have announced the Acer Liquid C1 smartphone based on Intel Atom Z2420 processor for the Asia Pacific region. The smartphone will be available with a special promotion...

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    HTC Windows Phone 8X, 8S

    HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The new HTC smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    Acer Iconia Pad W500 tablet PC

    Acer has unveiled a new tablet PC Iconia Tab W500 running on Windows 7 operating system and is equipped with AMD's C-50 processor and Radeon HD 6250 graphics chip for visuals and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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    Gigabyte S1080 tablet PC

    Gigabyte Technology has announced a new 10.1-inch slate-type tablet PC, the S1080, featuring Windows 7 operating system and powered by Intel Atom N550 dual-core processor. Weighing...

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