All Entries in the Category : Computer

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Lenovo Shipped Record 18.7M Smartphones in Q4 2014

Lenovo just completed its first full quarter of business as the owner of Motorola and, with its $2.91 billion acquisition from Google under its wing, the Chinese company shipped a record 18.7 million smartphones in its most recent Q4 2014 quarter.

: Computer, Data, Telecom

Chromebook Sales Predicted To Grow 27% This Year

Google’s cloud-based Chromebooks continue carving a niche for themselves — predominantly in the education sector, as a less expensive alternative for this group of users than the iPad, but also making inroads in the U.S. consumer market.

: Computer, Data

Asustek expects good 2H15 notebook sales

Acer and Asustek Computer both expect their performance in the second quarter to stay flat sequentially as consumers are delaying their notebook purchases until the release of Windows 10 in the third quarter of the year. While Asustek is optimistic about its notebook sales in the second half of the year, Acer remains conservative.

: Computer

Let’s Call Apple’s Supply Chain What it Really Is

What makes one supply chain superior to another? That’s a question that I’ve been mulling over since Apple Inc. announced that the launch of the Apple Watch has been delayed. Once again, Apple is missing a product release because of an alleged faulty component.

: Articles, Computer, Consumer, Telecom

Electronics ODM Quanta riding the cloud

Leading top 10 electronics ODM Quanta is also the largest ODM notebook manufacturer in the world. In 2014 Quanta shipped 48.5 million notebooks against a 28 percent marketshare. (See: Top 10 EMS/ODM by revenue)

: Computer, Data, ODM

Mobile First, But What’s Next?

The ascendance of mobile devices, cloud computing and big data is having a profound impact on the lives of workers. Yet many of the business applications that run on their smartphones and tablets still fail miserably to take full advantage of this revolutionary shift. Even services that tout themselves as “mobile first” often fall short of delivering novel functionality that boosts productivity and profit.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom

Commercial tablet and 2-in-1 expansion accelerates in Western Europe

According to figures published by IDC, the overall tablet market in Western Europe remained challenged in the first quarter of 2015, declining 10.5% on year with shipments totaling 8.5 million units. The contraction, however, was mainly the result of sluggish consumer demand as the expansion of tablets in the commercial space accelerates with volumes increasing 51.3% from the same period in 2014.

: Computer, Data