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  • Server Sales Are Down As Cloud Apps Abound At The Expense Of IBM, Enterprise Giants

    Server Sales Are Down As Cloud Apps Abound At The Expense Of IBM, Enterprise Giants

    Gartner Research reports worldwide server sales are down 5 percent for the first quarter of the year, with IBM, HP and the other members of the top five taking the biggest hit. Server shipments declined 0.7 percent. But the drop in server sales is not at all surprising. Cloud apps are popping up by the thousands across the market, as the developer movement speeds up. But these apps are not… Read More

  • Microsoft Inks Another Android Patent Deal, This Time With Quanta

    Microsoft Inks Another Android Patent Deal, This Time With Quanta

    The list of Microsoft’s patent buddies has just gotten a little longer today: the company has announced that they have entered into yet another patent protection deal, this time with Taiwan-based Quanta Computers. Readers may recall that Microsoft’s past partnerships range from big names like Samsung and HTC, to less prominent firms like General Dynamics Itronix. Read More

  • Quanta to produce ultra-thin notebook

    Quanta to produce ultra-thin notebook

    The Apple Air had a great big target slapped onto it once Jobs unveiled it. Now Quanta is the latest to enter the niche market of ultra-thin notebooks. Previously, Quanta made their cash by manufacturing computers for others, most notably, Apple so this notebook will probably bring the goods. Read More

  • Quanta, ooVoos developing HD video phone

    [photopress:Jetsons_Video_Phone.jpg,full,center] That nice big flat panel HDTV in your living room might become the video phone we’ve all expected of the future, if ooVoo and Quanta have anything to say about it. The video chat software maker and computer hardware manufacturer are teaming up to develop a set-top video phone solution. The thing is, video phones have been trying to land in… Read More

  • Quanta UMPC Prototype Shows Others How It's Done


    Now this is more like it. Quanta, the large Taiwanese laptop manufacturer for like, everyone, has developed an ultra-mobile PC (UMPC) I can actually get behind. (Unlike the POS I mentioned this morning.) A first for the company, the prototype UMPC is based on Intel’s Viiv platform, which if true means it could do high-def video playback and 5.1-channel surround sound, have Gigabit… Read More