Monthly Archives: March 2011

Acer & Asus: Compensating lower PC sales by tablet PC push

Update: Asustek Takes Aim at Apple With Latest Tablet [Aug 2, 2011] Asustek Computer Inc. is reportedly planning to fight off Apple with its latest Transformer-coded tablet PC in anticipation that Apple will cut down prices of its iPad 2 … Continue reading

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ASUS Eee Slate based Windows marketing from Microsoft

Microsoft strategy is to show that the Windows slates will provide premium value over tablets from Apple and Google/Android. While there had been nothing available to exercise that for quite a long time (see: Windows slates in the coming months? … Continue reading

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ASUS, China Mobile and Marvell join hands in the OPhone ecosystem effort for “Blue Ocean” dominance

Follow-up: First real chances for Marvell on the tablet and smartphone fronts [Aug 21 – Sept 25, 2011] Information about China Mobile’s related efforts on this blog: – OPhone OS (OMS) 2.0 based on Android 2.1 [July 5 — Dec 13, 2010] – … Continue reading

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