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  • Last update: Friday 14 July 2017 [74 news items]

Traditional PC market fares slightly better than expectations as component shortages ease, says IDC

Jul 14, 15:28

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 60.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, posting an on-year decline of 3.3%, according to...

Acer faring well in high-margin PC segments

Jun 22, 15:27

Acer’s PC business has been focusing on high-margin segments, including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, with each segment faring well in the first five months...

Handset IC sales to top total personal computing in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 20, 14:21

The ongoing slump in shipments of standard PCs along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for handset IC sales to finally surpass IC revenues in total personal computing...

Acer expects growth in Chromebook shipments

May 2, 11:42

Acer has been expanding its Chrome-based product lines recently and company CEO Jason Chen expects its Chromebook sales to enjoy a double-digit percentage growth in 2017.

Acer expects large growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks, gaming notebooks and desktops

Mar 17, 15:01

Acer expects double-digit percentage growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks and gaming PCs and, for Chromebooks in particular, Acer has market shares of 30-35% in the North America...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow sequentially in 3Q16

Oct 20, 12:32

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) increased 8.6% sequentially in the third quarter thanks to growing demand from the enterprise sector, vendors preparing...

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

Shipments of Chromebooks integrated with Google Play set to increase

May 20, 15:50

Google has announced that new Chromebooks rolled out by its notebook partners will start supporting Google Play, a move which is likely to substantially ramp up shipments of Chrome...

Acer debuts Chromebook 14

Mar 31, 22:21

Acer has expanded its line of Chromebooks with the Acer Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. In addition, the device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum...

Acer Chromebook 14

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow 6% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 19, 16:00

Worldwide notebook shipments started seeing growth in September after over six months of inventory digestion. The growth was stimulated by Microsoft Windows 10 released at the end...

Portable PC sales to remain flat despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research

Aug 20, 21:43

According to the latest market data findings from ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015, essentially...

Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing

Jun 1, 19:23

With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating...

Digitimes Research: Six 2-in-1 Chromebooks scheduled for 2015 to tackle non-education markets

May 28, 15:46

In addition to Lenovo's N21 2-in-1 Chromebook launched in February and Asustek Computer's Chromebook Flip 2-in-1 device announced in April, Google, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer are...

Worldwide Chromebook sales will reach 7.3 million units in 2015, says Gartner

May 25, 16:11

Worldwide Chromebook sales to end users is on pace to reach 7.3 million units in 2015, a 27% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. Education is the primary market for Chromebooks...

Google seeking Taiwan partners to promote Chromebook, say makers

May 21, 21:13

Google's Chromebook team has come to Taiwan to talk with Acer and Asustek Computer as well as Quanta Computer in a bid to seek cooperation to extend marketing of Chromebooks from...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to push 2 inexpensive notebooks in mid-2015 to counter Chromebook penetration

Mar 27, 10:54

Although the launches of inexpensive Chromebooks using Rockchip's solutions were postponed recently, Google is not giving up plans to release such products in 2015, forcing Microsoft,...

Intel to partner with notebook players for Chromebook 2-in-1s

Mar 25, 21:48

Intel is planning to partner with Google and notebook players including Asustek Computer, Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Quanta Computer and Pegatron Technology to launch 2-in-1...

Digitimes Research: Google to finish 2-in-1 Chromebook development in 1Q15

Feb 13, 14:22

Google is planning to push 2-in-1 devices in 2015, according Digitimes Research's inquiries within the upstream supply chain. Google's 2-in-1 Chromebook designed by Quanta Computer...

Notebook component suppliers ramping shipments of high-end parts to beef up profits

Feb 11, 11:34

Suppliers in the notebook component supply chain in Taiwan plan to raise shipment ratios of high-end components and parts in order to boost their profitability in 2015, according...

Taiwan notebook vendors expect Chromebook shipments to increase to 12-14 million units in 2015

Feb 3, 20:12

There were 5.5-6.5 million Chromebooks shipped globally in 2014 and shipments in 2015 are expected to grow to 12-14 million units, according to Taiwan-based notebook vendors.

Digitimes Research: Asustek EeeBook X205 to see poor performance in 4Q14

Dec 30, 12:02

Asustek Computer's US$199 11.6-inch EeeBook X205 notebook (clamshell-type design), released during the IFA 2014 show, will only achieve shipments of 200,000 units in the fourth quarter...

