“Topeka Capital analyst Brian White is traveling around Taipei this week and firing off short notes on what he’s hearing,” Jar Yarow reports for The Business Insider. “The most interesting tid-bit in today’s note is about Windows 8.”

More 3Q12 Uncertainty, Notebook Vendor Not Thrilled with Windows 8… Windows 8 should enter production in July and notebooks with the new operating system could be on the shelves by as early as September (even if not officially yet announced by Microsoft). During our conversation, we noticed a general lack of enthusiasm around Windows 8 for the notebook computer market and uncertainty around the success of the launch this fall. In fact, our contact will monitor the acceptance around Windows 8 before launching a tablet around the new operating system.”

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