The developments in iPad 5 and future generations of iPad may impact the sales of Personal Computers to the corporate. Deutsche bank is very skeptical about the PC growth, considering the iPad equipped with 64 bit A7 processor, which is expected to come in place. Here is a piece of what they think:
“We…expect growing [desktop] virtualization and iPad deployments in the enterprise to pressure corporate PC sales through 2014-15…We expect AAPL’s [Apple’s] iPad refresh to include 64 bit architecture, which should enable a greater array of enterprise App development and facilitate greater enterprise penetration over time.
In the near term, back to school PC demand appears relatively soft and recent new hardware releases (Haswell) had little impact spurring incremental demand. Furthermore, we believe the corporate upgrade cycle will peak in [second half of calendar year 2013] as corporates complete Win 7 transitions ahead of Microsoft’s ending support of XP in early 2014.”
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Electronic Flight Bag used by airlines is synonymous to dematerialization in the stock market. The EFB is now very popular among the airlines to decrease the amount of paper they carry. This weight reduction will lead to higher fuel efficiency and ultimately a safer, cleaner environment. So, how is that possible? This is possible via an iPad application.
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The new iPhones continue to sell like hot cakes in various countries, but the disappointing news is that the iOS 7 is not delivering what it promised. After the initial hurdle of security issue fixed by an update, may be there are series of updates required to be given by Apple over numerous issues being faced by its users. One of the prominent ones faced of late is by the sudden vanishing icons of homescreen.
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The T3 gadget awards were held recently, and iPad mini was declared the winner in the ‘Best Tablet’ category. The other nominees were: Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Apple iPad 4, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and Microsoft Surface Pro. Last year winner in the best tablet category was Google Nexus 7. The awards are hosted by the gadget magazine T3, where companies like Apple, Samsung, Sony, Google and Microsoft battle each other in different categories. There are in all seventeen categories and the awards are held annually.
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The largest Japanese mobile carrier, DoCoMo, recently added iPhone to its shelves. But the iPhone addition failed to attract subscribers for NTT DoCoMo, but the subscriber numbers continued to rise for KDDI Corp and SoftBank Corp. More than 66,000 subscribers dropped during the month of September, for which DoCoMo blames the low stock levels of iPhones. The reasons for such low levels is not clear though.
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