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Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers

Sep 28, 11:38

Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...

Apple still leads in smartwatch sales, but sector growth slow, says Kantar Worldpanel

Newswatch - Sep 27, 11:27

As of July 2016, 15.2% of US consumers owned either a smartwatch or fitness band compared to 8.1% for the four major markets in Europe - the UK, Germany, France and Italy, according...

ASE a major SiP backend provider for Apple, say sources

Sep 20, 00:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), through its Shanghai-based subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), has obtained SiP (system-in-package) backend orders for Wi-Fi,...

Apple pulls in chip orders for new Apple Watch, say sources

Sep 9, 11:47

Apple has increased chip and component orders for its new Apple Watch Series 2 products with monthly shipment volumes for August and September both surpassing two million units, according...

Apple introduces Apple Watch Series 2

Sep 8, 12:13

Apple has introduced the Apple Watch series 2, packed with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can...

Apple Watch series 2 smartwatches

Apple introduces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Sep 8, 11:37

Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series is the first water and dust resistant iPhone. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in more than...

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Foxconn shipping new iPhones from Henan, say reports

Newswatch - Sep 6, 22:04

As of September 5, Foxconn has shipped out a total of 371,000 units of next generation iPhone devices through customs in Henan province, China. The new iPhones are designated for...

MediaTek rumored to receive RFQ for wireless charging chip from Apple, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 5, 16:02

Apple reportedly has issued a request for quotation (RFQ) to MediaTek recently for wireless charging chips for an iPhone case, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Apple reportedly hikes order volumes for new iPhone devices

Sep 5, 11:19

Apple reportedly has revised upward orders by 10% for parts and components needed for production of the new iPhone devices scheduled to be released on September 7, according to sources...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK

Aug 25, 15:22

The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is expected to grow 8.8% sequentially to NT$144.2 billion (US$4.54 billion) in the third...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to up over 16% on quarter in 3Q16

Aug 25, 10:36

Global tablet shipments will bounce back 16.3% sequentially to reach nearly 47 million units in the third quarter, but the volume will still be down over 10% compared to the same...

More notebook vendors adopt on-board memory for Apollo Lake-based models

Aug 24, 15:36

Notebook vendors have mostly adopted on-board memory designs in place of DIMMs to make their Intel Apollo Lake-based notebooks as slim as possible, according to sources from Taiwan's...

Commentary: Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes

Aug 19, 14:13

Apple has met resistance from makers in Taiwan's supply chain to lower their quotes for parts and components for iPhone 7 devices, a move which aims to force Apple to discontinue...

China market: Xiaomi, Apple see smartphone shipments decline sharply in 2Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 18, 11:12

Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments decline 38.4% on year to 10.5 million units in the China market in the second quarter of 2016 during which other major local rivals...

MediaTek, AMD sales surge in 2Q16, says IC Insights

Aug 17, 11:09

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2016, and identified MediaTek and AMD as the fastest-growing companies.

Taiwan firms enter supply chain for 2017 iPhone

Aug 16, 20:12

In addition to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chipbond Technology and MJC Probe (MPI) have entered the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhone series, according to...

Taiwan market: FET offers payment services for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes

Aug 16, 16:17

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has announced that it will allow its monthly mobile service subscribers to pay for applications and services purchased from Apple's App Store,...

Smartphone shipments to grow 5% in 2016 when Apple posts first annual decline, says Canalys

Aug 16, 14:00

Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 representing a 5% on-year increase, according to Canalys. During the year, Apple is set to post its first...

Apple adds new server suppliers to reduce costs

Aug 16, 11:23

In addition to cutting component quotes for notebooks and smartphones, Apple is planning to reduce its costs from servers. The company has been seeking new server suppliers with lower...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments in China up slightly in 2Q16

Aug 15, 16:10

Smartphone Shipments in the China market totaled 149 million units in the second quarter of 2016, representing an increase of 2.7% on quarter and 14.3% on year, according to data...

Sales of iOS smartphones up in US and EU, down in China in 2Q16, says Kantar

Newswatch - Aug 12, 11:51

Sales of iOS-based smartphones returned to growth in the US and in the three major markets in the EU – the UK, Germany and France – but continued to suffer on-year declines...

TSMC grabs chip orders for new Apple Watch, says report

Newswatch - Aug 9, 21:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will replace Samsung as the sole supplier of chips for the new Apple Watch starting the second half of 2016, according to a report...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments total 607,000 units in June

Aug 3, 11:57

Shipments of smartphones totaled 607,000 units in the Taiwan market in June 2016, down from the 641,000 units shipped in the previous month and 640,000 units shipped a year earlier,...

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition

Jul 25, 12:27

Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramp up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality,...

Hinge makers see increasing demand for MIM-made hinges

Jul 19, 15:49

Demand for metal injection molding-made (MIM) hinges is expected to grow strongly in the second half of the year as Apple's upcoming new ultra-thin MacBooks will feature the component,...

SoftBank to acquire ARM

Jul 18, 16:24

The boards of directors of SoftBank and ARM have announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended all-cash acquisition of ARM for GBP24.3 billion (US$32.2...

TSMC secures exclusive orders for Apple A11 chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained all of Apple's A11 chip orders, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Huawei pushing mobile payment system in China

Jul 14, 14:33

With Asia's mobile payment market growing rapidly, in addition to Apple and Samsung Electronics' payment platforms, China-based Huawei, the largest smartphone vendor in China, has...

Taiwan IT players see Apple demanding price cuts

Jul 5, 12:02

With worldwide smartphone shipment growth slowing down, Apple has been cutting its existing upstream component suppliers' quotes and seeking new component suppliers to maintain its...

China market: Samsung, Huawei smartphones outperform iPhone 6s, says report

Jul 4, 12:17

The overall performance of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S7 series smartphones and Huawei's P9 family products was better than Apple's iPhone 6s devices, according to a media report...

Microsoft said to release Surface AIO in 3Q16

Jun 30, 11:21

With its success from Surface 2-in-1 devices, Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with upstream supply chain players to develop an all-in-one (AIO) PC under the Surface brand and...

Apple developing Micro LED panels for Apple Watch, say Taiwan makers

Jun 24, 10:35

While Apple adopted OLED panels for Apple Watch, the company is developing Micro LED panels which may be used in place of OLED at the earliest in the second half of 2017, according...

D-Link to launch HomeKit-supporting IP cameras

Jun 17, 12:46

Networking device vendor D-Link will launch an own-brand IP camera supporting Apple's smart home platform HomeKit with availability to begin at the end of 2016 at the earliest.

D-Link IP camera

Apple stepping up procurement for new Apple Watch

Jun 15, 10:51

Apple has stepped up procurement of chips and components for the second-generation Apple Watch which is expected to debut later in 2016, according to sources from the supply chain.

Apple completes sales of first bond issue in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:07

Apple has completed the sale of US$1.277 billion worth of bonds in Taiwan, with the yield for the 30-year bond issue set at 4.15%, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

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    Apple inexpensive 9.7-inch iPad

    Apple has updated its 9.7-inch iPad, featuring a brighter Retina display and improved performance. The Retina display features over 3.1 million pixels, and the device is enclosed...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

  • Apple+Watch+Series+2+smartwatches

    Apple Watch Series 2 smartwatches

    Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 2, with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can now run...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

  • Apple+iMac+all%2Din%2Done+PC+with+new+Retina+display

    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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