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Google I/O 2014: Samsung expands Gear portfolio with Android Wear

Jun 27, 15:50

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers customization...

Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

Apple releases new iPod touch starting at US$199

Jun 27, 11:32

Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera for US$199.

Apple iPod touch

Digitimes Research: Japan-based DSC vendor shipments to fall 22.7% in fiscal 2014

Jun 20, 11:48

Observing Japan's mobile consumer electronics market in the second quarter of 2014, Digitimes Research found several key factors such as mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC)...

Consumer electronics market tumbles in China as major device shipments slide in 2013, says IHS

Mar 11, 14:37

China's consumer electronics market declined in 2013 as demand for products like TVs and digital still cameras decelerated, compelling the country's makers to devise new strategies...

CES 2014: LG unveils new wearable innovations

Jan 8, 15:52

LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones, two wearable products that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in...

Bluetooth smart chip growth to exceed 55% driven by adoption in consumer electronics, says IHS

Nov 1, 13:55

The global market for Bluetooth Smart ICs that enable low-power wireless pairing of devices is set for remarkable growth in the next five years, with shipments expected to rise nearly...

Combined smartphone and tablet factory revenues to exceed entire consumer electronics market in 2013, says IHS

Oct 28, 14:37

In a dramatic sign of how consumer tastes have shifted to new, more exciting wireless products, global factory revenues for smartphones and tablets in 2013 will rise to become larger...

OmniVision releases reference design for wearable consumer electronics

Oct 15, 12:11

OmniVision Technologies, a developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, has announced a new reference design that combines a wearable display and a camera module for the wearable...

Google announces Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7

Jul 25, 15:15

Google has launched its second-generation Nexus 7 and the Chromecast, a device that can be plugged into TVs, PCs, smartphones or tablets for watching online content.

Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

Technological barriers for consumer electronics chassis become higher

Jun 14, 15:56

As consumer electronics chassis entail multiple materials and manufacturing processes, technological barriers are becoming higher and this is favorable for Taiwan-based makers trying...

Lifestyle and consumer electronics: Gajah offers total solutions ranging from hardware to e-content management

Jun 7, 09:42

Singapore-based Gajah International Pte Ltd (Gajah) has won several Computex 2013 Design and Innovation Awards for a host of products, including its innovative InkCase, an e-paper...

Gajah International CEO Yong Guan Jer

Foxconn denies closing Cybermart in Taiwan

Apr 2, 12:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed rumors that it is closing its Cybermart IT retail operations in Taiwan.

Foxconn will not close down its retail stores in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch 3G/Wi-Fi-connected bridge camera

Nov 23, 11:09

Samsung Electronics on November 22 unveiled Galaxy Camera, a bridge camera equipped with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity for editing and sharing photos/video, for...

Consumer electronics industry set for marginal revenue growth in 2012, says IHS

Oct 19, 16:00

Global consumer electronics market revenues are set to expand by a scant 1.3% in 2012 as brands focus on low pricing during the holiday season to lure buyers impacted by weak global...

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...

Taiwan panel industry to do better than expected in 3Q12

Sep 13, 16:15

Taiwan-based TFT panel providers and touch screen panel makers are expected to see better than expected financial results by the end of the third quarter of 2012 due to demand for...

Sony announces NEX-6 camera; claims DSLR experience in pocket-sized package

Sep 13, 01:25

With a brand new, sleek design and enhanced control capabilities, the new Sony NEX-6 camera packs all the imaging power, shooting responsiveness, handling and operability of a DSLR...

Sony NEX-6 camera

Taiwan market: Canon launches PowerShot SX500 IS

Sep 10, 14:21

Canon on September 10 unveiled the PowerShot SX500 IS, a digital bridge camera for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$11,990 (US$401), according...

Quanta aiming to move all notebook production lines to Chongqing by 2014

Aug 16, 01:25

Quanta Computer is aiming to move all its notebook production lines except those for Apple's products to Chongqing, China within two years and estimates that its notebook shipments...

