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  • Last update: Thursday 27 February 2014 [418 news items]

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...

Digitimes Insight: Apple aims for 70% global tablet PC market share

Mar 8, 01:00

Tablet PCs were the main attractions at this year's CES and MWC. Though smartphone and computer vendors introduced their latest tablet PC at the exhibitions, Apple, the company that...

Consumer market will decide whether Apple iPad can keep 70% market share, says Digitimes Research

Mar 4, 16:52

Apple's iPad 2 with strong improvements in its industrial design, chassis, hardware and operating system as well as its similar price level as the first-generation iPad, is already...

Commentary: iPad 2 launch could mean less business for Taiwan-based IC design houses

Mar 4, 16:36

The launch of the highly expected iPad 2 indeed serves as a major boost to the share prices of Apple-concept issues but certainly not for those outside the Apple camp, especially...

Tablet PC players likely to bring forward their launch schedules to compete against iPad 2

Mar 4, 16:29

Tablet PC vendors are expected to bring forward their launch schedules as early as the end of March in order to compete against Apple's iPad 2, according to sources from tablet PC...

Component makers aim to achieve profit from iPad 2 through volume

Mar 4, 12:30

As Apple announces its new iPad 2 with upgraded specifications, while maintaining a similar price level as the first-generation iPad, sources from component makers pointed out that...

Taiwan market: Apple lowers prices for old iPads

Mar 4, 01:20

In conjunction of the launch of iPad 2, Apple has lowered prices for its first-generation iPads by 15-20% in the Taiwan market, with the price of the 16GB with Wi-Fi model dropping...

Taiwan suppliers to ship 10-12 million iPads in 2Q11

Mar 4, 01:10

Apple's target to take delivery of 40 million iPads from Taiwan suppliers in 2011 remains unchanged with shipment volume expected to top 6-6.5 million units, including over three...

Apple launches iPad 2

Mar 3, 10:32

Apple has introduced the iPad 2, the next generation of its device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games,...

Non-iOS systems stand chance of challenging iPad

Mar 2, 16:18

Google's Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) as well as Microsoft's Windows 7 still stand a good chance of challenging Apple's iOS, with the global market share for non-iPad devices in 2011 estimated...

Apple expects shipments of 6-6.5 million iPads in 1Q11

Mar 2, 15:37

Apple internally plans to take deliveries of 6-6.5 million iPads, including iPad 2, in the first quarter of 2011 and aims at a total shipment volume of 40 million iPads for 2011,...

XOOM BOM totals US$359.92, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 2, 11:47

The Motorola XOOM's materials cost closely approximates that of a comparably equipped iPad, as revealed by a physical dissection conducted by the IHS iSuppli. The XOOM carries a bill...

iPad 2 to benefit PA makers and Taiwan GaAs foundry houses

Mar 2, 01:10

Component suppliers are expected to benefit from the iPad 2 's imminent launch. Both TriQuint Semiconductor and Skyworks Solutions will be the new Apple device's GaAs power amplifier...

Apple reduces iPad 2 mass production volume target

Feb 23, 17:08

Amid rumors that Apple is making adjustments in its iPad 2 design and is also facing issues over the device's touch panel yields, sources from upstream component makers pointed out...

Protective component maker Polytronics wins PPTC orders for tablet PCs

Feb 22, 14:05

Since Apple's iPad 2 reportedly will not incorporate ALD/SLD polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resistors, Taiwan's protective component makers will not be able to...

HP to start selling WebOS 3.0-based TouchPad in April

Feb 22, 01:35

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to start selling its WebOS 3.0-based tablet PC, TouchPad in April with shipments to start delivery by the end of March,...

Apple secures 60% of global touch panel capacity, causing tight supply

Feb 17, 01:50

In order to achieve its internal goal of shipping 40 million iPad products in 2011, Apple has occupied close to 60% of the global touch panel capacity causing tight supply among Apple's...

Entrance of Android tablet PCs will weaken dominance of iPad, says Acer chairman

Feb 17, 01:20

As Android 3.0-based tablet PCs will start appearing in March and April, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the entrance of the tablet PCs will inhibit Apple's dominance in the...

