February 14, 2012
PlayBooks lapped up from RIM by distributors On The Register, Paul Kunert reports on the figures. “According to data from Context, the number of RIM fondleslabs sold to UK wholesalers during Q4 was up nearly three fold on a sequential basis to 32,000 units, taking market share to 3.4 per cent. Stock of the little loved PlayBook piled up in 2011 following its release and RIM forced through a series of price cuts and promos to spur demand,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Apple discontinues white MacBook for the education market On The VAR Guy, Dave Courbanou explains why. “This isn’t exactly groundbreaking for the future of Apple in the education space, but it does show that Apple believes the MacBook Air to be the most ideal device (and likely form-factor) for general use in all computing situations. It also represents the complete shift of Apple’s MacBook line to aluminum and glass, eliminating the polycarbonate substrate that once dominated everything, including the iPod line,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
DOJ approves Google, Motorola Mobility merger On ZDNet, Rachel King gives the report. “Following the news earlier on Monday that the European Commission has cleared the way for the merger between the Android OS maker and its mobile OEM partner, now the U.S. Department of Justice has approved the deal as well,” she writes. What’s your opinion?