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  • semi_equip_junkie semi_equip_junkie Nov 14, 2012 11:06 PM Flag

    Samsung will strangle Apple

    Samsung nearly triples global tablet market share in 3Q2012:IDC
    GLOBAL - Although Apple retains its position as the world's top tablet vendor, Samsung increased tablet shipments by over 300 per cent, growing its market share from 6.4 per cent in 3Q2011 to 18.4 per cent in the same quarter this year.

    Smartphone sales up 47 percent as Android increases its lead

    Gartner figures show that while smartphone sales are up by almost half, some smartphone makers continue to flourish (think Samsung) while others are struggling (ouch, Nokia).

    Apple probably first one to adopt Haswell -
    for crying out loud - Apple plate is full to the brim and now they are going to dump Intel ?

    In the meantime WS is bidding up Fbook ...

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    • I would not be surprised if Apple adopts Haswell first. Just imagine the commercial "Our thinnest Macbook Air Ever..." or how about a Macbook convertible? I know Apple has said they would not do that, but they also said they would not make a 7" tablet and not build a phone either.

      BTW, the Xbox 720 will have Intel chip inside and there is rumour of a 7" gaming tablet called Xbox Surface that may also have Intel chip inside.

    • not sure why any company will want their direct competitor to have so much control over their production.

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