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Watch out for Apple, Google and Microsoft tablets
  • As Apple, Google and Microsoft are all expected to release new tablets in near future, smaller tablet brand vendors may have trouble trying to survive in the battlefield.

    Last update: Friday 19 October 2012 [7 news items]

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

Surface RT to pose threat to Windows 8 tablets, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 12:28

Microsoft's Surface RT tablets for sale at US$499-699 are expected to put large competitive pressure on Widows 8 tablets from Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu,...

Microsoft has recently released pre-order for Surface RT tablet

Weak demand for notebooks to remain until 1Q13

Oct 19, 12:02

Intel's financial performance for the third quarter of 2012 reflects a stagnant global notebook market mainly due to fast growing demand for tablets and smartphones, and because Apple,...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Google to debut US$99 Nexus tablet in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 12:12

Google, following the launch of Nexus 7 tablet models in June 2012, will unveil a Nexus tablet model for US$99 later in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

Demand for white-box tablets keeps growing despite keen competition

Oct 15, 15:10

Demand for white-box tablets rolled out by China-based makers remains strong currently despite the launch of US$199 models by Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google, and the dominance...

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