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Digitimes Research: Global tablet PC shipments to reach 89 million units in 2012

Jul 31, 14:17

Affecting by weaker-than-expected global economic growth in the second half of 2012, Digitimes Research estimates that global branded tablet PC shipments will only reach 49.18 million...

PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman

Jul 19, 01:10

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a cloud computing forum, pointed out that the PC industry will need consider how to sell smart services in the post-PC era, instead of focusing...

Barry Lam

Commentary: Is Nexus 7 launch a blessing or a curse for other Android tablet vendors?

Jul 18, 15:38

Google has begun shipping its Nexus 7 and the initial response to the tablet seems to be positive, with industry sources indicating that the platform vendor will be able to ship 2.5-3...

Asustek tablet PC shipments to surpass 2.5 million units in 3Q12

Jul 16, 15:53

Asustek Computer is expected to see its tablet PC shipments reach a total of 2.5 million units with the addition of shipments of Google's Nexus 7, according to market watchers.

Asustek expected to see surging tablet PC shipments in 3Q12

Taiwan-based IC design houses counting on sales of Surface or Nexus 7, say sources

Jul 13, 15:45

Taiwan-based IC design houses may have a chance to win IC orders from Microsoft or Google should the sale of their tablet PCs, the Surface and the Nexus 7, be able to break the dominance...

Low-end Google Nexus 7 carries US$152 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Jul 12, 14:33

The entry-level 8GB version of Google's new Nexus 7 media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$151.75, according to preliminary findings from the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

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...


Taiwan handset ODMs welcome small changes in Jelly Bean from Android 4.0

Jul 3, 16:06

The release of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has offered relief to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, as the newly revised platform indicates that Google has slowed down the upgrade cycle of its...

Commentary: Google hardware thrust to marginalize brand vendors

Jul 3, 15:04

The launch of Nexus 7, Nexus Q and Google Glass shows the growing ambition of Google to create its own hardware devices. Google's latest move, either for establishing new benchmarks...

Wintek ships 500,000 OGS touch panels to Google in June, say sources

Jun 29, 01:35

Wintek shipped 500,000 units of OGS (one glass solution) touch panels for Google's Nexus 7 tablet PCs in June, according to industry sources. The company's total shipments of OGS...

Google announces Nexus 7 tablet PC at Google I/O 2012

Jun 29, 01:10

At Google I/O 2012, the company has announced several new products including its latest Nexus 7 tablet PC.

Google to unveil Nexus 7 at Google I/O 2012, say sources

Jun 28, 01:35

Google is expected to unveil its new own-brand tablet PC, the Nexus 7, during Google I/O 2012 which opens on June 27. Market sources indicate that Google will outsource production...

Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O

Jun 19, 01:45

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...

Asustek tablet

New Chromebooks likely to be launched before 2012 holiday season, says Google Taiwan

Jun 4, 15:16

Google has had many hardware partners develop new models of Chromebooks which will be launched mainly in the peak sales period prior to the end of 2012, according to Google Taiwan...

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Taiwan market: Google launches cloud computing services for business users

May 18, 15:09

Google on May 17 formally launched its cloud computing services specifically for use by enterprises in the Taiwan market, with Master Concept Technology, Kingwaytek Technology and...

China government refutes rumors of banning Google from mobile devices

May 7, 11:15

According to China media outlet ND Daily, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), has said the department has not issued any announcement...

Rumors of Google ban on mobile devices flare up on China discussion boards

May 4, 16:39

A Shenzhen-based consulting firm that helps handset makers receive government certification for their devices on May 3 posted a notice stating that the China goverment would be banning...

Google unlikely to sell Motorola in short-term, say sources

Apr 13, 14:19

Despite persistent speculation indicating that Google might eventually release control over Motorola Mobility, it is unlikely Google will sell the handset vendor any time soon, since...

Google starts data center construction in Taiwan

Apr 5, 11:22

Google on April 3 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Internet data center to be constructed on a 15-hectare (37.1-acre) site in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park located in...

Google to start construction of data center in central Taiwan on April 3, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:26

Google will kick off construction of an Internet data center on a 15-hectare (37.07-acre) site at the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, in central Taiwan, on April 3, with completion...

Google 7-inch tablet PCs to bring price-cut pressure on other vendors

Mar 28, 16:34

Google, in order to compete with Amazon, will cooperate with Asustek Computer to launch a 7-inch inexpensive tablet PC in May-June 2012 and this is expected to bring pressure of price...

Google, Asustek co-brand 7-inch tablet PC to debut earliest in May

Mar 9, 01:30

Google and Asustek will unveil a 7-inch co-branded tablet PC as early as May, with the model targeting Amazon's Kindle Fire and to be priced at US$199-249, according to industry so...

Asustek tablet PC

Non-Apple tablet PC vendors sandwiched by Apple and Google

Mar 5, 16:24

With Apple expected to release its new iPad soon, while Google reportedly may also launch its 7-inch tablet PC as soon as March or April, non-Apple-and-Google tablet PC brand vendors...

New iPad is creating strong pressure toward smaller tablet PC vendors

Google may launch Android 5.0 in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers

Feb 16, 01:00

Viewing that the adoption of Android 4.0 has fallen short of original expectations and Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter of 2012, Google is likely to launch Android...

Google Android

Asustek to launch 7-inch Eee Pad Memo priced at US$249

Jan 11, 16:30

Asustek Computer, seeing Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire with priced at US$199 is winning an edge in the tablet PC market, while Google may launch a 7-inch tablet PC at US$199 and China's...

CES 2012: Samsung, LG plan to introduce Google TV

Jan 11, 01:35

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both indicated they plan to introduce Google TV products. However, LG noted that its own Netcast platform will account for 60% of all TV products...


LG to roll out Google, in-house developed smart TVs

Jan 9, 14:28

LG Electronics plans to roll out two lineups of smart TVs, with one lineup of products running on Google TV platform and another on its own system developed in house, according to...

Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire

Jan 5, 01:05

As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...

Tablet PCs to dominate touch-controlled device market in 2012

Dec 28, 01:00

Buoyed by the release of Android 4.0 and Windows 8 operating systems, tablet PCs will dominate the touch-controlled device market in 2012 with models below 10.1-inch sizes accounting...

Taiwan players may be left out of smart TV competition

Dec 27, 01:25

As smart TVs are expected to become major focuses of the IT industry in 2012, Taiwan players may be left out from the competition, according to sources from supply chain players.

Google Nexus launch likely to affect sales of Android 4.0 tablet PCs, say sources

Dec 26, 11:38

Google's plan to release its own tablet, the Google Nexus, in the next six months may cause conflict with branded PC vendors who are cooperating with Google to launch Ice Cream Sandwich-based...

Acer chairman optimistic about Wintel

Dec 15, 01:15

As the PC market will enter the generation of multiple platforms in 2012, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that Apple, Google and Wintel will be the three major platforms to drive...

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    Asustek C201PA Chromebook

    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Asustek Chromebook Flip

    Asustek Computer showcased its Chromebook Flip at Computex 2015, featuring Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C processor, 2GB LPDDR3 SDRAM and 4GB onboard memory and 16GB or eMMC storage...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    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 easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

    Together with Asustek Computer, Google has upgraded the original Nexus 7 with a high-resolution panel and made the device lighter. The tablet is also capable of having more than nine...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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