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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 September 2015 [456 news items]

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...

Pegatron unlikely to share iPad orders with Foxconn in 2011

Jul 13, 16:52

Pegatron Technology is expected to land orders for at least 10 million units of iPhone 5 (or iPhone 4S) but is unlikely to share iPad orders with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision...

Apple likely to add contractor for iPad

Jul 11, 15:01

Apple reportedly plans to add a second manufacturer for iPad 3 tablet PCs in addition to Foxconn Electronics with Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Pegatron Technology being indicated...

CMI shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2 in June

Jul 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) in June shipped 400,000-500,000 touch sensors for iPad 2, signaling its success of improving yield rates for the product since...

Taiwan market: iPad takes up 50% of June tablet PC shipments

Jul 8, 11:19

There were an estimated 35,000 tablet PCs shipped in the Taiwan market in June, and iPad alone accounted for 50% of the volume, dropping from an average of 60-70% in previous months...

Five million iPad 2 touch sensors to be shipped in July

Jul 5, 11:41

Five million touch sensors for the iPad 2 will be shipped in July, according to sources with Apple's supply chain.

Pegatron receives orders for 15 million iPhone 5s from Apple

Jul 5, 01:10

Taiwan-based notebook maker Pegatron Technology is estimated to have landed orders for 15 million iPhone 5s (iPhone 4S) from Apple and is set to start shipping in September of 2011,...

iPhone 5 and iPad 3 upstream suppliers begin to prepare materials

Jul 1, 16:10

Taiwan-based companies included in the supply chain for iPhone 5 and iPad 3 have begun to prepare materials for the production of the two devices, which are likely to make their debuts...

Apple aims to ship 12-14 million iPad 2s in 3Q11

Jun 30, 15:52

As the IT market approaches the third quarter, the traditional peak season, Apple is turning more aggressive in placing orders for its iPad 2 and is set to ship 12-14 million units...

Non-iPad tablet vendors likely to launch new Wintel-based models to compete with Apple in 2012

Jun 24, 01:15

Intel and Microsoft are jointly touting a new Wintel-based platform for tablet PCs, raising hopes among non-iPad tablet PC vendors that they may be able to compete more effectively...

PC industry should be re-evaluated, says Wistron chairman

Jun 23, 01:45

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, on June 22, commenting on the impact of tablet PCs, described Apple's launch of iPad as a never-seen move, and it will take some time to figure out how...

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,...

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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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.

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