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Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

Tablet DRAM demand explodes in 2011 as market expands beyond iPad, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 10, 16:35

Demand for DRAM generated by tablets will rise by a factor of nine in 2011, fueled by booming sales of the iPad, combined with the arrival of more competitive alternative products,...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

TPK to ship 3 million touch modules for iPad 2 in June

Jun 9, 01:55

TPK Holdings is expected to ship over three million touch modules for Apple's iPad 2 in June and a total of over 6.3 million units for the second quarter, according to an estimate...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen sales buoyed by iPad 2 in May

Jun 8, 10:39

Taiwan electronics retail chain Tsann Kuen saw May revenues reached NT$2.092 billion (US$72.5 million), up 8.05% on year amid strong sales of Apple's iPad 2, according to the company...

CMI panel supply for iPad 2 to increase in 3Q11

Jun 8, 01:10

Rumors have been circulating about Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) supplying touch panels to Apple to be certified for iPad 3. According to industry sources,...

iPad 3 unlikely to adopt AMOLED panels

Jun 1, 14:43

Market rumors that Apple hopes to use AMOLED panels for iPad 3 have been dismissed by industry sources as the capacity of AMOLED panels is still too low. Hence it would be unlikely...

Taiwan makers rushing to obtain certification from Apple for iPad 3

Jun 1, 01:05

Apple has begun certifying components for iPad 3 and many Taiwan-based makers are actively participating. Some makers have already landed certification such as Radiant Opto-Electronics...

Coretronic to become Apple supplier

May 25, 01:15

Rumors have surfaced that Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic will become a supplier for Apple's iPad. The shipment penetration rate of Coretronic's BLUs for LED TVs reached...

Foxconn Chengdu plant produces less than 30% of total iPad 2 demand

May 23, 11:27

Production has been suspended at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu City, western China, following an explosion that left three dead and 15 injured on May 20. The plant recently started...

Accident at Foxconn's Chengdu plant not affecting iPad 2 assembly lines, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 22, 21:01

The explosion and consequent fire breaking out at Foxconn's production base of iPad 2 in Chengdu City, western China, has not affected the assembly lines of the tablet PC, according...

Explosion at Foxconn factory in Chengdu, impact of iPad 2 production still uncertain

May 21, 18:28

An explosion occurred at a factory building inside Foxconn's (Hon Hai Precision Industry) production base in Chengdu City, western China, on the evening of May 20, killing two employees...

Taiwan market: iPad 2 may launch in the next 1-2 weeks

May 17, 01:20

The official launch schedule of Apple's iPad 2 in Taiwan remains unconfirmed despite some channel retailers already rumored that the launch will be on May 20, since Apple product-only...

Notebook players blame Android unsatisfactory performance on lack of content

May 17, 01:15

Commenting on Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun recently blamed Android's unsatisfactory sales to some tablet PC players' marketing and pricing strategy, sources from notebook players pointed...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Small-size panel shortage could impact 2Q11 DSC shipments

May 3, 01:10

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers including Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical may see their DSC shipments in...

Wintek comments on report speculating fewer-than-expected orders for iPad 2

Stockwatch - May 2, 17:08

A recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report cited market rumors as saying Wintek has secured less than 30% of Apple's total contract orders for touch panels used in...

Worldwide PC market up 7% as pads fuel growth, says Canalys

Apr 28, 16:42

Canalys has announced that the PC market grew 7% in the first quarter of 2011, as the pad market, led by Apple's iPad, continued to bolster growth. Once again, Apple set the standard...

Three Foxconn employees charged for leaking iPad 2 design, says report

Apr 28, 15:07

Three employees from Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plants in Shenzhen, China, have been charged with leaking iPad 2's design to outside accessory...

Darfon sees sequential drop in 1Q11 revenues

Apr 28, 01:40

Taiwan-based PC accessory maker Darfon Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.12 billion (US$212.21 million), down 8.7% sequentially with gross margin of 9.9% down...

Apple shipment shortfall prompts cut in 2011 iPad shipment forecast, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 22, 15:01

Manufacturing issues at Apple led to a shortfall in iPad 2 shipments in the first quarter, prompting IHS iSuppli to reduce its forecast for 2011. IHS iSuppli now forecasts Apple will...

CMI aims to start shipping IPS panels for iPad in May, say Taiwan makers

Apr 19, 11:07

TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) is making efforts to hike yield rates for its production of IPS (in-plane switching) panels to a level required for use in the iPad, and hopes...

Appearance of non-Apple tablet PCs to boost 10-inch panel prices

Apr 12, 01:15

The price of 10-inch panel in the second half of April is expected to rise slightly as non-Apple tablet PC vendors will launch their devices in the second quarter, according to sources...

Rumors about new iPad specifications not taken seriously by component makers

Apr 12, 01:05

The IT market has recently seen rumors that Apple is preparing to adopt AMOLED panel or Full HD resolution support into its new iPad, while the company reportedly will launch its...

RIM PlayBook to benefit Quanta and Foxlink

Apr 7, 01:40

As Research In Motion (RIM) is set to launch its PlayBook tablet PC on April 19 in the US and Canada priced at US$499.99, its upstream assembly partner Quanta Computer and connector...

Cover lens supply key for Apple to reach 2Q11 iPad 2 shipment goal, say sources

Apr 6, 14:08

A sufficient supply of cover lenses for touch panel modules will be the key for Apple and other vendors to reach their shipment goals for tablet PCs in second-quarter 2011, according...

AUO lands panel orders for iPad 2, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 31, 10:32

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed orders for IPS panels for use in Apple's iPad 2, with monthly shipments to reach three million units, according to the Chinese-language Economic...

Apple to absorb increasing costs created by Japan earthquake

Mar 31, 01:35

Although Japan's power brownout policy is seriously affecting the operations of Japan-based upstream component makers, causing related upstream components to see price rises, since...

TPK sees no material shortages

Mar 29, 16:06

Touch panel solution maker TPK Touch Solutions remains optimistic regarding its business, seeing no impact from the Japan disaster. With 30-45 days of material inventory, TPK does...

Acer, Asustek believe tablet PC to aid 2Q11 revenues, market watchers doubt it

Mar 29, 01:50

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendors Acer and Asustek Computer are both optimistic about their tablet PC products can boost their revenues in the second quarter; however, market watchers...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

Sintek starts shipments of touch sensors for iPad 2

Mar 25, 01:20

Sintek Photronics started to supply touch sensors for iPad 2 to Apple in March 2011, and along with orders for smartphone from Samsung Electronics, Sintek expects revenues to continue...

New Galaxy Tab may help Samsung lead non-iPad segment

Mar 24, 01:30

Samsung Electronics, on March 23, announced two new sizes for its Galaxy Tab tablet PCs – an 8.9-inch model and a 10.1-inch model – and since Samsung has strong advantages...

Apple considering accepting price hikes to secure supply of touch panels, say Taiwan makers

Mar 23, 12:10

In order to secure sufficient supply of touch panels used in the iPad and iPhone, Apple has talked with Taiwan-based makers, considering some room for them to hike quotes, according...

Japan earthquake suspends supply of raw materials used in 25% of global chip production, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 22, 15:00

The Japan earthquake has resulted in the suspension of one-quarter of the global production of silicon wafers used to make semiconductors, according to IHS iSuppli. The 25% reduction...

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    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,...

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    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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