Digitimes Research: Sub-US$300 15.6-inch Chromebooks to fuel notebook competition in 1Q15

Dec 25, 15:59

In addition to Acer, which is set to launch a Broadwell-U-based 15.6-inch Chromebook in March 2015, Dell is planning to launch a 15.6-inch Chromebook with similar specifications in...

Digitimes Research: China makers increasing influence in Chromebook market

Dec 5, 10:35

Following China-based chip maker Rockchip entering the supply chain for Chromebooks, additional China-based makers including Bitland and BYD are expected to further their presence...

Asustek aims at 3rd-largest global notebook market share in 2015

Dec 3, 14:46

Asustek Computer aims to ship at least 22.1 million notebooks to have the third-largest global market share in 2015, with more than 30% of the shipments to be low-cost Transformer...

Acer, Asustek pushing Chromebooks and inexpensive notebooks

Nov 25, 14:41

Acer is set to invest heavily in Chromebook development in 2015 with related shipments to grow over 50% on year to reach 4.8 million units. Meanwhile, Asustek Computer is also planning...

Digitimes Research: China makers Bitland, BYD to join Chromebook supply chain in 2015

Nov 21, 16:09

Following China-based application processor (AP) supplier Rockchip's entry into the Chromebook industry, China-based end device makers are also expected to join the Chromebook supply...

Acer to launch convertible touch-screen Chromebook in 1H15

Nov 20, 19:07

Acer is developing an 11.6-inch Chromebook equipped with a touch screen and a cover that can be turned to convert into a tablet. The device will launch in the first half of 2015,...

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Digitimes Research: Lenovo, Asustek to launch US$149 Chromebook

Nov 13, 12:00

Lenovo and Asustek are expected to release Chromebooks using Google-certified solutions from China-based Rockchip in the first half of 2015 at the latest, and their devices are expected...

Lenovo to launch low-cost Chromebook in early 2015

Nov 7, 14:27

Lenovo reportedly will launch Chromebook models targeting the sub-US$170 segment in early 2015, a move which will further drag down profits for notebook vendors, according to Taiwan-based...

Microsoft cooperates with Intel to offer subsidies for Windows 8.1 with Bing desktops, AIO PCs, say Taiwan makers

Oct 29, 15:23

Microsoft will cooperate with Intel to offer subsidies to promote Windows 8.1 with Bing for entry-level desktops starting at retail prices of US$199, and 18.5-inch non-touch-screen...

Dell, Asustek and Lenovo eye Chromebook market

Oct 28, 13:59

Seeing that Chromebooks are enjoying demand from the education sector, brand vendors such as Dell, Asustek Computer and Lenovo have started becoming aggressive about the market, while...

Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays; expects flat performance in 2015

Oct 15, 22:03

Commenting on the company's recent performance, Acer CEO Jason Chen said the company enjoyed strong sales in China during the country's National Day holidays starting October 1, but...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays

Digitimes Research: MediaTek, Rockchip to join Chromebook market

Oct 9, 14:16

In addition to gradually integrating Android's ecosystem into the Chrome OS, Google is looking to support more processors. Chromebook-supported processors will include solutions from...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft new inexpensive solution for 2015 may not help on competition with Chromebook

Oct 6, 13:08

Microsoft, which launched Windows 8.1 with Bing for US$249 notebooks, has recently decided to continue pushing the solution in 2015, but with some modifications on specifications...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to release new inexpensive notebook solution; unlikely to receive full support from vendors

Sep 29, 14:09

Microsoft has provided brand vendors its Windows 8.1 with Bing solution, offering low Windows licensing fees enabling them to sell notebooks at US$249 or lower. Following the initial...

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    Acer Chromebook 14

    Acer has released its Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum chassis. The Acer Chromebook 14 is the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    The Acer Chromebook 11 has a thickness of 0.73-inch thick and a weight of 1.1kg. It sports an 11.6-inch display that features non-glare Acer ComfyView and a 1366x768 resolution and...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • Acer+Chromebook+R+11

    Acer Chromebook R 11

    Acer has unveiled the company's first convertible Chromebook, the R 11. The Chromebook R 11 is equipped with a 360-degree dual-torque hinge design, enabling customers to manipulate...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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