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iPhone 5 Virtual Teardown Reveals Higher BOM
2012-09-19 10:25:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much of this year´s pre-iPhone hype followed the familiar pattern laid out in years past. The most notable difference, of course, was that we knew nearly all there was to know about the phone going into the announcement. In years past, Apple preferred to shock and surprise us all with one grand unveiling. While we knew more about this year´s iPhone, the rest of this year´s rumor cycle continued on as it had in years...

iPad Still The King
2012-08-15 14:04:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just as many individuals finally had to come to terms with the fact that the Internet might not be a fad after all, some may finally be at that place in their lives where they can admit that the iPad is here to stay. Considering Apple is largely expected to release a newer, smaller iPad in just a few weeks, this dominance could be crushing to competitors. It´s a survey we´ve seen time and time again: The iPad is the...

DRAM Maker Merger Could Create New Dynasty
2012-05-10 12:21:11

American chipmaker Micron Technology announced today they are in talks to buy Elpida Memory, Inc, winning exclusive rights to acquire the company. Earlier this year, Elpida filed for Japan´s largest-ever manufacturing bankruptcy. Such a move could make Micron more of a competitive threat against other South Korean and Taiwanese chipmakers. The company could end up paying up to $3.75 billion for Elpida. According to a statement, Micron wants to become Elpida´s financial supporter...

Apple Margin Falls To Drive Marketshare
2012-03-20 10:16:04

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com In the world of business there is often cited “giving away razors to sell razorblades.” This formula exists with many high-tech products, everything from printers, where the replacement toner costs one-third or more the cost of a new printer to video game consoles, where the companies sell the hardware at a loss and make up the money in license fees. Now when spending several hundred dollars on a new video game console it might seem hard to...

PC Market Expected To Be Weak For 2012
2012-03-09 08:31:08

Industry analyst firm Gartner expects PC sales to remain weak for the remainder of 2012. They expect an increase of 4.4 percent over last year, however, with sales reaching 368 million units. The are also forecasting 2013 sales to reach 400 million units. Ranjit Atwal, a Gartner research director, told Computerworld, “PC Shipments will remain weak in 2012, as the PC market plays catch up in bringing a new level of innovation that consumers want to see in devices they purchase. The...

Samsung Sells 20 Million Galaxy S II Smartphones In 10 Months
2012-02-24 10:29:34

Apple´s iPhone may make the most waves when it comes to smartphone sales, but Android devices are seeing strong demand as well. Samsung claims it has sold 20 million Galaxy S II units since the device´s launch last April, reports Don Reisinger for CNET. Widely celebrated among reviewers and consumers alike, Samsung´s Galaxy S II is well-stocked with the latest technology, such as a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, and 8-megapixel rear-facing camera....

Kindle Fire And iPhone 4S Are Largest Threats To iPad Sales
2012-02-17 09:25:27

By rolling out the Kindle Fire just before the holiday shopping season last year, Amazon may have set itself up as the first serious competition against Apple in the mobile tablet market. The Fire was priced to undercut the iPad and designed to appeal to fans of e-readers who wanted some limited browser and gaming capability. So it appears that Amazon has found a niche selling half the tablet for half the price, found fans for its next generation reader and swiped some market share from...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.