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  • Last update: Thursday 13 March 2014 [36 news items]

Digitimes Research: Handheld games consoles facing threat from smartphones; gaming peripheral players to benefit

Mar 13, 13:58

As smartphone popularity rises, demand for handheld games consoles has been dropping, especially for Sony's PS Vita. With an the upgraded PS Vita Slim set for release later in 2014,...

Wistron expects 60% of 2014 revenues generated from non-notebook products

Dec 20, 15:01

Wistron expects revenues generated from its notebook ODM business to account for 40% of its total revenues in 2014, down from 45% at the end of 2013, while sales of other product...

Wistron sees growth in June notebook shipments

Jul 9, 11:14

Wistron has announced revenues and notebook shipments for June with shipment volume increasing 13.5% on month to 2.1 million units and reaching 5.85 million units in the second quarter,...

Wistron aims to boost non-notebook business contribution

Dec 24, 22:45

Wistron is set to increase its investments by US$87 million on non-notebook businesses including after-sales service, small- to medium-size panels and smartphones, aiming to raise...

Notebook ODMs enjoy on-month growth in March revenues

Apr 10, 01:10

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron have announced their revenues for March, with each of the firms enjoying shipment growth on month.

Quanta, Wistron see on-month drop in January revenues

Feb 9, 01:20

Quanta Computer and Wistron have announced their January results with both suffering on-month drops in terms of revenues and notebook shipments.

Chilisin positive about demand for handheld devices

Jan 31, 01:25

Inductor supplier Chilisin Electronics expects brisk demand for products used in smartphones, tablets and other consumer handheld devices to sustain its revenue growth in 2012. Meanwhile,...

Wistron looks to 20% notebook shipment growth in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 30, 14:25

Wistron expects its shipments of notebooks, servers and hand-held devices to grow 20% on year in 2012, while LCD TV shipments will stay flat for the year, the Chinese-language Economic...

ARM not worried about Intel foray into handheld device platforms, says ARM executive

Jan 20, 12:13

ARM is not under competitive pressure from Intel's move into processor platforms for handheld devices, because Intel does not let clients know the value of adopting its platforms...

Inductor maker Chilisin expects 2012 sales to grow 10-15%

Dec 9, 16:28

Chilisin Electronics expects revenues for 2012 to increase 10-15% buoyed by demand for consumer handheld products such as smartphones and tablet PCs, according to the company.

Macronix raises guidance for 4Q11

Dec 8, 01:00

Macronix International has raised its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2011, thanks to brisk sales of its ROM chips used in handheld games consoles.

Curved cover glass to be popular among handheld devices

Sep 26, 15:07

Curved cover glass may be the next big thing in terms of handheld device designs as both Apple and the non-Apple camp are reportedly gearing up for the releases of products with curved...

FCCL maker Thinflex looks to improving utilization rates

Sep 9, 14:35

Taiwan-based Thinflex, a supplier of flexible copper clad laminates (FCCLs), expects utilization rates at its plants in China and Taiwan will rebound to 70% in the third quarter of...

Strong sales of Nintendo 3DS to benefit Taiwan suppliers

Aug 18, 16:23

Sales of Nintendo's 3DS handheld gaming devices increased sharply in the Japan market during the week from August 8-14 after the vendor cut the device's price by 40%. The strong sales...

Macronix allocates more capacity to flash production

Jul 28, 17:00

Macronix International has said that capacity at its newly-opened 12-inch fab has almost all shifted to NOR flash production to meet demand for new orders. The capacity was originally...

NAND flash densities in video game platforms to climb more than 40% in 2011, says IHS

Jul 26, 10:58

Despite the high cost of NAND flash memory, NAND densities in 2011 will rise more than 40% in home consoles and handheld devices, the principal modes for gaming entertainment, according...

Rugged handheld computer maker Unitech looks to strong sequential revenue growth in 2Q11

Jun 17, 15:19

Rugged handheld computer maker Unitech Electronics is expected to post revenues of NT$599 million (US$20.78 million) in the second quarter of 2011, up 27.9% sequentially, buoyed by...

Quanta, Wistron, Inventec see mixed results in May

Jun 9, 02:00

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec reported mixed results in May revenues. Quanta and Wistron both saw growth in notebook shipments in the month.

