Samsung admits Android tablet cash haul is disappointing

February 28, 2012

Samsung admits Android tablet cash haul is disappointing On The Register, Paul Kunert gives a report. “According to a Q4 snapshot from IDC, Samsung sold 353,000 tabs into channels across Western Europe, taking a market share of 8 per cent compared to 3.3 million units from Apple and a whopping 70 per cent market share. Other vendors are even further behind,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Intel’s ultrabook strategy needs heavy dose of emerging markets On ZDNet, explains. “Intel’s master plan to keep PC unit growth rolling along revolves around emerging markets and the ultrabook… And if you connect the dots, Intel clearly believes that ultrabooks will be an emerging market play. Ultrabooks will double as both laptops and tablets. Smith talked up Windows 8 and Intel’s upcoming processors,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Citrix, Dell shake up virtualization with VDI appliance On The VAR Guy, looks at the offering. “It’s shockingly simple and, frankly, brilliant: According to Dell,  a user (or partner) picks a server specification that conforms to the number of virtual desktops needed. When the box arrives preconfigured from Dell, it’s literally plug-and-play, which is especially attractive to VARs and customers looking to reduce the complexity of selling and deploying the virtualization technology,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

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Harmeet reports on channel partner programs, new technologies and products and other issues relevant to Canada's channel community. She also contributes as a video journalist, providing content for the site's original streaming video. Harmeet is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism.

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