Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 20 January 2010 11:09

US PC makers to go extinct in 20 years

Written by Fudzilla staff


Image

Says Acer founder


Acer founder Stan Shih apparently doesn't think much of his US competition, as he believes all US computer makers could go the way of the Dodo over the next two decades.

It has nothing to do with global warming, as eco-mentalists would have us believe. Shih thinks American companies just don't get the market anymore.

“The trend for low-priced computers will last for the coming years, but US computer makers just don’t know how to put such products on the market,” said Shih. “US computer brands may disappear over the next 20 years, just like what happened to US television brands.”

Putting cheap products on the market is not something Apple does. Well, it does, but it ends up pricing them twice as much as the competition. However, the likes of Dell and HP still know how to make a cheap computer, so we're really not sure we can agree with Shih. Hopefully we will be around in 20 years to say we got it right.

More here.

Fudzilla staff

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments