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Digitimes Research: Global all-in-one PC shipments to grow 17.3% on year in 2013

Jul 24, 15:18

Although Apple's weak iMac shipments caused global all-in-one PC shipments in 2012 to see the lowest on-year growth in the industry's history at 2.3%, iMac shipments in 2013 are expected...

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OEM semiconductor spending returns to growth in 2013, says IHS

Jul 23, 10:27

After a flat year in 2012, global purchasing of semiconductors by the world's top electronic brands is set to return to growth in 2013 as Apple and Samsung Electronics contend to...

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Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in June, but market share falls

Jul 22, 11:55

HTC continued to maintain its top smartphone vendor ranking in the Taiwan market with a 35.4% share in terms of sales value in June, even though its market share was down 1.5pp from...

TPK expects its 3Q13 performance to improve due to orders from Apple

Jul 18, 14:04

TPK expects its performance in third-quarter 2013 to improve due to OGS touch panel orders from Apple, according to industry sources.

Apple in talks with LG about Ultra HD TV panels

Jul 17, 21:38

Rumors are circulating in the market that Apple is interested in purchasing 55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels from LG Display.

IC orders from Apple ramping up

Jul 17, 20:47

Apple has stepped up its pace of chip orders indicating the vendor is gearing up to launch new products. IC orders placed by Apple for the third quarter have nearly doubled over the...

Smartwatches to explode by 2014, says Canalys

Jul 17, 12:59

More than five million smartwatches will ship in 2014, Canalys said in its new report. Canalys defines smartwatches as smart wearable bands that are multi-purpose devices running...

The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips

Jul 17, 11:26

If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...

Apple reportedly having some IC yield problems with new iPhone manufacturing

Jul 16, 12:17

Poor yields of fingerprint-recognition chips and LCD driver ICs will likely force Apple to reduce first-quarter shipments of the rumored iPhone 5S, which is slated for launch in September...

iPad mini may not be released till 2014, sources claim

Jul 15, 15:39

Apple's next generation iPad mini may not go into mass production until the fourth quarter of 2013, which will likely bring about a 2014 release date for the device, according to...

Samsung looking for new foundry clients

Jul 11, 21:56

Samsung Electronics' foundry business is looking to bring in new customers to offset the loss of Apple's orders, and could implement measures such as offering lower prices, according...

Pegatron sees on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 21:55

Pegatron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$66.54 billion (US$2.21 billion) for June, down 7.65% on month and 12.44% on year, NT$203.99 billion for the second quarter,...

Digitimes Research: Newly released high-end smartphones lack new functionality

Jul 9, 15:23

While a number of branded smartphone vendors have released their new high-end models recently, including the HTC Butterfly S from HTC, the Xperia Z Ultra from Sony Mobile Communications...

Apple new iPad set for September; still adjusting new iPad mini

Jul 8, 15:06

Apple is expected to announce its fifth-generation 9.7-inch iPad in September as scheduled, while its next-generation iPad mini reportedly may receive further upgrades in specifications,...

Notebook vendors concerned about Apple application for USB/SD hybrid port patent, say Taiwan makers

Jul 5, 15:51

Apple has filed a patent application with the USPTO for a hybrid USB/SD port which combines a USB port with SD card slot to save space to make notebooks slimmer. Ultrabook vendors...

Apple plans to split orders to new suppliers

Jun 26, 22:10

Apple is planning to split its upstream orders among 2-3 makers instead of relying on only 1-2 major makers, in an effort to avoid the risk of placing all its eggs in one basket....

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

Western European mobile phone market declines in 1Q13, driven by smartphone slowdown, says IDC

Jun 26, 11:39

The Western European mobile phone market shrank in the first quarter of 2013 due to a lower than expected slowdown in the smartphone shipments, according to IDC. Total shipments dropped...

TSMC reaches deal with Apple to supply 20nm, 16nm and 10nm chips, sources claim

Jun 24, 13:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and its IC design service partner Global UniChip have secured a three-year agreement with Apple to supply foundry services for the...