Digital camera chassis makers to see shipment growth more so than profit growth

Feb 15, 01:55

Digital camera chassis makers will see their shipment volume increase in 2011 benefiting by Japan-based digital camera vendors releasing production to their Taiwan-based OEMs; however,...

Tablet NAND flash demand to rise nearly 400% in 2011, says iSuppli

Feb 14, 10:23

Tablet PC consumption of NAND flash is expected in 2011 to soar to 2.3 billion GB, up 382.4% from 476.8 million GB in 2010, according to IHS iSuppli. Shipments of NAND for tablets...

STMicro and TriQuint capitalize on iPhone and iPad MEMS design wins in 2010, says iSuppli

Feb 8, 12:26

Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market...

Big vendors become even bigger in netbook market

Jan 25, 01:35

First-tier netbook players such as Acer, Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Toshiba are expected to become even bigger as second-tier players are gradually...

Second wave of approved PCB suppliers for iPad 2 confirmed

Jan 21, 01:50

Apple has increased the number of PCB suppliers for iPad 2 from three to seven, industry sources have claimed. The newly-added contract makers, Compeq Manufacturing, Gold Circuit...

Taiwan market: Wi-Fi only iPad sees strong sales because of year-end banquet season

Jan 20, 01:45

Apple's Wi-Fi only iPad has recently been seeing strong sales in Taiwan mainly thanks to Taiwan's year-end banquet culture, which see companies purchasing gifts to be won by employees...

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Apple to up iPad 2 resolution to 2048 by 1536

Jan 20, 01:30

As Apple is set to start mass producing its next-generation iPad 2 at the end of February, and sources from upstream component makers pointed out that Apple is increasing iPad 2's...

Netbooks to maintain shipments above 30 million in 2011

Jan 20, 01:15

The netbook market is expected to maintain shipments of about 30 million units in 2011 with the top-three vendors to ship about six million units each, according to sources from notebook...

Acer denies plans to quit netbook market

Jan 20, 01:10

Acer has refuted market rumors it will quit the netbook market saying netbooks will continue to play an important role in its product lineup.

Compal aims to ship 3.8 million tablet PCs in 2011

Jan 17, 12:12

Compal Electronics expects to ship 3.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, the largest volume among ODM makers, according to company president and CEO Ray Chen.

Wintek December revenues down 9%

Jan 4, 01:40

Wintek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$8.06 billion (US$276.97 million) for December 2010, representing a decrease of 9% sequentially but increased 221.08% on year. Consolidated...

Dell and RIM pushing development of business tablet PCs

Dec 31, 11:53

The market for business-use tablet PCs is gradually emerging with Dell and Research in Motion (RIM) the most active brand vendors in the segment, according to industry sources.

MID market grows 72% in 2010, says The Information Network

Dec 29, 11:21

Strong growth in smartphones and the huge success of the iPad spurred record growth in mobile Internet devices (MID) for 2010, according to research firm The Information Network.

LG Display ships 1.5 million iPad panels in November, Samsung ships 1.2 million units

Dec 29, 01:55

Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels from LG Display reached 1.5 million units in November 2010, and fellow supplier Samsung Electronics' shipments reached 1.2 million units for the...

Apple prepares three versions of iPad 2 for 2011, says sources

Dec 28, 14:08

Apple is expected to release three versions of iPad 2, supporting either or a combination of Wi-Fi, UMTS and CDMA, for 2011 with mass production to start as early as the later half...

IC distributors eyeing touch controller orders from table PC segment

Dec 28, 14:07

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics, Zenitron and Techmosa International have all strengthened their deployments in touch controller ICs and other related...

Foxconn continues to be only maker for iPad 2, says paper

Dec 27, 11:03

Foxconn, currently the only ODM of Apple's iPad, will continue as the exclusive maker of iPad 2 to be launched in the first quarter of 2011, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

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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.

  • Apple+iPad+Mini+

    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.

  • Apple+iPod+touch

    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.

  • Apple+iCloud

    Apple iCloud

    Apple has introduced iCloud, a set of free new cloud services that work with applications on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store content...

    Photo: Company, Jun 9.

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