May 15th 2015
Today JPR is releasing its latest report on the quarterly on worldwide GPU shipments. Overall GPU shipments dropped 13% in Q1'2015 from last quarter, AMD slipped 17%, Nvidia fell 13.5%, and Intel saw a 12% slip. Year-to-year total GPU shipments dropped 2.9%-Desktop graphics down 12.6%, notebooks up 4.2%.
The attach rate of GPUs (includes integrated and discrete GPUs) to PCs for the quarter was 148%, which was up 2.95% from last quarter, and 30.57% of PCs had discrete GPUs, which is up 0.39%.The overall PC market decreased -14.77% quarter-to-quarter, and decreased -6.5% year-to-year. More details on Q1'2015 can be found on our MarketWatch product page.
Techwatch May 13th 2015
Doesn’t always mean you win
AMD and Nvidia have been leaders in being first; Intel, ARM, Apple, Samsung, and others have been quick, but seldom first. Qualcomm has had some firsts.
First-to-market (FTM), also referred to as first-mover advantage, or FMA, can often gain a significant advantage if it is the first entrant and gains a competitive advantage through control of resources. But that’s really only part of the equation. If the first-mover does not capitalize on its advantage, its “first-mover disadvantages” leave opportunity for new entrants to enter the market and compete
Move over, iPhone. There’s a new high-capacity media phone in town and it’s… downright ridiculous.
Samsung and Danish design firm Bang & Olufsen revealed their latest collaboration on Tuesday, the Serenata phone.
Featuring B&O’s trademark over-the-top design, 4GB of storage and a 2.26-inch LCD screen,Read the complete article
SEOUL, South Korea - LG Electronics Inc., a major producer of mobile phones and consumer electronics, said Tuesday that third-quarter net profit surged nearly 15-fold amid record handset sales and better performance by its flat panel joint venture LG.Philips LCD Co.
LG Electronics earned 339.2 billion won ($369.8 million) in theRead the complete article
If you asked any of the executives at Nvidia if they were planning to offer an IGP three years ago, they would have said something like, no way, Who’d want to be in that low margin business? We have way too many other things to do, etc.Click here to read this news article
from Advertising Age (adage.com)
The joystick has brought Ben Stiller nothing but sorrow.
Total industry ticket sales were only $80 million for the Oct. 5 weekend the film opened, a whopping 27% below the same weekend the year before, according to research firm Media by Numbers. That’s the industry’s worstRead the complete article
Apple Inc.‘s next-generation operating system, Mac OS X “Leopard,” will be available Oct. 26 for $129, and Apple’s online store is taking pre-orders, the company said Tuesday.
Leopard was originally due in June, but Apple said in April that it needed to divert resources so it could launch the much-anticipatedRead the complete article