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Taiwan market: Apple iPad mini far outsells iPad 4

Jan 29, 11:57

In the Taiwan market, the sales volume of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad (iPad 4) are at a ratio of 3:1 for mobile telecom carriers' contract-bundled sale and 4:1 for...

iPad mini enjoys a better sales than iPad 4 in Taiwan

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

iMac shipments fall over 40% in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 16:10

There were an estimated 578,000 new iMacs shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012, dropping 42.8% on quarter and 54.8% on year mainly due to delayed supplies of key components, especially...

Apple reports record results

Jan 24, 19:17

Apple has announced financial results for its 13-week fiscal 2013 first quarter, which ended December 29, 2012. The company posted record quarterly revenues of US$54.5 billion and...

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Samsung surpasses Apple as top global semiconductor customer in 2012, says Gartner

Jan 24, 11:09

Samsung Electronics and Apple both dominated semiconductor demand in 2012, although Samsung overtook Apple as the top worldwide semiconductor customer, according to Gartner.

Apple to see tablet market share dip in 1H13

Jan 23, 15:22

Apple is expected to see the share of its iOS-based iPad and iPad mini in the tablet segment continue to be eroded by an array of Android-based tablets by other branded vendors in...

Apple to release two 4-inch iPhones featuring in-cell touch in 2013, say sources

Jan 22, 15:51

Apple is planning the release of two iPhones in 2013 that are likely to be sized 4-inch and feature in-cell technology, according to industry sources.

TSMC with 20nm SoC most likely to secure chip orders from Apple, says Digitimes Research analyst

Jan 16, 11:42

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to start making an integrated AP/GPU solution for Apple, using 20nm SoC process technology, according to Digitimes Research...

Samsung moves up in foundry ranking

Jan 16, 10:37

IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...

New 27-inch iMac sees shipment delay due to mass production issues, say sources

Jan 9, 22:33

Apple's 27-inch iMac is witnessing shipment delays due to mass production issues from Apple's main iMac panel supplier LG Display, according to industry sources.

Apple reportedly to roll out low-cost iPhone for emerging markets in 2H13

Jan 8, 12:01

Apple will roll out a low-cost version of the iPhone for China and other emerging markets in the second half of 2013, according to supply-chain sources.

TSMC shares rally on Apple chip order speculation

Jan 3, 13:59

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have rallied on reports indicating the IC foundry will likely grab orders for Apple's A-series processors earlier than...

Pegatron chassis subsidiary to be listed on January 25, 2013

Jan 2, 21:40

Casetek Holdings, a metal chassis subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, is set to be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on January 25, 2013. The company saw an EPS of NT$9 (US$0.31)...

Radiant looks to expand customer portfolio beyond Apple

Dec 28, 14:25

Radiant Optoelectronics will reportedly seek out more non-Apple customers in 2013 to provide backlighting units (BLUs) due to an expected rise in non-Apple tablet sales, according...

Digitimes Research: Loss of Apple processor orders unlikely to affect Samsung

Dec 28, 10:59

Apple reportedly plans to part company with its long-time partner Samsung Electronics. Apple has already reduced its chip orders to Samsung, and reportedly is set to move some or...

ASE reportedly lands small-volume orders for Apple processors

Dec 27, 21:00

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), an IC packaging and testing services provider, reportedly has begun to fulfill small-volume orders for Apple's A-series proce...

Apple furthers discussions over IGZO technology, say sources

Dec 26, 22:13

Apple is reportedly further evaluating how much IGZO panel supply will be available in 2013 if it were to use the technology in its next generation iPad, iPad mini and iPhone products,...

Apple reportedly to move Mac mini production line to the US

Dec 26, 21:22

Apple is reportedly set to move its Mac mini production lines back to the US with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to be responsible of handling establishment, according...

Lenovo, HP January 2013 notebook shipments expected to be higher than Acer, Asustek

Dec 26, 15:38

Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are expected to see better shipment performance than Acer and Asustek Computer in January 2013 mainly because Lenovo will see strong demand in China...

Taiwan flexible PCB makers December sales to drop

Dec 24, 09:52

Revenues at Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers Career Technology, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology are expected to register sequential decreases in December as clients...

TSMC could build new fabs anywhere, says chairman

Dec 21, 15:20

In response to rumors that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) could follow Globalfoundries in building a wafer fab in New York, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has...

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Apple iPad mini shipments may reach 12 million units by the end of 2012

Dec 19, 20:42

Apple has recently increased its iPad mini orders from eight million units to 10 million due to strong sales worldwide, and the volume may reach 12 million units in total, according...

Pegatron to see strong 1Q13 due to iPad mini orders

Dec 17, 21:50

Pegatron Technology is expected to see a strong sales performance in the first quarter of 2013 due to estimated strong orders for the iPad mini and iPad mini orders also benefited...

Commentary: Foxconn to continue to dominate tablet OEM business in 2013

Dec 17, 14:13

Demand for tablets is expected to grow. In 2012, total demand in the market was 120-130 units. Market observers believe in 2013, demand will expand to 180 units and in particular,...

Apple to enhance resolution of next-generation iPad mini, say sources

Dec 13, 21:22

Apple's next-generation iPad mini will focus mostly on enhancing the device's display resolution, according to Taiwan-based backlighting industry sources.

Handset and platform makers compete to dominate map data

Dec 13, 21:19

Handset and platform makers such as Nokia and Google have been expanding in-house map data platforms. Apple is reportedly considering buying Tom Tom, a Dutch navigation product provider,...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers offer contract iPhone 5 deals

Dec 12, 16:05

Taiwan's mobile telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced the pricing for their respective contract iPhone...

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next generation iPhone

Dec 6, 16:03

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next-generation iPhone due to increased yields for the technology, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Android phones to account for 70% of global smartphone market in 2013

Dec 6, 12:19

Android will further solidify its market leadership in the smartphone operating system race in 2013, thanks to a broad support from smartphone vendors and the rollout of a wide range...

Nokia to sell Finnish headquarters

Dec 5, 15:57

Nokia announced on December 4 that the company had agreed to sell its head office building in Espoo, Finland, for EUR170 million (US$222.9 million).

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

Apple estimated to purchase up to US$5 billion FPCBs in 2013, say sources

Dec 4, 21:43

Apple is expected to purchase at least US$5 billion worth of flexible PCBs in 2013 with Taiwan-based FPCB makers contributing 30% of total supplies, according to industry sources...

Apple stops placing orders to some MacBook Pro component suppliers, say sources in supply chain

Dec 3, 22:12

Apple has recently stopped some of the component orders for its 13-inch MacBook Pro due to the vendor already having high inventory levels for the components. These suppliers have...

Apple business helps South Korea-based suppliers overcome weakness in small-size display market, says IHS

Nov 30, 16:12

Benefiting from their sales of LCD to smartphone and tablet OEM services, most notably to Apple, Korea-based panel suppliers in September 2012 defied a decline in the overall small-...

Apple may seek 3rd supplier for iPad mini panels

Nov 29, 20:57

Apple may seek a third supplier for its iPad mini panels due to poor shipments from Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) as a result of low production yields, according to industry sour...

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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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