Laptops/Tablets

India’s tablet market has recorded a pandemic-driven 14.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth after a continuous decline for four consecutive years, according to the data revealed by International Data Corporation (IDC) India. With a total shipment of 2.8 million tablets in 2020, the consumer shipment marked a 59.8 percent growth over 2019, thanks to the increased
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Nvidia forecast better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter revenue on Wednesday, with its flagship gaming chips expected to remain in tight supply for the next several months. As people wait for COVID-19 vaccine rollouts around the world, stay-at-home orders have kept demand high for chips that speed up video games. But the Santa Clara, California-based company’s gaming chips have
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RedmiBook Pro 14 and RedmiBook Pro 15 were launched in China on Thursday, alongside the Redmi K40 series of smartphones. The new RedmiBook Pro models come with 11th-generation Intel Core processors and feature Thunderbolt 4 ports. The laptops also carry aviation-grade aluminium-alloy build. In addition to RedmiBook Pro 14 and RedmiBook Pro 15, Xiaomi brought
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US President Joe Biden said he would seek $37 billion (roughly Rs. 2,67,750 crore) in funding for legislation to supercharge chip manufacturing in the United States as a shortfall of semiconductors has forced US automakers and other manufacturers to cut production. Biden also signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at addressing the global semiconductor
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HP has launched three new Pavilion series laptops in India. The new HP Pavilion 13, HP Pavilion 14, and HP Pavilion 15 laptops are powered by the 11th-Gen Intel Core processors paired with Intel Xe graphics. The company says that this is the first consumer notebook range that uses post-consumer-recycled and ocean-bound plastics in the
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Microsoft has announced the next feature update to Windows 10. Version 21H1 will focus on delivering an optimised experience for remote work and learning environments. One of the major changes that the new update will bring to Windows 10 is multi-camera support for Windows Hello. The update will also carry security-related performance improvements. It will,
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The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Saturday that he expects his company and its clients will face only “limited impact” from a chip shortage that has rattled the global automotive and semiconductor industries. “Since most of the customers we serve are large customers, they all have proper precautionary planning,” said Liu Young-way, chairman
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The US. Federal Trade Commission has opened an in-depth probe into Nvidia’s agreement to acquire Arm, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing a source. The FTC has sent information demands to third parties, according to Bloomberg. The FTC and Nvidia did not respond to requests for comment outside regular working hours. Nvidia struck a deal with
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China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) cannot meet customer demands for certain mature technologies and its plants have been running “fully loaded” for several quarters, it said on Friday. Zhao Haijun, co-CEO of China’s largest chipmaker, made the comments during a conference call after its latest quarterly results. He also said external sanctions would continue
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Apple has launched a battery replacement programme for 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models that aren’t charging past one percent. The Cupertino company said that the issue affected “a very small number of customers”, though it hasn’t specified the reason behind the charging problem. In addition to the battery replacement programme, Apple has released macOS
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