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Lenovo® to create division for tablet PCs and mobiles

Lenovo is a computer manufacturer which is very popular among consumers for high quality laptops. Now they are planning to establish two different operating divisions focused on tablet PCs and mobile phones. With the growing tablet computer market, this move will improve its chances of making an impact in this specific sector. Tablet PCs have seen healthy growth worldwide in recent times. The tablet popularity began with iPad from Apple. Seeing the latest trend, Lenovo is also preparing itself to launch new products.

Peter Hortensius, head of product development at Lenovo, said that this year will be the most important one for the tablet computers market. He also suggested that in 2011 we will see lot of winners and losers in the tablet sector. Recently Lenovo has launched the first slate PC in the shape of LePad. But it still has a long way to go to throw a prominent challenge to the Apple iPad. Undoubtedly Apple is the leader in this specific sector with 95% share worldwide.

Now with specific operating divisions, Lenovo is looking forward to build its own tablet PC soon. Last month Lenovo launched two business performance powerhouse laptops, dubbed as E220 and E420. They are powered with Intel processors and getting positive reviews.

Lenovo also showcased some of its powerful laptops at the recently held CES 2011 with the latest intel processors. Lenovo is also launching a range of ThinkCentre M90 and M91p desktop PCs. They have different processors varying from i3, i5 and i7 processors. They are expected to offer high performance. They have three type of sizes as tower, modest and eco small form factor.

With the tablet computers market growing by the day, it will be very interesting to see the competition in coming months. Lenovo is developing the tablets to stay in the competition and also to gain more faith from consumers. We hope it will be a quality product like the Lenovo laptops.

Plans of Acer® for netbooks and Android-based devices

Technology analysts worldwide had already predicted the bleak future for netbooks since the arrival of Apple iPad on the market scene in April 2010. The biggest question that technology and market analysts put forth is does the world now need netbooks or ultra low cost personal computers (ULCPCs) after Apple introduced the iPad. A poll clearly shows what customers have on their mind. 60% of technology enthusiasts and professionals gave their verdict that netbooks  don’t have any role or place in the future.

In line with the news, came the announcement from Acer that cleared the confusion and gave a clear idea on where the market is heading. Acer has mentioned that it will discontinue its line of ULCPCs and smaller computers and focus on products like tablet PCs. Acer has recently announced that it will be soon introducing its new range of products. Acer has plan of releasing a 7-inch and 10-inch line of Android-based tablets based on Intel’s latest chips “Sandy Bridge”. The Android tablets from Acer are expected to hit the market in the first half of 2011.

Tablets are the hottest items in hi-tech computer consumer durables. A market study clearly shows a big market for tablet PCs. It is seen that consumers are ditching desktops and laptops and welcoming their slimmer cousins, that is, the tablets. The market study also showed why there is no place for netbooks in future. Generally people who owned netbooks used them for Internet searching and email and 90% of proud iPad users use them for the same purpose.

While introducing its new latest range of tablet PCs, Acer has highlighted the fact that the tablets will have four-core processors and will be faster than any other laptop or netbook running on Windows. Also, the Sandy Bridge processors of these tablets PCs, are much more powerful than the current ARM-based chips. The tablet PCs will have Android OS, which is known to run on low power chips. Thus, with so many exciting features offered by tablet PCs, it should not come as a surprise why Acer has taken the decision to phase out its netbooks in favor of tablets.

Smartphone, tablet sales to surpass PCs in 2011

Over 10 million tablet PCs are likely to be sold around the world this year, according to a Deloitte survey that is in line with a recent study by Gartner. The survey forecasts a global market for iPad up to 55 million units in 2011 after 19.5 million in 2010. While some observers consider the tablet devices as having little processing power and aimed only for media consumption, in the year 2011, more than 25 percent of all tablets will be purchased by businesses and that number should grow in 2012, says Deloitte’s annual forecast on the sector.

The year will mark the end of the reign of computers and the advent of laptops will be comparatively more, Deloitte believes so as per its prospective study. According to a statement by Duncan Stewart, director of Deloitte Research Canada, there are four or five years, the only devices used here will be laptops. Today, there are mostly smartphones and tablet PCs. More than half of the hardware sold in 2011 will be a mobile device such as a  smartphone or a tablet computer. This development should result in an increase of 60% of the applications market, which will reach $10 billion in sales.

The survey reveals that the average revenue per user (ARPU) on a social networking website is 4 dollars and evaluates the advertising market of social media at 4 billion this year, less than 1% of the total ad spending. Facebook and its peers will benefit from comfortable margins compared to other media. Deloitte predicts that smartphone sales will add 375 million handsets in 2011 and that the tablet market will reach 50 million units.

Sony® to Unveil Tablet PC

 Tablet PC is one of the most talked gadgets today. The innovation started with the Apple’s iPad, they are the leader in this specific segment with highest shares. Tablet PC innovation also leads a war between Mobile phone makers. There is a race to get more and more consumers for their brand. With Android phones and Windows 7 phones are also getting bigger and influencing consumers the competition will be very interesting to watch out.

 

                                         

2011 is going to be a tech year for all tech hungry folks out there. As we have already saw it as the year of the tablet, then Smartphone with dual-core processors and also the presto. Now with the Sony announcement of unveils Tablet PC, the picture is getting really exciting. They are expecting this model to take on Apple’s iPad and also aim to capture second-biggest share in the market as Sony spokesperson Yoshiko Furusawa said.  Howard Stringer and Kunimasa Suzuki, deputy chief of Sony’s games unit told this at Las Vegas consumer electronic show but when Furusawa was contacted on phone he decline to confirm any more comments.
 

