Articles tagged with: Intel and Netbooks

Will Netbook Boom End When Economy Recovers?

As consumers' disposable incomes dwindle, they are flocking to buy low-cost netbook PCs, driving global shipments up by 68.5 percent in 2009 and by a whopping 2,424 percent in 2008, according to iSuppli. more

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Intel Unleashes Atom Bomb on the Competition in 2008

Intel gained share in the global microprocessor during every quarter of 2008, partly due to the success of its Atom chip in the emerging netbook sector, according to iSuppli Corp. more

Related Tags: advanced-micro-devices, amd, isuppli, tim, netbook, notebook, micro-devices

Strong Mini-Note PC Demand Expected to Buoy Notebook Market in 2009

Despite what is looking to be a rather dismal year for the PC industry as a whole, mini-note PCs, or netbooks, are forecast to grow at more than 65% Y/Y in 2009, while the "traditional" notebook PC market is forecast to grow at just 3% in 2009, according to a DisplaySearch report. more

Related Tags: apple, lte, ovi, netbook, displaysearch, acer, notebook, display

Android based Netbooks to Emerge in 2009

The upwards view of netbooks starts with netbooks and looks up to laptops. It leads to two conclusions. First, the laptop market is becoming increasingly complex, with market segments catered for by a growing variety of low-cost netbooks and laptops. more

Related Tags: android, google, windows-mobile, semiconductor, smartphone, apple, ipod, smartphones, wind, ovum, netbook, mobile-internet, freescale-semiconductor, asus, open-source, operating-system, windows, freescale, linux, laptop, os

LG Electronics, Intel Collaborate on Future Mobile Internet Device

LG Electronics and Intel have announced a collaboration around mobile Internet devices (MIDs) based on Intel's MID hardware platform, codenamed "Moorestown," and Linux-based Moblin v2.0 software platform.  more

Related Tags: 3g, edge, ericsson, mobile-broadband, lg, lg-electronics, battery, memory, smart, linux, moblin, os, 3g-network, cell-phone

Industry Big Guns with no Bullets to Fire

After a devastating end to 2008, the future is looking bleak. At the start of 2009 the mobile industry is starting to implement strategic job cuts and closing of overseas offices. This is just the beginning.  more

Related Tags: android, google, sony-ericsson, 3g, microsoft, nokia, iphone, samsung, wimax, mobile-wimax, motorola, eu, apple, ict, edge, wind, ericsson, nortel, ovi, compete, sony, touch-screen, wimax,, operating-system, windows, 700mhz, chipset, ces, target, razr

Qualcomm Aiming at Intel's Market

Qualcomm is aiming to move into the territory dominated by the likes of Intel with its Snapdragon chipset platform which is aimed at the mini-laptops more commonly known as netbooks. more

Related Tags: android, google, microsoft, smartphone, qualcomm, wind, snapdragon, asus, smart, windows, linux, chipset

Ultra-Mobile Device Market Becoming Processor Battleground

The processor vendors supplying chips for UMDs (ultra-mobile devices) are playing a pivotal role in how this market is shaping up. X86-based processors are well entrenched in the PC world and ARM-based processors are well entrenched in the handset world. more

Related Tags: abi-research, compete, mobile-internet

Intel and the WiMAX Forum Working on Affordable WiMAX Devices for India

At a recent conference, Sriram Viswanathan, Intel vice president and general manager of the WiMAX Program Office, announced that the company is working with Indian service providers and device manufacturers to help bring WiMAX-ready notebooks and netbooks to the India market segment mid-2009 more

Related Tags: wimax, wimax-forum, bsnl, oem, open-patent-alliance, wireless-broadband, testing, interoperability, patent, digital-divide, auction

Multi-Mode WiMAX-LTE Chips to Hit Markets in 2009

2009 will see the introduction of a new class of wireless communications chip that features dual-mode support for both WiMAX and LTE, according to ABI Research. more

Related Tags: wimax, vodafone, abi-research, lte, kddi, 4g, usb, dual-mode

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