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Apple unlikely to reach 30% growth in 2012 MacBook shipments, say Taiwan makers

Nov 6, 21:21

Apple in early 2012 aimed at 30% growth in shipments of MacBook series notebooks from 2011, but viewing that shipments of MacBooks in the fourth quarter have so far been behind schedule,...

Commentary: Notebook ODMs face uncertainties in tablet market

Nov 6, 16:16

The rise of tablets and smartphones, plus the economic downturn in the US and Europe, have been causing PC brands such as HP, Dell and Acer to report unsatisfactory sales results...

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FIH assembling Apple iPhone 5, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 6, 13:59

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset arm of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), reportedly began assembling iPhone 5s for Apple in October, and the company is expected...

Largan announces over 70% on-year growth in October revenues

Nov 5, 22:55

Largan Precision has announced revenues of NT$2.42 billion (US$82.69 million) for October, up 34.3% on month and 71.46% on year, while the company expects to continue achieving growth...

Samsung reportedly delays new logic fab construction

Nov 5, 21:53

Samsung Electronics is likely to put off the construction of a new logic fabrication facility dubbed Line-17, due to the possibility of losing a portion of orders for Apple's next-generation...

iPhone 5 shipments to top 40 million units in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 30, 22:25

Shipments of components for iPhone 5 from the supply chain will be ramped up to 13-14 million units in November and to 16-18 million units in December, bringing total shipments of...

LG Display acquires most panel orders for new Apple products

Oct 25, 15:41

LG Display (LGD) has acquired most of the panel orders for all Apple's new products which were announced on October 23 including the iPad mini, fourth-generation iPad, 13-inch MacBook...

Radiant lands nearly all BLU orders for new Apple products, say sources

Oct 25, 15:29

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reportedly landed nearly all backlight unit (BLU) orders for use in Apple's recently announced new products, which will most likely push the company's...

Digitimes Research: Apple has chance to become the fifth largest PC brand in 2013

Oct 25, 11:25

Apple has released its new iMac, Mac mini, 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad. For the Mac product lines, which are all heading towards...

Foxconn seeking to reduce its dependence on Apple orders

Oct 24, 21:12

As Apple's order volume to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been increasing each year and already accounts for more than 40% of Foxconn's current revenues, the...

Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and new iMac systems

Oct 24, 15:49

Apple has introduced an all-new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At 0.75-inch and 3.57 pounds, the 13-inch...

Apple introduces iPad Mini and 4th-generation iPad

Oct 24, 10:17

Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

Taiwan market: Launch of iPhone 5 may be delayed until late November

Oct 23, 16:55

The launch of iPhone 5 in Taiwan is likely to be deferred until late November or even early December compared to the original schedule set for early November, according to retail...

Smartphone platforms can be transferred to TVs, says Sengital CEO

Oct 23, 10:30

During the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), Alan Lam, founder and CEO of Hong Kong-based design and engineering company, Sengital, indicated that demand for tablets and...

Rumor about delays in Apple launch of Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro emerge; but are quashed by Apple's supply chain partners

Oct 22, 21:21

Apple is ready to announce its new products on October 23 in North America with 7.85-inch iPad Mini, Mac Mini, iMac and 13-inch Retina Display-featured MacBook Pro have been named...

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

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IC vendors Parade, iML to benefit from new offerings from Apple, say sources

Oct 17, 22:00

With Apple beginning to send out invitations for an event likely to announce the iPad mini and new MacBooks on October 23, IC design firms Parade Technologies and Integrated Memory...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Radiant Opto-Electronics expected to ship 2 million BLUs for 7.85-inch iPad in October

Oct 16, 10:34

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to ship two million backlight units (BLUs) for use in Apple's 7.85-inch iPad in October and more than two million units in November,...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments decline 4.5% sequentially in 3Q12

Oct 15, 10:41

The global notebook market suffered rather poor shipment performance - 4.5% drop sequentially and 11.6% drop on year in the third quarter of 2012, according to Digitimes Research...

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Korea-based panel makers expected to lose tablet panel market share in near future, say sources

Oct 12, 10:41

LG Display and Samsung Electronics now hold a 60% market proportion of panels produced for tablets but will most likely start to lose ground to Panasonic, Sharp and AU Optronics (AUO)...

New iPad leads surge in Vietnam tablet market, says IDC

Oct 12, 10:31

According to a report by research firm IDC, the Vietnam tablet market registered growth of 110% on quarter during the second quarter of 2012. Pent-up demand for Apple's new iPad 3...

Bluetooth 4.0 to boom in 2013, say handset makers

Oct 11, 21:46

Handset makers have indicated that following Apple's footsteps, mobile platform makers such as Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), and Google all plan to support Bluetooth 4.0 in...

Component makers preparing for new Apple products

Oct 11, 14:10

Shipments of Apple's new products – a Retina Display 13-inch MacBook Pro, 7.85-inch iPad and iMac – have reportedly been delayed from September to October and with the...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Galaxy S III display specs beat iPhone 5, but it may not really matter, says IHS

Oct 3, 12:17

The addition of in-cell touch technology has improved the display of the iPhone 5, but it still lags the Galaxy S III smartphone from chief rival Samsung when it comes to screen thinness...

Asustek denies plans to launch US$99 Nexus tablet with Google

Sep 27, 01:20

Google and Asustek Computer reportedly are considering launching two new Nexus 7 tablets – an US$199 upgraded model and an US$99 entry-level model; however, Asustek has refuted...

TSMC, chipset players receiving follow-up orders for iPhone 5, say sources

Sep 26, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and chipset players have experienced a new wave of follow-up orders from Apple recently due to stronger than expected sales of iPhone...

Apple to reduce illuminated keyboard thickness in 2013, say sources

Sep 26, 01:20

Apple will reduce the thickness of light guide plates for the illuminated keyboards in its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models from 0.4mm currently to 0.25mm in 2013, according to...

Apple iPhone 5 puts labor shortage pressure on Foxconn

Sep 25, 15:40

Due to strong market demand, Apple's iPhone 5 orders rose significantly from only 8-10 million units in September to 14-16 million units in October, a growth close to 60%, and the...

Skyworks raises July-September financial forecast

Sep 24, 12:31

Skyworks, a semiconductor firm with customers such as Apple and Samsung Electronics, has raised its financial forecast for the period of July-September 2012 (fourth-quarter of its...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

Maps and Passbook in iOS 6 help propel Apple App Store growth in 2012, says IHS

Sep 20, 15:58

With the addition of the new Maps platform and Passbook app to its iOS 6 operating system, Apple has extended the reach of its smartphone and tablet ecosystem into the real world,...

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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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    Apple new iMacs with fourth-generation Intel processor

    Apple has updated iMac with fourth-generation Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, next generation Wi-Fi and PCIe flash storage options. The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac features...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

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    Apple iPhone 5c smartphone

    Apple's iPhone 5c features a new design in five colors - blue, green, pink, yellow and white. The smartphone is equipped with a 4-inch Retina display, Apple's A6 chip, and the 8-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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