◆COMPUTEX2013(2)Intel pushes 2-in-1 hybrid computers, but IDC thinks otherwise

Just as COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013 kicked off few days ago, Intel is now pushing for notebook-tablet hybrid computers from its latest chipset Haswell to its Taiwanese partners. However, IDC analyst thinks otherwise that the hybrid computers may not an attractive smart device. Tom Mainelli, IDC's research director said the present situation Intel, Microsoft and its partners going to face is how to divert consumer's attention from Apple's products with the entry level iPad at US329 or Android-based products that many makers now are pushing for tablets at US$129." (130609 TCA/TOKYO)