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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,...


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

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...

HTC continues to be top Taiwan-based global brand in 2012

Sep 26, 10:52

Government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on September 25 announced that smartphone vendor HTC has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global...

Supply chain estimates x86 Surface Price at US$500-700 and RT below US$399

Sep 18, 01:30

Microsoft's own-brand Surface tablets are expected to launch at the end of October with the related supply chain players estimating that the Surface RT's hardware cost is at around...

HP, Acer raise notebook shipment proportion from Chongqing to 60% in 2013

Sep 11, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer have reportedly notified their upstream supply chain partners that they will raise their Chongqing, China, plants' shipment proportions to 60% in 2013...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

Notebook shipments unlikely to achieve strong growth in 4Q12

Aug 28, 01:35

Notebook ODM shipments in the fourth quarter are unlikely to achieve their original goal of seeing double-digit percentage growth despite the fact that Microsoft will launch its latest...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

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