Commentary: Foxconn faces more labor problems

Jun 21, 14:07

To show the importance of labor rights, Apple became the first IT company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA) in 2012 and through the association, Apple began inspections of...

Apple gives a sneak peek of next-generation Mac Pro

Jun 11, 11:16

Apple has showed a sneak peek into the future of the pro desktop with a first look at the next-generation Mac Pro. Designed around a unified thermal core, the Mac Pro introduces a...

Apple upgrades MacBook Air with fourth-generation Intel Core CPUs

Jun 11, 10:39

Apple has updated MacBook Air with all-day battery life, fourth-generation Intel Core processors with faster graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and flash storage that is up to 45% faster than...

Apple supply chain expected to see increased performance in 3Q13

Jun 10, 22:29

Cover glass makers and backlighting module makers in Apple's supply chain are expected to start seeing increased performances in the third quarter of 2013 largely due to the company...

Upstream notebook supply chain sees growing orders in June

Jun 5, 20:48

Orders from notebook brand vendors to the upstream supply chain have started growing strong recently and are expected to benefit the supply chain's overall shipments in the second...

New-generation iPad to enter volume production in July-August

Jun 3, 19:20

Volume production of a new-generation 9.7-inch iPad will begin in July-August with shipments in the third quarter estimated at five million units. Meanwhile, a second-generation iPad...

Apple, Samsung, Microsoft to show new products after Computex 2013

Jun 3, 16:49

June has become a popular month for IT players to release their new products. Intel's Haswell-based processors as well as new tablets from Asustek Computer and Acer are all set to...

Digitimes Research: 2Q13 brand tablet shipments to reach 34 million units

Jun 3, 12:02

Following the low season in the first quarter of 2013, many vendors from the non-iPad tablet camp will introduce new affordable models running on the Google Android platform in the...

Global tablet sales in 2Q13 may fall 20-30% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 29, 15:42

Global tablet sales in the second quarter of 2013, due to off-season effects and consumers deferring purchases in anticipation of new models to be launched in the third quarter, are...

Apple reportedly to release 2 new iPhones in 3Q13

May 28, 22:14

Apple reportedly plans to launch two models of its iPhone family in the third quarter of 2013 and has asked makers in the supply chain to prepare production capacity for 20 million...

Windows 8 expected to take up 5-8% of global tablet shipments in 2013, say Taiwan makers

May 22, 20:36

Possibly because Microsoft has lowered licensing rates for Windows 8 for use in tablets, many vendors are developing Windows 8 tablets for launch in the second half of 2013, and thus...

Apple MacBook orders to rise 20% sequentially in 2Q13

May 20, 15:33

As Apple is ready to release its new MacBook products in the near future, sources from the upstream supply chain has revealed that their orders for MacBook devices are estimated to...

Asia Pacific leads worldwide mobile phone sales growth in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 22:10

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7% from the same period in 2012, according to Gartner...

BlackBerry to offer BBM on Android and iOS platforms

May 15, 22:16

BlackBerry plans to offer its messenger app, BBM, to competing platforms such as Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

New generation iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for home button

May 15, 21:46

Market rumors that the new generation of Apple's iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for the home button have been circulating and Taiwan-based sapphire substrate maker Tera Xtal...

Pegatron to expand workforce by 40% in 2H12

May 10, 12:19

Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng, at the company's recent investors meeting, said that the company will start expanding its production workforce in mid-June with the worker number...

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Apple 21.5-inch entry-level iMac all-in-one PC

    Apple has introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac starting at US$1,099. Featuring an ultra-thin design, a 21.5-inch display, Core i5 processors and the latest OS X operating system, the new...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Apple new MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013)

    Apple has updated MacBook Pro with Retina display, with prices starting at US$1,299. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display features fourth-generation dual-core Intel Core i5...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has announced the iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen. The new iPad features the Apple-designed A7 chip with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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