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21
JUL
2009

Techaisle Small Business Survey Finds 50 Percent of Netbook Owners Use Push Email

Techaisle‘s study on ownership and use of Netbooks among businesses shows that current and potential Netbook buyers are more technologically sophisticated than non-Netbook owners and support mobility products within their businesses. These small businesses not only support...
21
JUL
2009

Next Generation Netbook Platform Delayed to Next Year – Portable Monkey

According to Digitimes, the next generation Pine Trail platform, including the newer Atom N450 processor, will be delayed from a launch Q4 2009 to anywhere in the first half of next year, 2010. The reason being is to allow the existing netbook market to settle. Current netbooks...
14
JUL
2009

Japanese mobile porn consumption strains wireless data networks

The demand for mobile porn over 3G data networks has become so extreme that Japan’s top two wireless carriers, DoCoMo and KDDI, are looking to limit heavy data users in a bid to manage the load on their 3G networks. It’s fitting that porn is forcing carriers to deal with data...
13
JUL
2009

Apple To Launch $800 Netbook or Tablet In October – SoftSailor

Apple repeatedly said that they’re not working on a netbook because they don’t know how to make something priced below $500 that’s not crap. Well, that’s partly true as the company can make a lot of stuff price higher than $500 that’s crap. Now the rumors surface again as China...
09
JUL
2009

Report: Price Hikes Killing SSD Sales for Laptops – PC World

Surging prices for NAND flash memory have hurt what was a promising market for solid-state disk (SSD) drives in laptops this year, according to market research by iSupply Corp. In a report on whether rising flash component prices are curbing SSD adoption, iSuppli said the price...
07
JUL
2009

13-inch Apple MacBook Pro Selling Out?

When the new 13” MacBook Pro was announced, it didn’t take a genius to guess that it would sell well. Apparently though the little MacBook is exceeding all expectations. Some stores are having trouble keeping the notebook in stock. Gene Munster, an analyst for Piper...
06
JUL
2009

Apple to Add Micro Projectors to iPhone and iPod Touch? – Mac Rumors

In a brief note, DigiTimes reports that Taiwanese firm Foxlink is currently developing micro projectors for use in mobile phones, with Apple being one of the companies expected to launch devices with built-in projectors later this year. The projectors would allow the iPhone and...
04
JUL
2009

Nvidia’s Chief Executive Publicly Unveils Pricing of “Ion” Core-Logic – X-bit labs

Nvidia Corp.’s chief executive officer for the first time publicly unveiled pricing of the company’s GeForce 9400M single-chip core-logic better known as Ion. Based on the information provided by Jen-Hsun Huang now and several weeks ago, it transpires that Nvidia’s platform for...
02
JUL
2009

ION 2 has 2X+ more shaders

ION 2 should launch toward the end of the year, but Nvidia doesn’t want to talk too much about it, as it still plans to sell many original ION chips. Our industry sources have told us that the new, shrunk version of ION, probably branded as ION 2, should have much faster graphics...
30
JUN
2009

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

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, according to industry sources. The touch panel makers are basing their prediction on their...
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