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Hybrid Windows laptop-slash-tablet fails to halt toilet-bound PC market

The PC market may be in decline, but demand for hybrid laptop-cum-tablets will nearly double this year and again next, market-watcher Gartner has forecast. Validation for Intel’s new approach to notebook computers then? Not quite. While Gartner reckons some 18,598,000 “ultramobile PCs” will have shipped during 2013, almost twice …
Tony Smith, 21 Oct 2013

Intel reveals wireless connectivity roadmap

Intel has used the platform of its developer conference to reveal a roadmap for future wireless connectivity that will take in at least three different types of broadband connectivity for PCs. Intel has long made it clear that it will support WiMAX in its next generation onboard radio chips, but is now also adding a 3G HSDPA …
Faultline, 06 Oct 2006
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AMD mugs Intel in backstreets of Paris

AMD unveiled its marketing strategy for its Puma notebook silicon this week: rub Intel’s nose in it for as long as it can get away with it. Perhaps it’s no coincidence the launch was in Paris. The chip makers’ execs were at pains to point out that “this is not a paper launch” and you can buy systems running these chips today. …
Joe Fay, 05 Jun 2008
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CTIA: Handset vendors flaunt their wares

The largest US wireless show, CTIA, was held last week in Florida, but proved a relatively low key event in terms of major announcements, though as usual a huge statement of the overall weight and vitality of the wireless industry. The customary catwalk parade of new handsets, each model designed to push its vendor higher up …
Wireless Watch, 02 Apr 2007