HP has lately declared that it is not going to produce tablets or smartphones any more because of poor sales as well as low profit margin. HP is now going to fully concentrate on cloud-based solutions and business software and has recently acquired the U.S. software Company Autonomy for $ 10.3 billion.
HP tried really hard to get a part of the smartphones and tablets market by even acquiring of Palm and development of WebOS with their smartphones and tablets, and even few months back, HP was planning to input the WebOS feature even on their PCs. On the other hand, all these efforts were of no-good productivity for the firm, and as a result they have decided to close it for further production.
Various smartphone and tablet manufacturers like Apple and others are now counting one less rival after HP has withdrawn from the market. Therefore, the number of rivals drops down to four of them including RIM’s BlackBerry, Microsoft’s Windows 7 Phone, Google Android and Apple iOS. HP happened to be one of the primary hardware manufacturers; various others such as Asus and Acer are suffering a lot more under the ‘tablet effect’ as compared to HP, and it is truly anticipated that some of the great players would be throwing in the towel in the coming year.
Microsoft Corporation has unveiled its next operating system called as Windows 8 operating system. This is one of the largest Application Company that is anticipated to launch its new operating system which as a code name Windows 8 that is offering touch screen features optimized for tablet systems in the coming 18 months.
Microsoft executives have started showing an initiating page that is very much similar to the Microsoft’s latest phone application with live tiles maneuvering by swiping and pressing the screen. According to the demonstration, Microsoft is making its progresses towards the new operating system which it promises will run on a wide range of hardware devices from conventional Systems to tablets and laptops.
Some of the Taiwanese vendors have certain concerns that have reported some limitations means they would have to be chosen by the chip-makers to make tablet systems for the new and upcoming Windows Operating system.
Sony has been on the back foot of being behind the schedule. Until now, the Japanese consumer electronics giant has not at all announced any news related to the released of any digital tablets at all. However, some rumors have been circulating the market lately and now they have been confirmed!!
Sony has recently unveiled two of its tablets that are based on Android 3.0.
By this autumn, the ‘S1’ and the’S2’ are going to be in stores. The first ones seem to have a 9.4-inch screen and the second version seems to be unique and innovative. Making it go half of the prior version, the ‘S2’ holds two 5.5-inch screens that are useful in displaying either one application or simply the interfaces of two different applications.
As both the gadgets are making use of the DLNA wireless technology, you will also be able to stream videos to your Television. Moreover, both of these devices are PlayStation certified. Because of which these gadgets stand out as tablets capable of winning over video gaming fans.
Let’s See What Sony is offering! 🙂
With the continuous release of innovative smart phones, mobile devices and PC tablets, they are directly associated to the mounting innovation in these particular niches. Technological advancements and developments are creating a need for modern and compact mobile products.
Nielsen, one of the leading research based companies has lately confirmed it after they have conducted a research. The data being collected highlighted that the Smartphone market is exceptionally competitive and this makes the consumers take a new challenge when they are considering opting for their new Smartphone.
There are three leading manufacturers when it comes to the Smartphone market; however, Google’s Android Smartphone has finally taken the lead. According to the new data, the USA consumers prefer buying Android phones as compared to any other Smartphone model on the market. Both the iPhone and Blackberry have been sharing 27 percent market share for the past year whereas Google’s Android presently is holding around 29 percent of the entire U.S. based Smartphone market.
Android is offering its users with a lot more choices; this is something far away from the fairly low-tech Samsung Intercept to the high-end with Motorola Droid Pro. Android offers a large variety of manufacturers as the Operating System can be modified so that the models, features along with the overall user experience completely varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Nielsen explains this point that when it is about the producers then Apple winners and RIM, ever since they are the only ones that are creating and selling Smartphones with their respective OS. The company has further added that the HTC’s consumer base has 12% a HTC Android device and 7% own a HTC device running Microsoft OS. At Motorola, it is 10% and 1% of consumers who have Android and Microsoft OS.
The Intel Corporation is considering making some enhancements and this is by getting their chips into their manufactured smart phones and tablet computers using them as processors. The gadgets will be available for sale in the year 2011 as it is rushing catching up the quickly growing and changing mobile market.
Intel claims that their new chips will be available for shipping by the next year and it will be revitalizing its smart phone businesses that have resisted getting off the ground among immense and substantial sales of Apple’s Smartphone’s and iPad tablets that are making use of the Google’s Android OS.Paul Otellini, Chief Executive Intel Corp stated that the consumer based products and gadgets will be rolling out in the markets by the first half of year 2011. He further stated that the manufacturer and firms have settled to make use of the Intel Chips in their 35 tablet models, and some of them are now already available in the market. The prominent names of different brands include; Toshiba, Lenovo, Asus and Dell.
Intel’s Atom chips ruled all kinds of netbooks; however, tablet and smartphone makers then neglected them as different companies such as Marvell and Qualcomm offered them with superior quality chips.