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  • Last update: Friday 27 November 2015 [1228 news items]

Apple tells supply chains it will use OLED in upcoming iPhones, says report

Nov 27, 14:09

Apple has notified supply chains that it intends to switch to OLED panels for iPhones released in 2017-2018 and is calling on display makers in Korea and Japan to begin expanding...

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Led by Apple and China brands, high tech smartphone panel shipments rising, says IHS

Nov 25, 14:03

Demand for LTPS TFT LCD shipments rose 30% in September 2015 to reach 51.6 million units, due to strong demand from Apple and China-based brands. Total smartphone panel shipments...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

IC designers eye business opportunity from force touch solutions

Nov 24, 15:56

More Taiwan-based IC design houses, including FocalTech Systems and Himax Technologies, have stepped up their efforts to develop force touch sensors as China-based smartphone vendors...

Apple seeking second supplier for next-generation Apple Watch, says report

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:26

Apple has placed orders for four million Apple Watches for the fourth quarter, targeting mainly demand from the year-end holidays. Sales of Apple Watch are expected to surpass 10...

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

GIS revenues to reach higher than originally targeted for 2015

Nov 6, 15:05

General Interface Solution (GIS) expects to see upwards of 4% more in revenues than originally estimated for 2015 due to orders from Apple, according to industry sources.

Radiant posts over 66% quaterly revenue increase in 3Q15 due to orders from Apple

Nov 6, 14:39

Radiant Optoelectronics has reported a 66.47% quarterly increase in revenues during the third quarter of 2015 driven largely by orders from Apple.

Apple places driver IC orders for 2016 iPhone models with Synaptics

Nov 5, 15:39

Apple has placed LCD driver IC orders for its 2016 series of iPhones with Synaptics, indicating its in-house developed touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions...

Worldwide smartphone shipments up 6.8% to 355.2 million in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 29, 16:24

Global smartphone shipments grew 6.8% sequentially to 355.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, marking the second highest quarterly shipments on record, according to the...

Slow sales of iPad devices affect operations of supply chain makers

Oct 28, 11:08

Sales of small-size iPad products have remained flat in the fourth quarter of 2015, affecting operations of some makers in the supply chain, according to industry sources.

Samsung may supply Apple with OLED panels for iPhone, says report

Oct 27, 14:48

Samsung Display is now a supplier of OLED displays for Apple Watch, and may even supply Apple with OLED panels for other devices, according to Korea-based ET News.

Suppliers see weaker-than-expected orders for iPad Pro

Oct 26, 22:16

Apple is ready to sell its iPad Pro in November, but has only placed limited orders with the related upstream supply chain prior to the end of 2015 and for the first quarter of 2016,...

China market: Apple to open 24th self-operated retail store, says paper

Oct 23, 14:42

Apple will open a self-operated retail store in Dalian, northeastern China, on October 24, its 24th in the China market, according to the China-based Guangzhou Daily, adding...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% sequentially in 3Q15, says TrendForce

Oct 15, 12:34

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% on quarter to 332 million units in the third quarter of 2015, powered by the launch of new models by vendors, including Samsung Electronics'...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

HTC to unveil new mid-range smartphone

Newswatch - Oct 15, 10:26

HTC is expected to unveil its new mid-range smartphone, the HTC One A9, at online events to be held in New York, London and New Delhi on October 21. The A9 will come with a 5-inch...

Apple updates iMac family with new Ultra HD and 5K Retina displays

Oct 14, 16:17

Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

Microsoft Surface Book may bring more pressure to notebook vendors

Oct 8, 13:48

Microsoft has unveiled its latest Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device and the Surface Book, also a 2-in-1 device, but featuring notebook-class performance. Some market watchers are concerned...

Microsoft Surface Book 2-in-1

GIS reports strong performance for September due to Apple orders

Oct 6, 15:36

General Interface Solution (GIS) has announced that its consolidated revenues for September 2015 were NT$11.890 billion (US$372 million), up 36.44% from August 2015 and an increase...

