Monthly Archives: July 2013

GiONEE (金立), the emerging global competitor on the smartphone market

In the Top 10 on the Q1 CY13 Chinese smartphone market Lenovo (w/13.1%), Huawei (w/10.1%) and ZTE (w/6.9%) are well-known brands globally. The #3 Coolpad (w/10.3%) is not, neither the #7 K-Touch/Tianyu (w/4.1%), nor the #8 GiONEE (w/3.8%), nor the … Continue reading

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Eight-core MT6592 for superphones and big.LITTLE MT8135 for tablets implemented in 28nm HKMG are coming from MediaTek to further disrupt the operations of Qualcomm and Samsung

Updates Update: The Power of 8: MediaTek True Octa-Core [mediateklab YouTube channel, July 29, 2013] MediaTek is the first in the world to optimize and adopt True Octa-Core technology for the perfect balance of power and performance. Unlike existing octa-core … Continue reading

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How the device play will unfold in the new Microsoft organization?

After the Microsoft reorg for delivering/supporting high-value experiences/activities the Devices and Studios Engineering Group lead by Julie Larson-Green will have undoubtable the far biggest challenge of all hardware development and supply chain from the smallest to the largest devices Microsoft … Continue reading

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Minutes of a high-octane but also expert evangelist CEO: Stephen Elop, Nokia

To me not only Nokia Lumia 1020: an excellent case of Nokia’s contribution to Microsoft as a key innovation partner [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, July 12, 2013] made a great impression but the extraordinary performance of Stephen Elop (CEO of Nokia) … Continue reading

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Nokia Lumia 1020: an excellent case of Nokia’s contribution to Microsoft as a key innovation partner

Update: An excellent infographic from  All you need to know about the world’s coolest Nokia Lumia 1020 infographic [Nokia Conversations, July 26, 2013]óriásméretben: http://cdn.conversations.nokia.com.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Lumia-1020-Infographic1.png From the video presentations these two are worth to embed here: Nokia’s Lumia 1020 event recap … Continue reading

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Microsoft reorg for delivering/supporting high-value experiences/activities

Too elevated and abstract formulation? Not at all, as just 3 days ago we’ve seen a really great example of such an experience/activity at the WPC 2013: Power BI Demo [msPartner YouTube channel, July 8, 2013] Even the title of … Continue reading

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Microsoft partners empowered with ‘cloud first’, high-value and next-gen experiences for big data, enterprise social, and mobility on wide variety of Windows devices and Windows Server + Windows Azure + Visual Studio as the platform

… even non-Microsoft devices are supported as Android and Apple phones are embraced as well  Preliminary information from this same ‘Experiencing the Cloud’ blog:– Windows Embedded is an enterprise business now, like the whole Windows business, with Handheld and Compact … Continue reading

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