Additionally, Shih throws ultrabooks in the same basket.
The retired exec also urged notebook makers "to come out with more value-added products through innovation."
Shih complemented the iPad by saying Apple used "outside-the-box thinking" and made the tablet extremely successful.
Acer has a 7-inch tablet coming out soon priced at $345, which Shih expects will cause some price competition in the smaller-screen market.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 5 Aug 2011 15:20