Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel
While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.
Shipments double to 11 million units
While research groups like IDC and Gartner have shown an overall 15.6 decrease in worldwide tablet shipments in 2016, the market has not gone entirely belly-up, as Amazon continues to pull ahead with a phenomenal 99.4 percent increase in annual tablet growth during the same period.
Shipping with upcoming Galaxy S8-compatible GearVR headset
Samsung’s first handheld controller for the GearVR mobile headset has just made its way through the FCC, and several outlets now expect the controller to end up being announced by the end of the quarter.
Starts charging their customers too
The expensive management software outfit which no one is really sure what it does has worked out a way of screwing more cash out of its customers by forcing them to charge THEIR customers.
Not a Polaris at all
Details are coming out about the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s new supercomputer which is based around Nvidia GPUs.