Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

“Partners” Squabble Over Squeeze

M$ is changing the way things get done to “preserve” its precious property. For many years, M$ has had OEMs apply a sticker and forced the consumer to type in a lengthy code to help that other OS phone home. … Continue reading

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Q3 2011 PC Shipment Numbers

We don’t have a complete picture but one thing is clear, in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and APEJ (Asia/Pacific Excluding Japan), Apple is not in the top five OEMs of notebooks and desktops. IDC shows APEJ grew shipments … Continue reading

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“8” Not Expected To Take Significant Share Of ARMed Tablets

DisplaySearch has a misleading title and subtitle, “Tablet PC Architectures Dominated by ARM and iOS; New Kindle Could Light a Fire Under Android x86 Processors and and Windows 8 Expected to Take Significant Share After 2013” Just look at their … Continue reading

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ARMed CPUs at 28nm

TSMC is producing 28nm in volume now. With the small size of ARMed chips that is a huge increase in the rate of production of chips and at lower power consumption. At the last level, power consumption was mostly acceptable … Continue reading

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