Monthly Archives: November 2012

Amazing fulfillment robots coming to Amazon

Nov 26, 2012: How Amazon’s Largest Distribution Center Works tells us at [00:59] of the video that “Amazon brings in 50 000 seasonal workers here to work in a fulfillment center such as this.” Cory Johnson looks at an Amazon.com … Continue reading

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Can VIA Technologies save the mobile computing future of the x86 (x64) legacy platform?

Update: The Third x86-based SoC Player: VIA & Centaur’s Isaiah II [PC Perspective, July 11, 2014] … VIA, through their Centaur Technology division, is expected to announce  [on Sept 1, 2014] their own x86-based SoC, too. Called Isaiah II, it is rumored to be … Continue reading

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China: going either for good quality commodities or the premium brands only

This was the major learning for me when I was watching the November roundtable ‘On China’: Chinese Consumerism led by CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout today. It was even mentioned that the wealthy Chinese may have a luxiory car parked on … Continue reading

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Urgent search for an Intel savior

Update: Third-generation ultrabooks may be able to achieve 40% of notebook shipments, say players [DIGITIMES, Dec 11, 2012] As Intel failed to achieve its goal of having ultrabooks account for 40% of total notebook shipments with its Ivy Bridge platform, … Continue reading

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Boosting both the commodity and premium brand markets in 2013 with much more smartphones and tablets while the Windows notebook shipments will shrink by 2%

This is my conclusion after reviewing The ongoing trends in the commodity and premium brand ecosystems of Android devices: – Smartphones– Tablets and The emerging new trends in the premium ecosystem of the Windows devices:– Notebooks – Smartphones as reported … Continue reading

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Intel Haswell: “Mobile computing is not limited to tiny, low-performing devices”

Update: Intel releases updated Haswell CPU roadmaps to production partners, say sources [DIGITIMES, Jan 18, 2013] Intel reportedly has provided its production partners with updated roadmaps of its 22nm Haswell CPUs, which will be available in June, according to sources … Continue reading

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Nokia HERE Maps for everything, for FireFox OS in a strategic partnership with Mozilla

A highly recommended prerequisite reading: The Where Platform from Nokia: a company move to taking data as a raw material to build products [April 7, 2012] So, while Microsoft was struggling today with Steven Sinofsky, ex Microsoft: The victim of … Continue reading

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