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Monday, 29-Oct-2012 05:57 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Tablet PC the wave struck eBook industry chain falls apart


According to media reports, the global pc tablet market fast, and has created a digital "victim" - digital book reader (or e-book reader). Reuters published an analysis of the article said that, due to the tablet users shunt reader consumers, many manufacturers in the industry chain of the global reader shuttered, the rest of the E-Ink is a hard to support, at the same time, the reader has also been weak technological innovation questioned.


E-Ink holding company in Taiwan, for example, the main business for the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook reader monochrome ink screen. Experienced five consecutive years of high growth, the end of 2011, reduce the business of the company, monthly income plunged 91 percent within two months. Sriram Peruvemba, chief marketing officer of E-Ink "(Reader) market plummeted." Reader market broke from unique ink screen can be read in sunlight and low power consumption. However, the Apple ipad tablet improved home light display and power consumption, with great success, in addition launched iPad Mini small size means that the reader has become a transitional technology.


Reuters pointed out, this technology turnover, like the piano replaced the harpsichord, and more feature-rich iPhone replaces Apple's iPod music player. Such as E-Ink reader manufacturers are looking for new ways to sell their technology, and even some companies to close down. The Pew Research Center poll shows that digital book readers in the United States over the age of 30, less than half of the reader. Readers under the age of 30, the proportion is less than a quarter. The analysts also lowered their forecasts. In December last year, IHS iSuppli predicted that by 2014, digital book reader deliveries to 43 million units. Last month, the agency modify the predictive value of deliveries to reduce by two-thirds.


However, the future of E-Ink "bet" longer ordinary consumers, but schools and other areas. E-Ink schools as a key engine of growth. E-Ink has already begun for the classroom to increase functionality, such as a "master" control the students to read the page which prevent students from prematurely read the answer page. This month, Amazon also announced a plan, including discounts, in order to develop the school market, allegedly 80% of the core textbooks in the United States has launched the iPad digital edition. Some educational institutions will invest to buy digital books, but they will not necessarily buy reading devices such as the tablet pc mit GPS. Singapore, for example, a university library has decided to purchase digital books will be 95% of the budget. Kindle reader in Singapore does not officially on sale, which means that these digital book is not aimed at one a reader.


E-Ink is not only emerging tablet computer siege ink screen innovation fatigue. E-Ink also want to own ink screen technology appear in more equipment outside reader. Recent years, its display has appeared on the watch, the Samsung phone keypad as well as U disk. Japan, an E-Ink display success stories of 2011, a major earthquake and tsunami, the other based on the display of power supply stopped working, the E-Ink display is still normal. E-Ink, chief marketing officer Sriram Peruvemba participated in various exhibitions around the world, to showcase a variety of its own ink screen prototype device, such as a music stand, embedded traffic lights display. CEO of E-Ink Liu Cheng said: "I told the staff, within five years, the non-reader ink screen applications will reach the level of the reader."


Analysts believe that it is justified. Jonathan Melnick, Lux Research analyst, said: "We have adjusted the expectations of the reader, but we continue to believe that this technology has a future market, not only with the tablet mit android E-Ink said, has not been The industry trends disturbed ink screen industry will play a central role in the future. CEO Liu Cheng said: "In our new products, we will no longer become a parts supplier."


Teacher Alva Taylor of Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College E-Ink as a case for teaching, he believes another successful E-Ink is unlikely, a technology company looking for applications and solutions, the very low probability of success. "


Friday, 26-Oct-2012 07:20 Email | Share | | Bookmark
star GT-i9300 performance run points


From CES and MWC, Samsung Galaxy S III has not appeared previously rumored Samsung will be released in April this phone. Samsung also via Twitter rumor denied this assertion. The machine is still very far away. Interestingly, however, about this phone from the shape and configuration is uncertain, foreign websites GLBenchmark was the first to expose the star GT-i9300 benchmark scores. If nothing else, named according to previous experience, the star GT-i9300 Galaxy S III code.


Before the rumored Galaxy S III will not be equipped with 1080P screen, hot in this run sub screenshots we can see this i9300 screen resolution of 1196x720, also in line with the rumors said. The system will be Android 4.0.3. Processor clocked at 1.4GHz, did not mention the number of cores, but the current message, star gt-i9300 mt6577 - schwarz quad-core processor is more likely. Comprehensive performance, the i9300 running GLBenchmark 2.1 Egypt Standard test scores for 6605 Frames (58.5 frames / sec). The remaining parameters can only wait for the machine released in order to know. Known as the highest flagship of Samsung Galaxy S III attract many eyeballs, although there are rumors that the GT-i9300 is a digital model of the aircraft, but the latest news confirms that they are not of the same handset. It is reported that the star GT i9300 was officially named Galaxy M, has arrival Chengdu Upsky.


Unlike targeting high-end Samsung Galaxy S III, mainly for the star GT i9300 mid-market. According to previous exposure of the real machine photo, star GT-i9300 followed the classic straight-touch design of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, three virtual buttons are lined up in the bottom of the screen, filling the simple beauty. It is worth mentioning that the Samsung brand logo is placed in the position of the bottom of the screen, making it even more unusual. Authentication information in WiFi, star gt-i9300 with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, but this resolution is often used in tablet PCs. It is reported that the star GT-i9300 will be powered by the latest Android 4.0 operating system, built-in TouchWiz interface is expected to feature a dual-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz.


Yesterday, users found that the Galaxy S III Code is the GT-i9300, to But today sammobile website, said that this is not the case, then they also exposed the official design of the GT-i9300. Can be seen from the exposure of the picture on the star i9300 bottom of the screen has a physical Home key and lg kp105 schutzh├╝lle, LED fill light back on both sides of the camera parameters, the machine is equipped with 4.8-inch Super AMOLED touch screen, running Android 4.0 system, built-in 800 million pixel camera, supports 1080p HD video shooting.


In addition, the parameters Figure aircraft are equipped with a quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, this would seem to imply that it is not used in Samsung just announced yesterday Exynos 4 quad-core CPU, because its clocked up only 1.4GHz. If the configuration is correct, then the GT-i9300 Galaxy S III, a variant of the model, after all, a 4.8-inch touch screen and a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, the Galaxy S III rumors or some different. star gt-i9100 in GLBenchmark of Egypt scenario testing, not only than HTC One X equipped with quad-core Tegra 3 processor speed is slightly faster, and the speed is three times that of Samsung's popular flagship Galaxy S II. As for the second "PRO" scenario testing, GT-i9300 did not catch up with rivals too, but the speed is still more than twice that of Galaxy S II.


Phone Arena, the foreign media, said star GT-i9300 Galaxy S II's built-in graphics processing core is the same model, "Mali-400", but star GT-i9300 higher default frequency from Galaxy S II era 266MHz up to 440MHz, equivalent to nearly 50% increase.


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