All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Notebook’

iPad Pro Potentially Hitting Markets in 2014

With the dawn of a new year comes ever-constant speculation from tech websites about what the newest gizmos and gadgets will be for the upcoming year. Thus far, most rumors point toward the excitement of a potential iPad Pro, rumored to be announced in the fall of 2014. The rumors received some credence and legitimacy when Evercore Partnersā€˜s Patrick Wang …

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Notebook Component Makers Reportedly Paying Cloud Costs

As the tablet market continues to grow, notebook manufacturers have begun to feel the pinch. Notebook shipments are down worldwide, and margins on the devices are becoming very thin. To shore up profits it now appears that some notebook manufacturers are pushing off some costs to their component manufacturers. DigiTimes today reported that “some” notebook manufacturers have pushed off costs …

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New Notebooks Running Windows 8.1 Are Incoming

Last year, PC manufacturers suffered a tough holiday quarter. The tablet market had matured enough that it was taking a bite out of PC sales, and particularly sales of notebooks. Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system was supposed to help with upgrade sales, but the software’s new design did not widely appeal to consumers who have spent years learning the …

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HP Predicted to Retake Notebook Lead From Lenovo

The second quarter of 2013 was a bust for PC manufacturers. Shipments of desktop and notebook computers were down nearly 11% from the second quarter of 2012. Only Lenovo was able to weather the waning market, raising shipments year-over-year by 19.7% and overtaking HP as the world’s top PC manufacturer. Now it appears that HP is poised to take its …

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New Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Coming July 28

In April, Samsung re-branded all of its notebooks and Windows 8 under the ATIV brand. Samsung “Series” notebooks are now ATIV Books, with numerical designations. Of these notebooks, the ATIV Book 9 is the current flagship hardware. This week, Samsung announced that an new “Lite” version of the ATIV Book 9 will be coming on July 28. The ATIV Book …

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Sega To Release Retro Themed Notebook PCs In March

Sega bowed out of the hardware race in 2001 after the Dreamcast couldn’t keep up with Sony’s PlayStation 2. Since then, fans have prophesied the return of Sega hardware every September 9 in honor of the Dreamcast’s original release date of September 9, 1999. Finally, after 13 years of waiting, Sega fans can get their hands on some Sega hardware …

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If You Buy Only One Notebook This Year, Make It This One

Tech reviews aren’t anything but shills for the latest hardware anymore. It’s just another advertising vehicle used by a publication’s corporate masters to sell you a product under the guise of objectivity. Whatever happened to the days of honest to goodness objective reviews? The folks at the Edyge have come to the rescue with a completely honest review of the …

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iPad Sales To Pass Notebook Sales Within Four Years

When Apple announced the new iPad back in March, he spent a lot of time talking about the “post PC” world, a world in which tablets replaced PCs – particularly notebooks – for many users’ day-to-day needs, including web browsing, content consumption, and productivity. The iPad, he claimed, is the “poster child” for the post PC era. According to recent …

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