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  • Last update: Thursday 10 April 2014 [13 news items]

Windows XP migration and commercial spending helped offset weak consumer PC demand in 1Q14, says IDC

Apr 10, 15:27

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a decline of 4.4% on year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline...

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments enjoy over 25% on-month growth in March

Apr 7, 21:34

In March, global top-5 notebook brand vendors and top-3 ODMs both achieved an over 25% on-month shipment growth due to February's weak shipments caused by inventory adjustments, orders...

Enterprise PC demand may benefit from the end of Windows XP support

Jul 29, 15:30

As Microsoft is set to end its support for Windows XP in April, 2014, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the action will help trigger a PC replacement trend in the enterprise...

Windows 8 may not start a PC replacement trend for enterprises until after 2014

Nov 19, 22:57

Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8 is unlikely to start emerging until 2013 for the consumer market, while for the enterprise market, demand is expected to come at an even later time...

Microsoft new Windows 8 promotion unlikely to boost PC demand

Jul 4, 16:27

After announcing its Windows 8 upgrade plan for newly purchased Windows 7-based PCs in early June, Microsoft recently announced a new upgrade plan allowing consumers to spend US$39.99...

Microsoft aggressviely promoting its Windows 8 upgrade plan

Most organizations should try eliminating Windows XP by end of 2012, says Gartner

Jun 3, 01:10

Most organizations should be planning and testing Windows 7 this year, and most organizations should try to eliminate Windows XP by the end of 2012, according to Gartner.

Vendors to launch Atom N450-based netbooks on January 11, 2010

Dec 4, 12:07

Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo and even Micro-Star International (MSI), which originally planned to launch in December, are all set to launch their Atom N450-based netbooks on January...

Taiwan market: BenQ launches Windows XP MID

Jul 10, 16:27

BenQ has launched an Intel-based mobile Internet device (MID) in the Taiwan market in cooperation Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET).

Some netbook vendors looking to clear Windows XP-based netbook inventory

Jun 30, 12:34

Netbook vendors looking to utilize Microsoft Windows 7 are looking to speed up their clearance of Windows XP-based netbooks, as Microsoft has precluded Windows XP from upgrading to...

Acer Android netbooks will still ship with Windows, reveals chairman

Jun 5, 11:27

The Android netbooks recently announced by Acer will actually ship as dual-boot systems with both Android and Windows, according Acer chairman JT Wang.

Acer dual-OS netbook featuring both Android and Windows XP

Intel working with Broadcom to enhance HD decoding in Pine Trail

May 21, 14:40

Intel is working with chipmaker Broadcom to enhance the HD decoding capabilities in its next-generation netbook platform (Pine Trail), according to sources at notebook makers.

Intel GN40 netbooks held back by Windows XP

Apr 22, 17:19

One of the main selling points of Intel's Atom N280 processor and GN40 chipset bundle for netbooks is enhanced 3D graphics performance and hardware video decoding, but some of these...

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...

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    Aspire One AOD250 netbook with dual-boot OS

    Acer America has announced the US availability of the Aspire One AOD250 netbook featuring dual-boot Android and Windows XP Home Edition. The open design of Android gives Aspire One...

    Photo: Company, Oct 27.

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    DMP Edubook netbook

    Taiwan-based DMP Electronics has launched a US$100 netbook, the Edubook, which will be shipped to overseas markets in component form to be assembled by importers to save customs duties,...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Oct 8.

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