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  Apple CEO criticizes Windows 8 on D10


In the D10 Digital Conference held by The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook expressed his sharp criticism about Windows 8 to be launched by Microsoft. According to Cook, the idea of this OS attempting to perfectly apply to both tablet and PC is far from realistic.On D10, Tim Cook said : "[With Windows 8, Microsoft] is pulling all of the leg weight of the PC market. You wind up with something that's very similar to what tablets were 10 years ago. The more you look at combining the tab...

   Apple CEO,Tim Cook,Windows 8,D10     2012-05-31 05:31:32


  Say good bye to netbook


Asus and Acer are the last two manufacturers of netbooks, but these two companies announced that they would not manufacture netbooks starting from January 1, 2013. Prior to them, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard and Dell stopped production of the netbooks. This means that the life cycle of netbook officially ended.Back to 2009, the U.S. market research firm ABI Research was very optimistic about netbook's future, they said netbook would open a new era for PC market and predicted netbook shipments would ...

   Netbook,Tablet PC, Comparison     2013-01-02 11:53:33


  Will tablet revolution really come soon?


The famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur and academic Vivek Wadhwa said a few months ago that tablet revolution would come only if the price dropped below $100. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 4th largest PC manufacturer Acer seems to be the first one to eat crab. It plans to promote $88 Android tablet Acer Iconia B1. Does this indicate that the tablet revolution is coming? According to a person who knows the Acer tablet project, Acer Iconia B1 configuration will be similar to those of ...

   Acer,Tablet,Low price,Tablet revolution     2012-12-24 20:51:33


  Samijyon : A tablet from North Korea


According to Sina Tech, North Korea Tech posted an article about Samijyon. Samijyon is a model of Android  tablet manufactured by North Korea. You can buy it with $200 in North Korea. Smajiyon's hardware configuration is as good as Samsung and Apple, but it doesn't allow WiFi connection and ordinary North Koreans cannot connect to Internet as well, users can only connect to domestic network of North Korea. On this tablet, there are no built-in Google apps such as Gmail and Google Play. But...

   Samijyon,North Korea,Tablet     2013-08-03 22:01:35


  52.4 million tablet shipments in Q4 globally


IDC released the global tablet shipment report for Q4. The total tablet shipments in Q4 were 52.4 million globally. It set a new record where the shipments increase 75.3 annually and increase 74.3% compared to last quarter which had shipments of 30.1 million. Among all the tablets vendors, Apple iPad's shipments were 22.9 million which ranks the first place among all vendors. It takes 43.6% market share. Samsung has 7.9 million shipments, increased by 264% compared to the same period last year....

   IDC,Tablet, iPad,Android,Kindle,Surface     2013-01-31 02:45:25


  Microsoft is to promote 80-inch Win8 Tablet PC


Microsoft VP Frank Shaw told Wired that Microsoft is going to offer 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablets PC. He said that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has one such tablet PC, “Steve Ballmer has an 80-inch Windows 8 tablet in his office. He’s got rid of his phone, he’s got rid of his note paper. It’s touch-enabled and it’s hung on his wall.”He mentioned the display screen of the 80-inch Windows 8 tablet PC will not be made by Sharp. Earlier this year, at the CES in Las Vegas, Sharp showed an 80-i...

   tablet pc,Window 8,80-inch,Microsoft     2012-05-28 06:05:33


  Apple is catching up with Samsung in smart connected device market


According to Sina Tech. IDC's latest report shows that as of the end of 2012, Samsung has a 21.2% share of the global market on smart connected devices which is #1. Apple has a 20.3% share which ranks #2. In smart connected devices market, Apple is catching up with Samsung. These devices include desktop computers, laptops, smart phones and tablet PCs. However, because of the higher prices,  Apple is still far ahead of Samsung in revenue. As of the end of 2012, Apple's revenue accounts for 3...

   Apple,Samsung,IDC     2013-03-26 10:53:31


  Samsung will release 10.1 inch Windows RT Tablet


Today, Samsung not only announced Galaxy Note Ⅱ, first Windows Phone 8 device Ativ S and camera EK-GC100 Galaxy equipped with Android 4.1 system, but also announced a Windows RT Tablet PC Samsung Ativ Tab.The 10.1-inch Samsung Ativ Tab has a resolution of 1366 x 768,1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2G RAM, a 32/64G storage space, support for microSD memory expansion. Other configurations as well as the standard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, support for USB 2.0, uHDMI and NFC.In addition, the tablet is...

   Samsung,Windows 8,Tablet     2012-08-29 19:36:31


  Intel disclosed more configuration details of Win8 Tablet PC


Intel disclosed more hardware configuration information for future Windows 8 Tablet PC in a conference in Beijing on Thursday  Tablet PC equipped with Microsoft new operating system is expected to be released in the second half of this year.Intel shows a Win8 Tablet PC model with Clover Trail platform Atom Z2760 processor, the dual-core processor support "burst mode" (burst mode, when needed to quickly improve performance) and Hyper-Threading Hyper-Threading can make dual-core chips in some...

   Intel,Win8 Hardware comfiguration     2012-04-14 00:20:47


  The new Surface RT may use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor


According to Sina Tech, Microsoft will launch its new Surface RT tablet equipped with Qualcomm processor . The source said, some of the new Surface RT will use Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, this processor will provide faster wireless data connection speed. The current Surface RT uses Nvidia's Tegra processor. Some versions of the Surface RT will continue to use Tegra processor. By adding Qualcomm processor as another option, Microsoft will further expand Surface RT function. Despite Microsoft h...

   Surface RT,Qualcomm,Processor     2013-06-19 08:11:03