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Notebook Demand Strong, Although Down on October.

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Digitimes Research reported that the notebook market continues to be buoyant with the global top-5 brands’ combined notebook shipments in November 2020 reaching the second highest-ever monthly level. The demand is …

Tags:Chromebooks| Market Data| Notebooks| Taiwan

Zuckerberg Commits to XR Future

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In a year end speech to employees, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that he would be “particularly focused” on technologies that deliver “a deeper sense of presence,” like augmented and …

Tags:Augmented Reality| | Mixed Reality| Virtual Reality

Amazon Echo Show can now play Netflix

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Amazon has now allowed the use of Netflix on the Echo Show Smart Display. Netflix support is available for all generations of Echo Show devices, from the first-gen down to the …

Tags:Amazon| Netflix| SVOD| Voice Input

Turkey’s Arçelik targets Asian growth with Hitachi deal

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nikkei reports that Arçelik of Turkey has taken a 60% share in Hitachi’s overseas home appliances business for $300 million. The firm will use the investment to drive its business for …

Tags:Beko| Hitachi| Investment

Iljin Display eyes turnaround from notebook and MiniLED

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In reporting on new funding for Iljin Tech, to help the firm turn around its business, The Elec said that the company seems to be banking on Samsung Electronics using its …

Tags:Financial Data| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Touch

HBO Max coming to Roku

by Bob Raikes

What They Say WarnerMedia and Roku have agreed ‘after protracted negotiations’ that Roku users will be able to get access to HBO Max, the premium streaming service. The access will start from 17th December. …

Tags:Roku| SVOD

Virgin Media reveals record-breaking 2020

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Virgin Media posted data about its success in 2020 in the UK, despite, or because of the pandemic. When it came to upload traffic, Virgin Media’s network saw data use jump …

Tags:broadband| Streaming Video

Interesting Links Week ending 18th December 2020

by Bob Raikes

Every week, we see interesting articles where we can’t really add value or they are just interesting and not related to displays, so we put them in a round-up list. Samsung Note20 Ultra 5G …

Tags:Big Data/AI| Nintendo| ray tracing| Samsung| Smartphones| Teardowns