As per latest estimates from MAIT, the sales of personal computers (desktops, notebooks and netbooks combined) is expected to cross 12.6 million units during 2011-12. For the year ended March 2011, the total PC sales rose 16 per cent to 9.31 million units. The the notebooks and netbook sales growth continued to outpace the desktop segment. The desktop sales stood at 6.03 million (60.3 lakh) units, a growth of 9 per cent. On the other hand, notebooks and netbooks together recorded a consumption of 3.28 million units, about 31 per cent higher than the previous fiscal.
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IBM, Vodafone extend outsourcing deal for up to $1 bln
IBM has signed an extended deal estimated at up to $1 billion to manage the information technology systems of Vodafone’s Indian unit until 2017 (source).
Vivitek Corporation has launched its 2D-to-3D D5 series of projectors. The new D5 projectors, the D512-3D, D536-3D and the D538W-3D, feature conversion technology that seamlessly take existing 2D content and convert images into 3D pictures, without the use of an external box.
D5 series takes standard DVD and Blu-Ray™ content (via HDMI) and switches it from 2D to 3D. The three projectors can also display 3D content from 720p/1080i at 50/60Hz and 1080p at 24Hz from 3D Blu-Ray players or other 3D sources, such as cable or satellite boxes.
The Dell Latitude XT3 laptop ‘has it all’: the flexibility of a touch-screen tablet, the power of an enterprise-grade laptop with large 13.3¨ HD display, and easy conversion between laptop and tablet modes.
Latitude XT3 offers ExpressCharge, 80% re-charge in an hour, battery options with a 9-cell extended battery and slice option for all day power.