Monthly Archives: November 2013

The future is here: Yes, it is Microsoft Surface 2 with modern apps only! (And ARM, not x86/x64!)

This video is speaking for itself (and for the title): Why I Love my Microsoft Surface 2 : Tips and Tricks [Sean Ong YouTube channel, Nov 3, 2013] In this video I show off my favorite features in the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Xamarin: C# developers of native “business” and “mobile workforce” applications now can easily work cross-platform, for Android and iOS clients as well

… while other cross-platform applications, i.e. “applications for consumers only” are prohibited for C# developers by the still high price of Xamarin, which essentially applies to indie and start-up developers only The mobile application development technology behind this, from the … Continue reading

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Q3’13 smartphone and overall mobile phone markets: Android smartphones surpassed 80% of the market, with Samsung increasing its share to 32.1% against Apple’s 12.1% only; while Nokia achieved a strong niche market position both in “proper” (Lumia) and “de facto” (Asha Touch) smartphones

Details about Samsung’s strengths you can find inside the Samsung has unbeatable supply chain management, it is incredibly good in everything which is consumer hardware, but vulnerability remains in software and M&A [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, Nov 11, 2013] post of … Continue reading

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The tablet market in Q1-Q3’13: It was mainly shaped by white-box vendors while Samsung was quite successfully attacking both Apple and the white-box vendors with triple digit growth both worldwide and in Mainland China

Details about Samsung’s strengths you can find inside the Samsung has unbeatable supply chain management, it is incredibly good in everything which is consumer hardware, but vulnerability remains in software and M&A [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, Nov 11, 2013] post of … Continue reading

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Samsung has unbeatable supply chain management, it is incredibly good in everything which is consumer hardware, but vulnerability remains in software and M&A

Crisis Message of Aug 29, 2015 from Hunbiased: Immigration which I very much felt to share here before anything else of my own: “ Immigration is *the* topic in the news in Hungary. It’s what all newscasts lead with and it’s … Continue reading

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The first multimode Android tablets and laptops from Lenovo

After Lenovo defies PC slump with 35% profit jump [Reuters TV YouTube channel, Nov 7, 2013] The rapid rise in mobile computing alongside a wobbly transition to Windows 8 has hit the balance sheet of most PC makers. But Lenovo … Continue reading

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Leading PC vendors of the past: Go enterprise or die!

Nov 5, 2013: Acer Chairman and CEO J.T. Wang Tenders Resignation … J.T. Wang, chairman and CEO of Acer, said, “Acer encountered many complicated and harsh challenges in the past few years. With the consecutive poor financial results, it is … Continue reading

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