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  • Last update: Tuesday 18 March 2014 [15 news items]

Digitimes Research: Google shifts focus to large-size tablet competition

Mar 18, 15:49

Digitimes Research has learned that Google is set to release at least two Nexus tablets in 2014 with an 8.9-inch model already under development and set to enter mass production in...

Amazon likely to launch 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in 3Q12; to suspend 8.9-inch model

May 18, 01:30

The latest market rumors indicate that Amazon is likely to launch a 10.1-inch Kindle Fire in the third quarter, while tentatively suspending the launch of a speculated 8.9-inch mod...

Amazon next-generation Kindle Fire likely to have 8.9-inch display

Nov 4, 01:05

Amazon is likely to change its product roadmap by shifting the display size of its next-generation Kindle Fire to 8.9-inch instead of 10.1-inch as originally planned, according to...

Panel sizes diversified as Samsung releases 8.9-inch tablet

Oct 4, 15:51

Panel sizes are becoming diverse as Samsung Electronics released its 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab at the end of September, 2011. Sources in the industry said Samsung's move is aimed at differentiating...

New Galaxy Tab may help Samsung lead non-iPad segment

Mar 24, 01:30

Samsung Electronics, on March 23, announced two new sizes for its Galaxy Tab tablet PCs – an 8.9-inch model and a 10.1-inch model – and since Samsung has strong advantages...

Digital photo frame market to decline in 2009 and 2010, says IDC

Oct 29, 15:08

Global digital photo frames shipments grew 6.3% on year to 9.1 million units in 2008, with the US being the dominant region of nearly 5.9 million units, according to IDC. The global...

Asustek to launch new 8.9-inch touchscreen netbook; to delay 10-inch model

Oct 19, 15:57

Asustek Computer is expected to launch an 8.9-inch touchscreen netbook Eee PC T91MT around the timeframe of the Microsoft Windows 7 launch, according to sources in the channel. The...

Taiwan-based processor firm DMP Electronics launches US$100 netbook

Oct 7, 17:13

Taiwan-based DMP Electronics has launched a US$100 netbook, the Edubook, that will be shipped to overseas markets in component form to be assembled by partners in other countries...

Asustek lowers prices to clear stocks of 7-, 8.9-inch Eee PCs

Jun 30, 15:18

Asustek Computer has reduce retail prices of its 7-inch and 8.9-inch Eee PCs in an attempt to clear inventory.

Disney and Asustek launch netbook for kids

Jun 18, 15:25

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) and Asustek Computer have collaborated to develop the Disney Netpal, a netbook for children.

Disney Netpal netbook

Asustek keeping 8.9-inch netbook for procurement market, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 14:21

Asustek Computer has decided to keep its 8.9-inch netbook line instead of the original plan of phasing it out, but only for the procurement market. The company will push 7-inch models...

SSD-based 8.9-inch netbooks seeing sharp price drops

Feb 23, 17:01

Netbook vendors are dropping prices of their 8.9-inch netbooks models to clear inventory, and solid state drive-based (SSD-based) models are seeing the sharpest drops, according to...

Asustek to completely phase out 8.9-inch Eee PCs in 2009, says Asia-Pacific president

Feb 19, 12:17

Asustek Computer will completely phase out its 8.9-inch Eee PC netbooks in 2009 since 10-inch models are becoming the mainstream specification in the market, according to Benson Lin,...

Acer expects global netbook market scale to reach 30 million units this year

Feb 18, 16:04

The global netbook market reached a scale of 14 million units in 2008, and with shipments continuing to rise, the scale will reach 25-30 million units in 2009, and 40-45 million units...

Acer considering to stop shipping the 8.9-inch Aspire one in 2Q09

Jan 22, 01:00

Acer is reportedly considering phasing out its consumer 8.9-inch Aspire one in the second quarter of 2009 to make way for the upcoming 10.1-inch model, according to notebook industry...

Realtime news
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  • Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | 27min ago

  • China market: Two newcomers to launch mid-range, high-end smartphones

    Before Going to Press | 38min ago

  • Taiwan market: Garmin launches Vivofit

    Before Going to Press | 38min ago

  • Nanya Technology capacity utilization rate to hike in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 39min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 42min ago

  • Taiwan hardware makers may enjoy wearable device orders from Nike, say sources

    Before Going to Press | 43min ago

  • Main Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

    Before Going to Press | 43min ago

  • Some Taiwan networking device makers undergoing revenue decreases due to operational transformation

    Before Going to Press | 48min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipment to grow only 1.1% sequentially in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 49min ago

  • China market : Smartphone-use application processors dip over 4% in 1Q 14

    Before Going to Press | 49min ago

  • Buynow to welcome more non-IT related businesses to its shopping malls

    Before Going to Press | 50min ago

  • Gold Circuit likely to swing back to profitability in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 51min ago

  • Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 59min ago

  • Toshiba unveils new Ultra HD notebook

    Before Going to Press | 1h ago

  • Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

    Before Going to Press | 1h 1min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers' shipments show steep declines in 1Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 2min ago

  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

    Before Going to Press | 1h 2min ago

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets

    Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets features the newest version of Fire OS, and new features and services...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Mobinnova smartbook made by Foxconn Electronics

    Nvidia has showcased a Tegra-based 8.9-inch smartbook designed by Mobinnova and manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry). The smartbook has already received...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Oct 26.

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    DMP Edubook netbook

    Taiwan-based DMP Electronics has launched a US$100 netbook, the Edubook, which will be shipped to overseas markets in component form to be assembled by importers to save customs duties,...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Oct 8.

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