Holtek nets NT$1.25 per share in 1H12

Jul 27, 11:42

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard MCU and consumer electronics IC solutions, saw its net profits grow 1.2% on year to NT$278 million (US$ 9.22 million) in...

Consumer IC supplier Sonix sees weak 3Q12 sales

Jul 17, 15:16

IC design house Sonix Technology has expressed caution about its sales performance during the third quarter of 2012, due to a slowing in IC orders for notebook webcams and consumer...

Asustek, Pegatron see growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 01:55

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$36.02 billion (US$1.2 billion) for June, a new record high with growths of 26.83% on month and 27.46% on year, while the company's revenues...

Asustek

STATS ChipPAC announces volume manufacturing of fcCuBE technology

Jul 9, 14:34

STATS ChipPAC has announced its fcCuBE technology - an advanced flip chip packaging technology that features copper (Cu) column bumps, bond-on-lead (BOL) interconnection and enhanced...

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch new Cybershot

Jun 8, 14:07

Sony on June 7 unveiled the Cybershot RX100 for launch in the Taiwan market on July 12 at a recommended retail price of NT$21,980 (US$736), according to Sony Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Sony to launch mirrorless single-lens digital camera and 6 Cyber-shot models

May 24, 17:03

Sony on May 23 unveiled the NEX-F3, an entry-level mirrorless single-lens digital camera, as well as six Cyber-shot series digital cameras for launch in the Taiwan market in early...

Sony NEX-F3

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electronics subsidies to begin at May 17, says MOEA

May 16, 16:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a second phase of subsidies for consumer electronics, with a total budget of NT$700 million (US$23.7 million), that will...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed March results

Apr 10, 01:20

Non-DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics saw its March revenues increase 14.6% sequentially, while revenues at fellow company Macronix International declined 11.8% on month.

Macronix 1Q12 sales miss guidance

Specialty DRAM prices to rise on tight supply

Feb 14, 01:15

Prices for 512Mb DDR and 1Gb DDR2 chips are set to rally as supply fails to meet demand recently, according to industry sources. Rising demand coming from the consumer electronics...

12-inch wafer for making 512Mb DDR2

CES 2012 may not help pump up demand

Dec 20, 01:30

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, which will be hosted from January 10-13 in 2012, may not help pump up consumer demand afterward as there are not expected to be many new...

Consumer electronics market faces reality of weak year, says IHS

Nov 22, 14:36

A sharp slowdown in spending due to continuing economic chaos will cause revenue growth in the global consumer electronics (CE) market to fall short of growth expectations by more...

Foxconn October revenues hit record

Nov 11, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) saw its revenues hit record high levels in October 2011.

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

Global Unichip 3Q11 revenues to rise 15-20%

Sep 22, 01:10

IC design service provider Global Unichip is expected to report 15-20% sequential growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2011, as orders for 65nm and 40nm non-recurring engineering...

Taiwan market: Sony launches Handycam PJ5, to launch Walkman A860, A760

Sep 16, 16:59

Sony on September 15 unveiled its Handycam PJ5 camcorder for immediate launch and two Walkman series, A860 and A760, for launch on September 23 in the Taiwan market.

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    HTC Titan II

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Titan II, the company's first Windows Phone to run on a 4G LTE network, which is being showcased at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Motorola+Droid+Razer+Maxx

    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Acer+Aspire+S3+Ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Acer has announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the Aspire S3. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design, the vendor said. It...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

  • Archos+G9%2Dseries+tablets+featuring+Seagate+HDD

    Archos G9-series tablets featuring Seagate HDD

    Seagate has announced that the company is delivering hard disk drive storage for the Archos G9-series 8- and 10-inch tablets. The Archos G9 family of tablets features a dual-core...

    Photo: Company, Jun 28.

  • Intel+22nm+3D+tri%2Dgate+transistor+

    Intel 22nm 3D tri-gate transistor

    Intel will introduce a 3D transistor design called Tri-Gate, first disclosed by Intel in 2002, into high-volume manufacturing at the 22nm node in an Intel chip codenamed Ivy Bridge...

    Photo: Company, May 6.

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