Sony is a reputed laptop maker famous for its amazing Vaio laptops will introducing the Tablet computers that according to ISuppli Corp. will triple to 171 million units by 2014 from 57 million this year.  Apple is currently dominating the Tablet computer market with 95% share and they sold 7.46 million iPad tablets between April and September. These data came by Strategy Analytics.  The news was reported online by Nikkei newspaper and Forbes.com today only. At recently held CES we saw many more new Tablets demonstrated by majors like Asustek Computer Inc., HTC Corp., and Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. 2011 is going to be a Tablet year as we already saw many innovative computers and also Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in September.
 

Tablet computers and Smartphones are hot topics these years and most of them are Android based. More Android-based tablets are coming with major companies like LG and Samsung is also planning to launch more tablets that work on the latest version of Android, Honeycomb. With the 3D-display it will be interesting to see how it will make effect in the Smartphone market. We also hope more innovation this year and we are eagerly waiting for the same product. As we already said, 2011 going be vital year for all tech-savvy products. More features will be added in Androids, there will be competition with Windows 7 phones also and there will be lot more innovating technology coming soon in this year.  With major like Sony is entering this segment, we are hoping more exciting and innovative Tablet future ahead. Sony has proved itself with laptops and 3-D technology and they will get to establish among these majors Tablet computer makers.  

T-Mobile® to Introduce 4G Tablets

T-Mobile, at the CES 2011, announced their plans to double the speed of their 4G network this year. In the first half of 2011, T-Mobile aims the achievements of peak download speeds of up to 21 Mbps, evolving into smart phones and  tablets in the later part of 2011 capable of delivering peak download speeds of up to 42 Mbps effectively. The T-Mobile laptop stick demonstrated at the CES 2011, gave a peek into the cutting edge download speed capability of 42 Mbps. With this, T-Mobile plans to offer unprecedented wireless experience, to all its customers, using rich media applications including creating and sharing mobile content, video conferencing, streaming video and multi-player gaming.

                                                     

Existing over 140 million American users in 25 metro areas will also benefit using their existing 3G devices for data services, as the backward compatible network enables 3G devices achieve maximum performance and speed. T-Mobile’s HSPA+ is actually appearing to be a viable and cost effective alternative to WIMAX and LTE towards a more than comparable 4G experience for the foreseeable future. The demand for smart phones and tablets with high speed data highways is the requirement of the day in America and T-Mobile with their enhanced speed capabilities promises an enriching experience on the 4G super highway.

T-Mobile announced plans and brought on offer the Dell Streak 7, a 4G tablet with peak speeds of 21 Mbps, the LG G Slate with the Android 3 Honeycomb, the Samsung Galaxy Tab and many others enroute. The Dell Streak 7 running the Android 2.2 OS, featuring a 7 inch WVGA touch screen with Gorilla glass, dual core Nvedia Tegra 2 processor at 2 GHz processing speeds also offers full Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support.

The LG G Slate will be the first 4G tablet from T-Mobile running Android 3 Honeycomb OS optimized for tablets with their 4G or pseudo – 4G experience. One can expect superb video conferencing, browsing, e-reading and fluid – streamable video.

The Samsung 4G enabled smart phone, Galaxy Tab with the 4G LTE technology on board with Android 2.2 and a 1.2 GHz Hummingbird processors another product to look out for. This will definitely transform the wireless experience and offer consumers newer ways to connect and share their lives at blazingly fast speeds. The Samsung Infuse 4G will be one more product in the basket of T-Mobile with rich multimedia and time response.

2011 can be ‘challenging’ for Microsoft: Goldman Sachs Research

Goldman Sachs is one of the largest investment firm bases in West Street New York. They primarily cater to the institutional clients in investment banking, securities and management. They provide services to major mergers and actuations to big companies. They also provide advisory services to underwriting services, asset management and brokerage services.

Apart from all these services, Goldman Sachs also performs regular research and analysis for all the major organizations on the basis of their financial structure and business planning.  In the same fashion, Goldman Sachs research note was released recently and it created a lot of buzz in the financial market. The research was about  Microsoft and it mentioned that Microsoft is about to face some challenges in the following year of 2011 and the company’s growth can drop down from 12% per annum to 7 % per annum.

The research performed by Goldman Sachs was specifically in the section of Mobile Phone and tablet PCs ventures launched by Microsoft. Last year, Microsoft has performed so many developments and got revenue benefits from its Xbox and Windows mobile project.  As per the market research, Company got almost 13.1 percent of growth in sales with these new projects.

The Goldman Sachs research says that even if Microsoft got such benefit last year, they are about to face financial challenges in the year of 2011 with their poor planning and implementation in Tablet PC.

Microsoft first came into the tablet PC market in the year of 2001 with the complete development and support dedicated to Tablet Computing. Their Tablet PCs are pen-based and comes with hand writing and voice recognition support.

The market of tablet PC is increasing day by day as a tablet PCs are very compact yet equally useful as a laptop or any personal computers. Microsoft has been doing so many evolvements in Tablet PC development but as far as the Goldman Sachs research shows, these efforts are not sufficient to attract the large numbers of investors and users.

The research has also pointed out the fact Microsoft has still not revealed the sales number of Windows Phone 7. These numbers are going to be the key revelation for the speech for Consumer Electronic Show and everyone is expecting good numbers but companies silence is saying a different story.

There have also been so many speculations, if Microsoft is going to bring the same experience in the large form-factor devices like Tablet PCs or not. As of now it seems that the Tablet PCs development and manufacturing is not in Microsoft’s major priority list and they are so far putting lot of effort and energy in Cloud Computing, Gaming console and Windows Mobile 7 development.

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