Digitimes Research: Difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear devices narrowed

Oct 5, 22:39

The difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear-based devices has been narrowed as the latest updates of the Apple Watch have only made some modifications on outer design but...

Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus sales in the first 3 days were 10-15% weaker than iPhone 6 series in Japan, say reports

Oct 5, 15:28

Apple's iPhone products have strong demand in Japan and accounted for 60% of the country's smartphone sales in 2014; however, despite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus' strong sales of 13 million...

JDI to remain top Apple display supplier for iPhone in 2016

Oct 2, 14:36

Apple will look to Japan Display (JDI) as its main panel maker in 2016, according to media reports in Japan citing industry sources.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

Apple may shift 30% of iPhone 6s lens module orders from Largan to Kantatsu, say market watchers

Sep 25, 11:57

Apple is likely to shift 30% of orders for lens modules used in the iPhone 6s from Taiwan-based Largan Precision to Japan-based Kantatsu due to Largan's unwillingness to lower prices,...

Foxconn looking to purchase Sharp LCD business, say reports

Sep 22, 16:23

Foxconn Electronics is looking to buy Sharp's LCD business and is also looking to seek funding from Apple to make the move, according to media report in Japan.

Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015

Sep 22, 15:46

With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...

Digitimes Research: Apple Watch unit sales in 2015 estimated at 9-12 million

Sep 17, 15:52

Apple Watch sales are estimated at 9-12 million units despite the fact that the company is planning to sell the wearable in more markets.

Smartphone vendors eyeing TOL technology from TPK

Sep 17, 14:46

TPK is stirring up new developments with its second-generation touch on lens (TOL) technology, with major handset vendors including Apple reportedly expressing an interest for smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Apple TV still poses little threat to video game hardware developers

Sep 15, 15:29

Despite Apple highlighting developments for improving the user experience on its new Apple TV, there has yet to be a clear direction as to how the device can create new gaming experiences...

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream...

Quanta to remain largest all-in-one PC maker in 2016 thanks to HP orders

Sep 15, 14:19

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) process for its all-in-one PC orders for 2016 with Quanta Computer landing over 70% of the overall volume...

TSMC secures A10 chip orders from Apple, says report

Sep 14, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple's next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016,...

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Realtime news
  • Sharp expected to move headquarters, says report

    Displays | 23min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global all-in-one PC shipments to drop 3.9% on year in 2015

    IT + CE | 25min ago

  • Sharp to sell production equipment and patents to China and India makers to improve finances, says report

    Displays - Newswatch | 39min ago

  • TSMC to dispose of more Motech shares

    Bits + chips | 57min ago

  • Upstream supply chain expects new Nintendo games console to achieve 10-12 million unit shipments in 2016

    IT + CE | 1h 9min ago

  • Neo Solar Power adjusting allocation of solar cell capacities

    Green energy | 1h 46min ago

  • Samsung aims to drop AMOLED pricing to within 10% of LCDs in 2016, says report

    Displays - Newswatch | 1h 59min ago

  • Shipments of large-size LCD panels will drop in 2016 but total area will expand by 8%, says WitsView

    Displays | 2h ago

  • Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$23.820 billion, says NCC

    Mobile + telecom | 2h 10min ago

  • Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth rate forecast at 0.49%, says DGBAS

    Bits + chips | 2h 31min ago

  • GCL-Poly Energy to reduce solar wafer supply to Taiwan cell makers

    Green energy | 3h 59min ago

  • ECS to ship 2.5 million education tablets

    IT + CE | 4h 12min ago

  • SSD contract prices fall for 4 straight quarters, says DRAMeXchange

    Bits + chips | 4h 19min ago

  • PCB firm Unitech looks to automotive, IoT applications for 2016 growth

    Bits + chips | 4h 21min ago

  • The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

    Mobile + telecom | 4h 26min ago

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    Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

    Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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    Apple TV

    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Apple iPod Touch

    Apple has introduced its latest iPod touch and unveiled a new lineup of colors for all iPod models, including gray, silver, gold, pink and blue. The iPod touch features a new 8-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Jul 21.

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