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Inventory of new-generation iPad to reach about two million units by year-end

Nov 3, 16:33

Accumulated inventory for the upcoming new-generation iPad model is expected to reach about two million units by the end of December as related components started being supplied in...

Real iPad 3 reportedly to launch in 3Q12

Nov 3, 01:30

Apple's new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed...

Apple to overhaul all product lines in 2012

Nov 3, 01:20

Apple plans to completely overhaul its product lineups, including iPad, iMac, iPhone and MacBook Air, in 2012 and is expected to finalize order volumes for key parts and components...

Asustek expected to ship 1.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, says CEO

Nov 1, 01:20

Asustek Computer expects its tablet PC shipments will reach its goal of 1.8 million units in 2011 as the company launches its second-generation quad-core Transformer Prime on November...

Dynapack sees strong performance in 3Q11 revenues

Oct 27, 01:15

Notebook battery maker Dynapack International Technology has reported strong revenue performance for the third quarter with net profits growing 64.02% sequentially.

Tablet component suppliers concerned about over-reliance on iPad

Oct 24, 16:28

Several Taiwan-based tablet PC component suppliers are turning concerned that their orders are heavily accumulated on Apple, as other tablet PC players are turning conservative about...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

PC vendors concerned Google may reduce resources for tablet PCs

Oct 20, 01:15

Google launched its latest Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) on October 19, but since the focus of the launch conference was mainly concentrated on Samsung Electronics'...

Apple likely to launch transitional tablet PC between iPad 2 and iPad 3, say sources

Oct 14, 01:25

Recent market speculations indicate that Apple is likely to launch a lower-cost iPad model with prices ranging from US$250-299 in early 2012 to smooth the transition between iPad...

Simplo battery problem already resolved, says chairman

Oct 13, 01:35

Chairman of Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology Raymond Sung, at a press conference on October 12, confirmed that the company had some issues with its batteries, but the...

Apple shifts orders from Simplo to Dynapack due to defective battery packs used in iPad 2

Oct 12, 16:10

Because Li-polymer battery packs used in iPad 2 have been found to be defective, Apple in late September shifted some orders from Simplo Technology which produced the defective products...

Sales of e-book readers likely to reach 30 million units in 2012

Oct 7, 12:07

Despite the immense popularity of Apple's iPad series, its impact seems to be less apparent in the e-book reader market.

PCB suppliers see drop in 4Q11 orders

Oct 7, 01:15

Combined orders placed with Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers for the fourth quarter of 2011 are likely to slip 15% or more sequentially, according to industry sources. Demand across...

Panel sizes diversified as Samsung releases 8.9-inch tablet

Oct 4, 15:51

Panel sizes are becoming diverse as Samsung Electronics released its 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab at the end of September, 2011. Sources in the industry said Samsung's move is aimed at differentiating...

Wistron to launch a tablet PC model with in-house built software support

Oct 4, 01:30

Wistron is set to launch a tablet PC that will support cloud computing and the company will push the device in the education and medical markets, according to company president Robert...

Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO

Oct 4, 01:25

Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Amazon tablet PC Kindle Fire unable to hit iPad 2 but may impact non-iPad models, say Taiwan makers

Sep 28, 15:53

Amazon is expected to debut its first tablet PC, the 7-inch Kindle Fire, for launch in November 2011 soon, but the new tablet will not be able to shake up the already firm market...

Foxconn plant in Brazil reportedly ready to produce iPads

Sep 16, 01:00

A Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plant in Brazil is ready to start producing Apple's iPads with shipments to begin in December, according to a recent report by Brazil-based...

LED light bars to buoy TSMT 4Q11 revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 15, 16:43

New orders for LED light bars used in tablet PCs will be buoying Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology's (TSMT) revenue performance in the fourth quarter, according to a Chinese-language...

LGD iPad 2 panel shipments return to previous levels

Sep 9, 14:21

LG Display (LGD) has seen its LCD panel shipments for Apple's iPad 2 return to previous levels after solving quality issues, industry sources said. Its shipments of 9.7-inch iPad...

Radiant revenues fall in August

Sep 7, 11:38

LCD backlight module (BLU) maker Radiant has reported consolidated revenues totaled NT$5.01 billion in August 2011, with an on-month decrease of 2.88%. Industry sources noted that...

TPK sees mild revenue decline in August

Sep 6, 15:25

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.09 billion (US$381.27 million) for August 2011, with a less-than-expected decline of 6% on month as reductions...

Taiwan market: Demand for Apple products remains strong, say retailers

Aug 26, 16:10

Taiwan-based retail chain Tsann Kuen, a distributor of Apple products, has commented on the resignation of CEO Steve Jobs, saying that market demand for Apple's products in Taiwan...

Media tablet forecast increases as Apple dominance grows, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 25, 15:49

Capitalizing on its shrewd strategy, as well as its competitors' stumbles, Apple is set to increase its iPad shipments at a faster rate than previously expected in 2011 and beyond,...

Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3

Aug 23, 15:50

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics has become the major supplier of backlight units (BLUs) for iPad 3 panels, according to industry sources.

CMI fails to become iPad 3 panel supplier, say sources

Aug 19, 12:06

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has failed to become a LCD panel supplier for the Apple iPad 3 due to technological hurdles, according to industry sources.

CMI may be affected by closer Apple-Sharp ties

Aug 18, 15:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) may see more obstacles to becoming a regular LCD panel supplier for the iPad, as Apple reportedly is working out a deal with Sharp to secure supply from Sharp.

China market: iPad accounts for 74.3% of 2Q11 tablet PC sales, says Analysys

Aug 18, 12:00

There were 1.441 million tablet PCs sold in the China market in second-quarter 2011, increasing 39.0% sequentially, according to Analysys International.

Supreme Electronics benefits from CMI touch panel shipments for iPad 2

Aug 17, 11:51

Supreme Electronics, a Taiwan-based sales agent of driver ICs produced by Samsung Electronics, expects its shipments of driver ICs to Chimei Innolux (CMI) to continue growing in the...

Over expansion may hurt profits of touch sensor makers

Aug 16, 16:41

Touch sensor suppliers in Taiwan could see lower profitability in third-quarter 2011 as a result of over expansion if there is oversupply, according to the industry sources.

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

LGD reportedly hit by iPad 2 panel glitch

Aug 10, 14:49

LG Display (LGD) reportedly has lost some 9.7-inch iPad 2 panel orders to Samsug Electronics and Chimei Innolux (CMI) after its recent shipments to Apple experienced quality issues,...

Samsung, CMI benefit from LGD's iPad 2 panel glitch

Non-Apple tablet PC shipments expected to grow 134% on year in 2012

Aug 8, 16:03

Despite Apple's iPad shipments are expected to achieve strong growth of 55% in 2012, shipments of non-Apple tablet PCs in 2012 are forecast to see an even better increase of 134%...

Commentary: The trends and challenges of the touch panel industry

Aug 8, 14:53

Touch panels have expanded the markets for smartphones, tablet PCs, e-book readers, automotive devices and digital signage. The development of the touch panel industry, according...

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