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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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Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom relies on iPad 2 to hit 2011 tablet sales target

Aug 5, 16:49

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set a contract-bundled sales goal of 100,000 tablet PCs, including iPad 2, in the Taiwan market in 2011 but sold only nearly 20,000 units in the first half...

Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Comparative tablet teardowns reveal iPad design advantages, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 2, 12:29

In the 15 months since the introduction of the iPad, competitive tablet manufacturers still can't match the design efficiency of Apple's groundbreaking product, according to an IHS...

Small-sized display shipments decline amid weak demand from all markets except tablets, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 29, 16:15

Shipments of small- and medium-sized display (SMD) panels fell for the second straight month in May as demand decreased from cellphones and all other major product categories-with...

More Taiwan-based IC designers cut into iPad 3 supply chain

Jul 26, 14:06

Taiwan-based IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics, Richtek Technology, Capella Microsystems (Taiwan) and Integrated Memory Logic (iML) have reportedly entered the supply chain...

Asustek may have difficulties achieving 2011 notebook shipment goal

Jul 26, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook vendor Asustek has achieved a strong performance in the tablet PC market, but may not be able to achieve its shipment goal of 20 million notebooks and netbooks...

Appearance of Android 3.2 to further impact notebook and netbook demand

Jul 26, 01:10

Google has recently revealed its Android 3.2 operating system with its downstream partners Motorola and Asustek Computer both to release plans at the last week of July for their users...

Primax sees monthly CCM capacity fully loaded in 3Q11

Jul 21, 01:35

Taiwan-based compact camera module (CCM) maker Primax Electronics, a supplier of iPhone CCMs, has landed orders from Apple for the upcoming iPhone model, and already has its 15 million...

New MacBook Air shipments expected to stay strong from June to August

Jul 21, 01:15

Shipments of Apple's just released third-generation MacBook Air from the supply chain already reached 400,000-500,000 units in June and the volume is expected to remain strong throughout...

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    Apple iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

    Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 (left) and iPad mini 3 (right). The iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thin. Both devices offer Touch ID. Apple said the improved Retina display on the iPad...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

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    Apple iPad Air tablet

    Apple has announced the iPad Air featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-generation iPad,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Apple+iPad+mini+with+Retina+display

    Apple iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has announced the iPad mini with Retina display, bringing all the pixels from the 9.7-inch iPad to its 7.9-inch screen. The new iPad features the Apple-designed A7 chip with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Apple iPad Mini

    Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

    Photo: Company, Oct 24.

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    Apple iPod touch

    The new iPod touch runs on iOS 5, which includes over 200 new features including iMessage, Game Center, Notifications and Wi-Fi Syncing to iTunes. iMessage brings the functionality...

    Photo: Company, Oct 6.

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