Sony, Nintendo console sales impacted by Japan earthquake

Mar 24, 01:25

Supply of Sony's Blu-ray drive pick-up heads is facing danger of seeing shortages as the plants of Sony Shiraishi Semiconductor, a Blu-ray drive pick-up head manufacturing subsidiary...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

Notebook brands to compete against Apple with tablet PC-featured netbook

Mar 8, 02:00

Global notebook brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI), facing strong competition from Apple's iPad, are changing...

Sony's new handheld game console faces diminished prospects, says IHS

Feb 18, 17:08

At a special PlayStation event held in Japan at the end of January, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan announced plans for its next-generation handheld gaming and multimedia device...

Quanta, Wistron see up, while Compal down in December notebook shipments

Jan 11, 02:25

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology have announced their revenues for December 2010 with Quanta and Wistron both seeing...

Qualcomm all set for a 4.5G Mirasol plant in Taiwan

Jan 4, 01:20

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies (QMT) is expected to install equipment at its new Mirasol plant in Taiwan in October 2011, and start volume production at the beginning of 2012, according...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

Computex 2010: Touchscreen products are everywhere

Jun 1, 11:42

Touchscreen products will be one of the focuses during Computex 2010, despite that there is no individual section dedicated to the segment, as vendors of handheld devices such as...

TSMC signs cooperation pact with Tsinghua University

Newswatch - Dec 24, 15:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has signed an industry-academy cooperation agreement with Tsinghua University, China's leading science and engineering educational...

Wistron developing handheld device using flexible e-paper

Nov 12, 12:08

Wistron is currently developing a 5- to 6-inch handheld device that will adopt a flexible e-paper display from the recently acquired Polymer Vision, according to Brian Chong, chief...

Polymer Vision Readius handheld device with flexible display

Nokia to develop Maemo platform-based handheld devices for high-end segment

Sep 4, 14:57

Nokia will focus on the development of Maemo platform-based mobile Internet devices (MIDs) for the high-end mobile computing segment in addition to Symbian-based devices for the mass...

IC designer Prescope to offer handheld game console in 3Q09

Newswatch - Jul 2, 16:04

Prescope Technologies has stepped into system products and will offer a handheld game console with a 2.7-inch screen and 100 built-in games in the third quarter, targeting China and...

TSMC ready to deliver full-node 28nm in early 2010

Jun 18, 14:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced development of its 28nm low-power technology that extends Silicon Oxynitride (SiON)/poly usage beyond 32nm with a dual/triple...

Jack Sun, vice president R&D at TSMC

Acer aims to ship 20 million smartphones annually in 2012-2014

Jun 17, 12:00

Acer aims to ship 2-2.5 million own-brand smartphones in 2010 and expects annual shipments to increase to 20 million units in 2012-2014, making it one of the world's top-five smartphone...

Acer's aymar de Lencquessaing

BenQ reveals plans to launch Android-powered smart handheld devices and netbooks in 2010

Jun 5, 10:00

BenQ, in the wake of the increasing popularity of Android-based products, plans to launch Android-powered smart handheld devices and netbooks in 2010, according to Peter Chen, general...

Micron introduces microdisplay panel for handheld projectors

May 20, 14:30

Micron Technology has introduced a new microdisplay panel, leveraging technology recently acquired from Displaytech.

Micron Displaytech WQVGA Microdisplay Panel

Handheld video game player shipments to rise 4.9% in 2009, says iSuppli

May 14, 16:08

The global market for handheld video game systems is set to buck weak conditions in the global consumer electronics market and rise by 4.9% in units and 8.2% in revenues during 2009,...

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    Intel SSD 310

    Intel has announced a new line of ultra-small solid-state drives (SSD), the SSD 310, which delivers the same performance as its regular X25 series-class SSD but in one-eighth the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 31.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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    Numonyx 65nm serial flash for embedded applications

    Numonyx has introduced its 65nm multiple I/O serial flash memory product line designed for embedded applications. The new Numonyx Forte N25Q serial flash family is available in 3V...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

  • 3M+MPro120+pico+projector

    3M MPro120 pico projector

    The 3M has introduced a new pocket projector, the MPro120, which is a next-generation handheld, battery-operated projector. The MPro120 displays images and videos from computers...

    Photo: Company, Sep 3.

  • Garmin+Dakota+touchscreen+outdoor+handheld

    Garmin Dakota touchscreen outdoor handheld

    Garmin's Dakota features a high sensitivity GPS receiver, worldwide basemap and color touchscreen display in a compact, waterproof device with up to 20 hours of battery life, according...

    Photo: Company, Jul 1.

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015