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  • Last update: Thursday 17 April 2014 [346 news items]

Microsoft SST program not attracting brand vendors

Jul 3, 22:02

Microsoft's Small Screen Touch (SST) program, which offers Windows licensing discounts on touchscreen devices with a display size of 11.6-inch or below, is struggling to attract notebook...

Notebook brand vendors conducting product R&D directly with component makers

Jul 1, 21:58

Notebook brand vendors have started conducting product R&D themselves and are directly discussing with hinge makers about development ideas, skipping ODMs, which used to do R&D...

Quanta targets 3S as the new business directions

Jun 24, 21:12

Quanta Computer is targeting the 3S - software, system and solution - as the company's new business directions for the future and is set to bring the revenue contribution of its notebook...

Acer positions Gateway and Packard Bell as mid-range/entry-level brands

Jun 20, 14:42

Acer is set to reorganize its sub-brands with its Gateway and Packard Bell brands to be used for mid-range and entry-level products, while its eMachines brand will be eliminated,...

ODMs promoting convertible notebooks to brand vendors

Jun 17, 16:32

Coordinating with Intel and Microsoft's 2-in-1 concept, Taiwan-based ODMs have been persuading their notebook brand clients to release convertible models instead of conventional ones...

Intel reportedly may quit the brand server motherboard business

Jun 10, 22:15

After quitting the brand desktop motherboard business, Intel may step out of the brand server motherboard business in the second half and the vacated demand is expected to boost shipments...

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...

Taiwan component makers conservative about growth in 2H13 notebook shipments

May 20, 15:31

While many vendors and ODMs expect notebook shipments in the second half of 2013 to significantly increase from the first, Taiwan-based component makers generally hold conservative...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Notebook brand vendors to secure touch panel supply with security deposits

Mar 28, 14:10

As touchscreen notebooks are expected to account for a double-digit share of the global notebook market in 2013, up from only a single-digit percentage in 2012, notebook brand vendors...

Brand vendors cautious about Microsoft when it comes to hardware design

Mar 25, 22:46

Notebook brand vendors have turned cautious about revealing their new products' industrial designs for next-generation Windows as they are concerned that Microsoft may use their designs...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs see shipments drop in February

Mar 7, 16:06

Due to fewer working days in February and persistently weak demand in the notebook market, the top-3 notebook ODMs saw their combined shipments for the month drop 18% sequentially...

The notebook industry sees shipment drop in February

Intel cuts March motherboard orders by 80%

Mar 4, 22:26

Intel has reduced its motherboard orders for March by 80% to only 100,000 units, realizing its announcement made at the beginning of 2013 about quitting the brand motherboard market,...

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New notebook models to boost shipments in 2Q13

Mar 4, 14:49

Notebook brand vendors are expected to see strong sequential shipment growth in the second quarter due to launches of their new Haswell-based models, according to sources from the...

Microsoft turns focus back to downstream partners, says Acer chairman

Feb 18, 23:06

Commenting on Microsoft's loan to Dell for the company's privatization, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the action showed the software giant has already turned its focus back...

Digitimes Research: Branded tablet shipments hit 109 million in 2012

Feb 1, 15:30

Global branded tablet shipments enjoyed better than forecast growth, rising 63% sequentially and 100.3% on year, to 43.22 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Taiwan motherboard makers to enjoy 4 million motherboard shipments from Intel

Jan 23, 22:14

As Intel has released information that it will gradually phase out from the branded motherboard market, sources from motherboard players expect Intel's four million units of motherboard...

Asia Optical to supply MILC to new Kodak in 2013

Jan 21, 22:44

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) maker Asia Optical will start supplying mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) to JK Imaging, the company that Kodak has authorized...

Robert Lai, Asia Optical chairman

Acer discontinues eMachines brand

Jan 17, 15:09

Acer has confirmed that it has discontinued the operations of its eMachines brand, which it brought in after acquiring Gateway.

Lenovo likely to cancel IdeaPad brand due to internal adjustments

Jan 11, 11:58

As Lenovo will adjust its organization into two brand-based sub-groups, Lenovo and Think, in April 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain have revealed that the company plans...

Low-price competition between tablet vendors to crowd out white-box players

Dec 27, 13:41

Google and Amazon have released 7-inch tablets priced US$199, and Acer and Asustek Computer reportedly release models priced at US$99 and US$149, respectively, targeting emerging...

Aggressive TV brand and panel manufacturer promotion efforts result in strong shipment growth, says DisplaySearch

Dec 21, 15:09

Since the second quarter of 2012, the LCD TV panel market has witnessed a shift in display panel sizes, with new models focused on 28-, 29-, 39-, 43-, 48-, 50-, 58- and 60-inch displays,...

Lite-On IT pushes for 3.5-4 million SSD shipments in 2013

Dec 5, 21:22

Optical disc drive maker (ODD) Lite-On IT has been aggressively expanding its solid state drive (SSD) business and expects its annual capacity for 2013 to reach 3.5-4 million units,...

Brand vendors kick-off in-house notebook R&D for high-end models

Dec 3, 16:17

As notebook brand vendors have recently started up in-house R&D, sources from notebook ODMs expect such a strategy will only be applied for high-end models and should have a limited...

Taiwan passive component makers enter supply chain of China brands

Nov 30, 15:26

Taiwan-based passive component makers including Chilisin Electronics, Polytronics Technology, Thinking Electronic Industrial and TXC reportedly have secured orders from China-based...

Largan to receive camera lens orders from Korea-based smartphone brand in 2013

Nov 26, 22:13

Taiwan-based camera lens maker Largan Precision is expected to start supplying high-end camera lens to Korea-based smartphone brand vendor in 2013; however, Largan’s orders...

Windows 8 may not start a PC replacement trend for enterprises until after 2014

Nov 19, 22:57

Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8 is unlikely to start emerging until 2013 for the consumer market, while for the enterprise market, demand is expected to come at an even later time...

Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants

Nov 12, 22:40

While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...

Notebook ODMs facing uncertainty as brand vendors take over R&D

Nov 7, 22:12

Acer plans to release a new notebook that is designed and developed in-house, creating an alert among notebook ODMs that brand vendors are trying to become more involved in R&D...

China-based ZTE unveils new brand for high-end smartphones, says report

Nov 6, 15:08

China-based vendor has unveiled, nubia, its new brand specifically for high-end smartphones, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

Digitimes Research: Google will become more influential in tablet market

Nov 2, 15:42

Senior analyst James Wang of Digitimes Research believes that Google's recently announced Nexus 10, developed...

Google Nexus 7 tablet

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...

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...

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    CES 2011: Nvidia GeForce 540M GPU

    Nvidia has announced the GeForce 500M series of notebook graphics processing units (GPUs), designed to power notebooks featuring next-generation Intel Core CPUs (Sandy Bridge). GeForce...

    Photo: Company, Jan 18.

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    MSI P55A Fuzion for Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for AMD platform

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced new mainstream Fuzion series motherboards, the P55A Fuzion for the Intel platform and 870A Fuzion for the AMD platform. The boards feature...

    Photo: Company, Jul 7.

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y560D 3D notebook

    Lenovo has recently announced a 3D notebook, the IdeaPad Y560D, which is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 5730 graphics card at a price...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

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