Archive for Dec 24, 2008

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI takes second place in OLED shipments

Samsung SDI has slipped into second place for worldwide OLED shipments, with rival RiTdisplay forging ahead with 36-percent of the Q3 2008 market share.  However, despite 10-percent less of the market, Samsung SDI still managed to make more money out of their business, thanks to the higher selling price of the AMOLED panels that make up much of its business.  Overall, Q3 2008 saw 1.7m OLED panels shipped in total, up 60-percent on the same period last year.

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New Quanta-built iMacs to debut at Macworld conference Q1 2009 ?

New Quanta-built iMacs to debut at Macworld conference Q1 2009 ?

With Steve Jobs keynoting or not, numerous rumors been circulating Apple to refresh the revamped versions of its long-overdued iMac at the Macworld conference coming this January. Concreted source has further supported the hearsay. Citing its source from the Economic Times Daily this morning, Digitimes claimed Apple is evidently preparing to introduce the new all-in-one iMacs at the MacWorld conference in San Francisco, in two weeks.

Report said the Taiwanese manufacturer supplier of all-in-one PCs to Sony and NEC, Quanta, is contracted to begin shipping in Q1 2009 of their all-in-one computers in the quantity of 800,000 production units per month to Apple

Fewer detail were revealed to the exact specs of the machine; but, as usual, Slashgear will bring you the MacWorld conference live reporting first hand. Be sure to check out http://live.slashgear.com in the event of the live coverage.

SlashGear Giveaway Reminder!

SlashGear Giveaway Reminder!

Don't forget, today is the last day to take part in our two SlashGear Giveaways.  First up is Plantronics' Discovery 925, or more accurately a half-dozen of them, as we've got six of the Bluetooth headsets to give away to one lucky reader.  That's a prize package worth almost $900!  After that, head over to the Sleek Audio SA6 Wireless Giveaway, where we've got two pairs of Sleek Audio SA6 In-Ear Monitor Headphones to give away, plus one winner will also get the company's W-1 Wireless Adapter as well!

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