PC Market for Dell in China

China and India are two very critical markets for Dell and they have also plans to introduce market specific PCs for these two countries. Last year, Dell consumer sales in China grew by 54 percent. This is 3 times over the industry average of 17%.

Market Share in China is 18% by revenue and 10% by volume. Compare this to the 16.1 percent worldwide market share. Dell had its retail presence in 45 cities of China till 2007. By the end of 2008, this shall shoot up to 1200 cities.

PC World Top 25 Most Innovative Products for 2007

The list of 25 products are

1. Google Gears
2. Apple iPhone
3. One Laptop per Child OLPC XO Notebook
4. Apple Time Machine, in Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
5. Amazon Kindle
6. Netgear Digital Entertainer HD EVA8000
7. HP TouchSmart IQ770 PC
8. AT&T Tilt
9. Facebook API
10. DeviceVM Splashtop
11. Toshiba Portege R500
12. Data Robotics, Inc. Drobo
13. Hybrid Hard Drives Samsung Spinpoint MH80
Seagate Momentus 5400 PSD
14. Eye-Fi Card
15. Panasonic TH-42PZ700U
16. Yamaha Tenori-On
17. Zoho Notebook
18. Radiohead ‘In Rainbows’
19. IOGear Wireless USB Hub and Adapter
20. Mint Software, Inc.
21. Microsoft Popfly.com
22. Sprint Airave
23. Ask.com
24. eXpresso
25. Kodak EasyShare All-in-One Printers

How to Improve Efficacy of Public Service Announcements?

Possibly the Scotland way! Previous studies in Scotland showed that out of 902 Television Public Service Announcement ads showed in over 30 markets, only 11.2% of the audience even watched a single ad. Scotland is now trying the virtual real estate to house its billboards – those virtual billboards on the Xbox 360 games: Project Gotham Racing 4, NBA Live, and Need for Speed: Carbon

Video games cater to over 73 percent of the 15-24 year old group. The project shall cost 10,000 pounds.

What's most popular at Amazon this season?

62.5 items were ordered on Amazon every second on December 10. The best sellers at Amazon from November 15 to December 19 are

Toys : Jakks EyeClops Bionic Eye, IlluStory Make Your Own Story Kit and Spinmaster Air Hogs Havoc Heli

Videogames : Nintendo Wii, “Super Mario Galaxy” and “Call of Duty 4.”

DVD : “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.”

Books : “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert, “The Dangerous Book for Boys” by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden and “I Am America (And So Can You)” by Stephen Colbert

Music : “Noel” by Josh Groban, “Raising Sand” by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss and “As I Am” by Alicia Keys

Consumer Electronics : Garmin GPS, Canon PowerShot digital Elph cameras and Samsung LCD HDTVs.

PC : Apple MacBook, Nokia Internet Tablet PC and HP Pavilion Entertainment Notebook PC.

Home Improvement : Black & Decker auto wrench, Black & Decker Gecko grip level and Leatherman Micra multitool

Watches : Timex heart rate monitor watch, LEGO Kids’ Star Wars Darth Vader watch and Skagen women’s Silver Dial mesh bracelet watch

What is a green computer?

Green computing is an initiative taken by Google to make computers more environment friendly. There are a few upfront costs to using a green computer, but it is more environment friendly.

Kansas and Minnesota governors have signed up to this initiative. These green computers cost $30 extra but are expected to reduce energy consumed by 50 percent.

Minnesota has purchased 4000 green computers and Kansas 5000